New Architecture Los Angeles

Kelley,Mike
Publisher: Prestel
Binding: Hardback
Language: English
Pages: 224
Measurements: 25.10 x 28.80 cm

Some of the world’s leading architects are making their mark on Los Angeles’s cityscape with exciting and innovative projects. Fifty of the most striking buildings are profiled in this book that features every type of architecture–houses, municipal structures, art museums, office buildings, performance spaces, and houses of worship. Some of the world’s leading design firms, including Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Eric Owen Moss Architects, Selldorf Architects, and wHY Architecture, have contributed to the city’s structural vernacular. While the projects here are as varied as the luminous Walt Disney Concert Hall by Gehry Partners and Bestor Architecture’s compact housing development named “Blackbirds,” each building embraces an unmistakably Californian aesthetic reimagined for a new century. With all new original photography, this is the first book to focus on the surge of creative building that has taken place in Los Angeles in the new millennium.

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