Clive Wilkinson: social engineer

Clive Wilkinson is an architect, designer, writer and strategist with special expertise in applying urban design thinking to interior design, especially in creative workplace communities.

His firm, Clive Wilkinson Architects, has completed over four million square feet of creative workplace, educational and housing projects around the world, including groundbreaking spaces like Googleplex, the new Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising campus, Chiat\Day Los Angeles and 20th Century Fox Digital Headquarters. It is currently creating a new headquarters for NPR affiliate KCRW on the site of Santa Monica College’s Media Technology Campus. Born in South Africa and educated in the United Kingdom, Wilkinson relocated to LA in 1990 to serve as Frank Gehry’s project manager for Disney Concert Hall. He is a member of the Interior Design Hall of Fame and has been named a Master of Design by Fast Company magazine and a Pioneer of Design by IIDA.

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From author and real estate professional Bret Parsons, manager of Pacific Union International’s Hancock Park office and executive director of its architectural division, comes Master Architects of Southern California 1920-1940: Roland E. Coate—the second volume in a historic twelve-volume series....

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Set amidst its own lush sanctuary overlooking Brentwood and Santa Monica, this Santa Barbara style estate pairs authentic architectural details with modern flair.Through the foyer, the great room features a custom Spanish tile fireplace and French doors that open to an outdoor patio. The adjacent...

Posted 8 days ago
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Downtown Los Angeles’ Historic Core neighborhood saw its millennial population nearly double between 2011 and 2016, the highest rate of growth in the U.S. In San Francisco, The Castro and Glen Park are among the top 20 neighborhoods in America to experience the largest millennial population...

Posted 16 days ago