. Kenneth Liu helped lay the foundation for major seismic redesigns of hospitals throughout California. Related Links: LBL Architects Website American Institute of Architects May 12 Tribute to Kenneth Liu Kenneth Liu, 62, a California-based architect who helped revise seismic safety rules for the state’s hospitals after the Loma Prieta and Northridge earthquakes in 1989 and 1994, respectively, died in Los Angeles on May 1. The cause of death was not given.Liu and colleagues Ken Lee and Erich Burkhart launched Lee Burkhart Liu Architects (LBL) Inc., Santa Monica in 1986, specializing in hospital design and planning in California. It also
The 2016 Summer Olympics boating and swimming events have put an international spotlight on what has been a long-running problem in Rio de Janeiro—untreated sewage and trash are clogging up major bays and waterways.