STRUERE is an award-winning design team based in Los Angeles, developing experimental, progressive architectural projects and a movement for advancing Architecture with the view to change the landscape we live in.

Publications

Select Publications

– 08/21/2017 – Los Angeles Times. The huge L.A. school construction project is done, so what does it add up to?. Front Section Article on LAUSD mentions Maywood Center for Enriched Studies by Howard Blume.

http://www.latimes.com/local/education/la-essential-education-updates-southern-the-huge-l-a-school-construction-1503327527-htmlstory.html

– 08/16/2017 – Los Angeles Times. LAUSD’s costly 20-year construction project ends with opening of $160-million Maywood campus.Front Page Article on LAUSD Maywood Center for Enriched Studies by Howard Blume.

http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-edu-last-new-school-20170816-story.html

– 10/18/2014 San Gabriel Valley Tribune. Article about Hacienda Heights Community Center by Richard Irwin.

http://www.sgvtribune.com/social-affairs/20141018/new-hacienda-heights-community-center-mixes-beauty-with-utility

– 03/07/2013 Architecture Week. Leo A Daly High School in Los Angeles LAUSD HS9 Featured.

http://archweekpeopleandplaces.blogspot.com/2013/03/leo-daly-in-los-angeles-california.html#more

– 05/30/2012 The Architects Newspaper. Unveiled Broad Stage Expansion. Article by Sam Lubell on SMC PAC East Wing.

http://archpaper.com/news/articles.asp?id=6001

 

Select Authored Publications

06/2008 Form. The New Library. Authored Article on the library of the 21st Century.

10/2007 ArcCA. Presentation is Everything. Co-authored Article on Design Awards programs.

05/1998 Inside Gensler. Corporate Newsletter. Digital design: Speed, Integration, Interactivity.

1998 Interactivity + Efficiency: How Digital Tools are Transforming Design. Gensler White Paper.

http://138.208.1.6/marketng/material/mark_materials.htm

12/1996 LA Architect. “Walt Disney Hall: A Celebration of Music and Architecture”. Published Article.

1992 Semiotext(e)/Architecture. Editor/Designer. Review of experimental architecture. [New York:
Semiotext(e)].

1991 Assemblage Review 16. “Chapeau/Liminaire”. Essay On exchanges between writing and design.
[Cambridge: MIT Press].

1990 Newsline Review. “Text and Technology”. Published Article. On Architect Jean Nouvel’s work.

Select Publications

04/19/2012 CurbedLA. Santa Monica College Expanding Its Glassy Broad Stage. Article
on SMC PAC East Wing by Adrian Glick Kudler. http://la.curbed.com/archives/2012/04/
santa_monica_college_expanding_its_glassy_broad_stage.php

04/18/2012 Los Angeles Times. Broad Stage will get a $12.3-million neighbor in Santa Monica.
Article on SMC PAC East Wing by David Ng. http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/news/la-et-broad-
news-20120418,0,2499687.story

02/01/2012 AZoBuilding. Burbank Water and Power unveil(s) EcoCampus. Article by Joel Scanlon.
http://www.azobuild.com/news.asp?newsID=14873

01/31/2012 Treehugger. California Utility opens first sustainable campus as model utility site.
Article by Roberta Cruger. Hraztan Zeitlian quoted. http://www.treehugger.com/infrastructure/
california-utility-opens-first-sustainable-campus-model-utility-site.html

01/30/2012 Inhabitat. Old Burbank Water Facility Transformed into Californias First Sustainable
Utility EcoCampus. Article by Helen Morgan. http://inhabitat.com/old-burbank-water-facility-
transformed-into-californias-first-sustainable-utility-ecocampus/

01/26/2012 CurbedLA. Burbank Water and Power greening up its old substations.
Article by Adrian Glick Kudler. http://la.curbed.com/archives/2012/01/
burbank_water_and_power_greening_up_its_old_substations.php

01/26/2012 Curating Los Angeles. Come celebrate Californias first sustainable tility campus. Article
by Jim Gilbert. http://www.curatingla.com/blog-index/2012/1/26/come-celebrate-californias-first-
sustainable-utility-campus.html

12/16/2011 Santa Monica Daily Press. Design for SMCs Performing Arts Campus honored. News
Article on the occasion of SMC PAC East Wing receiving an SCDF Design Award. http://www.smdp.com/
Articles-local-news-c-2011-12-16-73145.113116-Design-for-SMCs-performing-arts-campus-
honored.html

12/5/2011 Engineering News-Record (ENR). LAUSD SRES2 featured under Best Projects Winners
Section.

