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.
SolarSkin is available in any number of colors and patterns, is compatible with every major panel manufacturer, and is available for both new and existing roofs. The end result is essentially a kind of camouflage for the typically drab photovoltaic panel.
News of Hawthorne’s change in job title comes as the region and the city grapple with an ever-increasing housing affordability crisis, a worsening homelessness epidemic, and as the city repairs to host the 2028 Olympic games.
Dr. Balkrishna Doshi is the 45th Pritzker Prize Laureate for his immense contributions to architecture, education, and socially-conscious urban planning, and the first architect from India to win the prize.