Archinect - News 2015-08-31T14:00:15-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/129957435/mad-unveils-hillside-village-project-for-beverly-hills MAD unveils "hillside village" project for Beverly Hills Justine Testado 2015-06-21T08:00:00-04:00 >2015-06-22T22:38:41-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/in/in636i80w1le0b5j.jpg" width="514" height="318" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>MAD Architects is making their U.S. residential debut with the unveiling of 8600 Wilshire, which is scheduled to break ground along Wilshire Boulevard in the one and only Beverly Hills this October. Described by the architects like an oasis-like 'hillside village', the stark-white glass villas and lush greenery can easily appeal to the well-to-do 90210 crowd as California's <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/439658/drought" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">drought</a> persists.</p><p>With a site area of 25,900 sq.ft, the mixed-use project consists of a cluster of 18 residential units nestled above a lush green commercial building covered in a "living wall" of California-native succulents and vines. The project 'mimics a small sinuous white hill' so as to complement the rolling landscape of Beverly Hills.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/54/54gw4pxoekuts7lr.jpg"></p><p>From the street, the villas appear opaque but reveal a transparent fa&ccedil;ade that faces toward the private garden and neighboring residential units inside. Housing types include three townhouses, five villas, two studios, and eight condominiums, including individual balcony-patio...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/110889056/spf-a-s-wallis-annenberg-center-recognized-at-california-preservation-design-awards SPF:a’s Wallis Annenberg Center recognized at California Preservation Design Awards Justine Testado 2014-10-09T18:49:00-04:00 >2014-10-15T23:21:10-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wb/wb8uj4nyosihy7dy.jpg" width="514" height="385" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Since the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts by Studio Pali Fekete Architects (SPF:a) broke ground in 2010, the new arts building continues to gain recognition, most recently at the 31st California Preservation Design Awards. Situated in the heart of sunny Beverly Hills, California, the Wallis Annenberg Center complex also includes the restored and renovated historic 1934 Beverly Hills Post Office building.</p></em><br /><br /><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/mr/mrm6fdp73mbhgudp.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/am/amvwbcvb1p48s1fz.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/xo/xo8mh6l8eyv1eaot.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/m0/m0qoqp97129hhqyu.jpg"></p><p>More photos and project details on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/spfas_wallis_annenberg_center_recognized_at_california_preservation_design/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/50567775/fuksas-chosen-to-redesign-la-s-beverly-center Fuksas chosen to redesign LA's Beverly Center Archinect 2012-06-07T13:19:00-04:00 >2012-06-19T18:52:45-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/53/53630efd689d6a95f602879c7199e2e8.jpg" width="500" height="373" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Beating out shortlisted competition including John Friedman Alice Kimm and Brooks+Scarpa, Italian firm Studio Fuksas has been awarded the commission to revamp the Beverly Center, the legendary (not to mention, ahem, aesthetically challenging) high end shopping mall in Beverly Hills.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/34249856/beverly-hills-adopts-historic-preservation-ordinance Beverly Hills adopts historic preservation ordinance Archinect 2012-01-12T12:00:00-05:00 >2012-01-13T06:57:20-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/80/80f793bd96c6a7754993b5e47335f70a.jpg" width="514" height="341" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>In response to the demolition of several famous buildings, the City Council approves rules for tearing down or altering structures older than 45 years and designed by important architects. It also establishes a Cultural Heritage Commission.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/15665690/neutra-s-kronish-house-gets-a-postponement-on-its-demolishment Neutra's Kronish House gets a postponement on its demolishment Orhan Ayyüce 2011-08-03T18:19:30-04:00 >2011-08-14T11:19:58-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0f/0foj1wxvvzflckfx.jpg" width="514" height="298" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Bowing to community pressure, the owners of Richard Neutra's Kronish House in Beverly Hills have agreed to postpone its demolition until at least Oct. 10 to give preservationists a chance to devise a plan to save the residence. In a related and groundbreaking action, the Beverly Hills City Council early Wednesday asked the community's Planning Commission to devise a historic-preservation ordinance.</p></em><br /><br /><p> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/14625054/nother-neutra-slated-to-be-demo-d" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Previously.</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/14625054/nother-neutra-slated-to-be-demo-d 'nother Neutra slated to be demo'd Barry Lehrman 2011-07-25T14:55:17-04:00 >2011-11-24T09:05:52-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9b/9b1o36upcuglczbd.jpg" width="514" height="317" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The [Kronish House]... has been "terribly neglected, but the bones are still there," said Dion Neutra, an architect who teamed up with his late father, Richard, on the project. "The new owner thinks it would be more valuable to tear it down and have empty land."</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>