USA Travel 2016

Always the Student/Architect

In January 2016 I traveled to Los Angeles to visit family and I took this opportunity to visit a few architectural landmarks, including the Broad and the Petersen Automotive Museum  in LA and Taliesin West in Arizona.

The Broad, LA

The Broad #laarchitecture #thebroad

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Opened in September 2015, the Broad in Downtown Los Angeles is a contemporary museum that has quickly gained popularity (leading to wait times of between 30 minutes and 3 hours). Designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro, notable for the Blur Building in Yverdon and the High Line in New York, this museum utilises an innovative ‘veil-and-vault’ concept. The vault, containing the collections that aren’t currently on display, is expressed as a sculptural mass that divides the two storeys of gallery space while shaping the movement through the building. The veil shell of the building facilitates the large…

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