Through five subsections of its Fall exhibit, the Austrian Cultural Forum New York proves how Austrian architects have influenced the spaces around us in all three dimensions. Until February 17th,… Read more A Peak into “Resident Alien,” New York’s nod to Austrian Architects →
Thursday, October 24th, 7 PM–Architecture Professor Christoper Long, who specializes in Central European architecture at UT Austin, will be lecturing on the Groags at a BookPeople event in Austin, TX.… Read more BookPeople Hosts Groag Lecture →
We’re pleased to announce that DoppelHouse Press has received a grant from the Graham Foundation for Jacques and Jacqueline Groag, Architect and Designer: Two Hidden Figures of the Viennese Modern Movement by architecture… Read more Graham Foundation awards DoppelHouse with a grant for new art & architecture book →
“For designers, LA-o-philes, architects & artists, futurists & historians, this is an indispensable tour of the bones and blueprints of our unique city.” Read more….
2. MicroparcelizationDingbat apartments, with their famously vulnerable “soft story,” are at the heart of the new Los Angeles earthquake retrofitting law. Read the LA Times article for an in depth look at this city-wide issue.
The book’s central matter, the field guide to dingbats, will change the way you see L.A.
Almost every Angelino has a dingbat story. It might be a tale of love and loss in a sixties-era apartment complex or a joke about a friend who lived in stucco box in West L.A. with “stoner” scrawled across the facade in fancy script….
We spoke to editors Thurman Grant and Joshua G. Stein about what we can still learn from the lowly dingbat.
How did the Dingbat 2.0 competition come about?