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Exploring Earth-based Construction Methods When we think of architecture, we often think of huge glass and steel structures or conventional homes with wooden frames. While these are the most common type of structures built…
Focused on Perfection Living in Southern California, it’s nearly impossible to avoid the motion picture industry. It’s everywhere. From the little yellow and black corrugated plastic signs denoting the location of shoots, to street…
Part 3: Speakers Trying to buy speakers is tough. Like anything stereo related, the experience of listening to a piece of music through a pair of speakers is entirely dependent on an almost limitless number…
Part 2: Integrated Amplifiers In our first installment of our guide to building a budget hi-fi for vinyl we covered turntables but they’re just the first piece in a chain of equipment that ends…
Part 1 of V3llum’s Guide to Turntables, Stereos, Speakers and Records Ever since the announcement of the cassette tape in the 1980s or the 8-track before it, people have predicting the end of the…
An Afternoon In John Lautner's Masterpiece Los Angeles has always been something of a Mecca to those of us who truly love modern architecture. The mild climate, accumulated wealth, and preference for single-family homes…
Blackbirds by Barbara Bestor and LocalConstruct For over a century now, Los Angeles’ solution to the problem of perpetual population influx has been to expand outward. The city has swollen and engulfed smaller communities…
By Rob Corder/Rocor ("Charles and Ray Eames; Leg splint, c.1942. Molded plywood. LA County Museum") [CC BY-NC 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.0/)], via Flickr The Medical Device That Changed Design Forever Almost anyone who has even a passing…
Buildings That Shape The Look of the “New” LA Carol M. Highsmith [Public domain or Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons 1. Disney Concert Hall (111 South Grand Ave, Los Angeles) - It is impossible to…
Historic Buildings That Define Los Angeles By Luke Jones (originally posted to Flickr as Bradbury Hotel) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons 1. Bradbury Building (304 W Broadway, Downtown Los Angeles) - The Bradbury…
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