10/17/2011 Inhabitat. Eye Popping rainbow school brightens up a rundown community in Los
Angeles. Article by Tafline Laylin. http://inhabitat.com/eye-popping-rainbow-school-brightens-up-a-
rundown-community-in-los-angeles/

10/14/2011 World Architecture News. School addresses needs of the community and
inspires creativity in students. Article. http://www.worldarchitecturenews.com/index.php?
fuseaction=wanappln.projectview&upload_id=17776

9–10/2011 Form. Article on LAUSD SRES2.

04/2011 PROAV National Magazine. Hraztan Zeitlian quoted in Article Meet your future partner by
Craig Park.

http://www.proavmagazine.com/design/meet-your-future-partner.aspx?page=4

04/11/2011 Los Angeles Business Journal. Hraztan Zeitlian quoted in Question of the Week section
about Electronic Media on Downtown Skyscrapers.

03/2011 Architect. Typology: Class A Office, rising profits, improved green standards, and sluggish
hiring yield a mixed picture for Class A space. Hraztan Zeitlian quoted in Article by Jennifer Caterino.
http://www.architectmagazine.com/office-projects/class-a-office.aspx

03/7/2011 Los Angeles Business Journal. Hraztan Zeitlian quoted in Question of the Week section
about the market for qualified employees.

10/15/2010 Brentwood News. University Synagogue undergoes renovation. Article by Alison
Graham. http://www.westsidetoday.com/n3419/university-synagogue-undergoes-renovations.html

10/19/2009 Los Angeles Business Journal. Hraztan Zeitlian photographed in LA BIZ Seen section.

10/06/2009 Architect. Now in 3D. Article by Nate Berg about Hologram technology quotes Hraztan
Zeitlian.

09-10/2009 Form. How bad is the recession and how can we weather the storm?. Hraztan Zeitlian
participant in group Interview of Principals.

07/27/2009 California Real Estate Journal (CREJ). Senior Housing Contractor Selected. Locust Street
Senior Center Project featured in Construction Notes Section.

06/2009 Contract Design. Teen Spirit. Article by Katie Weeks on Indio Teen Center.

03/20/2009 Austin Business Journal. Zebra Imaging takes Holographic Technology from Maps to
Models. Article by Christopher Calnan quotes Hraztan Zeitlian and features Miramar Hotel, Santa
Monica project.

03/20/2009 Los Angeles Times. Upbeat mood despite downbeat topics. Main Section Article by
Seema Mehta covering President Obamas appearance at LAUSD Miguel Contreras Learning Complex.

03/09/2009 Engineering News-Record (ENR). Best of the best 2008. Cover story includes Hraztan
Zeitlian biography as juror.

02/13/2009 AIArchitect This Week. A New Breed of Bomb Squad Building. Article by Russell
Boniface, Associate Editor, about LA Metro Bomb Squad project. http://info.aia.org/aiarchitect/
thisweek09/0213/0213d_bomb.cfm

Winter/Spring 2009 California Architects. Hraztan Zeitlian appointment to CA Architects Board
highlighted in New Board Members and Reappointments Section.

Winter 2009 Maingate. Hraztan Zeitlian appointment to CA Architects Board highlighted in Class Notes
Section.

Winter 2009 http://wwwlb.aub.edu.lb/~webmgate/winter2009/notes.htm

11/24/2008 The Architects newspaper. AN Blog. Write up about AIA LA Design Dialogues event,
featuring LAUSD SRHS9. http://blog.archpaper.com/wordpress/2008/11/24/getting-schooled/#more-
742

09/24/2008 The Architects Newspaper. A New Start. Front Page Article by Sam Lubell on LAUSD
Edward R. Roybal Learning Center.

