Archinect - News 2014-11-22T18:54:46-05:00 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>