Lotte World Tower in Seoul

Knocking One World Trade Center out of the world’s top five tallest buildings is the new Lotte World Tower, which opened to the public April 3, 2017. This 123 floor, solar powered building in Seoul, Korea has additional record breaking features: World’s highest glass-bottomed observation deck, fastest elevator, and the highest ...

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Le Corbusier’s Color: As Vital as Water and Fire

An extremely rare first edition of Le Corbusier’s 1931 interactive design guide Polychromie Architecturale: Die Farbenklaviaturen was recently up for auction at New York’s Swann Auction Galleries. The book includes pop-up and pull-out sections, based on his approach to color. It was originally created for Swiss ...

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San Francisco’s Expressive Lights of Color

San Francisco’s City Hall has been lit in various colors for years , but recently to celebrate the 100th birthday of City Hall, a new lighting system was installed. The old system was installed during the mid-1990s, following damage from the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake. City workers climbed onto the balconies, ledges and roof of City Hall to install colored gels ...

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Lusive Building

Light Source

From the Pacific, travel Interstate 10 east — the old Route 66 — until you've almost reached the dim sum palaces of San Gabriel. Get off the freeway just before, wind your way past taco stands and warehouses into East L.A., and you'll soon arrive at Lusive — 85,000 square feet of inspiration & imagination, design & development, labor & light.