09/21/2008 Los Angeles Times. A Legacy Lives on in Buildings across the City. California Section
Article by Francisco Vara-Orta on LAUSD Edward R. Roybal Learning Center.

08/10/2008 Los Angeles Times. New Name, New Life for Belmont School. California Section Article
by Howard Blume on LAUSD Edward R. Roybal Learning Center.

05/22/2008 Los Angeles Times. Where the Movies Pop: the AV Squad Rules. Article by Lisa Rosen
features Arclight Cinerama Dome.

04/2008 Archi Tech News. Medical Center Goes Steady and Solid. Hraztan Zeitlian quoted in Article
on Leo A Daly VA SanDiego Seismic Upgrade project.

4/05/2008 Architect. LAs Learning Curve. Article by Elizabeth Evitts Dickinson features LAUSD
Miguel Contreras Learning Complex.

03/26/2008 The Architects Newspaper. On the Side Moonlighting is Popular among Architects, but
is it OK?. Article by Kimberly Stevens quotes Hraztan Zeitlian and features Struere Hilal and Praha
projects.

03/2008 ArcCA. Han Riverside Masterplan featured in AIACC/ASLA Awards Section.

01/2008 MARK. Praha featured in Notice Board Whats Happening Section.

01/14/2008 Los Angeles Business Journal. Hraztan Zeitlian photographed in LA BIZ Seen section.

01/07/2008 Los Angeles Times. Dream dies for retail site at school. California Section Article by
Howard Blume on LAUSD Edward R. Roybal Learning Center.

01-02/2008 Hotel Design. Hotel Bel Air Spa featured in First Look Section.

Spring 2008 Maingate. Hraztan Zeitlian featured in Class Notes Section.

12/26/2007 Santa Monica Daily Press. On the rise: SMC remakes its image with flair. Front page
article by Melody Hanatani features quote from Hraztan Zeitlian on LAD Theatre Arts Bldg.

12/2007 Prestige. Hraztan Zeitlian Interview focused on Praha.

11/2007 Contract. Nox featured in Outdoor Furniture Section. http://www.contractconnected.com/
1107/

11/2007 LARCA. Agora dreams and visons. Article by Maurizio Vitta on Struere work. Section on
Struere featuring Hilal, Fluxform, Ripple, Multiplex Prototypes projects.

11/24/2007 LE MONITEUR. News item on Praha Project. http://www.lemoniteur-expert.com/actualite/
architecture_maitrise_oeuvre/projet_remarque_tour_babel_xxie/D575C173D.htm

11/12/2007 Los Angeles Business Journal. Architects dallying is drawing attention. Article by Daniel
Miller about Hraztan Zeitlian and Leo A Daly Los Angeles.

11/12/2007 Contract Design. NOX featured in Resources Section.

11/12/2007 California Construction. ELAC E1 G1 project featured in news section.

09/10/2007 Form. Praha featured in AIA LA Next LA Awards Section.

09/07/2007 AIA National Website news item featuring Hilal. http://www.aia.org/aiarchitect/
thisweek07/0907/0907b_global.cfm

09/02/2007 BLINMISERY Blog. News item on Praha Project. http://www.blinmisery.com/index.php?
option=com_content&task=view&id=97&Itemid=78

09/01/2007 Hospitality Design. Pleasure Palaces: The Art of Spa Design. Article by Jo Ann Greco,
Rebecca Lo, Rachel Long, Jana Shiowitz and Stacy Shoemaker Raven features Hotel Bel Air Spa.

08/01/2007 Entree. Article by William Tomicki on Hotel Bel Air Spa

07/21/2007 The Armenian Reporter. A 21st Century Tower of Babel. Article on Praha Project.

07/19/2007 Article on Hraztan Zeitlian appointment to Leo A Daly as VP and Director of Design.
http://www.dexigner.com/architecture/news-g11482.html

07/02/2006 LA Downtown News. Open the Miguel Contreras Pool. Editorial.

