Occidental College Mayor Eric Garcetti and Christopher Hawthorne

Architecture Critic Christopher Hawthorne Will be Los Angeles’ New Chief Design Officer

After 14 years, Hawthorne is leaving his job as architecture critic at the Los Angeles Times to fill a new role in city government. By Sara Johnson Today architecture critic Christopher Hawthorne announced that he is leaving his position at the Los Angeles Times, a job he has...
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Opal Sands Resort: A New Gem on Clearwater Beach

An NBWW Designed Resort Makes the New U.S. coastal hotels in time for summer – CNN.com

By Chadner Navarro, Special to CNN Opal Sands Resort (Clearwater Beach, Florida) Standing 15 stories tall, the curved architecture of this 230-room resort is meant to give every guest fabulous views of the Gulf of Mexico, which are especially stunning at sunset....
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Miami Beach moves to clean up Ocean Drive

Ocean Drive City-appointed task force calls for measures like upgrading lighting, boosting police presence By James Teeple After years of complaints about out-of-control noise, petty crime and sidewalks crowded with tables and oversized umbrellas, Miami Beach is taking steps to...
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A Majority of Architecture Firms are Considering Mergers and Acquisitions | Architect Magazine | Business, Economics, Economic Development, Economic Conditions, Research, Jamie Claire Kiser, ZweigWhite, Zweig Group

A new survey by Zweig Group finds that 78 percent of design firms are considering either merging with or acquiring another company. By Caroline Massie Research consulting firm Zweig Group (formerly ZweigWhite) has released a report that found a rise in the number of architecture...
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Beyond South Beach: Miami’s downtown booms

Nancy Trejos, USA TODAY MIAMI—At 6:30 p.m. on a Wednesday, 55 people are locked in a downward dog pose in a downtown pavilion by Biscayne Bay. It doesn’t matter that it’s uncharacteristically cold and rainy. Instructor Paul Richardson is committed to keeping the yoga...
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