Christopher Hawthorne

Christopher Hawthorne is the architecture critic for the Los Angeles Times.

Architecture
Dec. 15 2004 4:35 PMRenzo PianoA celebrity architect without all the glitz.
Five-ring Circus
Aug. 25 2004 10:24 AMStadium ClubAthens starts a high-end trend in stadium architecture.
Architecture
July 2 2004 7:43 AMLet Freedom Tower!Pataki's premature groundbreaking is par for the site.
Design
May 28 2004 11:46 AMGrand Old Flag?The tricky task of designing a national symbol.
Architecture
March 23 2004 5:56 PMDeconstructing HadidIs the new Pritzker Prize winner the radical she's thought to be?
Architecture
Dec. 19 2003 6:34 PMSneak PreviewThe unveiling of the Freedom Tower at Ground Zero.
Culturebox
Nov. 14 2003 8:15 PMHop on PopA riveting new documentary about Louis Kahn, a great architect and not-so-great dad.
Architecture
Oct. 20 2003 3:35 PMEpic ArchitectureHow a once-stalled Frank Gehry project became one of his triumphs.
Architecture
Aug. 6 2003 4:48 PMThe new architecture of modesty: a slide show.
Architecture
Feb. 25 2003 5:32 PMLiving With Our MistakeIs New York about to choose the wrong proposal for rebuilding the World Trade Center?
Culturebox
Oct. 31 2002 11:21 AMVolume DiscountWhat has Baz Luhrmann done to La Bohème ?
Culturebox
July 18 2002 4:23 PMMall of AmericaThe shopping complex that ate the World Trade Center memorial.
Culturebox
Feb. 14 2002 6:16 PMLatter-Day FortressesThe spooky charisma of Mormon temples.
Culturebox
June 23 2001 12:00 AMFrank My DearThe remarkable sliminess of the Guggenheim's Gehry show.
Architecture
Sept. 30 2004 1:18 PMIt's a Bird; It's a Plane; It's Modernism!Hulking buildings invade Los Angeles.
Architecture
Aug. 3 2004 7:00 PMCiti-CursedThe back story of al-Qaida's latest New York target.
Architecture
July 1 2004 11:06 AMFetish Items of the Rich and FamousThe Phaidon Atlas may be beautiful, but what does it tell you about architecture?
Architecture
April 19 2004 6:12 PMGoing DutchCan Rem Koolhaas hold onto the title of world's most influential architect?
Architecture
Jan. 15 2004 7:37 PMGrowing UpGetting the Ground Zero memorial right—with the help of an older designer.
Architecture
Nov. 19 2003 7:08 PMSlow GlowThe WTC design finalists need staying power over flash.
Design
Nov. 5 2003 6:35 PMEye DoWhat does the New York Times redesign say about its self-image?
Architecture
Aug. 21 2003 1:31 PMRisky BusinessWill Santiago Calatrava's high-design style work at Ground Zero?
Architecture
Aug. 6 2003 1:08 PMThe Om Factor
Culturebox
Dec. 19 2002 5:43 PMWindows on the VoidWhy seven new designs are merely fantasies.
Culturebox
Sept. 9 2002 4:56 PMCan security be beautiful?
Culturebox
April 23 2002 4:26 PMSmall Is the New BigThe vast pleasures of the petite museum.
Culturebox
Oct. 24 2001 11:09 PMRosebud Remix The Citizen Kane DVD is as coldly magnificent as the original film. 
Today's Papers
June 18 1999 9:01 PMUpdated every day at dawn.