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  • Solar Decathlon 2013 winner is Team Austria

    Solar Decathlon 2013 winner is Team Austria
    Austrian students from the Vienna University of Technology edged out the University of Nevada Las Vegas and 17 other collegiate teams Saturday in Irvine to win the 2013 Solar Decathlon, the closest finish to the sustainable house design competition...
  • Commentary: Newport-Mesa architecture is unimaginative

    Nearly 40 years ago, I interviewed Newport Beach architect William Ficker and asked why most of the major buildings in the Newport-Mesa area lacked strong architectural design. Ficker's answer was that it requires a mature community to accept strong...
  • PIMCO to build in Newport Center

    After looking at properties throughout Orange County, financial services giant PIMCO has agreed in principle to stay in Newport Beach and build its new corporate headquarters in Newport Center, according to a Sunday announcement by the Irvine Co. The...
  • Replacement foliage, trees to be chosen

    A replacement for the Irvine Avenue eucalyptus trees will likely be chosen Wednesday night at a joint meeting between the Newport Beach and Costa Mesa parks commissions. City arborists and landscape architects recommend a mix of date palms, African...
  • City tells investor to stop work on Neutra building

    City tells investor to stop work on Neutra building
    Newport Beach city officials recently ordered a real instate investor to stop gutting the interior of an office building designed by celebrated modernist architect Richard Neutra. It is the latest dispute concerning the Mariners Medical Arts building,...
  • Irvine Co. opens village-like communities

    The design behind the Village of Cypress, the latest in the Irvine Co. village-concept communities in Irvine, is something between a comfortable neighborhood and resort-style living, company officials said. The first of 1,677 brand-new apartments and...
  • OCMA's annual art and architecture tour returns

    OCMA's annual art and architecture tour returns
    NEWPORT BEACH — When Paul and Angelique Julian purchased their 2,650-square-foot mid-century home in Dover Shores, they knew that they had found the perfect place to raise a family. However, the early 1960s home on Nautilus Lane needed a...
  • Costa Mesa's past comes to life

    Costa Mesa's past comes to life
    Starting at 7 a.m. Nov. 6, Allyson Jones Wong strapped herself into a safety harness and climbed atop a boomlift. Working nonstop until the light ebbed at 5 p.m. almost every day, she overlooked exhaustion and illness. Her sole focus: to paint. "I was...
  • Corona del Mar Today: City saves holiday weekend beach concessions with food trucks

    The Big Corona Beach concessions stand won't be open by Memorial Day weekend as planned, but city staff scrambled and arranged for Wahoo's food trucks to be on hand from Saturday through Monday. Wahoo's owners, who also own the Rooster Cafe in Costa...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Learn more about the Civic Center

    Corona del Mar Today: Learn more about the Civic Center
    Architect Peter Bohlin, who designed Newport Beach's new Civic Center project, will discuss the facility at a free event at the Central Library at 7 p.m. Monday. "The New Civic Center: A Vision for the Future" will be open to the public on a first-come,...
  • Architect speaks on Newport's Civic Center

    Architect speaks on Newport's Civic Center
    Undulating wooden waves borne on glittering glass. Shaded walkways facing walls covered in green. An oculus that will let in light like an eye. And a giant Gore-Tex and polymer sail that will glow in the night. These are all elements of architecture firm...
  • Friends of the Libraries: Resources available for children's books of all levels

    You may have read Monday's article in the Los Angeles Times about James Patterson and his goal to steer children to reading. He considers himself "an evangelist for reading who believes in the power of reading to improve the school experience and...