A Library “Cooler than the Mall”

Sunday, November 11, 2012
Cooler-than-the-mall Architecture Awareness

The Cerritos Library emerges as a challenge to the very meaning of what a library should be today. A youngster expressed her feelings by calling it “Cooler than the Mall.” Located at the center of a sprawling suburbia of over ten million people, it carries a message of multiculturalism.

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Cities: Life Quality & Dwelling

Sunday, October 28, 2012
Growing-Cities-Life-Quality-and-Dwelling Architecture Awareness

The September 2012 issue of Foreign Policy about 75 cities to watch between now and 2025 is reveling. It shows that architecture plays a critical role, not only in bringing quantitative solutions for the needs of a growing population, but also in determining the life quality standards of the 21st. Century.

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A Destination for Learning

Monday, September 24, 2012
A-Destination-For-Learning Architecture Awareness

Why is it that libraries remain an important subject today? Public libraries are a symbol of a democratic access to knowledge. The Los Angeles Central Library is a stimulant destination for learning.

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The Sands of Long Beach

Saturday, September 8, 2012
Sands-of-Long-Beach Architecture Awareness

Long Beach’s beach is a long urban one. It serves mainly the local population. It is a relaxing, mostly uncrowded place, in spite of being surrounded by the 16 million people of the Greater Los Angeles. This video illustrates different segments for different interests: walking, biking, kite surfing and water sports.

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High Definition Space

Friday, August 24, 2012
High Definition Space Architecture Awareness

The Annenberg Space for Photography in Century City, Los Angeles, is a bridge between the public at large and the art of photography. This video illustrates some of its features and brings up samples of photographs by great photographers.

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