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An LA Architect Crosses the Border Into Relevance

Harris Silver | Posted 10.23.2013 | Los Angeles
Harris Silver

Here is a residence that exists in contrast to contemporary architectural criticism which rejects traditional ideas of beauty and is interested in the odd, and grotesque. According to Zellner, "this house in not interested in producing aesthetic novelty, the most radical thing about the house, is not being weird."

Everything Solid Melts Into Air

Harris Silver | Posted 05.28.2012 | Home
Harris Silver

Another way to experience this piece is to close your eyes and hold it in your hands. When you do that you can feel the intent the maker reflected back as calmness in the object. The experience of the piece doesn't end there.

Pacific Standard Time At LACMA: The Untold Story

Harris Silver | Posted 01.22.2012 | Home
Harris Silver

Pacific Standard Time is a sprawling cultural initiative with 68 major museum shows and 125 gallery exhibitions including California Design 1930-1965: 'Living in a Modern Way.'

Time for a New Gauge

Harris Silver | Posted 01.18.2012 | Green
Harris Silver

The way you drive affects your efficiency performance. With an efficiency gauge you experience this in real time. By watching the gauge, you learn how to drive more efficiently.

Yes, Mayor Bloomberg, Occupy Has Got to Go

Harris Silver | Posted 01.15.2012 | New York
Harris Silver

One obvious lesson that we can learn from Occupy Wall Street is the need for public restrooms in urban environments.

Let's Stop Trying to Save the Environment; We Aren't Good At It, and It Isn't Working

Harris Silver | Posted 01.04.2012 | Green
Harris Silver

The way to save the environment is to save capitalism. And the way to save capitalism is to understand the role of government in protecting the commons through regulation and policy.

An Architect's Protest Against the Tea Party and Occupy Wall Street

Harris Silver | Posted 12.14.2011 | DC
Harris Silver

We don't have to agree on everything but at least we can agree that government is indispensable in providing the infrastructure that allows us to lead our lives productively.

Who Will Win the 2011 Solar Decathlon?

Susanna Murley | Posted 09.21.2011 | Green
Susanna Murley

Can a liberal education prepare you to compete in the Solar Decathlon? In the spirit of Emerson, "Self Reliance," from Middlebury, will be the only submission from a liberal arts school to the Department of Energy's architectural competition.

PHOTOS: $14 Million Ray Kappe Design In Brentwood

The Huffington Post | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 07.08.2011 | Los Angeles

Ray Kappe's Brentwood architectural has been listed and re-listed since late 2008, and it's on the market again with a price tag of $14 million. With ...

Plan ForYourArt April 15-21

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Each Week, ForYourArt highlights select cultural offerings throughout the week ahead to help you Plan ForYourArt.

Plan ForYourArt, March 4-10

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

The inaugural exhibition for the newly expanded, Richard Meier-designed Gagosian Gallery includes new large-scale photographic work by Andreas Gursky.

Plan ForYourArt, February 19-23

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

This week in Plan ForYourArt, I preview the final reception and concert for the exhibition All Time Greatest, an interactive performance by Lucky Dragons, and more.

PLAN ForYourArt, February 11-14

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Each Week, ForYourArt highlights select cultural offerings throughout the week ahead to help you Plan ForYourArt.

PLAN ForYourArt, February 4-7

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Every week, ForYourArt highlights select cultural offerings throughout the week ahead to help you Plan ForYourArt.