A+D Calendar

October 4, 2015
wHY Food + Architecture Salon

Join Kulapat Yantrasast and Josh Kun for a Moveable Feast exploring the intersections fo Food and Architecture in Los Angeles starting with a brief tour of the exhibit designed by wHY and curated by Kun, To Live and Dine in LA, exploring the making of Los Angeles through the lens of the LA Public Library's vast collection of menus. After, meet at A+D's Museum's lastest exhibit, Shelter, to discuss food, architecture, housing, and transportation in the Los Angeles of the future. Bring your favorite local foods to share for an LA Potluck! 

4:00 PM | L.A. Public Library

5:30-8:00 PM | A+D


October 9, 2015
Powerful | AIA LA

Powerful: Women Leading Design is the AIA | LA's second symposium to focus on women who lead the design field and best practices to expand equity and diversity in architecture.

The conference will be held at SCI-Arc from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, and will conclude with a happy hour reception at A+D from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM


October 10, 2015
Territorial Repercussions: A One Day Conference About Feeding Our Citites

"Territorial  Repercussions" will explore the local interconnectedness between food and the city and how food and city as a unit could address the shift in locally available health food/care. This one-day conference will focus on two issues related to food -- health and its availability.

Hosted by Project Food LA at A+D Museum

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM


October 13, 2015
Shanshui City Book Launch with MAD
Ma Yansong, Founder and Principle Partner of MAD Architects, will be launching his most recent book Shanshui City on October 13th at the A+D Architecture and Design Museum > Los Angeles. The free event will begin with a brief presentation on Shanshui City by Ma Yansong at 7:00 PM and will be followed by a conversation with Frances Anderton of KCRW's DnA: Design and Architecture and Dean Qingyun Ma from the USC School of Architecture.
Limited copies of Shanshui City will be available for purchase from A+D at the event.
6:30 - 8:30 PM
October 15, 2015
Urban SOS

Urban SOS: All Systems Go is a global open ideas competition co-hosted by AECOM, Val Alen Institute, and 100 Resilient Cities -- Pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation.

Urban SOS calls on multi-disciplinary teams of students to envision more resilient food, water, and energy systems for supplying cities and regions today and in the future. Three short-listed teams will present their proposals before and interdisciplinary panel at A+D Museum on Oct. 15th

Doors open at 6:00 pm. Wine and nibbles to follow presentations.


October 21, 2015
Housing Reform Salon with LA-Mas

Join A+D Museum & LA-Mas in a conversation on the potential of Accessory Dwellings Units (ADUs) to address housing affordability in Los Angeles. This Salon-style discussion will explore ADUs from the perspective of policy and politics, grounded in development and design considerations. Participants include local experts who have been extensively researching, designing, and politically navigating the complexities of ADUs.

Wine and light refreshments will be served.

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM


October 22, 2015
WestEdge Opening Night Party to Benefit A+D

Join A+D and WestEdge to a festive evening which pays homage to the Southern California Coast and offers design insiders the first look at hundreds of products before the show officially opens to the public.

Guests will enjoy cocktails, passed hors d'oeuvres, a chance to bid on fantastic design items, and an all-access pass to WestEdge.


October 29, 2015
AIA | LA Design Awards

In celebration of the city's AIA|LA Design Award recipients and Presidential Honorees, the AIA|LA invites you to join the LA architectural community at an awards ceremony and apres-event party.

The reception and ceremony will begin at 6:00 PM at the Aratani Theatre in the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center. After party at A+D to follow.


October 2015

Enjoy Free Admission