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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The median home price in Greater Los Angeles was up by 14 percent in March from one year earlier. Homes are selling faster than they were one year ago, and almost half of homes sold in March commanded premiums.Main Takeaways:Sales of affordable homes in Los Angeles further declined in March from...

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Set on nearly an acre on a quiet cul-de-sac off Willow Glen, the property at 2617 Harlesden Court is minutes from the Sunset Strip, yet worlds away. Trails and rustic railroad tie steps meander through the Zen-like landscape, leading from the lush tropical pool to a bocce court with peaceful...

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Classically elegant and exquisitely cared for, DeGarmo House is a gem amid one of LA’s most lavish enclaves.Inspired by an Italian villa, the estate was designed in 1926 by architectural designer George Barber. A curved drive sweeps guests to the arched front entry, topped by a Juliet...

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