06/28/2007 Los Angeles Times. Praha AIA Next LA Award mentioned in Home Section.

03/2007 MARK. Hilal featured in Notice Board Whats Happening Section.

02/2007 DOMUS. News item on Hilal Project. http://www.domusweb.it/domus2k6/source/contents/
item.cfm?type=NWS&ID=65942

01-02/2007 LA Architect. WuHan Riverside Masterplan featured in New Design Section.

01-02/2007 The Lions Letter. Major Design Award for Architect Hraztan Zeitlian 90GSAP. Article
on Hilal.

Winter 2007 Prestige. Article by Karolina Nawrocka Architektoniczny dialog kultur on Hilal.

Spring 2007 Innovative Home. Hilal featured in News Section.

Spring 2007 RISD Views. Hilal American Architecture Award mentioned in Notes Section.

2006 Altoon + Porter Architects: Selected Current Works. [Mulgrave, Victoria, Australia: Images
Publishing]. Projects featured include: Fashion Valley Mall Expansion, MCA Universal Studios Corporate
Offices, Taman Anggrek, Echo/Horizon School and Sunstructure.

12/2006 DOMUS. Almanac Section article Dialogue of Civilisation on Hilal Project.

11/2006 Icon. Nox Table featured in Products Section.

11-12/2006 LA Architect. Nox Table featured in Showroom Section.

11/02/2006 The Desert Sun. Vision for Student Center unveiled. Article by Michelle Mitchelle on
College of the Desert Student Center.

10/2006 Glass Magazine. Nox Table featured in Industry Products Section.

10/20/2006 AIA National Website news item on American Architecture Awards featuring Hilal. http://
www.aia.org/aiarchitect/thisweek06/1020/1020d_arch.cfm

10/06/2006 ZATIK Blog. News item on Hilal Project. http://www.zatik.com/newsvis.asp?id=820

10/04/2006 AZAD-HYE Blog. News item on Hilal Project. http://www.azad-hye.net/news/
viewnews.asp?newd=245

09/15/2006 Los Angeles Times. School Reflects a Labor of Love. California Section Article by Joe
Mathews on opening of LAUSD Miguel Contreras Learning Complex

07/28/2006 The Desert Sun. Big Plans ahead for future Indio Teen Center. Article by David Woodfill.

06/2006 Architectural Record. News item on LA Area police stations mentions WWCOT Bomb Squad
projects

05-06/2006 LA Architect. Editorial by Ann Gray about successful AIA National Convention in LA
commends Hraztan Zeitlian.

03-04/2006 LA Architect. New China Architecture. Article by John Leighton Chase features Tianfu
Urban Space.

02/26/2006 LA Downtown News. The Jewel of Crown Hill. Front page Article by Chris Coates on
Miguel Contreras Learning Complex.

Winter 2006 Innovative Home. Nox Table featured in Product Trends Section.

Fall 2006 RISD Views. Nox Table featured in Notes Section.

12/2005 LA Architect. Article on LAUSD SRES2 project.

11/15/2005 Los Angeles Times. Article in California Section by Joel Rubin on LAUSD Edward R. Roybal
Learning Center.

10/10/2005 LA Downtown News. Front page Article by Chris Coates on LAUSD Edward R. Roybal
Learning Center.

10/02/2005 Los Angeles Times. Lessons unlearned. Calendar Section Article by Christopher
Hawthorne.

07/12/2005 Los Angeles Times. LA Unified may seek more money. California Section Article by Joel
Rubin, with construction photo of LAUSD Miguel Contreras Learning Complex.

04/06/2005 Santa Monica Mirror. Front page Article by Hannah Heineman on SMC Airport Campus
Plan.

11/23/2004 Los Angeles Times. An Education in Expansion. Front Page Article by Cara Mia DiMassa
featuring LAUSD Miguel Contreras Learning Complex.

10/2004 Urban Land. Rio SD Riverpark Intermediate School featured in Smart Growth Schools.
Article by Bruce Beck.

