Sewage Treatment in Los Angeles – Where Does the Waste Go?

Every time you flush your toilet you use the City of Los Angeles’ sewage treatment infrastructure. But what exactly happens to that waste once it enters the sewer system and where does it go? Those are just a few of the questions that I sought to answer when I arranged a tour of the Bureau […]

Next Up: LA River

This Saturday Archinect and the A+D Museum team up to present a live podcasting event focused on the Los Angeles River’s future. Dubbed Next Up: LA River, the event is designed to build on the robust public dialogue and debate surrounding the River that is engaging the general public in increasing numbers.

Living with Art at the Weisman Estate

While I love spending time in museums and galleries, one of my favorite places to experience art is in a private home. It’s there I not only encounter individual pieces of creative expression, but a highly personal context for the collected works. That context can imbue the art with additional meaning, as can the way in which […]

Rock Day LA – Own a Piece of the 6th Street Viaduct

If you’ve been following the 6th Street Viaduct Replacement Project, you probably know that the old bridge is being demolished because a chemical process in the cement supports, known alkali silica reaction, has made the structure seismically vulnerable. While demolition is well underway, it’s far from complete, which means the project is still generating a […]

Tour the Historic Capitol Records Studios in Hollywood 

When I learned that Capitol Studios planned to celebrate its 60th anniversary by hosting tours of its historic facility, I immediately purchased a ticket. After all, this was my chance to get inside one of the most iconic mid-century modern buildings in Los Angeles.

Announcing UCLA Art Walk – A Self-Guided Tour

I’m very excited to announce the publication of the first Curating Los Angeles walking tour. Titled UCLA Art Walk, this self-guided tour takes you on a leisurely walk through the northeast section of UCLA and focuses on the area’s impressive collection of public art, distinctive architecture and fascinating history.

Los Angeles Convention Center Design Schemes Made Public

Now that AEG has cancelled its plans to build a football stadium adjacent to the convention center in downtown Los Angeles, the city is moving forward with plans to expand and improve the existing facility. Central to that effort is the selection of a design team – a process that is well underway.