It took Los Angeles architect Steve Hermann six years to create the "Glass Pavilion" and one life event — the birth of his daughter — to help spur him to sell what he calls his "greatest architectural achievement."
Forget about red velvet seats and old-timey popcorn machines. In terms of picture and sound quality, there are few home theaters in the world that rival the one installed in director Michael Bay’s new Los Angeles retreat.
New Canaan (United States) (AFP) - Japanese artist Fujiko Nakaya spent a year painstakingly recording and examining weather data as she studied ways to shroud architect Philip Johnson's Glass House in fog.
Beverly Hills house by modernist architect Ed Niles features comely curves and unobstructed views.A circular garden courtyard enclosed by soaring steel-ribbed walls of glass is the dramatic focal point of a Beverly Hills house by modernist Malibu architect Ed Niles.
TORONTO — James Stewart, a classical music buff and calculus magnate, spent the last 15 years of his life perfecting a home in Toronto to mirror his passions.
Integral House, as he dubbed it, cost the former professor about $34 million to design and build. Featuring swooping curves, a blown-glass stairwell and a world-class concert space, it opened to astonished reviews in 2009.
In the Wall Street Journal, Glenn Lowry, director of the Museum of Modern Art in New York, called it “one of the most important private houses built in North America in a long time.
384 Delfern Dr, Los Angeles, CAFor sale: $75 millionCalifornia architect Wallace Neff was the 1930s “architect to the stars” and is best known for designing “Pickfair,” the grand estate of silver screen stars Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks.
The sprawling home built for the former owners of Architectural Digest connects the indoors and outdoors through the extensive use of glass walls and doors.Philanthropists Bud and Betsy Knapp, then the owners of Architectural Digest, set out in the 1990s to create a personal living space that allowed for large-scale entertaining and civic events, could display an extensive art collection and met their need for privacy.
Italian architect Renzo Piano is unveiling a new wing of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art this weekend, a project he said makes maximum use of the "amazing light" of a city prone to "crazy ideas."The renowned master planner's latest creation is the glass and stone Resnick Exhibition Pavilion, which will expand the museum's exhibition space by 45,000 square feet (4,200 square meters).
Raimund Abraham, the Austrian architect who renounced his nationality in protest at the far right, has died in a road accident in Los Angeles, the Austrian consulate there told the APA news agency.Los Angeles police confirmed that Abraham, 72, had died in a collision between a car and a bus on the Los Angeles freeway, overnight Wednesday, said the consulate.It was confirming a report published in Friday's edition of the Austrian daily Der Standard.