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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....

Federal agencies greenlight proposed delta tunnel project

Federal fishery agencies Monday pushed forward a controversial water project that would change the way Northern California supplies are sent to the Southland.The U.S....

Your Questions, Their Answers: Q&A With Simon Birch (Part 3)

How do the paintings fit in? Who influences you as an artist?Painting is of primary importance for me. In a way, everything I do...

All-Star Museums Team Up to Digitize 25 Million Images, Putting Art History Online

Art history just got a lot more accessible. Students, professors, and researchers will soon be able to access some 25 million images of art,...

California population grows to 39.5 million; LA over 4 million

SACRAMENTO, Calif. --California's population rose by 0.85 percent to 39.5 million in 2016.The state added about 335,000 residents last year with the largest increases...

State will send more water to Southern California as it boosts deliveries to highest levels in 11 years

The post-drought good news continued Friday as the State Water Project announced that it was boosting deliveries to the highest levels in 11 years.Most...

ULI Global Awards for Excellence: Wynwood Walls–Miami

Developer: Goldman PropertiesDesigners/consultants: Tony Goldman and Jessica Goldman Srebnick in collaboration with DNB Design Group and Plusurbia, Janet Goldman, Joey Goldman, Marlo Courtney, Daniele Lomoriello, Victor...

If Trump thinks artists are a problem now, just wait: Why history tells us the fight ain’t over

It is all too easy to follow the dollar when considering the White House budget proposal to eliminate our national endowments for the arts...

Chicano art pioneer Frank Romero

From the outside, the red warehouse on West Avenue 34 in Lincoln Heights looks like every other industrial building on the block — the...

Former Santa Monica Museum of Art — now the ICA LA — will open in September with show by Martín Ramírez

Martín Ramírez, the 20th-century outsider artist known for his hallucinatory depictions of trains, tunnels and gentlemanly caballeros on horseback, will kick off the exhibition program...