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POLY CANYON ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN VILLAGE: SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA

The 9-acre Experimental Structures Facility hidden in the hills behind California Polytechnic State University is an architectural treasure trove containing a quirky array of experimental structures built by teams of architecture and design students between 1963 and 2009.  

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FROM HUGHES TO HERCULES

In the 1940’s Howard Hughes bought 380 acres of the Ballona wetlands to build a private airport. During WWII his Hughes Aircraft Company built numerous hangers on the site including the massive wooden hangar where the reclusive business tycoon built […]

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BROAD LODE

By now you have either been to The Broad or at least felt like you’ve been to it after watching this weeks coverage of its grand debut in DTLA. If you haven’t been, stop here and go see it for […]

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WAYFARERS CHAPEL

Located on a knoll overlooking the ocean at Portuguese Bend, the “Glass Church” was designed by Lloyd Wright, architect and son of Frank Lloyd Wright.      

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THE MOSAIC HOUSE

Living within the art you create.      

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SEA RANCH CHAPEL

Designed in 1984 by James T. Hubbell, a San Diego-based architect known for his focus on blending art & architecture into the natural spaces, this non-denominational chapel sits on a tree-studded meadow off Highway 1, overlooking the Sonoma Coast.   […]

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HARD LUCK MINE CASTLE

A private tour of Randy Johnston’s remote 4-story, 8,000-square-foot desert castle which has been under construction for the past 16 years.      

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DONALD C TILLMAN WATER RECLAMATION PLANT

Treating poo never looked so good.    

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ARCOSANTI

Paolo Soleri’s futuristic desert utopia where architecture and ecology intersect.      

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BIOSPHERE 2

Exploring The Glass-Encased Artificial Earth In The Arizona Desert.    

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