Jun
2
6:30 pm18:30

Julie Eizenberg, FAIA, Koning Eizenberg, Lecture and Discussion


When: June 2, 2016
Where: A+D Architecture and Design Museum, 900 E 4th St. Los Angeles, CA90013
Tickets: $15 Individual/$7 Students
A+D Members, Cal Poly Students and Alumni Free w. RSVP

Save the date for an evening with Julie Eizenberg, FAIA. Additional information will be forthcoming.

 

Previous events:

  • Sunday, October 12, 2014 10:00AM Downtown Los Angeles Walking Tour
  • Thursday, February 26, 2015, 6:30 PM - 9:00PM: Michael Maltzan, FAIA of Michael Maltzan Architecture
  • Thursday, March 12, 2015, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM: Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee of Johnston Marklee & Associates
  • Tuesday, May 14, 2015 6:30PM – 9:00PM: Stanley Saitowitz of Natoma Architects
  • Tuesday, March 8, 2016,  6:30pm - 8:30pm: Eric Howeler & Meejin Yoon of Howeler+Yoon
  • Thursday, March 10, 2016, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM: Antoine Picon, Harvard University Graduate School of Design
  • Thursday, April 7, 2016,  6:30PM - 8:30 PM: Michael Folonis, FAIA, Michael W. Folonis Architects
  • Thursday, April 21, 2016: Kevin Daly, FAIA, Kevin Daly Architects
  • Thursday, May 5, 2016: Thursday, May 5, 2016: Hitoshi Abe, Atelier Hitoshi Abe

 

May
26
6:30 pm18:30

Karolin Schimdbauer, COOP HimmelB(l)au, Lecture and Discussion

When: May 26, 2016 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: A+D Architecture and Design Museum, 900 E 4th St. Los Angeles, CA90013
Tickets: $15 Individual/$7 Students
A+D Members, Cal Poly Students and Alumni Free w. RSVP

Save the date! Additional information about Karolin Schimdbauer and this event will be forthcoming.

 

May
19
6:30 pm18:30

Todd Gannon, Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Lecture plus Discussion

When: May 19, 2016
Where: Helms Bakery, 8745 Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232
Tickets: Open to the Public, Free Admission
RSVP HERE

Todd Gannon is an architect, writer, and curator based in Los Angeles. A graduate of The Ohio State University (BS Arch, M. Arch) and UCLA (Ph.D.), he taught at Ohio State, Otis College of Art and Design, and UCLA before joining the faculty at SCI-Arc in 2008, where he teaches history, theory, and design studio; coordinates the Cultural Studies curriculum, and serves as editor of academic publications.


Gannon’s research focuses on the history and theory of late 20th-century and contemporary architecture. His published books include The Light Construction Reader (2002), Pendulum Plane/Oyler Wu Collaborative (2009), Et in Suburbia Ego: José Oubrerie’s Miller House (2013), and monographs on the work of Morphosis, Bernard Tschumi, UN Studio, Steven Holl, Mack Scogin/Merrill Elam, Zaha Hadid, and Peter Eisenman. His essays have appeared in The Routledge Handbook for Architectural Design and Practice (2015), The SAGE Handbook for Architectural Theory (2012), The Mourning After: Attending the Wake of Postmodernism (2007), and in periodicals including Log, The Architect’s Newspaper, and Offramp. In collaboration with Ewan Branda and Andrew Zago, he curated the 2013 exhibition A Confederacy of Heretics at SCI-Arc, which examines the legacy of Thom Mayne’s 1979 “Architecture Gallery” in Venice, California. His next books, Reyner Banham and the Paradoxes of High Tech Architecture and Eric Owen Moss Architects/3585 are forthcoming. Currently, he is at work editing a compilation of Craig Hodgetts’ architectural writings and researching a monograph on the work of Franklin D. Israel.

