architecture

The Hottest Act in Vegas: Vdara Death Ray

This is like magnifying glasses and ants, only a mega casino is the magnifying glass and tourists are the ants. Somewhere in that analogy there’s poetry… Check out how the hot Las Vegas sun gets intensified to fry sunbathers at the pool: >> Link: BLDGBLOG: Las Vegas Death Ray

Modern Design Voyeurism in Venice: the 2010 AIA Los Angeles Spring Home Tour

If I weren’t so diligent about saving money right now, I’d be signing up for this weekend’s AIA Los Angeles Spring Home Tour (the 2010 tour is called “Modern Design Voyeurism in Venice, CA“). There look to be some pretty cool homes on the tour. If you go, please take some pictures and let me …

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Dwell on Design

For those of you in LA, and/or for all the architecture and design lovers out there, check out Dwell on Design this coming weekend at the LA Convention Center. Sponsored by Dwell Magazine, it will feature speakers, exhibits, tours, awards, and more–all about design, sustainability, and architecture. See you there!