Archinect - News 2014-09-30T06:50:19-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/54477755/editor-s-picks-275 Editor's Picks #275 Nam Henderson 2012-07-31T01:01:00-04:00 >2012-07-31T13:22:12-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4t/4tovx2xqlbytshs7.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> <a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/1812010/orhan-ayy-ce" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Orhan Ayy&uuml;ce</a>&nbsp;featured recent efforts towards preservation, by new owner Michael Chapman who commissioned Barry Milofsky of M2A Architects to design the restoration, to The Lukens House, in <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/54222302/soriano-s-glen-lukens-house-back-to-life-and-happy" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Soriano's Glen Lukens House: Back to Life and Happy</a>.&nbsp;Therein he asserted "<em>It is important to add here that Soriano was the architect whom photographer Julius Shulman and his wife selected to design their home. As to why, Mr. Shulman did tell me in an unpublished interview that the decision to hire Mr. Soriano was made because &lsquo;he loved life!&rsquo; after drinking few bottles of wine Mr. Soriano brought with him to the empty lot Shulmans bought below Mulholland Drive.</em>"</p> <p> <br><strong>News</strong><br><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/54120219/narrow-streets-los-angeles" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Mas Context highlighted the work of David Yoon, a writer, designer, photographer, and self-confessed urban planning geek living in Los Angeles</a>, who started documenting existing streets of Los Angeles and narrowing them to see the effects that his manipulations had on the city.&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/22610164/eric-chavkin" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Eric Chavkin</a>&nbsp;claimed "<em>PHOTOSHOP URBANISM This is all ab...</em></p>