Gannon has lectured at institutions across the United States, in Europe, and in Asia, and is a frequent conference participant and jurist. He served on the board of directors of the Los Angeles Forum for Architecture and Urban Design, where he directed publication efforts from 2008-2010. His work has been recognized and supported by the Graham Foundation, the Getty Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the American Institute of Architects, the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, The Ohio State University, and UCLA. CALA and AIA|LA are among the prestigious co-sponsors of this event.

RSVP HERE

 

May
5
6:30 pm18:30

Hitoshi Abe, Atelier Hitoshi Abe, A Lecture and Discussion

When: May 5, 2016
Where: A+D Architecture and Design Museum, 900 E 4th St. Los Angeles, CA90013
Tickets: $15 Individual/$7 Students
A+D Members, Cal Poly Students and Alumni Free w. RSVP
RSVP HERE
 

Hitoshi Abe is the founder of Atelier Hitoshi Abe (AHA), a leading international design practice which has realized architecture and planning projects across broad scales and typologies. This includes educational institutions, museums, housing, commercial and retail spaces, and cultural facilities. The firm’s work has been published internationally and has received numerous awards, including the Vienna Municipal Council Schorsch Award for its WU building (2013), the ICONIC AWARD for its reimagining of 3M Corporate Headquarters (2015), First Prize in the re-planning of the University of Montpellier (2010), the SIA-Getz Prize for Emergent Architecture in Asia (2008) and the Building Contractors Society Award for Miyagi Stadium (2001). AHA’s work is also the subject of two monographs, including Hitoshi Abe Flicker (TOTO) from his exhibition in 2005 at the Gallery Ma in Tokyo and Hitoshi Abe published by Phaidon in 2009.


In addition to the work of his practice, Hitoshi has established himself as a leader in education, with a decade-long distinguished career. In 2007, he was appointed professor and chair of the UCLA Department of Architecture and Urban Design. In 2010, he was appointed Paul I. and Hisako Terasaki Chair in the Study of Contemporary Japan, as well as Director of the UCLA Paul I. and Hisako Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies. Hitoshi has also been involved in a variety of other activities, including publishing monographs and articles, editing books, and participating in international exhibitions and conferences. CALA and AIA|LA are among the prestigious co-sponsors of this event.

RSVP HERE

Previous events:

  • Sunday, October 12, 2014 10:00AM Downtown Los Angeles Walking Tour
  • Thursday, February 26, 2015, 6:30 PM - 9:00PM: Michael Maltzan, FAIA of Michael Maltzan Architecture
  • Thursday, March 12, 2015, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM: Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee of Johnston Marklee & Associates
  • Tuesday, May 14, 2015 6:30PM – 9:00PM: Stanley Saitowitz of Natoma Architects
  • Tuesday, March 8, 2016,  6:30pm - 8:30pm: Eric Howeler & Meejin Yoon of Howeler+Yoon
  • Thursday, March 10, 2016, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM: Antoine Picon, Harvard University Graduate School of Design
  • Thursday, April 7, 2016,  6:30PM - 8:30 PM: Michael Folonis, FAIA, Michael W. Folonis Architects
  • Thursday, April 21, 2016: Kevin Daly, FAIA, Kevin Daly Architects

Upcoming events:

  • Thursday, June 2, 2016: Julie Eizenberg, FAIA, Koning Eizenberg

 

Apr
21
6:30 pm18:30

Kevin Daly, FAIA, Kevin Daly Architects, A Lecture and Discussion

Kevin Daly, FAIA, Banner

When: April 21, 2016
Where: A+D Architecture and Design Museum, 900 E 4th St. Los Angeles, CA90013
Tickets: $15 Individual/$7 Students
A+D Members, Cal Poly Students and Alumni Free w. RSVP

In collaboration with the A+D Architecture and Design Museum and the Cal Poly LA Metro Program in Architecture and Urban Design.

