SEARCH IN BRIEF

 
Diller Scofidio + Renfro edges up in bid for Broad Museum

New York architects Diller Scofidio + Renfro are leading the race to design the Broad Museum in Los Angeles, according to media reports.

Confidential sources told Christopher Hawthorne, the architecture critic at the Los Angeles Times, that billionaire philanthropist Eli Broad is favoring the firm after hearing presentations by six short listed firms. While Broad has been keeping the media guessing as to who will land the high-profile commission another aspect of the project, the selection of a site, is also yet to be determined.

Broad reportedly favors building the museum in downtown Los Angeles, but has said that if he doesn’t get a good deal from the city to lease the site, for example for $1 year for 99 years, he may choose to build the facility in Santa Monica. Officials at the Broad Foundation will only say that a decision is expected soon.

IN BRIEF
Wednesday 09 June 2010
RIBA to open Chapter in India next year
Thu 18 Dec 2014
Download your copy of the Architects and the Media Report
Thu 18 Dec 2014
Kingspan Insulated Panels announces ZerO Energy Lighting Solution and associated report
Wed 17 Dec 2014
ARCKIT picks up multiple accolades at London Design Awards 2014
Tue 16 Dec 2014
Shortlist announced for 'Olympicopolis' in London
Tue 16 Dec 2014
Moshe Safdie to receive 2015 AIA Gold Medal
Thu 11 Dec 2014
Mayor of London approves Wood Wharf
Thu 11 Dec 2014
LAFD called to massive fire at Geoffrey Palmer's Da Vinci complex in Downtown LA
Wed 10 Dec 2014