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  • The best houses of all time in L.A.

    No sooner can you get out the words "best houses in Southern California" than hands will go up asking what that means, reflecting the subjectivity for compiling such a list. Clearly, there's more than one way to measure the beauty, utility and...
  • At the Palazzo Las Vegas, it's no-limit dining

    THE server shows off the charred bistecca fiorentina, then carves the massive porterhouse into finger-thick slices. At $160 for two, it's easily the most expensive steak I've ever eaten, if not the most expensive piece of aged meat in the country. Want to...
  • Goal of LACMA’s redesign is to have architecture serve the art

    Goal of LACMA’s redesign is to have architecture serve the art
    If you were looking for European art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art recently, you may have been a bit disappointed. There is the current Renoir exhibition, of course, and a show of paintings by 18th century Spanish master Luis Meléndez closed...
  • U.S. embassy: An outpost as a signpost

    U.S. embassy: An outpost as a signpost
    The two stories that have dominated the architectural press over the last few weeks -- the unveiling of a winning design for a new American embassy in London, and the death, in a downtown Los Angeles traffic accident, of the 76-year-old Austrian architect...
  • L.A.'s galleries reframe the recession

    L.A.'s galleries reframe the recession
    "Earthquakes, riots, fires," says art dealer Thomas Solomon, ticking off challenges of doing business in Los Angeles. And now a recession has deflated the international art market, sending auction prices into a downward spiral, shuttering galleries and...
  • 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......