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