A mixed-used project that would anchor the eastern edge of the Sunset Strip received preliminary approval Tuesday night after developers agreed to a number of compromises, including a request to reduce the size of a proposed 15-story tower. The Planning and Land Use Management Committee voted...
The project has been hailed as the new gateway to the Sunset Strip: Two residential towers, terraced gardens and a shopping center designed by Frank Gehry with dramatic glass sheets and jutting angles. The complex would rise from the base of the Hollywood Hills at the corner Sunset and Crescent...
David Ryu is taking a more aggressive stance against the development Under pressure from residents in his district, Los Angeles City Councilman David Ryu says he will not vote for the Frank Gehry’s big Sunset Strip project unless it’s...Show More Summary
If wearing a denim skirt over your menswear-inspired shirt dress--while carrying a Louis Vuitton x Frank Gehry twisted box bag and rocking $720 Balenciaga velvet and patent leather heels on your...
Facebook's Menlo Park, California campus is anything but ordinary. From the nine-acre rooftop garden where employees sip free avocado berry smoothies to the vast, open-office floor plan designed by Frank Gehry, Facebook spares no expense...Show More Summary
“The museum’s massive $196 million ‘core project,’ a product of the institution’s master plan first developed by architect Frank Gehry and his firm in 2006, will hit with full force after the new year. While virtually all of the public collection will remain accessible for the duration of the project (expected to wrap in spring […]
World-renowned architect Frank Gehry's sculpture will likely sell for as much as a sports car: an estimated $100,000 to $150,000 On October 9 at noon, the untitled piece — and a literal fish out of water — will go on bid at the Los Angeles Modern Auctions. Show More Summary
It plays original music and responds to movement Plenty visually arresting as is, the interior of Frank Gehry’s Walt Disney Concert Hall has now been outfitted with a new public art project that’s already wowing visitors. Titled Nimbus,...Show More Summary
[...] did you know that it’s also the place where you can find Frank Gehry’s most dynamic building, where the coffee scene went from sludge to superlative in just a few years, where Cubist architecture sits next to Gothic structures,...Show More Summary
Standing under a gala tent set up next to Walt Disney Concert Hall on Grand Avenue, fresh from conducting a program of “Gershwin and the Jazz Age,” Los Angeles Philharmonic Music Director Gustavo Dudamel again confirmed that Tuesday’s L.A. Phil’s opening night gala was his eighth. “[The gala] is...
From Denise Scott Brown to Frank Gehry In celebration of its 125th anniversary, U.S. design publication Architectural Record spoke to a dozen preeminent architects about their favorite buildings. The answers may not be what you’d expect. Le Corbusier’s seminal Chapelle Notre Dame du Haut, for example, was Japanese architect Tadao Ando’s pick. Show More Summary
Gehry’s new-and-improved ‘Fish Lamps’ swim about the Gagosian Gallery in Rome.
When this seven-story building first went up in central Prague, its co-architect, the world-renowned Frank Gehry, dubbed it “Fred and Ginger,” calling to mind the elegance and wit of the famous film couple. Some local residents, notShow More Summary
Working at a small scale has some surprising benefits. Working at a small scale has some surprising benefits. Eero Saarinen, Zaha Hadid, Norman Foster, Thomas Heatherwick, Walter Gropius, Shigeru Ban, Rem Koolhaas, Frank Gehry: If it seems like every architect of note has also designed a chair, it's because that's pretty much true. Show More Summary
Since we’re in prime getting-out-of-town season, the Strategist has been thinking about the best travel gear (see what our editors can’t get on an airplane without, a roundup of the best rolling luggage, and our favorite travel shoes). Below, our latest conquest.I am militantly anti baggage check and pro carry-on only. The problem? ... More »
It was a crisp July evening in Paris during the haute-couture shows, and a small, somewhat motley assortment of celebrities and fashion people were milling around the windowless, music-less basement of the Frank Gehry–designed Louis Vuitton Foundation. The occasion was the Love Ball, hosted by Natalia Vodianova, a model who ... More »
Here are a few photos of Frank Gehry's LUMA arles under construction in Arles, France. (Photos: C D _Fr) And here are a couple renderings of what the completed project will look like (screenshots via luma-arles.org):To contribute your...Show More Summary
The Cultural Heritage Commission will consider the building for landmark status A midcentury bank building at the eastern edge of the Sunset Strip, soon to be the site of a massive Frank Gehry-designed multi-use complex, received a temporary...Show More Summary
The project will include (duh) both retail and residential spaces. [ more › ]
Five new buildings with architecture that’s classic Gehry Celebrity architect Frank Gehry’s big residential and retail project on the Sunset Strip is a go. The city’s planning commission on Thursday voted unanimously to give final approval...Show More Summary