July 24, 2015, 10am PDT
The late architecture critic Reyner Banham and social historian Mike Davis had opposing viewpoints regarding Los Angeles' ecology, but in many ways their disparate takes complemented each other, writes urban planner Jonathan P. Bell.
January 10, 2012, 5am PST
Writing on the topic of Los Angeles Times Architecture Critic Christopher Hawthorne's year-long series exploring the city through its literature, Nate Berg talks to the author about his critical touchstones and common themes.
July 10, 2011, 9am PDT
OF the many written works about Los Angeles, Mike Davis' "City of Quartz" stands out, according to this review by <em>Los Angeles Times</em> architecture critic Christopher Hawthorne.