This Week, Gehry Continued His Dominance Of LA’s Architecture Boom

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8150 Sunset Boulevard by Frank Gehry

Frank Gehry unveiled strategies for a advancement of 5 buildings along Los Angeles’ Sunset Strip this week, incorporating to the architect’s checklist of projects in his property city – which is encountering a surge of higher-profile architecture tasks.

Gehry was just lately uncovered as the designer of a masterplan for the LA River. Above the previous two many years he has proposed a mixed-use complicated across the street from his downtown Walt Disney Concert Hall and a tower for Santa Monica, in which his self-designed 1978 property is positioned.

Diller Scofidio + Renfro's Broad museum in LA is due to open next monthDiller Scofidio + Renfro’s Broad museum in LA is due to open up coming month

LA is also poised to obtain a residential block modelled on a hilltop village by MAD, even though the eagerly anticipated Diller Scofidio + Renfro-designed Broad museum – also beside Gehry’s concert hall – is set to open following month.

John Pawson to convert Jaffa convent and hospital into W's first hotel in IsraelJohn Pawson’s plans to convert Jaffa convent and hospital into W’s very first hotel in Israel

Elsewhere this week, John Pawson unveiled programs to convert a historic developing in Jaffa into a hotel, whilst a youth hostel in London’s Brutalist Barbican Estate is set to grow to be luxury apartments.

Foster + Partners and Nissan to redesign electric car fuel stationsFoster + Partners and Nissan to redesign electric auto fuel stations

Foster + Partners announced plans to redesign charging stations for electric cars, and Transport for London invited designers to update the city’s hireable “Boris Bikes”.

Zaha Hadid Architects launches campaign to reinstate scrapped Tokyo stadium designZaha Hadid Architects launches campaign to reinstate scrapped Tokyo stadium layout

Zaha Hadid Architect’s Tokyo 2020 Olympics stadium remained in the news, as the company launched a campaign to reinstate the scrapped design.

Charles Pétillon fills Covent Garden market with 100,000 white balloonsCharles Pétillon fills Covent Garden market with 100,000 white balloons

A team at MIT created a new approach for 3D-printing molten glass and an installation of one hundred,000 white balloons opened at Covent Backyard marketplace.

Charles Holland plans Hampstead house for his second Living Architecture projectCharles Holland strategies Hampstead home for his second Residing Architecture undertaking

Dezeen uncovered that Charles Holland is doing work on a second home for Alain de Botton’s Living Architecture task, and we published exclusive interviews with the founder of Burning Man festival, Larry Harvey, and Architecture for Humanity co-founder Cameron Sinclair.

Postmodern architecture: TV-am television studios, London by Terry FarrellPostmodern architecture: Tv-am tv studios, London by Terry Farrell

Our summer time series on Postmodernism continued with articles about Charles Moore’s colourful Piazza d’Italia in New Orleans, Martine Bedin’s Super Lamp that wheels along like a dog on a leash, and Terry Farrell’s brazen Tv-am studios in London.

Three white boxes extend into the garden of Paritzki &amp Liani's T/A House3 white boxes lengthen into the backyard of Paritzki &amp Liani’s T/A House

Common tasks on Dezeen this week included a submerged concrete studio for a painter, a Tel Aviv house comprising three white boxes, and a roundup of our favourite Ikea types and hacks.

Concrete painter's studio by Felipe Assadi nestles into a rocky hillside on the Chilean seafrontConcrete painter’s studio by Felipe Assadi nestles into a rocky hillside on the Chilean seafront

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