The Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust, the oldest museum dedicated to the Holocaust in the United States, recently opened its newly designed building to the public. Designed by award-winning architect Hagy Belzberg, explore the history, conceptual development, process, and viewer experience through this provocative and moving visual journey.
This book contains text by acclaimed architectural writer Michael Webb with principal photography by world renowned architectural photographers Iwan Bann and Benny Chan. The Belzberg Architects designed Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust is one of the largest intensive green roofs in California and has been awarded LEED Gold Certification for excellence in sustainability. As recent winners of the 2011 Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Commission Architecture Award, American Institute of Architects Los Angeles Design Award, American Institute of Architects California Council Design Award, Interior Design Magazine Best of the Year Award: Institutional, and Architect Magazine Annual Design Review Award, this new cultural landmark showcases a successful merger of "green" design practices with iconic architecture.
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About the Author
Hagy Belzberg, FAIA lives in Los Angeles and is the architect and principal of Belzberg Architects, designer of the new Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust. Belzberg Architects' innovative approach, commitment to sustainability, and community integration has been highly acclaimed earning the Museum various esteemed accolades and awards.
Michael Webb grew up in London, moved to LA, and writes on architecture and design He is the author of 26 books, most recently Modernist Paradise: Niemeyer House, Boyd Collection and Venice CA.: Art + Architecture in a Maverick Community.