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by Ian Volner | Wednesday, August 24, 2011

UCLA National Healthcare Design Awards AIA

UCLA Outpatient Surgery and Oncology Center

Three firms are taking away top honors in this year’s National Healthcare Design Awards from the American Institute of Architects. The projects in the spotlight demonstrate “conceptual strengths that solve aesthetic, civic, urban, and social concerns,” and include one completed and two unbuilt healthcare facilities in


by Ian Volner | Wednesday, August 17, 2011

my playground parkour bjake ingels modern atlanta

Bjarke Ingels, principal of acclaimed Danish architecture firm BIG, is just one of many prominent figures from the worlds of design, politics, and philosophy who appear in the new documentary “My Playground,” an account of the growing phenomenon that is parkour. The film will be shown this fall as part of Modern


by Ian Volner | Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Feldman Architecture Old Bernal House

Feldman Architecture’s Old Bernal House will be on the home tour. Photo by Paul Dyer.

This September, the San Francisco chapter of the American Institute of Architects will take over the town for the eighth year in a row with its annual Architecture and the City Festival—30 days of guided tours, family


by Ian Volner | Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Ovation Lisa Roberts My Design Life

Lisa S. Roberts—collector, designer, architect—will be getting her own reality television program this month, when “My Design Life” debuts on the Ovation network. Each 30-minute episode will follow Roberts as she visits with designers, tours museums, and hunts for great new products.

Roberts has made a name for herself as a self-appointed


by Ian Volner | Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Ennis House

Photo by John Vincenti

Ron Burkle, the billionaire investor, gossip-column staple, and prominent FOB (Friend of Bill), has bought the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Ennis House in the Los Feliz district of Los Angeles. The residence, a landmark “textile block” structure completed in 1924, had lingered on the market for nearly two years


by Ian Volner | Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Fatboy knapsack

Knapsack

Starting this Friday at sunset and running through September 2, the W Hotel Los Angeles will play host to the yearly outdoor film festival “Show Me the Movies!” The series benefits the Make a Wish Foundation—and this year film-goers will get the added perk of plush seating by groovy furniture-maker Fatboy,


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