Archinect - News 2016-07-23T13:06:46-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/149956541/eric-owen-moss-wins-top-austrian-honor Eric Owen Moss wins top Austrian honor Julia Ingalls 2016-07-07T13:17:00-04:00 >2016-07-07T13:51:32-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/g7/g7s5d0sa3k96btp4.jpg" width="514" height="577" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Very few people have a neutral reaction to <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/280/eric-owen-moss-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Eric Owen Moss</a>: in his conversation and his work, he can be abrasive, challenging, enlightening, and inspirational. For its part, Austria awarded him with its&nbsp;Decoration of Honor for Science and Art on June 21st, celebrating five decades of practice that have produced the Hayden Tract and the&nbsp;Albuquerque Rail Yards Master Plan, among other works.&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/nn/nni1syk9fdco8i2u.jpg"></p><p>Culver City's Hayden Tract, which has gradually filled out with Moss' buildings since he was initially commissioned to work on the project in 1991, is arguably one of the most compact yet engrossing architectural walking tours in Los Angeles. Formerly a strip of overlooked industrial warehouses, this part of the city has in the past few decades emerged as a low-slung cultural nexus, rewarding those who take the time to note the unusual and painstakingly rendered structural details. There's a raft of cactuses suspended mid-air, the Cold War afterimage of Stealth, the glass bisected Slash and Backsla...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149946497/with-opening-of-expo-line-to-santa-monica-l-a-s-dream-of-a-subway-to-the-sea-finally-comes-true-again With opening of Expo Line to Santa Monica, L.A.'s dream of a "subway to the sea" finally comes true (again) Alexander Walter 2016-05-20T20:32:00-04:00 >2016-05-21T20:10:50-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ir/ir6ixl7h3lxa9bx7.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The $1.5-billion second leg of the Expo Line, which opened Friday from Culver City to Santa Monica, adds seven light-rail stations and more than six miles of track to the growing Los Angeles County transit network. [...] In the immediate context of L.A.'s attempts to turn its public-transit network from national punch line to something that increasingly resembles a mature system, 13 new Metro stations in less than three months qualifies as a pretty dramatic upgrade.</p></em><br /><br /><p>The aggressively expanding LA Metro system in recent Archinect news stories:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149943264/how-la-is-changing-one-rail-line-at-a-time" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">How LA is changing, one rail line at a time</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149934138/will-la-s-new-metro-extension-bring-growth-to-the-city-s-peripheries" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Will LA's new metro extension bring growth to the city's peripheries?</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/136348612/l-a-seeks-to-accelerate-infrastructure-projects-in-advance-of-potential-olympics" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">L.A. seeks to accelerate infrastructure projects in advance of potential Olympics</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/149888041/get-lectured-cal-poly-la-metro-16 Get Lectured: Cal Poly LA Metro '16 Justine Testado 2016-03-08T12:47:00-05:00 >2016-03-08T12:47:29-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3i/3i6w1o1b5upmeile.jpg" width="514" height="771" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/688597/2016-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Winter/Spring 2016</strong></a></p><p>Archinect's&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/336082/get-lectured" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Get Lectured</em></a>&nbsp;is back in session.&nbsp;<em>Get Lectured</em>&nbsp;is an ongoing series where we feature a school's lecture series&mdash;and their snazzy posters&mdash;for the current term. Check back frequently to keep track of any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p><p><strong><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to&nbsp;</em><a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>connect@archinect.com</em></a><em>.</em></strong></p><p>Next up,&nbsp;The Los Angeles Metropolitan Program in Architecture and Urban Design &mdash; an off-campus multidisciplinary program of&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/schools/cover/2668666/california-polytechnic-state-university-san-luis-obispo" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Cal Poly San Luis Obispo</a>&nbsp;&mdash; kicks off their 2016 Lecture Series today.</p><p>Free and open to the public. Lecture, reception, and discussion: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.</p><p><strong>Mar 8</strong><br><strong>Eric H&ouml;weler &amp; Meejin Yoon </strong>/&nbsp;H&ouml;weler + Yoon<br>at&nbsp;Helms Bakery District</p><p><strong>Mar 10</strong><br><strong>Antoine Picon&nbsp;</strong>/&nbsp;Harvard University, Graduate School of Design<br>at&nbsp;A+D Museum</p><p><strong>Apr 7&nbsp;</strong><br><strong>Michael Folonis&nbsp;</strong>/ Michael Folonis Architects<br>at Helms Bakery District</p><p><strong>Apr 21</strong><br><strong>Kevin Daly&nbsp;</strong>/ Kevin Daly Architects<br>at A+D...</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/59447867/morphosis-new-culver-city-offices Morphosis' new Culver City offices Archinect 2012-10-16T20:48:00-04:00 >2012-11-19T17:16:42-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/94/94b8eb14319e0a3ccd64c3412bafe273.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The fairly rectangular structure, located just a few feet from the new light rail Expo Line&rsquo;s elevated tracks in Culver City, gets most of its energy from photovoltaics&mdash;a 2,800 sq ft array sitting on top of a shaded parking canopy outside. But what makes it all work are the energy savings: It significantly reduces loads through several low-tech, high-tech, and even revolutionary techniques, most of which were developed with engineers at Buro Happold, whose LA offices are just down the street.</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/36494183/frank-gehry-is-working-for-free-as-architect-of-new-jazz-bakery Frank Gehry is working for free as architect of new Jazz Bakery Archinect 2012-02-01T00:35:00-05:00 >2012-02-01T13:25:01-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/65/653d06eea3d8503b9c7b080ccb9cd28a.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Ruth Price, president and artistic director of the Jazz Bakery since it debuted in 1992, said Tuesday that she didn&rsquo;t know Gehry, or even ask for his help, before he called about six months ago to volunteer his services. &ldquo;He said, 'I&rsquo;m doing this for two people: Sydney Pollack, and my wife, Berta.&rsquo; &rdquo; Film director Pollack, a close friend of the architect, died in 2008..."</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>