Architecture

March 14, 2017

How To Plan For A Better City? With Global Experience, 5+design Weighs In

5+design principals Mike Ellis and Tim Magill on how LA can move forward on a land-use regime, utilizing their unique experience on developing for density in other global megacities.

August 27, 2015

Katrina + 10: It's Engaged Citizens Who Saved New Orleans

Marking the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, Steven Bingler and Martin Pedersen comment on citizen mobilization after the disaster in New Orleans.

November 7, 2014

Why LA Looks the Way It Does, with No Steward of the Built Environment

Sam Hall Kaplan critiques the City of Los Angeles' approach to design and development.

August 4, 2014

AIA Honors Architect Julia Morgan with Gold Medal—Finally!

TPR celebrates architect Julia Morgan with a tribute.

August 9, 2013

‘OverDrive’: Sam Hall Kaplan Laments LA’s Turn 50 Years Ago to ‘Plop’ Architecture

Former LA Times architectural critic Sam Hall Kaplan takes on the 'Overdrive' exhibition held by the Getty in Los Angeles.

July 11, 2013

Bill Witte’s Commencement Remarks to Graduates of Penn’s School of Design and Planning

Real Estate developer Bill Witte's commencement remarks to the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Design class of 2013.

March 29, 2013

Dodger Stadium Enhancements Publicly Unveiled for 2013 Season

In a press conference held by the Los Angeles Dodgers hours before opening night, Stan Kasten and Janet Marie Smith showcased and celebrated over $100 million worth of renovations and improvements executed over the offseason by the Dodgers architecture and design team.

March 29, 2013

Dodger Stadium Architectural Team Met Opening Day Challenges

TPR’s second in a series of interviews with Los Angeles Dodgers management and design team. Tommy Quirk of DAIQ explains the importance of enhancing the fan experience at every level while rushing to meet a tight deadline.

March 30, 2012

Chet Widom: New California State Architect Opines on Priorities

Chet Widom spoke to leading architects in the Los Angeles area at an AIA event in March to explain what he intends to accomplish in his new position as State Architect. Review boards and documentation slow down the design and construction process significantly, and Widom faces the difficult challenge of speeding the process up with limited resources in a complicated bureaucracy.

February 1, 2012

VerdeXchange Green Build Panel: Codes & Mandates Should Not Impede Sustainability

VerdeXchange 2012 hosted a panel, moderated by Gail Goldberg, Executive Director of the Urban Land Institute, Los Angeles, on ‘Green Building Through Codes, Mandates, and Incentives’. Panelists Steve Glenn, CEO, LivingHomes, Ken Lewis, President, AC Martin Partners, and Deborah Weintraub, Chief Deputy Office of the LA Bureau of Engineering, outlined their practices and how building codes impact or fail to impact development projects.

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