Archinect - News 2014-09-18T22:00:35-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/101037764/eli-broad-s-art-showcase-in-los-angeles-still-unfinished-sues-over-delays Eli Broad’s Art Showcase in Los Angeles, Still Unfinished, Sues Over Delays Archinect 2014-06-03T21:42:00-04:00 >2014-06-10T21:10:27-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/24/24abec82c7ad004bcb23a1031955df21.jpg" width="514" height="397" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The flagship museum of the billionaire financier and art collector Eli Broad, still under construction, has filed a $19.8 million lawsuit against a German company for what it describes as delays in fabricating the building blocks for its unusual latticed facade.</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/82061530/eli-broad-s-art-museum-designed-by-ds-r-to-open-in-late-2014-and-will-offer-free-admission Eli Broad's art museum, designed by DS+R, to open in late 2014 and will offer free admission Archinect 2013-09-17T14:27:00-04:00 >2013-09-17T22:23:03-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0h/0h0cgf1ihrukd2g3.jpg" width="514" height="425" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>&ldquo;It has long been our goal to ensure that the contemporary artworks in the Broad collections are seen by the broadest possible public,&rdquo; said Eli Broad. &ldquo;We believe that free general admission to The Broad will help draw visitors to all of the cultural institutions along Grand Avenue.&rdquo;</p></em><br /><br /><p> The Broad, Los Angeles&rsquo;s newest contemporary art museum on Grand Avenue in downtown Los Angeles, will offer free general admission when it opens in late 2014, founders Eli and Edythe Broad announced today.</p> <p> At a hard hat tour and preview of the museum, the Broads were joined by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti in announcing that the inaugural exhibition and permanent collection will be open to the public at no charge.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/hy/hy7rs1ofyq1r444t.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &ldquo;It has long been our goal to ensure that the contemporary artworks in the Broad collections are seen by the broadest possible public,&rdquo; said Eli Broad. &ldquo;We believe that free general admission to The Broad will help draw visitors to all of the cultural institutions along Grand Avenue.&rdquo;</p> <p> Following its inaugural exhibition, The Broad will occasionally present ticketed special exhibitions and will offer discounts to those exhibitions to MOCA members.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/p6/p6v3lrsgxdf892io.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &ldquo;On behalf of all Angelenos, I&rsquo;d like to thank Eli and Edye Broad for their generosity,&rdquo; said Garcetti. &ldquo;Not on...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/61749257/editor-s-picks-290 Editor's Picks #290 Nam Henderson 2012-11-20T11:24:00-05:00 >2012-11-26T19:06:32-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6u/6ueaxzw39raxx4ku.jpg" width="514" height="355" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> With the latest edition of the Showcase series, Archinect highlighted <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/61313613/showcase-house-yagiyama-by-kazuya-saito-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">House Yagiyama</a> in Sendai, Japan by <a href="http://www.kyst.jp/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Kazuya Saito Architects</a>. The one-story house for an old couple, located in Sendai's hilly Yagiyama district was photographed by Yasuhiro Takagi.</p> <p> <br><strong>News</strong><br><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/61446872/zaha-hadid-wins-japan-national-stadium-design-competition" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Zaha Hadid Architects was awarded a contract to design and construct a centerpiece, billion-dollar national stadium that forms a key part of Tokyo&rsquo;s bid to host the 2020 Olympic Games</a>. <strong>Thayer-D</strong> reacted "<em>These images are quite spectacular!&nbsp; The exterior reminds me of some beautiful animal skull that Georgia O'Keefe would have painted.&nbsp;&nbsp; I hope the street level view of this building is as sympathetic as these images</em>" while <a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/1970535/will-galloway" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Will Galloway</a> noted it was "<em>within walking distance of my office.&nbsp; nice area.&nbsp; olympics would be cool here too, but hopefully this stadium makes sense without them coming.&nbsp; looking forward to seeing it go up</em>".</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://www.bustler.net/images/sized/images/news2/zaha_hadid_new_national_stadium_japan_4-530x315.jpg"></p> <p> David Ng reported, that <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/61243295/eli-broad-inaugurates-new-michigan-state-university-art-museum" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">this past Saturday the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum (also designed by ar...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/35755119/zaha-hadid-s-broad-art-museum-opening-delayed Zaha Hadid's Broad Art Museum opening delayed Archinect 2012-01-25T15:07:00-05:00 >2012-01-25T15:07:59-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/h2/h2emvslae6al87fj.jpg" width="514" height="345" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>"All of our subcontracts are based on a fixed price and, because (the manufacturer) had difficulties supplying the proper glass, there is no cost impact to the university," Bollman said. He couldn't give a new date for the building's completion. University officials will be talking with the glassmaker over the next two weeks, he said. After that, he'll know more.</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>