Construction is abundant across Los Angeles right now, and amid the backhoes and the cranes we are seeing signs of fresh takes on expressive architecture: glass domes, geometric facades, soaring arches. Charges of elitism swirl around big-time architecture, but many of the new designs opening this season promise to advance cultural and social life in L.A., whether with a riverside park that filters rainwater or a campus crafted to uplift the lives of LGBTQ homeless youth.
March 21, 2019
Spring architecture picks
LGBT Center, L.A. River, UCLA art studios, Coachella and more
Architecture, Art, Articles, Diébédo Francis Kéré, Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Handel Architects, KFA Architecture, Leong Leong, Margo Leavin, Michael Maltzan Architecture, Office Kovacs, OMA, Pelli Clarke Pelli, Renzo Piano, Studio Gang, Warren Techentin Architecture