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April 4, 1991 | CHRISTOPHER REYNOLDS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Look at Antoine Predock--his shock of white hair, his double-breasted suit, his world-class resume as an architect--and try not to smile when he describes himself as an artless engineering student. "I never dreamed of following an artistic life," Predock said recently, sipping a Dr Pepper in a corner of Thousand Oaks' interim City Hall. "But fortunately, as an engineering student, I had a professor in a technical drawing class who was an architect. He projected a commitment that was beyond the job. And it was infectious.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 3, 1995
The next time our Thousand Oaks City Council members make an artistic determination, I suggest that they only consider local talent. The way it is now, Antoine Predock--who has his office in Albuquerque--can contemplate his art from afar. Very afar. Neither he nor the writer for Architecture Magazine--who, referring to our Horror off the Highway, calls it "a welcome metaphor for the arid landscape of Thousand Oaks"--has to drive by our cellblock every day. The way things are now, the Civic Arts Plaza stands as a monument to remind passing taxpayers to think thrice about whom they vote once.
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BOOKS
August 30, 1992 | SUSAN REYNOLDS
TERRACES OF RAIN: An Italian Sketchbook by David St. John, with drawings by Antoine Predock (Recursos Press/Santa Fe Literary Center Books; $18.95; 76 pp.) David St. John is the poetry editor of The Antioch Review and a professor of English at the University of Southern California. His fourth collection of poetry is illustrated by Antoine Predock, a New Mexico architect currently teaching at the University of California, Los Angeles. St.
BOOKS
August 30, 1992 | SUSAN REYNOLDS
TERRACES OF RAIN: An Italian Sketchbook by David St. John, with drawings by Antoine Predock (Recursos Press/Santa Fe Literary Center Books; $18.95; 76 pp.) David St. John is the poetry editor of The Antioch Review and a professor of English at the University of Southern California. His fourth collection of poetry is illustrated by Antoine Predock, a New Mexico architect currently teaching at the University of California, Los Angeles. St.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 3, 1995
The next time our Thousand Oaks City Council members make an artistic determination, I suggest that they only consider local talent. The way it is now, Antoine Predock--who has his office in Albuquerque--can contemplate his art from afar. Very afar. Neither he nor the writer for Architecture Magazine--who, referring to our Horror off the Highway, calls it "a welcome metaphor for the arid landscape of Thousand Oaks"--has to drive by our cellblock every day. The way things are now, the Civic Arts Plaza stands as a monument to remind passing taxpayers to think thrice about whom they vote once.
REAL ESTATE
May 28, 2000
The 2000 Home Tour Series of the American Institute of Architects, Los Angeles chapter, will be held on three Sundays: June 4 in Malibu, July 9 in Venice and Aug. 6 on the Westside. The tours, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., will be self-driven. Tickets are $45 a person for one tour, $75 a person for two and $105 a person for all three. Highlights include homes designed by Ron Goldman, David Hertz, Glen Irani, Richard Landry, Antoine Predock and John Staff.
REAL ESTATE
March 10, 1996
"Cool Dogs, Hot Digs," an exhibit of 40 doghouses remodeled by well-known architects and designers, will be on display Wednesday to April 18 at the Pacific Design Center, 8687 Melrose Ave., West Hollywood. Among the architects and designers participating are Frank Israel, Antoine Predock, Martin Weil, Frederick Fisher, Glenn Texeira, Jarret Hedborg, Jack Lowrance, Tom Buckley, Laddie John Dill, Nancy Goslee Power and Maude and Scott Mac Gillivray.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 23, 2007 | From Reuters
A new museum that is planned to showcase both human-rights champions and atrocities got a boost last week when the Canadian government said it would pay for its operations and make it a national institution. The Canadian Museum for Human Rights, to be built in Winnipeg, will be the country's first new national museum in 40 years and the first to be built in a partnership between the private sector and government.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 19, 1996 | MIGUEL BUSTILLO
The Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza has received a top architectural award from the New Mexico chapter of the American Institute of Architects. The monolithic performing arts center and city hall complex was one of three buildings out of 52 projects chosen to receive the chapter's Honor Award. It was designed by architect Antoine Predock and his Albuquerque-based firm, Dworsky Associates.
NEWS
April 4, 1991 | CHRISTOPHER REYNOLDS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Look at Antoine Predock--his shock of white hair, his double-breasted suit, his world-class resume as an architect--and try not to smile when he describes himself as an artless engineering student. "I never dreamed of following an artistic life," Predock said recently, sipping a Dr Pepper in a corner of Thousand Oaks' interim City Hall. "But fortunately, as an engineering student, I had a professor in a technical drawing class who was an architect. He projected a commitment that was beyond the job. And it was infectious.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 1, 1991 | PSYCHE PASCUAL
The Thousand Oaks City Council will consider handicapped access when it meets Tuesday to review architectural plans for a $63-million civic arts plaza. City Council members asked for revisions in the plans by Venice-based architect Antoine Predock and Dworsky Associates of Los Angeles after citizens last month criticized the original design. The 200,000-square-foot development includes a City Hall, a 400-seat theater and an 1,800-seat performing arts center. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m.
REAL ESTATE
November 1, 1987
Antoine Predock of Albuquerque, N. M., has been selected in competition as the designer for a new classroom/laboratory/administration building at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. The selection marks the first time a major capital outlay project at any of the 19 campuses of the California State University system has been the subject of a design competition.
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