Kevin Daly, FAIA, is the founder of Kevin Daly Architects, a renowned architectural practice focused on craft,  construction systems,  and material research.  His diligent design process,  is focused on material    and    technical    research,    marries    traditional and    contemporary    design    and representation processes.  Mr.  Daly led the design effort for the firm’s award-winning projects including the Valley Center House,  the Camino Nuevo Charter Academy, the Camino Nuevo High School, the modernization and expansion of UCLA’s School of Music, and the Art Center College of Design South Campus Building.  Current projects include a commercial store fronting Miami’s Design District, a housing complex at UCSB, and the UCLA Basketball Practice Facility.  

In addition to over thirty state and local AIA design awards,  Kevin Daly’s work has been recognized with National AIA Honor Awards,  a Gold Medal from the Bruner Foundation,  a Millennium Award from Global Green,  and his firm received the first ever AIA/LA Firm of the Year Award in 2009.  Mr.  Daly received his BARCH from the University of California (Berkley) and his MARCH from Rice University.  Presented by A+D Architecture and Design Museum Los Angeles and LAMETRO, California Polytechnic State University. CALA and AIA|LA are delighted to be co-sponsors of this event.

Please join us for a reception, lecture, and discussion with Kevin Daly, FAIA, of Kevin Daly Architects.

Previous events:

  • Sunday, October 12, 2014 10:00AM Downtown Los Angeles Walking Tour
  • Thursday, February 26, 2015, 6:30 PM - 9:00PM: Michael Maltzan, FAIA of Michael Maltzan Architecture
  • Thursday, March 12, 2015, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM: Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee of Johnston Marklee & Associates
  • Tuesday, May 14, 2015 6:30PM – 9:00PM: Stanley Saitowitz of Natoma Architects
  • Tuesday, March 8, 2016,  6:30pm - 8:30pm: Eric Howeler & Meejin Yoon of Howeler+Yoon
  • Thursday, March 10, 2016, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM: Antoine Picon, Harvard University Graduate School of Design
  • Thursday, April 7, 2016,  6:30PM - 8:30 PM: Michael Folonis, FAIA, Michael W. Folonis Architects

Upcoming events:

  • Thursday, May 5, 2016: Thursday, May 5, 2016: Hitoshi Abe, Atelier Hitoshi Abe
  • Thursday, June 2, 2016: Julie Eizenberg, FAIA, Koning Eizenberg
Apr
7
6:30 pm18:30

Michael W. Folonis, FAIA, Michael W. Folonis Architects, A Lecture and Discussion


When: April 7, 2016
Where: Helms Bakery, 8745 Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232
Tickets: Open to the Public, Free Admission

Please join us Thursday April 7th for a reception, lecture, and discussion with MICHAEL FOLONIS of Michael W. Folonis Architects.

Michael Folonis, FAIA is design principal and founder of Michael W. Folonis Architecture of Santa Monica, California. The firm is committed to creating authentic, contemporary architecture informed by culture, history, technology, sustainability and building innovation. In 2008, Michael was elevated to the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects, the highest honor bestowed to an architect by the National AIA. Mr. Folonis has served on the Board of Directors, Los Angeles Chapter of the AIA and is currently a board member on the California Council of the AIA. Folonis earned his bachelor of Architecture degree from the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) and his masters of architecture from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Michael taught studio design in both the graduate and undergraduate program at Cal Poly Pomona from 1983 to 2004. He currently teaches at SCI-Arc. CALA and AIA|LA are delighted to be co-sponsors of this event.

Introduced and Moderated by Stephen Phillips, AIA, PhD, Principal of Stephen Phillips Architects (SPARCHS) and professor, director, Cal Poly LA Metro Program in Architecture and Urban Design (California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo) 

Previous events:

  • Sunday, October 12, 2014 10:00AM Downtown Los Angeles Walking Tour
  • Thursday, February 26, 2015, 6:30 PM - 9:00PM: Michael Maltzan, FAIA of Michael Maltzan Architecture
  • Thursday, March 12, 2015, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM: Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee of Johnston Marklee & Associates
  • Tuesday, May 14, 2015 6:30PM – 9:00PM: Stanley Saitowitz of Natoma Architects
  • Tuesday, March 8, 2016,  6:30pm - 8:30pm: Eric Howeler & Meejin Yoon of Howeler+Yoon
  • Thursday, March 10, 2016, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM: Antoine Picon, Harvard University Graduate School of Design

