Antonio Pacheco

West Editor, The Architect's Newspaper

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“Rock Day L.A.” turns Sixth Street Bridge rubble into memorabilia

Celebrating a peculiar form preservation, Los Angeles City Councilmember José Huizar and the Los Angeles Bureau of Engineering will be teaming up on August 13th to host “Rock Day L.A.,” an event focused around handing out roughly 1,000 pieces of the iconic
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L.A. transit initiative, which could generate $860 million annually, will officially be on November ballot

Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (Metro) proposed ballot initiative, Measure M, was unanimously approved yesterday by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, clearing a final hurdle that allows the sale tax-raising initiative to officially be placed on the November ballot. Measure M,…
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34-story tower coming to L.A.’s historic theater district

American subsidiary of Shanghai Construction Group, SCG America (SCGA) is working to erect a 34-story high-rise along Downtown Los Angeles’s up-and-coming Broadway Theatre District. The project, among the first works of new construction along the stately, urban corridor that's home to L.A.’s mostly-vacant historic theaters and playhouses, will…
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SXSW Eco announces 2016 Place by Design finalists

South by Southwest Eco (SXSW Eco), an environmentally- and socially-conscious event occurring alongside the more well-known South By Southwest music and technology gathering in Austin, Texas has released its list of this year’s 36 finalists for its public space design competition, Place by…
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Pop, supergraphics, and eclecticism: The L.A. cool of Design, Bitches

Catherine Johnson and Rebecca Rudolph, cofounders of the multidisciplinary firm Design, Bitches, recently moved their four-person office from Rudolph’s home to a not-yet-gentrified nook of L.A.’s Glassell Park. Aside from a homey corner store, their mid-block storefront is the only other obviously inhabited shop in the area. But…