Sunday, October 28, 2012
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.
Monday, September 24, 2012
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.
Saturday, September 8, 2012
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.
Friday, August 24, 2012
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.
Thursday, August 16, 2012
Downtown LA’s Grand Park has been instant success. This video illustrates the urban context and documents how design can impact a diverse public, from children to senior citizens. It shows the park major features: the restored and expanded fountain with interactive date jets, the drought-tolerant planting, the magenta-colored mobile furniture.