Upcoming events:

  • Thursday, April 21, 2016: Kevin Daly, FAIA, Kevin Daly Architects
  • Thursday, May 5, 2016: Thursday, May 5, 2016: Hitoshi Abe, Atelier Hitoshi Abe
  • Thursday, June 2, 2016: Julie Eizenberg, FAIA, Koning Eizenberg
Mar
10
6:30 pm18:30

Antoine Picon, Director, Professor, Harvard University - Lecture + Book Signing

When: March 10, 2016 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Where: A+D Architecture and Design Museum, 900 E 4th St. Los Angeles, CA90013
Price: $15 Individual/$7 Students
A+D Members, Cal Poly Students and Alumni Free w. RSVP

A reception, lecture, discussion, and book signing, with Antoine Picon, who is the G. Ware Travelstead Professor of the History of Architecture and Technology and Director of Research at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design (GSD). Trained as an engineer, architect, and historian, Picon works on the history of architectural and urban technologies from the eighteenth century to the present.

Picon has received numerous awards for his writings, including the Médaille de la Ville de Paris and twice the Prix du Livre d’Architecture de la Ville de Briey, a well as the Georges Sarton Medal of the University of Gand. In 2010, he was elected a member of the French Académie des Technologies, and in 2015 an associate member of the French Académie d’Architecture. He is Chevalier des Arts et Lettres since 2014. He is also Chairman of the Fondation Le Corbusier. Presented by A+D Architecture and Design Museum Los Angeles and LAMETRO, California Polytechnic State University. CALA and AIA|LA are delighted to be co-sponsors of  this event.

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Previous events:

  • Sunday, October 12, 2014 10:00AM Downtown Los Angeles Walking Tour
  • Thursday, February 26, 2015, 6:30 PM - 9:00PM: Michael Maltzan, FAIA of Michael Maltzan Architecture
  • Thursday, March 12, 2015, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM: Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee of Johnston Marklee & Associates
  • Tuesday, May 14, 2015 6:30PM – 9:00PM: Stanley Saitowitz of Natoma Architects
  • Tuesday, March 8, 2016,  6:30pm - 8:30pm: Eric Howeler & Meejin Yoon of Howeler+Yoon

Upcoming 2016 events:

  • Thursday, April 7, 2016,  6:30PM - 8:30 PM: Michael Folonis, FAIA, Michael W. Folonis Architects
  • Thursday, April 21, 2016: Kevin Daly, FAIA, Kevin Daly Architects
  • Thursday, May 5, 2016: Thursday, May 5, 2016: Hitoshi Abe, Atelier Hitoshi Abe
  • Thursday, June 2, 2016: Julie Eizenberg, FAIA, Koning Eizenberg
Mar
8
6:30 pm18:30

Eric Howeler & Meejin Yoon of Howeler+Yoon Reception and Lecture

When: March 8, 2016 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Where: Helms Bakery District, 87425 Washington Blvd. Culver City, CA 90232
Price: Lecture is open to the public and admission is FREE!

Höweler + Yoon is an internationally recognized architecture and design studio where their multidisciplinary practice operates in the space between architecture, art, and landscape. Presented by LAMETRO, California Polytechnic State University and Helms Bakery District. CALA and AIA|LA are delighted to be co-sponsors of  this event.


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Previous events:

  • Sunday, October 12, 2014 10:00AM Downtown Los Angeles Walking Tour
  • Thursday, February 26, 2015, 6:30 PM - 9:00PM: Michael Maltzan, FAIA of Michael Maltzan Architecture
  • Thursday, March 12, 2015, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM: Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee of Johnston Marklee & Associates
  • Tuesday, May 14, 2015 6:30PM – 9:00PM: Stanley Saitowitz of Natoma Architects

Upcoming 2016 events:

