Like Nathaniel Kahn, Tomas Koolhaas has made a film about his father, the celebrated architect, but this is no intimate family portrait – Rem himself gets only a supporting role. Instead, Tomas turns his lens on the buildings themselves and the lives taking place in and around them
Lyra Kilston picks over the fascinating relics of an era of LA art and architecture when nobody quite knew which was which
The Center for Land Use Interpretation maps and catalogues the aspects of landscape that are otherwise overlooked, from concealed urban oil fields to the architecture of police training centres. It applies the rigour of the early surveyors to the layers of human development that satellites don’t detect. In its understated way, it’s a call to action.
Meet the San Diego manufacturer bringing a touch of the woodland to the communications tower. Lyra Kilston reports
Ball-Nogues Studio has created a hidden oasis in California’s Mojave Desert, which doubled as a mould for an artwork made of shiny steel balls.
The minimalist form of this house in Peru draws attention away from itself, focusing instead on stark views of desert and ocean.
Michael Maltzan and James Burnett have created a “campus” of gardens, play areas and built elements across nine acres of West Los Angeles.