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California, once the epitome of car culture, is now leading the green movement, transitioning away from the internal combustion engine and to some extent the car—and having to rethink how we live, as this extraordinary urban planning manifesto explores.
Title
Renewing the Dream: The Mobility Revolution and the Future of Los Angeles
Author
Edited by James Sanders, Preface by Nik Karalis, Contributions by Frances Anderton and Donald Shoup and Mark Valliantos
Category
Architecture - Urban & Land Use Planning
Buy
https://www.rizzoliusa.com/book/9780847873296
Nestled on 35 acres in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, this hospitality venue includes a 4,000-square-foot clubhouse with reception, meeting space, indoor/outdoor lounge areas, and marketplace, as well as grounds containing customized Airstream trailers, luxury tents, and several cabins, and an expansive clubhouse.
Project name
Autocamp Yosemite
Architecture firm
ANACAPA Architecture
Location
Yosemite, California, USA
Photography
Erin Feinblatt
The design of Block 7B draws inspiration from the industrial quality of the historic site. The building’s massing is informed by its corner location and its relationship with the adjacent tower at Block 7A, designed by Foster + Partners. LMSA worked closely with the Foster team to ensure that the two buildings, which share a mid-block passageway an...
Project name
Power Station Block 7B - Sophie Maxwell Building
Architecture firm
Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects
Location
San Francisco, California, USA
The project is situated on land grant farm that has been a family home since the early 1960's. 68 of the 78 acres is tillable and used for row crops. The remaining ten acres is primarily grassland with approximately one acre of woodland. The design and construction project includes the renovation of two buildings and a new shipping container storag...
Project name
Overbrook Overlook
Architecture firm
BNIM
Location
Overbrook, Kansas, USA
Photography
Kelly Callewaert
Tours, Parties, and Martini Lessons. Benefit Modernist Preservation and Documentation. Saturday-Thursday, February 17th-22nd. Among the Palm Springs Modern events to attend are the Modapalooza tours and parties in homes by Modern and contemporary talents: Donald Wexler, FAIA, Craig Ellwood, and Christopher Kennedy.
Title
Modapalooza Celebrating Palm Springs Modernism
Category
Architecture & Design
Eligibility
Open to public
Register
https://usmodernist.org/modapalooza.htm
Travelers seek lounges as an escape from the anxiety, noise, and commotion of the concourse. Alaska Airlines sought to transform the lounge typology from an exclusive haven for business travelers to a warm, welcoming space where all guests can find refuge—to relax, work, refuel, and connect.
Project name
Alaska Airlines Lounge at SeaTac International Airport
Architecture firm
Graham Baba Architects
Location
SeaTac, Washington, USA
Photography
Andrew Pogue, Ross Eckert, Alaska Airlines
Overlooking the ocean on Mount Desert Island, this family compound comprises two houses: A new ground-up structure, House 7, and the preservation of and addition to an existing mid-century modern pavilion, House 9. Commissioned by a family who have visited this coast for many years, the goal of the project was to create a year-round compound for fa...
Project name
Mount Desert Island Family Compound
Architecture firm
Baird Architects
Location
Mount Desert Island, Maine, USA
Photography
Elizabeth Felicella