SEED House Brings Green Home Building To Los Angeles' Lower-Income Communities

SEED House Brings Green Home Building To Los Angeles' Lower-Income Communities

The SEED House is designed as a small residential building with a variety of spaces that will serve three important purposes; classroom space, practice space, and community outreach. A…

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Recycled SUV Rims as Natural Art

Recycled SUV Rims as Natural Art

No animals were poached, bred, killed or otherwise harmed in the making of Kromatorium, a blinding collection of bones and beasts. The new series of eco-friendly art was created by…

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World’s First LEED Platinum Airplane Hanger

World’s First LEED Platinum Airplane Hanger

At approximately 52,000 square feet, 10,000 of which is dedicated to office space the hanger is big enough to hold corporate gets as large as the Boeing Business Jet 757-200 along with…

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PARK(ing) Day LA 2011: Streets are for the People

PARK(ing) Day LA 2011: Streets are for the People

Cities around the world will be greener at least for one day with the return of PARK(ing) Day on Friday, September 16th. What started as a modest experimental urban intervention in 2005…

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Cal State LA Activates New Solar Installation

Cal State LA Activates New Solar Installation

Cal State University, Los Angeles further bolstered its reputation as a "green" campus with the installation of a new photovoltaic (PV) system on campus. The 77 panel system was…

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Green-Roofed Los Angeles Holocaust Museum by Hagy Belzberg is Buried Underground

Green-Roofed Los Angeles Holocaust Museum by Hagy Belzberg is Buried Underground

The green roof is planted with local flora and is naturally irrigated. It also extends to the adjacent Pan Pacific Park, integrating itself into the city's green spaces. The peaceful…

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David Hertz's Panel House Made With Prefab Industrial Refrigeration Walls

David Hertz's Panel House Made With Prefab Industrial Refrigeration Walls

Located on a 28 x 89 foot lot on the Ocean Front Walk in Venice Beach, the narrow home takes advantage of the entire lot. The three story, four bedroom home relies on natural…

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Green-Roofed Art Center College of Design's South Campus Connects With Downtown Pasadena

Green-Roofed Art Center College of Design's South Campus Connects With Downtown Pasadena

The supersonic wind tunnel facility was used by aircraft companies to test their designs in the mid-20th century until after the Cold War. Afterwards Dacor Corporation bought it for…

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John Lautner Turns 100

John Lautner Turns 100

John Lautner’s architecture has become an iconic backdrop to the mid-century architecture movement in the City of Los Angeles. His homes have played starring roles in movies such as…

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Tesla Motors LA Flagship Store is Red Hot & Green

Tesla Motors LA Flagship Store is Red Hot & Green

Located on Santa Monica Boulevard in Westwood, the Tesla showroom is far more than what you'd expect from a car dealership. More like a boutique, it caters to its customers striving to…

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