Archinect - Features 2016-06-25T08:28:05-04:00 http://archinect.com/features/article/148987998/an-absolutely-insanely-private-esoteric-conversation-thom-mayne-on-m “An absolutely insanely private, esoteric conversation”: Thom Mayne on ‘M’ Julia Ingalls 2016-03-21T13:49:00-04:00 >2016-04-05T23:30:33-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3g/3gbl9v4odjqysqh5.jpg" width="514" height="517" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>How does an architect tell his story? Thom Mayne, who spent decades struggling to put the idiosyncratic visual terrain of his imagination into relatable speech, has chosen to tell his story with &lsquo;M.&rsquo; Ostensibly the latest monograph by Morphosis, &lsquo;M&rsquo; is also in Mayne&rsquo;s view a comprehensive tour of his sensibility.</p> http://archinect.com/features/article/141826948/art-architecture-swipes-and-changeups-with-mike-nesbit Art + Architecture: Swipes and Changeups with Mike Nesbit Nicholas Korody 2015-11-25T14:12:00-05:00 >2016-02-23T21:25:42-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ix/ixf1r1swfej2c6qz.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>"I'm always looking at things and taking them at face value," said Mike Nesbit, a Los Angeles-based architect and artist, as he leaned over the table and grabbed an empty glass to use as illustration. He turned the glass over in his hands several times causing the reflection of an overhead light to splinter and reform with each rotation. &ldquo;Surveying a found object,&rdquo; he continued, &ldquo;and trying to eliminate the predetermined meaning that I have in my hand.&rdquo;</p> http://archinect.com/features/article/79290654/what-s-next-a-panel-discussion-for-a-d-museum-s-never-built-los-angeles What's Next?: A Panel Discussion for A+D Museum's "Never Built: Los Angeles" Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2013-08-12T20:19:00-04:00 >2013-08-22T12:24:05-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vi/viutnqh0sp2ivfnd.jpg" width="514" height="771" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> Does L.A. even want to be defined by a provincial architecture? Is it necessarily a disadvantage that the city serves as an incubator, rather than a fairground, for architectural innovation -- or as Thom Mayne put it, as a world-class global exporter of urban and architectural ideas? It may be that the very landscape of inspiration is an obstruction to execution.</p>