  • Thursday, March 10, 2016, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM: Antoine Picon, Harvard University Graduate School of Design
  • Thursday, April 7, 2016,  6:30PM - 8:30 PM: Michael Folonis, FAIA, Michael W. Folonis Architects
  • Thursday, April 21, 2016: Kevin Daly, FAIA, Kevin Daly Architects
  • Thursday, May 5, 2016: Thursday, May 5, 2016: Hitoshi Abe, Atelier Hitoshi Abe
  • Thursday, June 2, 2016: Julie Eizenberg, FAIA, Koning Eizenberg
Oct
27
7:00 pm19:00

Caroline Bos of UNSTUDIO at the Bing Theatre, LACMA

When:  Tuesday, October 27, 2015 | 7 pm
Where: Bing Theatre at LACMA
Tickets $15 General Admission, $19 LACMA, Cal Poly alumni, and AIA members, $5 seniors 62 + and students w. idea.
Tickets: 323.857.6010

Caroline Bos, co-founder and Principal Urban Planner of UNStudio, will speak about recent projects including the restructuring of the station area of Arnhem, the mixed-use Raffles City in Hangzhou, a master plan for Basauri, and the design and restructuring of the Harbour Pont Parodi in Genoa.


Bos studied Art History at Birkbeck College of the University of London and Urban and Regional Planning at the Faculty of Geosciences, University of Utrecht.  In 1988 she co-founded Van Berkel & Bos Architectuurbureau with architect Ben van Berkel. In 1998 she co-founded UNStudio (United Net), a network of specialists in architecture, urban development, and infrastructure. Bos was awarded an Honorary Professorship at the University of Melbourne’s Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning in 2012. CALA and AIA|LA are delighted to be co-sponsors of  this event.

Previous events:

  • Sunday, October 12, 2014 10:00AM Downtown Los Angeles Walking Tour
  • Thursday, February 26, 2015, 6:30 PM - 9:00PM: Michael Maltzan, FAIA of Michael Maltzan Architecture
  • Thursday, March 12, 2015, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM: Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee of Johnston Marklee & Associates
  • Tuesday, May 14, 2015 6:30PM – 9:00PM: Stanley Saitowitz of Natoma Architects

Upcoming 2016 events:

  • Tuesday, March 8, 2016,  6:30pm - 8:30pm: Eric Howeler & Meejin Yoon of Howeler+Yoon
  • Thursday, March 10, 2016, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM: Antoine Picon, Harvard University Graduate School of Design
  • Thursday, April 7, 2016,  6:30PM - 8:30 PM: Michael Folonis, FAIA, Michael W. Folonis Architects
  • Thursday, April 21, 2016: Kevin Daly, FAIA, Kevin Daly Architects
  • Thursday, May 5, 2016: Thursday, May 5, 2016: Hitoshi Abe, Atelier Hitoshi Abe
     

 

 

May
14
6:30 pm18:30

Stanley Saitowitz of Natoma Architects, Reception, Lecture and Discussion

When: May 14, 2015 6:30PM – 9:00PM
Where: Helms Bakery District, 8745 Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232
Tickets: Open to the Public, Free Admission

Stanley Saitowitz is a partner, principal, and founding member of the San Francisco based firm, Natoma Architects. Saitowitz produces architecture as an un-programmed and indeterminate blank slate, which is highly refined and evolved. His built work contains a broad spectrum of program and project types including single family houses, multi-family housing, master plans, offices, museums, libraries, wineries, synagogues, churches, commercial and residential interiors, memorials, urban landscapes and promenades.

