Los Angeles architect Linda Taalman made a rare visit to Le Corbusier’s fraught masterpiece, the capitol complex of the city of Chandigarh. Here she offers her take on Corbu’s vision for a modern India.
With its mild climate, endless surf, and amazing views of the Andes, Chile is an ideal destination for nature lovers. It also has a distinctly modern side, as evidenced by our following favorite houses and hideaways.
It’s been the talk of L.A. since the design was revealed in June: the Pritzker Prize–winning Swiss architect’s amoebic reinterpretation of the east campus of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA). If you are unable to see the LACMA exhibition dedicated to the design before it closes September 15, here are a few shots from the show, and background about the proposed project.
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BioLite, the makers of outdoors equipment, are soon to launch a new companion piece to their popular CampStove: the KettlePot. The accessory "pours like a kettle and cooks like a pot" and weighs just under one pound. Moreover, the piece is sized so that it rests snugly atop the stove for more efficient heating and is large enough so that the stove itself nests inside for less bulk when traveling. Due out this fall for $49.95.