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Korean American museum design calls for a lush rooftop garden and a sense of mystery

Thom Mayne's Morphosis plans an L.A. center with a windowless facade that spurs curiosity and sculptural forms that echo the mountains of Korea. Source: Korean...

A clean energy breakthrough could be buried deep beneath rural Utah

Los Angeles hopes to store solar and wind power in underground salt caverns, to help replace a giant coal plant. Source: A clean energy breakthrough...

Stripping Away Concrete Builds Community – and Better Health – in Milwaukee – Next City

Source: Stripping Away Concrete Builds Community – and Better Health – in Milwaukee – Next City

Architects Turned the U.S.-Mexico Border Wall Into a Playscape – TIME

Source: Architects Turned the U.S.-Mexico Border Wall Into a Playscape - TIME

Cities With Good Public Transit Lure New Startups – CityLab

A NEW STUDY FINDS A CLOSE CONNECTION BETWEEN TRANSIT ACCESS AND STARTUPS OF ALL TYPES. Source: Cities With Good Public Transit Lure New Startups -...

Has the Time Come for City-Run Public Banks? – CityLab

Source: Has the Time Come for City-Run Public Banks? - CityLab

As Temperatures Climb, A New Push To Keep Workers Safe | California Healthline

Source: As Temperatures Climb, A New Push To Keep Workers Safe | California Healthline

Maps Reveal Where the Creative Class Is Growing – CityLab

Source: Maps Reveal Where the Creative Class Is Growing - CityLab

MWD’s New Chair, Gloria Gray, Prioritizes Reliability of Supply & Affordability | The Planning Report

Source: MWD’s New Chair, Gloria Gray, Prioritizes Reliability of Supply & Affordability | The Planning Report

Oregon’s Single-Family Zoning Ban Was a ‘Long Time Coming’

THE STATE’S NEW UPZONING BILL WOULD BE HISTORIC. BUT OREGON HAS LONG BEEN A PIONEER IN TIGHT LAND-USE CONTROLS THAT PROMOTE DENSE URBAN DEVELOPMENT. Source:...

What Cities Can Do to Help Birds and Bees Survive

Pollinators—the wildlife that shuffle pollen between flowers—are being decimated. But they may still thrive with enough help from urban humans. Source: What Cities Can Do...

This Indian City Is Running Out of Water, Impacting 4.6 Million People

The sixth-largest city in India is running out of water for nearly 4.6 million people Source: This Indian City Is Running Out of Water, Impacting...

XPRIZE Announces Winners

The winning XPRIZE team, GEBCO-NF Alumni. XPRIZE, which designs and operates incentive competitions to solve humanity’s grand challenges, has announced the winners of the $7M...

Bill Gates: This is what we need to do to tackle climate change | World Economic Forum

Source: Bill Gates: This is what we need to do to tackle climate change | World Economic Forum

‘How Can You Not Love Color?’: Damien Hirst Explains How Bonnard Inspired His New Gagosian Show

Damien Hirst has offered a sneak peek into a new body of work, titled the “Veil Paintings,” set to debut at GagosianBeverly Hills next month....

Want to Work in the Arts? Here’s Where You Should Live

Want to know where you are most likely to get a job in culture—and be paid well for it? A new report released yesterday...

This new solar-powered device can pull water straight from the desert air

You can’t squeeze blood from a stone, but wringing water from the desert sky is now possible, thanks to a new spongelike device that...

Group created to provide more resources for Pacoima and Tujunga washes

LOS ANGELES >> A state Assembly committee voted 12-0 Wednesday to pass legislation that will provide more resources and assistance to the Pacoima Wash...

It’s not an attack on the arts, it’s an attack on communities.

Things could get worse, much worse. The president’s proposed budget eliminates much of the government’s long-standing commitment to the arts, to science, to education,...

The Garcetti Decade

In 2009, Los Angeles magazine put a picture of Antonio Villaraigosa, newly elected to a second term as mayor, on its cover beneath a...

After a cameo in ‘La La Land,’ Angels Flight railway on track to reopen

LOS ANGELES >> The news Wednesday that the historic Los Angeles landmark Angels Flight will reopen took Ron Van Deest back in time.The 72-year-old...

California’s next superstorm could affect LA’s water supply

Over the last few weeks, storms slamming California have delivered torrential rain, extensive flooding, and a near-disaster at one of state’s largest reservoirs. But...

‘La La Land’ Director Damien Chazelle Sings Praises of Film-Friendly L.A. Locations

“La La Land” has exploded myths that musicals are mindless and have a hard time at the box office. For the industry, the movie has...

the drought is about to end for L.A.’s Ft. Moore Hill monument

After four decades, the drought is about to end for downtown L.A.'s Ft. Moore Hill monumentIt’s so large, it’s easy not to notice it.Its...