Stanley Saitowitz was born in Johannesburg, South Africa and received his Bachelor of Architecture at the University of Witwatersrand in 1974 and his Masters in Architecture at the University of California, Berkeley in 1977. He is an Emeritus Professor of Architecture at the University of California, Berkeley. He has taught at numerous schools, including the Elliot Noyes Professor, Harvard University GSD (1991-2), the Bruce Goff Professor, University of Norman, Oklahoma (1993), UCLA, Rice, SCIARC, Cornell, Syracuse, and University of Texas at Austin. He has given more than 200 public lectures in the United States and abroad. His first house was built in 1975, and together with Stanley Saitowitz/Natoma Architects Inc., has completed numerous buildings and projects. These have been residential, commercial and institutional. He has designed houses, housing, master plans, offices, museums, libraries, wineries, synagogues, churches, commercial and residential interiors, memorials, urban landscapes and promenades. Amongst many awards, the Transvaal House was declared a National Monument by the Monuments Council in South Africa in 1997, the New England Holocaust Memorial received the Henry Bacon Medal in 1998, and in 2006 he was a finalist for the Smithsonian Cooper Hewitt National Design Award given by Laura Bush at the White House. Three books have been published on the work, and articles have appeared in many magazines and newspapers. His paintings, drawings and models have been exhibited in numerous galleries and museums.  CALA and AIA|LA are delighted to co-sponsor this event.

Previous Event(s):

  • Sunday, October 12, 2014 10:00AM: Downtown Lo Angeles Walking Tour
     
  • Thursday, February 26, 2015, 6:30 PM - 9:00PM: Michael Maltzan, FAIA of Michael Maltzan Architecture
     
  • Thursday, March 12, 2015, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM: Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee of Johnston Marklee & Associates

Upcoming 2015 Events:

  • Tuesday, May 14, 2015 6:30PM – 9:00PM: Stanley Saitowitz of Natoma Architects

  • Tuesday, October 27, 2015 7:00PM – 8:30PM: Caroline Bos of UNSTUDIO at LACMA, Bing Theatre

 

Mar
12
6:30 pm18:30

Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee of Johnston Marklee & Associates, Reception, Lecture and Presentation

When: Thursday, March 12, 2015, 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: A+D Museum, 6032 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036
Price: $15 individual / $7 student
A+D Members, Cal Poly Students & Alumni Free w/RSVP


Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee are the principals of Johnston Marklee & Associates. The Los Angeles-based firm has been engaged in a range of institutional, residential, and commercial commissions in the U.S., as well as in Argentina, Chile, Spain, Portugal, Switzerland, and Italy since the office opened in 1998. The work of the firm has been featured in national and international media, including Abitare, Domus, Wallpaper, Metropolis, Icon, Architectural Record, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, l’Architecture Aujourd’hui, and Mark Magazine. Sharon and Mark are currently teaching a multi-year studio at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design, and in 2013 they team taught at Rice University as the Cullinan Visiting Professors.

The collaborative work between the architecture of Johnston Marklee and the world of contemporary art has been the subject of the publication Later Layer and of the forthcoming book House is a House is a House is a House is a House. A monograph on the work of Johnston Marklee was published in the spring of 2014. The firm received the Emerging Practice Award by the Los Angeles Chapter of the A.I.A. in 2013 and was nominated for the Mies Prize in 2014. Johnston Marklee’s design for the Menil Drawing Institute, in Houston, Texas, will commence construction in March 2015. CALA and AIA|LA are delighted to co-sponsor this event.

Previous events:

  • Sunday, October 12, 2014 10:00AM Downtown Walking tour
     
  • Thursday, February 26, 2015, 6:30 PM - 9:00PM: Michael Maltzan, FAIA of Michael Maltzan Architecture

Upcoming 2015 events:

  • Tuesday, May 14, 2015 6:30PM – 9:00PM: Stanley Saitowitz of Natoma Architects
     
  • Tuesday, October 27, 2015 7:00PM – 8:30PM: Caroline Bos of UNSTUDIO at LACMA, Bing Theatre
Feb
26
6:30 pm18:30

inCollaboration: Michael Maltzan, FAIA

A reception, lecture and discussion with
Michael Maltzan, FAIA of Michael Maltzan Architecture

When: February 26, 2015 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: A+D Architecture and Design Museum, 6032 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036
Price: $15 individual / $7 student
A+D Members, Cal Poly Students & Alumni Free w/RSVP

A+D RSVP
CAL POLY SLO RSVP

Please join us Thursday, February 26th for a reception, lecture and discussion with MICHAEL MALTZAN of Michael Maltzan Architecture.

