Archinect - News 2017-07-27T14:50:04-04:00 Christopher Hawthorne on Chris Burden's 'architectural intelligence' Nicholas Korody 2015-05-12T14:04:00-04:00 >2015-05-18T20:45:40-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="366" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The fundamentally architectural character of "Urban Light" -- the artist called it "a building with a roof of light" -- was no anomaly for Burden, who grew up in France and Italy and studied at Pomona College and UC Irvine. Themes connected to architecture and urbanism run through his work, typically with the same wry attitude about the relationship between structure and art-making that the lampposts suggest. &ldquo;Originally I was going to study architecture,&rdquo; Burden said at a&nbsp; 2003.</p></em><br /><br /><p>The conceptual artist Chris Burden <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">died</a> two days ago at the age of 69.</p> No robots in our homes, but many predictions about 2013 come true Alexander Walter 2013-03-22T12:44:00-04:00 >2013-03-25T12:43:38-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="842" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The April 3, 1988, magazine's cover illustration showed bubble-shaped cars traveling in "electro lanes" on a double-decked, high-rise-lined 1st Street in downtown's Civic Center area. The cover's headline was "L.A. 2013: Techno-Comforts and Urban Stresses &mdash; Fast Forward to One Day in the Life of a Future Family."</p></em><br /><br /><p> To read the 1988 Los Angeles Times Magazine's future prediction, DOCUMENT: 1988 'L.A. 2013' essay, <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">click here</a>.</p> Shining a spotlight on L.A.'s landscape architects Paul Petrunia 2011-04-20T12:40:53-04:00 >2011-04-20T12:40:54-04:00 <img src="" width="500" height="300" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>How to explain, much less minimize, the relative obscurity of L.A.'s landscape architects? There's no easy answer but our open spaces and preservation efforts give the issue added urgency.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html>