Antonio Pacheco

West Editor, The Architect's Newspaper

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Art and architecture highlights from Coachella

2016’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival kicked off this weekend in typical fashion: hit and under-sung musical acts playing late into the night, torturous sunshine interrupted by shade-giving monumental art. Amid the raucous tumult of teenagers and festival bros were a collection of large artworks commissioned specifically for the…

Architect Norman Millar has passed away

A celebrated educator and practicing architect, Millar had been at the helm of his firm, Norman Millar Architects since 1985, focusing on contemporary residential designs. Millar was named Dean of Woodbury’s School of Architecture in 1999; he ushered in that university’s recent boom in enrollment, accolades, and expansion.…

Lake and Bake

Having built over 10,000 units in the San Francisco Bay Area—6,000 of which have been affordable housing—David Baker Architects is a leader in navigating the complex public-private partnerships necessary to build affordable housing today. The San Francisco firm, founded in 1982, recently completed work on Lakeside Senior Apartments, a compact,…

“A Bit of the Upper West Side in the Valley”

  Roger Ferris + Partners's Screenland Lofts signal high-rise living over the hills of Los Angeles. For those who know Burbank, it's a city synonymous with film and television industries, namely NBC, Disney, Warner Brothers, and Nichelodeon. Well, movie studios and soon the country’s largest IKEA

GSAPP’s House Housing exhibit comes to The Schindler House

Like many cities across the country, Los Angeles is suffering from a chronic shortage of housing, period. So, it's quite timely that House Housing: An Untimely History of Architecture and Real Estate in Thirty­ One Episodes is set to arrive April 9. The exhibition,…

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Full Hauser

Creative Space and Selldorf Architects team up for L.A.'s newest museum-inspired gallery. Joshua Targownik/Courtesy Hauser Wirth & Schimmel

Like so many things in Los Angeles right now, Hauser Wirth & Schimmel’s new West Coast outpost, housed in the sprawling former corporate offices and industrial facilities for Globe Mills flour, is…

Editorial>What’s next for the West

I grew up surrounded by the quotidian environment of Los Angeles’s working-class San Fernando Valley. The endless tract homes, parking lots, and freeways felt incongruous with the diversity of cultures and people otherwise present. When I became inspired to study architecture, it was mostly so I could travel,…