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You Can Live in a Tiki Treehouse Next to a Frank Gehry

Frank Gehry's David Cabin in Idyllwild, California is one of his earliest and most forgettable works. However, "forgettable" is not a word that you would ever use to describe the tiki treehouse that its current owners had constructed on...

This Transforming Cake Is the Design Achievement of the Century

Did you guys see Frank Gehry's new design for a huge project on the Sunset Strip? Pretty cool, right? But also, whatever, because now there's a cake that transforms like an actual Transformer and speaks in Optimus Prime's voice....

Monday news and notes: Lots of catching up

Items include Donald Trump, Sarah Palin, Daniele Watts, Eric Garcetti, Frank Gehry, Aja Brown, Wes Craven, Serena Wlliams, Jessica Mendoza, Claudia Puig and more.

Frank Gehry faces monumental challenge in L.A. River project

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Cutting through a region whose wildly different parts don't always seem to add up to a cohesive whole, the Los Angeles River reflects the neighborhoods through which it runs: Shaded and bucolic in the San Fernando Valley, a concrete gulch teeming with graffiti near the rail yards east of downtown.

Video: Frank Gehry Describes His Vision For The L.A. River

Frank Gehry reveals his vision for redesigning the L.A. River in a video released today. [ more › ]

LA River Rising: 8 New Things We Know About Frank Gehry's Big Plans For an LA River Makeover

Image via Steven Bevacqua / Curbed LA flickr pool Starchitect Frank Gehry's big plans to make over the entire length of the LA River are still mostly unknown and undecided, but there was a media briefing today about what...

A 'linear Central Park': Frank Gehry's plan for L.A. River takes shape

Partners in the firm of renowned architect Frank Gehry publicly unveiled on Friday the first steps they have taken toward what appears to be a comprehensive redesign of the Los Angeles River.

A first glimpse at Frank Gehry's vision for an L.A. River makeover

Reporters are being offered a first look Friday at the work renowned architect Frank Gehry has done in preparation for what officials are calling a "comprehensive vision" for redeveloping the Los Angeles River.

What happened when Brad Pitt and his architects came to rebuild New Orleans

After Hurricane Katrina, movie star Brad Pitt descended on New Orleans to help rebuild the Lower Ninth, one of the city's hardest hit neighborhoods. With him, came a retinue of star architects: Thom Mayne. Shigeru Ban. Frank Gehry. Among others. Each has won the Pritzker Prize, sometimes referred to as the Nobel Prize of Architecture. […]

Rendering Reveal: First Look at Frank Gehry's Huge Project on the Sunset Strip

Rendering by Visualhouse This morning developer Townscape Partners has released the first images of Frank Gehry's design for a huge mixed-use project on the eastern edge of the Sunset Strip and at the base of the Hollywood Hills, on...

21 First Drafts: 21 First Drafts: Frank Gehry's David Cabin

First Drafts is a series exploring the early work of our architectural icons, examining their careers through the lens of their debut projects. Occasionally unexpected but always insightful, these undertakings represent their initial, finished buildings as solo practitioners. While anecdotes...

Roundup: Watts and culture, art and Instagram, photo bombing the 'Today' show

2 weeks agoArts : Culture Monster

The musical life of an unassuming L.A. roller rink, the auteur crowdsourcing his latest epic film and what Frank Gehry has in store for the Los Angeles River (nothing to do with undulating titanium). Plus: the cultural legacy that Watts wrought. That, and much more, in the Roundup:

Think the L.A. River is a useless eyesore? Not everyone does.

2 weeks agoHealth : Booster Shots

L.A.'s hometown world-renowned architect Frank Gehry will work up a master plan for revitalizing a portion of the blighted Los Angeles River, and everyone seems thrilled about it -- except The Times' letter writers.

Ike Deserves Better

Writing in The Weekly Standard, Andrew Ferguson reports on the ill-designed Eisenhower Memorial. An excerpt: The design by “starchitect” Frank Gehry aims for a deconstructionist fantasy that scatters its elements (massive stone blocks,...Show More Summary

Frank Gehry Wants To Preserve The LA River's Infamous Concrete Walls

Good news for those of you who still want to drag race, chase T-1000s, or, heck, even land small planes in the concrete banks of the LA River. Frank Gehry, the architect chosen for a controversial new master plan for the revitalized river, says he wants the cement walls to remain. More »      

Frank Gehry, not a landscape architect, will help re-work L.A. River. Why?

To the editor: Thank you for this story demonstrating that the era of the star architect has yet to sunset. While Frank Gehry, who will draft the master plan for the redevelopment of the Los Angeles River, is certainly one of the most talented and revolutionary architects of our time, Mayor Eric...

What will 'new' L.A. River look like? Go to Pittsburgh, San Antonio or Charleston

As Frank Gehry continues to help work out a master plan for the Los Angeles River, there are quite a few sources of inspiration for him to examine.

Frank Gehry reportedly redeveloping Los Angeles River

3 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

According to the Los Angeles Times, Canadian-born architect and L.A. resident Frank Gehry is to significantly redevelop the L.A. River system. The changes will primarily focus on turning the river into a water reclamation system, inShow More Summary

Frank Gehry to revitalize the LA River as “a water reclamation project”

Frank Gehry is one of our favorite architects here at Inhabitat. We’ve been eagerly awaiting his designs for the next two buildings at Facebook’s California HQ and now we have another west coast project to look forward to. Gehry has been a year, we

LA River Rising: Frank Gehry Wants to Incorporate All That Concrete Into His LA River Revitalization Plan

Image via Tom Andrews / Curbed LA flickr pool Last week, it was announced that starchitect Frank Gehry has been working for months on his own version of a plan to revitalize the entire LA River, 51 miles from...

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