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Event: UCLA Architecture and Urban Design 50th Anniversary Gala

18:00 - 3 March, 2016
Event: UCLA Architecture and Urban Design 50th Anniversary Gala

The UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture celebrates the 50th Anniversary of UCLA Architecture and Urban Design (UCLA A.UD). Join the UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture as we celebrate and recognizeUCLA Architecture and Urban Design's (UCLA A.UD) role in shaping the world through architecture, urbanism, and design. The event, held Saturday, March 19, honors legendary architect Denise Scott Brown, visionary designer Yves Béhar, and a key group of influential advocates who have helped preserve Palm Springs’ extraordinary legacy of mid-century modern architecture. 

Writers Theatre / Studio Gang Architects

11:00 - 3 March, 2016
Writers Theatre / Studio Gang Architects, © Hedrich Blessing
© Hedrich Blessing

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1180 Fourth Street / Mithun-Solomon + Kennerly Architecture and Planning

17:00 - 2 March, 2016
1180 Fourth Street / Mithun-Solomon + Kennerly Architecture and Planning, © Bruce Damonte
© Bruce Damonte

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A Conversation with Toyo Ito, Kazuyo Sejima, Sou Fujimoto, Akihisa Hirata and Junya Ishigami

16:00 - 2 March, 2016
A Conversation with Toyo Ito, Kazuyo Sejima, Sou Fujimoto, Akihisa Hirata and Junya Ishigami

Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (GSAPP) hosts a conversation among five of the most influential contemporary Japanese architects: Toyo Ito, Kazuyo Sejima, Sou Fujimoto, Akihisa Hirata and Junya Ishigami. Moderated by Columbia GSAPP professors Jeffrey Inaba and Kenneth Frampton, the conversation aims to explore the relationships and creative exchanges among this prominent group of architects and designers.

Discussion: Downtown LA, Re-Envisioned + Revitalized

15:43 - 2 March, 2016
Discussion: Downtown LA, Re-Envisioned + Revitalized

Downtown Los ​Angeles is on the verge of a breakthrough moment. It is becoming more livable, walkable and enjoyable as we speak. But what's missing? A multidisciplinary panel at the A+D Museum examines the promise of DTLA almost a decade after the museum's show Enlightened Development asked the question: How do we foster a "sustainable downtown revitalization"? What can we learn from other cities where a similar downtown renaissance has taken place?

Casa di Luce / Morrison Dilworth + Walls

15:00 - 2 March, 2016
Casa di Luce / Morrison Dilworth + Walls, © Charles Davis Smith - AIA
© Charles Davis Smith - AIA

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Pleated House / Johnsen Schmaling Architects

10:00 - 2 March, 2016
Pleated House / Johnsen Schmaling Architects, Courtesy of Johnsen Schmaling Architects
Courtesy of Johnsen Schmaling Architects

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La Fondazione NY Inaugural Youth Board Benefit

18:36 - 1 March, 2016
La Fondazione NY Inaugural Youth Board Benefit

La Fondazione's Youth Board is proud to announce its inaugural Youth Board Benefit, an event that will raise awareness for La Fondazione NY’s mission as well as honor the work of emerging Italian artist Davide Balliano. Drawing references from architecture, nature, monuments and icons, Balliano’s work is the product of an ongoing investigation into the relationship between the individual and the macrocosm.

Lecture Series: UMN Catalyst Week 2016

18:00 - 1 March, 2016
Lecture Series: UMN Catalyst Week 2016

Architecture as Catalyst is an annual week-long event, bringing new ideas, conversations, and expertise to the school by inviting guests from around the world to run experimental workshops with graduate students and give public lectures on their work. Each year, the week before spring break, first and second year graduate architecture students engage with the guests and host faculty in intensive five-day workshops, each focused around a unique set of ideas and techniques.

