Daniel Tobin Selected to Design AIDS Memorial in West Hollywood

© Daniel Tobin

The City Council has selected Australian designer Daniel Tobin to build an AIDS memorial for Park. As stated by the non-profit Foundation for an AIDS Monument, Tobin’s of 341 vertical strands “functions as a destination piece — recognizable as an AIDS monument, leaving no question about the work when you leave the space.” It will represent the 5,000 Americans how had died of AIDS-related causes or who are living with HIV.  You can learn more about Tobin’s selection and design, here.

La Brea Affordable Housing / Patrick Tighe + John V. Mutlow

© Architecture / Bran Arifin

Architects: Patrick Tighe, John V. Mutlow
Location: West Hollywood, CA,
Area: 50000.0 ft2
Year: 2014
Photographs: Patrick Tighe Architecture / Bran Arifin, Art Gray Photography

Shortlist for West Hollywood Park Project Announced

via Langdon Wilson International. Image Courtesy of City of

In a city known for its sprawl, things are about to get a lot greener. The City of West Hollywood recently unveiled the three finalists for the West Hollywood Park Project, including entries from LPA (with Rios Clementi Hale), Frederick Fisher and Partners (with CMG) and Langdon Wilson.

The park will cover over 5 acres of (soon to be) green space in the middle of Los Angeles, although at a slight cost. A number of existing buildings will be demolished to make way for the park, including a library, office park, and swimming pool complex. New structures will likely include a recreation and community centre, as well as various playground facilities scattered around the park.

Matthew Marks Gallery / ZELLNERPLUS

© Joshua White

Architects: ZELLNERPLUS
Location: West Hollywood, ,
Project Team: Ariel Claudet, Ingrid Dennert, Kurt V. Franz, Nathan Moore, Darin Vieria, Seth Weiner, Peter Zellner
Area: 3,000 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Joshua White

Orange Grove / Brooks + Scarpa Architects

© Marvin Rand

Architects: Brooks + Scarpa Architects
Location: West Hollywood, ,
Project Team: Lawrence Scarpa, FAIA – Principal- in-Charge. Angela Brooks, AIA, Silke Clemens, Vanessa Hardy, Ching Luk, Project Architect, Gwynne Pugh, AIA, Lawrence Scarpa, Katrin Terstegen – Project Design Team
Structural Engineering: Oxford Engineering MEP: Helfman Halloossim
Client: Urban Environments, Inc.
General Contrator: Becker General Contractors – Sandy Becker
Project Area: 6,700 sq. ft.
Photographs: Marvin Rand

Red Building / Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects

Courtesy of StudioAMD

The new addition to the Pacific Design Center in , California, which spans 40 years of design and construction, is the Red Building by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects. The first phase of the three-part composition is the Blue Building was completed in 1975 by Cesar Pelli when he was Partner for Design at Gruen Associates. The Green Building and an outpost for the Museum of Contemporary was added in 1988. The Red Building is a programmatic addition to the showrooms and museum of the first two structures.

More on this project after the break.