Architecture • Alex Kuby


Indigo Hotel – Metropolis LA

Here is a bit of an update on what had been going on in my tiny little corner of HBA. If you live in or drive by downtown Los Angeles, you know that the Metropolis development is well on its way. For the past several months, I have been working on the hospitality element of […]

Questions of Perception: Phenomenology of Architecture

It took me a while, but on my flight back from Chicago, I finally got to read this short collection of essays authored by Steven Holl, Alberto Perez-Gomez, and Juhani Pallasmaa. This new edition of the A+U 1994 special issue brings back arguably one of the most important treatises on architectural theory in recent years. These three […]

Our Boutique Hotel on Sunset Blvd.

Working at HBA has offered me one wonderful opportunity after the other. Most recently, I have been part of a team of brilliant designers collaborating on one of the most experientially focused, responsive, and interactive buildings imaginable. Now that the development package is public, I can share with you some of the initial images. Read […]

Oscar Niemeyer 1907-2012

Last week on the 5th of December, the Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer passed away. Passing 10 days before his 105th birthday, he leaves behind a large collection of built work that will continue to be studied and admired long after we are all gone. WAN has a brief article that is worth a quick read. If […]