Design
Michael Burch Architects First Southern California Firm to Win Prestigious Palladio Award

Michael Burch Architects is honored to be the first Southern California recipient of the prestigious Palladio Award for its design of the Alta Canyada Residence in La Cañada Flintridge. The award was presented in Boston on July 17, 2014. Michael Burch Architects is internationally recognized for its expertise in the Spanish Colonial Revival style. Their work was featured in Diane Keaton’s book California Romantica, The…

‘If You Build It, They Will Nest’ Fun Birdhouse Competition for All Ages Mixes Architecture with Art

Have a birdhouse idea that needs to take wing? Want to give your feathered friends a little leisure lair? The AIA Pasadena & Foothill Chapter of the AIA (PF-AIA), in partnership with the Pasadena Community…

Jacobs Ranks High on Building Design + Construction 2014 Giants List

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. announced today that it earned the #1 spot in several categories on the Building Design + Construction (BD+C) 2014 Giants Survey; which ranks the world’s top architecture, engineering and construction firms…

The Koffa Design Group Introduces the eLearning Design Department

The Koffa Design Group unveiled its new eLearning Design Department. The goal of the department is to provide creative options for businesses that would like to convert their training to eLearning courses. Similar to traditional…

Jack O’ Lanterns Pumpkins to Lighten Up in October

Over a dozen artists will feature their realistic carved pumpkins during the Rise of the Jack O’ Lanterns event at Descanso Gardens in October. Master carver Ray Villafane from New York will feature his pumpkins…

Sunday, November 02

Contemporary Crafts Market: A Hand-Crafted Christmas

…”The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, in hopes their gifts would be Hand-Made with flair!” A traditional poem with a modern twist…

Sunday, November 02

Contemporary Crafts Market: A Hand-Crafted Christmas

.…”The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, in hopes their gifts would be Hand-Made with flair!” A traditional poem with a modern twist…

Wednesday, November 05

Stained Glass in Art & Architecture at Woman’s Club

“The Miracle of Stained Glass,“ it’s creation and colorful role in Art and Architecture from ancient times to the present will be presented by historian…

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New Section of the Huntington’s Chinese Garden Debuts as Phase II Takes Shape

The new Clear and Transcendent pavilion in the Chinese Garden at The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens. Photo: The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens Visitors who thought the Chinese Garden at The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens was beautiful already are in for another feast this March: the unveiling of two new pavilions and a rock grotto as part of Phase II construction of the garden known as Liu Fang Yuan, the Garden of Flowing Fragrance. A group of 23 artisans from Suzhou, China, worked from September 2013 through January 2014 on the three new features…

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