United States Courthouse Los Angeles by SOM Architects

Los Angeles Architecture Designs

Los Angeles architecture design news – Hitoshi Abe (Japan, formerly at department of architecture and urban design at UCLA) and Qingyun Ma (China, leaving USC School of Architecture in June) discuss L.A. Architecture, reports the LA Times.

Salk Institute

Salk Institute for Biological Studies Conservation

The Getty Conservation Institute and Salk Institute for Biological Studies announced today that after four years, conservation efforts are complete for one of the key architectural elements at the Salk Institute in La Jolla, California—its teak window walls. The site, completed in 1965 and designed by famed architect Louis I. Kahn,

Gamble House Pasadena

The Gamble House in Pasadena

Tour of The Gamble House, the most complete and best-preserved example of American Arts and Crafts style architecture. The house and furnishings were designed by famed architects Charles and Henry Greene in 1908 for David and Mary Gamble of the Procter & Gamble Company.

Main Museum of Los Angeles building

The Main Museum of Los Angeles Art

Design: Tom Wiscombe Architecture

Non-profit contemporary art museum conceived of by visionary developer Tom Gilmore and located in the heart of the Old Bank District of Downtown Los Angeles. Capitalizing on the tension between historical and contemporary architecture, it is part adaptive re-use and part new construction.

Wilshire Grand Tower @ 73rd floor

Los Angeles Construction Photos

LA construction photos – “controlled chaos comes to mind. Machinery and materials are everywhere. Cranes, 17-18 stories high delivering steel, wooden forms, compressors and equipment to hundreds of workers at specific points”.

SCI-Arc Presents Thick by Maxi Spina

SCI-Arc Los Angeles Events 2016: Lectures + Exhibitions

The Southern California Institute of Architecture news – SCI-Arc announces Thick by Maxi Spina. Thickness is an increasingly elusive condition in architectural design. Alluded to in section, camouflaged in the figure-ground, and presented as a foil in the developable surface drawing, material thickness is an understudied architectural condition.

New design for Lucas Museum of Narrative Art Los Angeles | www.e-architect.co.uk

Lucas Museum of Narrative Art Los Angeles

Film Director George Lucas at last picks a site for his collection, in Exposition Park, Los Angeles, having considered Chicago and San Francisco. The design is by Ma Yansong of Chinese architecture studio MAD Architects. The project comes with a hefty price tag, an estimated $1 billion!

Los Angeles County Museum of Art Building extension

LACMA Building by Peter Zumthor, Los Angeles

Design: Peter Zumthor Architect

The Swiss architect says “everything has changed” in his LACMA building extension design. The New Los Angeles County Museum of Art building will be the most important architecture in Los Angeles since Frank Gehry’s Walt Disney Concert Hall.