InCollaboration with the A+D Museum and the Cal Poly LA Metro Program in Architecture & Urban Design.

Michael Maltzan, FAIA is the founder and design principal of Los Angeles-based Michael Maltzan Architecture, Inc., an architectural, urban and landscape design practice founded in 1995. His work creates physical, cultural and social catalysts across a range of scales and project types. His interest in architecture and its role in urbanism are reflected in both his design work as well as numerous authored publications including No More Play: Conversations on urban Spectulation in Los Angeles and Byone that investigates potential future cities through a series of conversations with contemporary architects, designers, theorists and artists. Michael received a Master of Architecture degree with a Letter of Distinction from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design. He holds both a Bachelor of Fine Arts and a Bachelor of Architecture from Rhode Island School of Design. He is a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects.

Introduced and moderated by Stephen Phillips, AIA, PhD, Principal of Stephen Phillips Architects (SPARCHS) and associate professor, director, Cal Poly LA Metro Program in Architecture & Urban Design (California Polytechninc State University, San Luis Obispo). CALA and AIA|LA are delighted to be co-sponsors of  this event.

Previous Event(s):

  • Sunday, October 12, 2014 10:00AM: Downtown Walking tour

Upcoming 2015 Events:

  • Thursday, March 12, 2015, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM: Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee of Johnston Marklee & Associates

  • Tuesday, May 14, 2015 6:30PM – 9:00PM: Stanley Saitowitz of Natoma Architects

  • Tuesday, October 27, 2015 7:00PM – 8:30PM: Caroline Bos of UNSTUDIO at LACMA, Bing Theatre

     

 

 

Oct
12
10:00 am10:00

Downtown Walking Tour, 3 Centuries of Downtown Architecture

CALA’s first event is an informative and eclectic Walking Tour of architecture located in downtown Los Angeles. Learn more about the history, and current Los Angeles design, as we tour the Old Bank District and Bunker Hill. In just a brief walk we'll be introduced to the three centuries of architecture: late-19th, 20th, and early 21st century. (Which also features buildings by two Los Angeles Pritzker Prize winners within blocks of each other.)

Tour Stops:

  • Pershing Square (1866) Ricardo Legoretta/Laurie/Olin
  • US Bank Tower (1989) (Pei Cobb Freed/Henry Cobb)
  • Gas Company Tower (1991) (SOM/Rick Keating)
  • Biltmore Hotel (1923) (Schultze & Weaver, building; Earl Heitschmidt, main lobby)
  • Title Guarantee Building (1930) (John and Donald Parkinson)
  • Angel's Flight (1901) (J W Eddy (developer and engineer)
  • Grand Central Market (1896) Homer Laughlin Building
  • Bradbury Building (1893) (George Wyman)
  • Vibiana (1876) (Original LA Cathedral (John Austin facade 1922)
  • CalTrans HQ (2004): (Thom Mayne/Morphosis)
  • Los Angeles Police Department HQ (2009) (AECOM, Roth Sheppard)
  • City Hall (1928) (John Austin/John Parkinson/Albert C Martin Sr.)
  • Grand Park (2012) (Rios Clementi Hale)
  • Music Center (1964-7) (Welton Becket)
  • LA Dept of Water & Power (1965) (AC Martin)
  • Walt Disney Concert Hall (2003) (Frank Gehry)
  • The Broad (under construction) (2014) (Diller Scofidio Renfro Gensler

 

Upcoming events:

  • Thursday, February 26, 2015, 6:30 PM - 9:00PM: Michael Maltzan, FAIA of Michael Maltzan Architecture
  • Thursday, March 12, 2015, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM: Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee of Johnston Marklee & Associates
  • Tuesday, May 14, 2015 6:30PM – 9:00PM: Stanley Saitowitz of Natoma Architects
  • Tuesday, October 27, 2015 7:00PM – 8:30PM: Caroline Bos of UNSTUDIO at LACMA, Bing Theatre