Images of Michael Volk and Olivier Sommerhalder, who will be at this year's Facades+ LA

Gensler’s Michael Volk and Olivier Sommerhalder discuss Facades+ LA and the trends reshaping their city

From November 14 to 15, Facades+ LA will bring regional, national, and international leaders of the AEC industry to Southern California for the fifth year in a row. Hosted by The Architect’s Newspaper and co-chaired by Gensler’s local office, the conference is split between a full-day symposium and a second day of hands-on workshops. Conference keynotes include MVRDV principal Fokke Moerel and Rojkind Arquitectos principal Michel Rojkind. Other participants at […]

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A grey building with a corner lifted up, revealing a mirrored underside

MVRDV’s The Imprint mirrors and distorts its surrounding with glass fiber-reinforced concrete

In Paradise City, a new entertainment and hospitality complex in Seoul, South Korea, MVRDV was faced with a unique challenge: design two contextual, expressive buildings without any windows—one an indoor theme park and the other a nightclub. The two new structures, known collectively as The Imprint, share an architectural language and echo the design of the […]

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