Los Angeles

Skyslide: A stunning glass-bottomed slide that hangs 1,000 feet above Los Angeles

While China is working on the world’s longest and highest glass-encased walkway, Los Angeles has something more terrifying to offer. Say hello to Skyslide, a one-of-a-kind glass-bottomed slide that will get your adrenaline pumping just by looking at it. Perched at a height of over 1,000 feet from the ground, the new attraction is currently…

MAD Architects develops plan for vertical greenery-covered housing complex for Los Angeles

For the ongoing “Shelter: Rethinking How We Live in Los Angeles” exhibition, at the A+D Museum, China-based firm, MAD Architects, has developed an innovative high-density housing scheme, known as Cloud Corridor. Featuring nine greenery-covered skyscrapers, connected by means of sky bridges, the plan is based on the firm’s famous “Shan-Shui City” building concept. (more…)

Renzo Piano’s giant Death Star-lookalike glass globe wins ‘Darth Vader Award’

Italian architect Renzo Piano's controversial Academy Museum of Motion Pictures project has recently been awarded the impressive "Darth Vader Award". Located in Los Angeles, the 75-year-old streamline-moderne May Company building will be renovated and expanded to include the new David Geffen Theatre. The adaptive reuse project will include the construction of an enormous glass and…