Los Angeles Architecture
The flashy design is based on "the idea of a lifted, displaced landscape—a piece of Korea grafted onto Los Angeles."
Built in 1950 for the cooperative Crestwood Hills Mutual Housing Association.
"It is overwhelming to realize the world officially recognizes the outstanding universal value of this home," says Hollyhock House curator Jeffrey Herr.
Constructed over several decades, the stone-and-glass residence bears a strong resemblance to Taliesin West.
The imaginative curator defied architectural boundaries and united LA’s design community.
"I wasn’t sure what to look for when I walked into Williams’s buildings, so I searched for clues about the man himself."
A guest house, pool, and, oh, those views
The sensitively restored home also comes with a glass dining pavilion that dates to 1908.
It has been described as one of LA’s most "unquestionably beautiful" postmodern buildings.
The midcentury modern has been restored "with the guidance" of Lautner associate Helena Arahuete.
News broke last week about the theft of furniture from Frank Lloyd Wright’s Freeman House in Hollywood, raising questions about how the university stewards historic homes.
Winter "lived and breathed the built world of Los Angeles."
The museum is also launching an exhibit about the architectural team.
Designed by Foster Rhodes Jackson, who studied under Frank Lloyd Wright, the house is totally unique.
The gracious 1917 Monterey Colonial holds seven bedrooms, six baths—and eight fireplaces.
For clients that included Lucille Ball, the prolific designer blended minimalist interiors, bulky furniture pieces, and opulent antiques.
The Sunset Strip project, designed by Morphosis, will create a new home for the venue.
Office space, hotel rooms, a public plaza, and affordable housing are planned for bustling downtown Santa Monica.
Here’s an updated list of important places and local landmarks destroyed by the Woolsey Fire.
In partnership with Gruen, the Pritzker Prize winner is designing an addition to a landmarked Koreatown temple.
The frozen-in-time midcentury modern features walls of glass, built-in furniture, and gorgeous mosaic-work.
Downtown Los Angeles architecture and interior design firm Omgivning is working on some of the most high-profile adaptive reuse projects in the neighborhood right now.
A last-ditch effort to save the structure failed, and now work is underway to wipe the former LAPD headquarters off the map.
Designed by Lorcan O’Herlihy Architects, the building features private terraces, marble bathrooms, and a two-story amenity deck.
Crossroads of the World redevelopment threatens ‘one of the finest examples’ of Hollywood Regency style
The garden apartments are slated to be torn down to make way for a new hotel and hundreds of new apartments and condos.
Kesling was a master of the style, but fewer than two dozen examples of his work remain in Los Angeles.
The architect is converting a 1960s bank building
1933 Group adds the Pup to its roster, along with the Idle Hour and the Highland Park Bowl.
John Margolies was a fan of everyday architecture, snapping photos of giant donuts, service stations, and motels.
The Mayan-inspired residence is up for grabs after a major restoration.
The Brutalist trophy home sports 40-foot ceilings, a sunken conversation pit, and an indoor/outdoor pool.
Known as the Hawk House, the multi-level residence features two bedrooms, one bath, walls of glass, and a balcony deck offering picturesque Reservoir views.
The bold designs captured the spirt of post-war futurism and enticed passing drivers to slow down and stop in.
On a huge, tree-filled lot, it’s got incredible woodwork, pocket doors, a sleeping porch, and built-ins galore.
From the Walt Disney Concert Hall to the Watts Towers, these are the buildings that give you that "back-home" feeling when you return from vacation.