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Richard Meier

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  • L.A.'s upscale downtown delayed

    L.A.'s upscale downtown delayed
    The downtown Los Angeles skyline is still dotted with construction cranes, but not as many as developers once promised. More than a third of the approximately 110 residential projects proposed for downtown -- including the 50-story Zen tower on 3rd and...
  • Robinsons-May Beverly Hills: A shopping icon that may drop

    Robinsons-May Beverly Hills: A shopping icon that may drop
    Lost L.A. unearths something that's buried in history. It tells stories of buildings that have been razed, burned or renovated into extinction. Developers often cause these wipeouts, explaining them away as the price of progress. Translation: the cost...
  • Griffith Observatory's restoration is out of sight

    With the Griffith Observatory finally set to reopen Friday after a restoration and expansion project that stretched nearly five years and cost $93 million, it's time for a quick round of Pick Your Astronomical Metaphor. There is, for starters, the...
  • Hipster Moderne

    Hipster Moderne
    IF you want to see a car designed for designers, you need only turn your oversized Philip Johnson-style spectacles toward the Audi TT. From the moment the first concept car appeared at the Frankfurt Auto Show in 1995, it was clear the TT meant to...
  • 'Phaidon Atlas of 21st Century World Architecture' and the questionable future of monster-size books

     
    When 'The Phaidon Atlas of Contemporary World Architectureâ?? came out in 2004, it was quickly deemed a smashing success by booksellers and fans alike, despite the $160 price. The 14-pound tome was so successful, in fact, that late last year Phaidon...
  • The Deal: Hennessey + Ingalls bookstore's 20%-off-everything sale ends Saturday

     
    Forget about Kindle. It is easy to lose hours perusing the plywood bookshelves of Hennessey + Ingalls Art & Architecture Bookstores in Santa Monica or Hollywood. Its 30th annual “20% off Everything Sale,” ending Saturday at 8 p.m., might even mak...
  • For Eli Broad, a tale of two sites

     
    As my colleague Mike Boehm reported Monday, Eli Broad is considering at least two sites -- and potentially a third -- for a planned museum to hold the collection of his Broad Art Foundation, which is mostly dedicated to post-war......
  • Critic's Notebook: The void as muse

     
    NEW YORK -- With the available money for ambitious new buildings having shrunk to almost nothing in this country -- and with firms continuing to downsize in brutal fashion -- where will architectural ideas come from, and where will they......
  • Runners-up for U.S. Embassy in London: Mayne, Meier, Pei

     
    Earlier we reported that the Philadelphia firm KieranTimberlake has won a high-profile competition to design the new American embassy in London. In an encouraging departure from recent federal practice, the State Department has also released renderings of...
  • Architecture review: The new U.S. Embassy in London

     
    : The architecture of American embassies has been stuck lately in a predictable tug-of-war between a desire to express openness and an obsession, in an age of terrorism, with security. The design for the new U.S. Embassy in London, released......
  • Getty Center announces summer concert series: Mayer Hawthorne, Les Savy Fav, Dawes, more

     
    It's one of the most beautiful and iconic settings for a summer series in the city: at the perch of the Sepulveda Pass, overlooking Los Angeles to the east, the Pacific to the west, the traffic on the 405 to......
  • Monster Mash: Sean Hayes to host Tony Awards; Paula Abdul's new dance show; more art heists

     
    -- Former "Will & Grace" star Sean Hayes, who is currently appearing in "Promises, Promises" on Broadway, has been tapped as host of the 64th annual Tony Awards on June 13. (Tony Awards) -- Medical complex: Richard Meier's architecture firm......