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Times Architecture CriticRENZO PIANO'S original concept for the new California Academy of Sciences building in Golden Gate Park was elegantly simple: Slice out a huge, rectangular section of the park landscape, lift it 36 feet into the air and slide a new piece of architecture...
MID-WILSHIRE-- The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, home to works by Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo, received a $45 million donation to fund a wave of renovations, including a massive new gallery for special exhibits. The gift from beverage magnates...
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Times Staff WriterIn a town where the car is God, there's a new cathedral. Silvery and enigmatic, the Mercedes-Benz museum sits just off the B14 highway as it dips into a gentle fold of the Neckar Valley. Designed by Dutch architects Ben van Berkel and Caroline Bos, the...
Times Staff WriterONE morning three months ago, Italian architect Renzo Piano met with a handful of LACMA trustees in one of the museum's conference rooms. After a few minutes of small talk, Piano motioned the group over to a large table and picked up a stack of cards...
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Special to The TimesWhat sort of image comes to mind when you hear the phrase "green architecture"? If you're like most people, it's a forgettable one. For nearly all of its history, green architecture has been associated in the public imagination with earnest, uninspired...
++++++++++++++++++++ || || || || || || ++++++++++++++++++++ In architecture, as in love and the stock market, timing is everything. As America extricates itself from an age of excess, when flashy new museums started to resemble exploded Coke cans,...
Tribune architecture criticSeeking to capitalize on Millennium Park's soaring popularity, the Art Institute of Chicago on Tuesday will unveil the final design for its soon-to-be-built new wing, including a superlong footbridge that would shoot like a glistening knife over the park'...
Tribune art criticRenzo Piano's new wing for the Art Institute of Chicago will be more than just a building. It is turning out to be a means of presenting the museum's collections in ways that will change how visitors see the institute overall. Each of the six previous...
Sun Architecture CriticArchitect Peter Chermayeff was 38 when he got a phone call about the possibility of designing an aquarium for Baltimore's waterfront. Housing commissioner Robert C. Embry Jr. had visited Boston's popular New England Aquarium, which opened in 1969, and...
Times Staff WriterOn its surface, the documentary "My Architect," which traces an illegitimate son's painful quest to understand a distant father, is about dishonesty. But the film's subtext is the more baffling link between creative genius and human fallibility,...
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Times Staff WriterIn the alternate universe of San Francisco, all the world really is a stage. It's a place where many entrants in the premier athletic competition, the annual Bay to Breakers, care little about race times but obsess about costumes. (Think suits — as...
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