09/2004 Architectural Record. LAUSD Miguel Contreras Learning Complex featured in Record News
section.

04/2004 ArcCA. Rio SD Riverpark Intermediate School featured in Turnkey Construction. Article by
Bruce Beck.

2003 Figure/Ground. Edited by Morris Newman. Introduction by Joseph Giovannini. LAUSD Central
High School 10. Highlighted and illustrated in Book. [Los Angeles: Balcony Press].

12/23/2002 Los Angeles Times. LA Unified Brings Style to school Building Boom. Article by Solomon
Moore.

09/02/2002 Los Angeles Downtown News. “Building the Urban Classroom”. Article by Kathryn Maese
featuring LAUSD Miguel Contreras Learning Complex.

04/12/2002 Los Angeles Times. The Domes New Domain. Article by Nicolai Ouroussoff on the
Arclight Cinerama Dome.

03/2002 Interiors & Sources. Article by Victoria Hyla on Monrovia Cinema 12.

2002 Los Angeles Times front page Article on LAUSD Miguel Contreras Learning
Complex by Solomon Moore. http://adserver.trb.com/html.ng/
site=latimes&channel=popups&adtype=popwindow&adplacement=2

2002 Article on Monrovia Cinema 12. www.isdesignet.com/Magazine/Mar02/greatdesign10.html

2001 Cinema Builders. Book by Edwin Heathcote featuring AMC Nakama. [W Sussex, UK: Wiley-
Academy].

2001 Gensler Entertainment: The Art of Placemaking. Book edited by Anthony Ianacci. [New York:
Edizioni Press], featuring AMC Nakama, AMC Prototype, AMC Disneyland Tokyo, Arclight Cinerama
Dome.

04/2001 Matter. Editorial article on Monrovia Cinema 12.

01/2001 EntertainingPlaces. A new spin on retail. Cover photo and article by Jon McLoud on Irvine
Entertainment Center.

2000 Article on Valencia Town Center Drive project. www.enn.com:80/features/2000/10/10042000/
Mainstreet_14752

05/2000 Architectural Record. AMC Nakama image published as part of Gensler Entertainment
portfolio.

05/2000 National Real Estate Investor. Article on Irvine Entertainment Center, Phase II. [Atlanta, GA:
Intertec Publishing].

05/23/2000 Los Angeles Times. Faith in Angel Monument teeters off its pedestal. Article by Jesus
Sanchez.

04/2000 Architectural Lighting. Under the bridge. Article by Christina Trauthwein on AMC Nakama.

04/2000 Article on Nakama from Contract Design. www.gensler.com/entertainment/
nakama_complete.htm

04/12/2000 The Orange County Register. Spectrum Center is playing to a packed House. Article by
Greg Hardesty on Irvine Entertainment Center, Phase II.

02/2000 LA Architect. Out-trumping Trump. Article by Michael Webb on City of Angels Monument.

1999 Urban Spaces. Book edited by John Morris Dixon. Cover photo and feature on Fashion Valley
Mall Expansion. [New York: Visual Reference Publications, Inc.].

12/27/1999 Los Angeles Downtown News. Angel City inches forward if not upward. Article by Eddie
Rivera.

11/1999 Contract Design. Back to the future. Cover photo and article by Linda Burnett on AMC
Nakama.

1999 Urban Spaces. Book edited by John Morris Dixon. Cover photo and feature on Fashion Valley
Mall Expansion. [New York: Visual Reference Publications, Inc.].

10/24/1999 Los Angeles Times. Picture this on Downtowns doorstep. Articles by Nicolai Ouroussoff
and Christopher Knight on City of Angels Monument.

10/1999 Architecture. City of Angels spreads its wings. News item on City of Angels Monument.

10/1999 Architectural Record. Fashion Valley Center, San Diego. Article.

08/08/1999 Los Angeles Times Magazine. Attack of the 350-foot angel. Article by Patt Morrison.

07/12/1999 Engineering News-Record. Will this angel fly?. News item on City of Angels Monument.

07/11/1999 Los Angeles Times. The gush of oil was music to Queens ears. Article by Cecilia
Rasmussen mentions City of Angels Monument.

