Architecture and Design Museum

Building Beautifully in LA
3 sessions 
Arts District Location

Neil Denari: Based since 1988 in Los Angeles, Denari began a firm now called Neil M. Denari Architects (NMDA). He was the director of SCI-Arc from 1997-2002. He is a professor of architecture and the Interim Chair of Architecture and Urban Design at UCLA.

Margaret Griffin, FAIA: co-founder and principal of award-winning Los Angeles-based, Griffin Enright Architects, a collaborative practice that yields creative, forward-thinking designs. In addition to guiding a progressive practice, Griffin is an educator with more than 24 years of experience teaching and has been on the design and technology faculty at SCI-Arc for the past decade.

Thom Mayne: Founder of the influential studio Morphosis, and co-founder of the Southern California Institute of Architecture, Pritzker Prize-winning architect Thom Mayne marries conceptual ideas with form, challenging the way we perceive structure, building and the environment. The output of his Santa Monica-based studio, Morphosis, shows the results of the negotiations between concept and reality.