Los Angeles – The American Institute of Architects/Los Angeles is hosting an Exhibition of photographer and architect Richard J. Levy’s portfolio. According to the AIA/LA, the Exhibition will display limited edition photographic prints from the Library of Congress archive. [Read more…] about Historic American Buildings Survey
Arts & Culture
According to the American Planning Association (APA), successful planners should have a variety of skills, one of which is “the ability to solve problems using a balance of technical competence, creativity, and hardheaded pragmatism.” While technical competence and pragmatism are often discussed by planning scholars and practitioners alike, creativity seems to be missing from the conversation. [Read more…] about Creativity in Planning
The Architecture and Design Museum’s current exhibit, running through Sept. 4, is “Rethink LA: Perspectives on a Future City.” The show at the Wilshire Boulevard museum looks at the city 55 years after the Federal Highway Act was instituted and 50 years after the Pacific Electric Railway was dismantled. [Read more…] about Rethink LA Exhibit Looks at City’s Future
Historically, people have had a way of expressing their displeasure with government and society. I am not condoning such behavior, but it is a reality. We are seeing this today in England. In the United States, Philadelphia has had some problems in the streets, as well.
In the late 1960’s and early 1970’s many cities experienced riots in the streets and considerable property damage. [Read more…] about Boston’s Summerthing