06/1999 Interiors. Trailer Parks. Article by Eve Kahn on AMC Nakama.

06/1999 Article on City of Angels Monument. www.dailybreeze.com/content/bog/nmbbogert19.html

06/1999 Article on City of Angels Monument. www.abcnews.go.com/local/kabc/news/
21266_12221998.html

06/1999 Site mentions City of Angels Monument Tower. www.worldstallest.com/44-9901.html#Angels

06/1999 Architecture Book Review. www.saed.kent.edu/Architronic/v2n1.11b.html Semiotext(e)/

06/1999 Architecture brief description and link. www.falcon.cc.ukans.edu/~mlodwick/ Semiotext(e)/

06/1999 Architecture link. www.televr.fou.telenor.no/cyberconf/biographies/stonebio.html
Semiotext(e)/

06/17/1999 Los Angeles Times. A towering achievement is in the works Downtown.
by Bob Pool on City of Angels Monument.

05/17/1999 Los Angeles Business Journal. Once-dismissed downtown tower may become reality.
Article on City of Angels Monument.

01/08/1999 Los Angeles Times. City of Angels 1,100-foot flight of fancy. Article by Bob Pool on City
of Angels Monument.

1998 Altoon+Porter Architects: Context and Conscience. Book authored by Nancy Egan. [Bergamo,
Italy]. Projects featured include: Fashion Valley Mall Expansion, MCA Universal Studios Corporate
Offices, Projects featured include: Fashion Valley Mall Expansion, MCA Universal Studios Corporate
Offices, Rancho Santa Margarita Town Center, Kaleidoscope and Sunstructure.

1998 Developing Urban Entertainment Centers. Irvine Entertainment Center Phase II featured.
[Washington, DC: The ULI].

1997 RTKL: Selected and Current Works. The Master Architect series II. [Victoria, Australia: The Images
Publishing, Ltd].

09/1997 LA Architect. Struere featured as part of Emerging Architects Special Issue.

06/1997 Architectural Record. Struere CAD Delineation Award for E-Space.

06/1997 Architecture. Featured in Architects using cutting edge technology article.

10/15/1996 Los Angeles Times. Developer will double size of its Irvine Entertainment Center. Article
by Carey Johnson.

1994 Graphis Design 94 Yearbook. Page dedicated to Semiotext(e)/Architecture. [Zurich: Graphis
Press].

04/1994 Border/Lines 33. Statement regarding the Book Review of Semiotext(e)/Architecture. [North
York, Ontario: Border/Lines].

1993 New Typographics Design Yearbook. Page dedicated to Semiotext(e)/Architecture. [Tokyo: P.I.E.
Books].

1993 Border/Lines 27. Book Review of Semiotext(e)/Architecture by Sophie Thomas.

08/1993 Progressive Architecture. “When Theory Meets Architecture”. Book Review of Semiotext(e)/
Architecture.

02/1993 Parachute. Book Review of Semiotext(e)/Architecture by Marie-Paule MacDonald. [Montreal:
Parachute].

01/1993 ID. Book Review of Semiotext(e)/Architecture by Christopher Sharrock.

10/1992 Blueprint. Book Review of Semiotext(e)/Architecture. [London: Wordsearch Ltd].

1992 Graphis Design 93 Yearbook. One page dedicated to Semiotext(e)/Architecture.

1992 AIM. Book Review of Semiotext(e)/Architecture by Ishkhan Djinbashian. [Glendale,CA: Fourth
Millenium].

1991 Architectural Design Review, Deconstruction III. [New York: St Martins Press]. Columbia
University GSAPP Spring 1990 Design Studio Project.

1991 A+U 241. [Tokyo: A+U]. Skidmore, Owings & Merrill Pacific Atlas Project.

1990 Abstract Review 1989-90. [New York:GSAPP Publications]. Columbia University GSAPP Fall 1989
and Spring 1990 Design Studio Projects.

1990 Axis Review 35. [Tokyo: Axis]. RISD Spring 1987 Design Studio Project.