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Harry Gesner and Wave House (Getty, ImageLocations.com)

Harry Gesner, designer of Malibu Wave House, dies at 97

Los Angeles surfer-architect Harry Gesner, a pioneer of sustainable design whose Malibu Wave House created a worldwide splash, has...

Harry Gesner, designer of Malibu Wave House, dies at 97
Harry Gesner (inset) and Ravenseye, one of the homes he designed. (File Photo and Getty)
Weekend Edition

Iconic Los Angeles-area architect Herry Gesner dies at 97

Harry Gesner, a West Coast architect who designed some of Malibu’s most distinctive homes including the famous Wave House,...

Iconic Los Angeles-area architect Herry Gesner dies at 97
Architect Richard Rogers (Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners)
National Weekend Edition

Richard Rogers, heralded architect, dies at 88

Pritzker Prize-winning architect Richard Rogers, known for his work that transformed the cityscapes of Paris and London, died Sunday...

Richard Rogers, heralded architect, dies at 88
Alexander Garvin (George Garvin)
National Weekend Edition

Exalted urban planner Alexander Garvin dies at 80

Urban planning expert and author Alexander Garvin, a longtime professor at Yale best known for the top roles he...

Exalted urban planner Alexander Garvin dies at 80
Gene Martinez (Compass)
National

Gene Martinez, early Compass recruit, dies

Gene Martinez, a longtime New York City sales manager who was one of Compass’ earliest recruits, died Tuesday night. He was 60. Compass CEO Robert Reffkin informed managers of Martinez’s sudden death in an...

Gene Martinez, early Compass recruit, dies
David Barclay (Getty; iStock)
National

David Barclay, British hotel titan, dies at 86

British billionaire David Barlcay, the co-founder of a business empire that includes retail, newspapers and some of the world’s...

David Barclay, British hotel titan, dies at 86
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