Description - New Architecture Los Angeles by Mike Kelley
This exhilarating and richly illustrated guide to Los Angeles's most exciting new buildings establishes the city as a mecca for forward-thinking and environmentally conscious architecture. Some of the world's leading architects are making their mark on Los Angeles's cityscape with exciting and innovative projects. Fifty of the most striking buildings are profiled in this book that features every type of architecture - houses, municipal structures, art museums, office buildings, performance spaces, and houses of worship. Some of the world's leading design firms, including Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Eric Owen Moss Architects, Selldorf Architects, and wHY Architecture, have contributed to the city's structural vernacular. While the projects here are as varied as the luminous Walt Disney Concert Hall by Gehry Partners and Bestor Architecture's compact housing development named "Blackbirds," each building embraces an unmistakably Californian aesthetic reimagined for a new century. With original photography, this is the first book to focus on the surge of creative building that has taken place in Los Angeles in the new millennium. AUTHORS: Mike Kelley has photographed architectural interiors and exteriors all over the world. He lives in Los Angeles. Brooke Hodge is Director of Architecture and Design at the Palm Springs Art Museum. SELLING POINTS: . LA is becoming a new mecca for creative practitioners from around the world. It is rapidly transforming its architectural footprint with bold new buildings ranging from residential to commercial to cultural institutions. . The book features new work by the likes of Bjarke Ingels Group, Diller Scofidio & Renfro as well as local firms like Eric Owen Moss and Michael Maltzan Architecture. . This book is the next in a series after the successful New Architecture London, ISBN 9783791382784 (2017) and New Architecture New York ISBN 9783791383682 (2017). . Each spread features newly commissioned photography by Mike Kelley and the book has 200 colour photographs. 200 colour images
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