08/03/17 Uncategorized

THERE ARE SIX PATHS YOU CAN GO BY

In the wake of the brutal electoral fight over Measure S, long-simmering debates over the future of Los Angeles have entered the public consciousness.

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THERE ARE SIX PATHS YOU CAN GO BY
23/02/17 Uncategorized

CONSIDERING COMPTON | BLACK HISTORY MONTH

On Sunday, February 26th, in honor of Black History Month, the Los Angeles Chapter of the American Institute of Architects hosts an Iconic LA tour of Compton. This walking tour spotlights architecture and design south of the 105, east of the 110, west of the 710, and north of the 91, including some Brutalist masterpieces and the work of pioneering black architects.

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CONSIDERING COMPTON | BLACK HISTORY MONTH
08/02/17 Uncategorized

THANK YOU FOR CELEBRATING DTLA WITH US!

On Saturday, January 14th, we hosted Celebrate, our annual gala. This year’s event paid tribute to our new home in Arts District and reflected the creative energy and transition we are witnessing in Downtown Los Angeles.

You cannot step in the same river twice, and January 2017 is a time in DTLA’s history that will not come again. There is an unprecedented influx of youthful, creative, and entrepreneurial energy. The neighborhood’s culture is evolving its way into an uncertain future. By participating in Celebrate: DTLA, you helped to create that future and to honor this unique and exquisite moment.

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THANK YOU FOR CELEBRATING DTLA WITH US!
07/12/16 Uncategorized

USE MORE PAPER| DAVID ESKENAZI

This Sunday, architect and educator David Eskenazi will lead a workshop in conjunction with our current exhibition The Drawing Show. Participants will start by building volumetric models with two-dimensional materials and finish by creating drawings based on those models.

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USE MORE PAPER| DAVID ESKENAZI
23/11/16 Uncategorized

NEXT UP| LA RIVER

On Saturday, October 25th, the A+D Museum hosted Next Up: LA River, a live podcasting event organized by Archinect. The event featured frank, funny, and far-ranging conversations with architects, designers, urban planners, journalists, and activists, all focused on the past, present, future, and potential of the titular waterway.

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NEXT UP| LA RIVER
10/11/16 Uncategorized

EERO SAARINEN| THE ARCHITECT WHO SAW THE FUTURE

You may know Eero Saarinen best through his work. From the Gateway Arch to the TWA Flight Center to iconic modernist furniture such as the tulip chair, the Finnish-American architect and designer crafted a daring and unmistakable aesthetic that was all his own and that he shared with millions. Saarinen’s work helped define a robust and bustling slice of time in the nation’s cultural history.

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EERO SAARINEN| THE ARCHITECT WHO SAW THE FUTURE
27/10/16 Uncategorized

JON SETZEN | BUILDING CREATIVE COMMUNITIES

On Friday, October 21, as part of its Pep Rally series of free events, the Unique Space in Little Tokyo hosted Jon Setzen for a morning lecture. Setzen is a designer, creative director at Bluebeam, and an organizer in his own right – he launched the Los Angeles chapter of Creative Mornings, which he describes as “TED for the creative masses.”

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JON SETZEN | BUILDING CREATIVE COMMUNITIES
13/10/16 Uncategorized

A+D | BACK TO THE DRAWING BOARD

It begins with a sharpened pencil, a scrap of paper, and the germ of an idea.

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A+D | BACK TO THE DRAWING BOARD
28/09/16 Uncategorized

EXPLORING DTLA | THE BEST DESIGN IS INVISIBLE

On Thursday, September 22nd, the Downtown Film Festival LA introduced its 2016 Art+Architecture+Design programming (no relation) with a snappy and stylish film that raises some intriguing questions. The software startup InVision hosted a red carpet premiere for Design Disruptors, a documentary covering some of the prominent ideas and players on the current digital landscape. Reps from InVision and several featured tech companies were in attendance and held a quick panel discussion afterward.

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EXPLORING DTLA | THE BEST DESIGN IS INVISIBLE
14/09/16 Uncategorized

WE’RE GONNA ROCK DOWN TO ELECTRIC AVENUE

Transportation is a key influence on what gets built and where. Los Angeles is notoriously the largest American city which grew up entirely within the embrace of 20th Century automotive culture. Now that California is grappling in earnest with climate change, transportation is bound to change quickly, and the architecture and design of LA are bound to change with it.

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WE’RE GONNA ROCK DOWN TO ELECTRIC AVENUE
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