Storefront for Art and Architecture's Manifesto Series: Unfinished

17:30 - 1 March, 2016
Storefront for Art and Architecture's Manifesto Series: Unfinished

The act of creating new objects from scratch is often no longer possible for the professional architect given the social and economic contexts of our contemporary world. In some societies, building booms during periods of high economic growth have resulted in a collection of contemporary ruins that are now neglected due to a lack of resources or lack of need for their use. In other contexts, architecture emerges as a result of decision-making processes that allocate minimal resources to the basic human need of habitation. A contradiction thus exists between the architecture commonly presented by the media as finished  forms frozen in time, and architecture that has the capacity to evolve, adapt, and transform. 

This event is organized in collaboration with the project “Unfinished,” curated by Iñaqui Carnicero and Carlos Quintans for the Spanish Pavilion of the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale.

Seattle's First Center for Architecture and Design to Open This Saturday

16:00 - 1 March, 2016
Seattle's First Center for Architecture and Design to Open This Saturday, © Suyama Peterson Deguchi
© Suyama Peterson Deguchi

Seattle’s first Center for Architecture & Design (CFAD), led by AIA Seattle, the Seattle Architecture Foundation, Design in Public and the AIA Washington Council, will celebrate its grand opening March 5. Located in Pioneer Square, this new civic hub will offer powerful year-round exhibitions, events and classes that explore how design shapes and inspires vibrant communities. You can learn more about CFAD Seattle, which was designed by local firm Suyama Peterson Deguchihere

3DS Culinary / Oyler Wu Collaborative

20:00 - 29 February, 2016
© Scott Mayoral
© Scott Mayoral
  • Architects

  • Location

    Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA, United States
  • Project Team (Design and Fabrication)

    Dwayne Oyler, Jenny Wu, Lung Chi Chang, Harrison Steinbuch, Hans Koesters, Yaohua Wang, Sanjay Sukie, Zack Matthews, Po Yao Shih, Tony Morey, Joshua Ehrlich, Junda Xiang, Sebastian Medina, Jacques Lesec, Albert Chavez, Kevin Murray, James Choe, Cynthia Abi-Naked, Jui Hong Weng
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs

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MAIN EVENT 12: SCI-Arc at The Sound

18:00 - 28 February, 2016
MAIN EVENT 12: SCI-Arc at The Sound

 

Each year, MAIN EVENT brings together leading architects and designers, developers, contractors, architectural patrons and philanthropists, as well as SCI-Arc alumni, to raise scholarship funds for SCI-Arc students. SCI-Arc's signature MAIN EVENT program to be hosted this spring is the first under SCI-Arc's new director, Hernan Diaz Alonso. Sponsorship and tickets available online at sciarc.edu/mainevent

Overlook Guest House / Schwartz and Architecture

13:00 - 28 February, 2016
Overlook Guest House / Schwartz and Architecture, © Matthew Millman
© Matthew Millman

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The Art of Architecture: LEGO Sculptures by Adam Reed Tucker, with Photographs by J. Hunt Harris II

14:00 - 27 February, 2016
The Art of Architecture: LEGO Sculptures by Adam Reed Tucker, with Photographs by J. Hunt Harris II, © Figge Art Museum
© Figge Art Museum

Architect Adam Reed Tucker’s LEGO® models of architectural landmarks are currently on display at the Figge Art Museum in Davenport, Iowa. Featuring everything from the Empire State Building to the Burj Khalifa, the models are built using only the “simplest bricks and hinges.”

Noe House / Studio VARA

13:00 - 26 February, 2016
Noe House / Studio VARA, © Bruce Damonte
© Bruce Damonte

© Bruce Damonte © Bruce Damonte © Bruce Damonte © Bruce Damonte +13

  • Architects

  • Location

    Noe Valley, San Francisco, CA, United States
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

Hillside Residence / Alterstudio Architecture

09:00 - 26 February, 2016
Hillside Residence / Alterstudio Architecture, © Casey Dunn
© Casey Dunn

© Casey Dunn © Casey Dunn © Casey Dunn © Casey Dunn +17

  • Architects

  • Location

    Austin, TX, United States
  • Design Team

    Kevin Alter; Ernesto Cragnolino, FAIA; Tim Whitehill
  • Project Year

    2012
  • Photographs

Show Sugi Ban House / Schwartz and Architecture

17:00 - 25 February, 2016
Show Sugi Ban House / Schwartz and Architecture, © Matthew Millman
© Matthew Millman

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