When was the last time you actually borrowed an egg from the guy next door? Do your friends show up in your social media feeds more often than in your backyard? Do you even know your neighbors’ names—and would they know if you needed help?Maybe that’s why what’s old is new again in housing, from […]
As a controversial plan to expand the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) San Diego campus by Selldorf Architects forges ahead, Denise Scott Brown and other notable figures have come out in defense of a 1995 Venturi Scott Brown Associates-designed postmodern addition to the complex that is in danger of being altered.
A California judge denied a case brought forth by the Los Angeles Conservancy against developers that would have forced the developer to save a 1960s-era Lytton Savings bank designed by Los Angeles architect Kurt Meyer located on the project site.
The proposal aims to stitch together an existing cultural campus in the Pacific Ocean-adjacent enclave by activating and extending a grand pedestrian plaza located on the site with a monumental staircase inspired by the steps at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
Tensions over historic resources and the city’s housing needs may have created a unusual compromise in East Village. Proposed designs for the latest housing complex would put a seven-story apartment building directly on top of a historic home.
The Manchester Pacific Gateway development developed by San Diego-based Manchester Financial Group will bring over 3 million square feet of mixed-use development and a 1.9-acre park to eight waterfront blocks in the downtown area.
San Diego’s commercial districts are about to join a growing international trend called “placemaking,” where empty spaces get transformed into pedestrian plazas, painted murals or areas with decorative lighting.