Malin Residence, AKA the Chemosphere

Malin Residence, AKA the Chemosphere

The Malin Residence was initially designed and built in 1960 by famed architect John Lautner. It really looks like a spaceship, with its octagon shape and one-story height. What others can’t see is that the actual house is perched on a 5-ft wide concrete pole 30 feet...
John Storer House: Home to Frank Lloyd Wright Architecture

John Storer House: Home to Frank Lloyd Wright Architecture

The John Storer House was originally built and designed for the physician in 1923 by none other than noted architect Frank Lloyd Wright as part of a series of four Mayan Revival style textile-block houses. This was a series of houses that Frank Lloyd Wright built in...
Frank Gehry’s Walt Disney Concert Hall

Frank Gehry’s Walt Disney Concert Hall

Walt Disney is such a powerful name that the minute you hear it, your mind starts circling around all of the Disney accomplishments. So it only stands to reason that the concert hall that bears his name, Walt Disney Concert Hall, would be nothing less than...
Instagrammable Architecture

Instagrammable Architecture

There’s no doubt that architects are influenced by many different factors, ranging from spiritual beliefs of the client and environmental conditions, to current social trends, property location, and even cultural influences. Surprisingly, we may now add Instagram to...
ADG Reflects and Shines a Light on It

ADG Reflects and Shines a Light on It

As we look forward towards the new year, let’s take a moment to reflect on the legacies of the architects and newsmakers we’ve met through the blogs we shared with you. In one way or another, they have had an influence on our lives today.  Here’s our roundup of...