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Posts tagged 'Los Angeles'

Renzo Piano-designed Academy Museum opens in LA

The new museum for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences comprises a renovated art deco building and massive ‘floating’ sphere Words by Francesca

Architecture

Rethinking the future of the Los Angeles River

Waterways have the potential to make cities more sustainable and joyful – but, as we’ve seen in LA, it requires collaboration, creativity and community Words

Opinion
Oslo

Oslo, Los Angeles, Mexico City and Budapest commit to clean construction

The cities have pledged to halve emissions from construction activities by 2030 The mayors of Oslo, Los Angeles, Mexico City and Budapest have pledged to

Cities
variety of streetlight designs for los angeles by project room

Project Room designs new streetlight for Los Angeles

The design studio’s ‘bouquet’ concept offers variety and flexibility to street lighting in the city Words by Hugh Metcalf A streetlight design imagined as a

Design

Icon 170: The California issue – Elon Musk, Yves Behar, Johnston Marklee and the densification of Los Angeles

In our latest issue, we journey through the Golden State, looking at everything from the influence of Silicon Valley and the branding of Hyperloop to

Comment

Bestor’s Blackbirds, Los Angeles

In LA’s Echo Park, the architect has created a micro neighbourhood of 18 compact family homes clustered around a communal space, inspired by the Dutch

News

Icon 149: Home

“Home” is a hard concept to pin down in design terms, but in our new issue – available now – we try to do just

Comment

Katy Perry, Bernard Maybeck and the nuns

  The singer is set on the Arts and Crafts architect’s 1927 covent in Los Feliz and has taken on the nuns to get it.

Comment

Alison Berger

The glass artist’s latest light designs are inspired by scientific apparatus, but she still prefers the imprecision of the handmade aesthetic Alison Berger isn’t a

News

Capturing New York, Chicago and Los Angeles

The City Lost and Found, an exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago, presents the visual art that emerged during a period of intense change

GALLERY

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

High-rise greenhouses open in Paris suburbs

Giant pink paddling pool opens in central Melbourne

Ettore Sottsass apartment interior recreated in Milan

Learning centre opens at King’s Cross nature reserve

Rock-like Chapel of Sound designed in Chinese valley

Printmaking Workshop designed for TU Dublin

LEGO launches wooden homeware collection

Virgil Abloh: ‘I’m here to be an inspiration’

ICON 206: Winter 2021


Architects

RIBA goes digital-only with new wave of architect lectures

Architect David Chipperfield is known for his minimal designs

Tatiana Bilbao is one of Mexico’s most creative designers

The high-tech, inside-out design of Richard Rogers

Robert Venturi: a postmodernist pioneer

A look at the life of designer-inventor Richard Buckminster Fuller

Norman Foster is one of the early pioneers of high tech architecture

Bangladeshi architect Marina Tabassum is sensitive to tradition and culture

America’s architect: Frank Lloyd Wright


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Design London makes LDF debut this September

High-rise greenhouses open in Paris suburbs

Giant pink paddling pool opens in central Melbourne

Ettore Sottsass apartment interior recreated in Milan

Learning centre opens at King’s Cross nature reserve

Rock-like Chapel of Sound designed in Chinese valley

Printmaking Workshop designed for TU Dublin

LEGO launches wooden homeware collection

Virgil Abloh: ‘I’m here to be an inspiration’

ICON 206: Winter 2021


Videos

ICON Minds: the future of the home

ICON Minds: the future of work

Sustainable design: Pentatonic x Snarkitecture talk recycled materials

Salone del Mobile: Tomas Alonso and Studio Brynjar & Veronika for Swarovski

New Nordic design

UK Construction Week

Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec

Nendo’s Oki Sato

Keiichi Matsuda: Augmented Hyper-Reality