More stories about Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

  • Pencils Down

    Being an engaged voter has never been easier for architects.

  • Film on Modernist Coastal Houses

    Filmmakers from Coast Modern, a recently released documentary on Modernist coastal house design, journeyed from L.A. to Vancouver to visit houses built in the region’s characteristic outside-in style.

  • Case Study: Simple Solutions

    Passive solar design, PV arrays, and a greywater system help this Los Angeles home reach its high-performance goals.

  • West LA Family Arts Compound

    Problem solving is one of the most important missions of the architecture profession, but practitioners doing urban infill work usually have more than their fair share of challenges to overcome. Designed by Studio 0.10, this single-family residence in Los Angeles is a perfect example of the...

  • EHDA Grand Award: Primera Terra

    The condo community achieved LEED-Platinum thanks in part to its walkable urban location.

  • Stay in a Schindler House!

    If you could decide between staying in a generic hotel or an architecturally important house, I'm guessing that if you're reading this blog you'd choose the latter.

  • Gruen Associates and Grimshaw Architects Tapped to Redevelop L.A.’s Union Station

    The team will spearhead the effort to overhaul Union Station by enhancing access for pedestrians, building new lines for high-speed rail, and paving the way for commercial development in the area.

  • New Amsterdams

    As water levels and the risk profiles of major coastal cities rise, new experts are meeting the challenge.

  • UCLA Arch Graduates Talk Up Post-Studies Anxiety

    UCLA graduates presenting their thesis works talk about leaving the comforts of the academic and entering the uncertainties of the market.

  • Product: A La Mode FormMobi

    An app that digitizes what's left of the paper-pushing process in design and construction administration.