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  • IOC urges 'sustainable' Tokyo Games, lauds venue review

    TOKYO (Reuters) - International Olympic Committee vice president John Coates has urged Tokyo to ensure plans for the 2020 Summer Games avoid wasteful construction and welcomed talk of reviewing or possibly scaling back venues. Japanese officials, led...
  • A new blueprint for architectural excellence

    A new blueprint for architectural excellence
    Do you know the Monuments Men? I don't mean the George Clooney movie with the middling box-office numbers. I mean the male geniuses, according to architecture's creaky conventional wisdom, who push the profession forward with one pricey and daring...
  • With Dudamel and Mozart, there's life in the old 'Linz' yet

     With Dudamel and Mozart, there's life in the old 'Linz' yet
    Mozart's Symphony No. 36, known as the "Linz," was tossed off in four days in 1783 when the 27-year-old composer arrived in the Austrian city and needed a new piece for his host, Count Thun-Hohenstein. A remarkable score, the weightiest thus far of...
  • L.A. Philharmonic's 'Cosi fan tutte' hits stage with A-list help

    L.A. Philharmonic's 'Cosi fan tutte' hits stage with A-list help
    The Los Angeles Philharmonic's production of the Mozart-Da Ponte opera "Cosė fan tutte" arrives on stage at the Walt Disney Concert Hall on Friday with a hard-edged futurism and a note of nostalgia. It's the third production in as many years to unite...
  • Dudamel and the L.A. Phil illuminate, elevate 'Cosi fan Tutte'

     Dudamel and the L.A. Phil illuminate, elevate 'Cosi fan Tutte'
    Dudamel sings! It is a rare playful moment in the Los Angeles Philharmonic's nasty yet startlingly illuminating new production of "Cosė fan Tutte" and a tiny surprise, which I have now spoiled. But at its most elevated, opera is an art form...
  • Architect Shigeru Ban, known for disaster relief, wins Pritzker Prize

    Architect Shigeru Ban, known for disaster relief, wins Pritzker Prize
    For the third time in five years, the Pritzker Prize is going to a Japanese architect. Shigeru Ban, a 56-year-old architect born in Tokyo, was named the winner of his profession’s top honor on Monday. Yet Ban’s architecture is markedly...
  • Hearst Castle's Julia Morgan is first woman to win AIA's gold medal

    Hearst Castle's Julia Morgan is first woman to win AIA's gold medal
    The American Institute of Architects has broken the gender barrier for its highest award, the gold medal. The 2014 medal is going to famed California architect Julia Morgan nearly 57 years after her death in 1957 and more than 100 years after the first...
  • Placido Domingo's son says his dad has 'recuperated favorably'

    Placido Domingo's son says his dad has 'recuperated favorably'
    Placido Domingo, the superstar Spanish tenor and conductor who also serves as L.A. Opera's general director, has "recuperated favorably," after spending nearly a week in a Madrid hospital to be treated for a pulmonary embolism, his son Álvaro Domingo said...
  • Zaha Hadid, other architects reinvent the dollhouse

    Zaha Hadid, other architects reinvent the dollhouse
    When British developer Cathedral Group invited 20 architects and designers to create their version of a 21st century dollhouse, the results -- including work by the likes of Zaha Hadid -- were stunning. Each dollhouse was to include at least one feature...
  • Modern dollhouses: Architects reinvent the classic toy for charity

    Modern dollhouses: Architects reinvent the classic toy for charity
    When British developer Cathedral Group invited 20 architects and designers to create their version of a 21st century dollhouse, the results -- including work by the likes of Zaha Hadid -- were stunning. Each dollhouse was to include at least one feature...
  • Gift Pick No. 16: Ceramic coasters by Bari Ziperstein

    Gift Pick No. 16: Ceramic coasters by Bari Ziperstein
    Like so many handmade designs, Bari Ziperstein's stoneware coasters are distinctive in their size, color and shape. The Glassell Park artist said she is inspired by Finnish patterns and the California desert in creating her Bzippy & Co. collection,...
  • Architect Zaha Hadid dealing with design piracy in China

    Architect Zaha Hadid dealing with design piracy in China
    When it comes to doing business in China, Hollywood is well acquainted with the perils of piracy. Now it appears that architects must also be wary of unlicensed copying while in that country. Architect Zaha Hadid is reportedly dealing with a pirated...