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      Dingbat 2.0 Now FULLY Funded

Thanks to the generous support of our members and friends in the community, the Forum’s Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for the publication of the Dingbat 2.0 publication raised over $12,000 and achieved “funded” status. The Forum thanks you heartily for your support! […]

03.29.2014 ||||||||||||



  Dingbat2    Dingbat 2.0 Publication on Kickstarter!

The LA Forum announces the launch of our Kickstarter campaign to support the upcoming publication Dingbat 2.0!  The book features projects from the Dingbat 2.0 Competition, which challenged the design community to re-envision dingbat apartment buildings for the 21st Century, […]

01.05.2014 ||||||||||||



  Pub_InfCity_cover    The Infrastructural City, by Kazys Varnelis

This provocative collection of photography, essays, and maps looks at infrastructure as a way of mapping our place in the city and affecting change through architecture.

03.01.2008 |||||||||||||||||||



  Pamp_Wrapper    WRAPPER by Mary Ann Ray and Robert Mangurian

This book features a collection of drawings for the redesign of the facade of the Museum of Jurassic Technology in Los Angeles.

01.01.2000 |||||||||



  Pub_EveryDayUrb    Everyday Urbanism by Margaret Crawford, John Chase, and John Kaliski

“Everyday Urbanism” is based on the daily experience of the city – trips to supermarkets, the commute to work, the journey along the strip passing by the mini-mall, the carwash, and the franchise food emporium.

01.01.1999 ||||||||||||||



  Pub_ExpArchLA    Experimental Architecture in Los Angeles by Leon Whiteson, John Chase, and Aaron Betsky

This book features the work of 22 architecture firms, including Michele Saee, AKS Runo, Josh Schweitzer, Guthrie + Buresh, Koning Eizenberg, and COA. The book is drawn from the work of participants in a series of lectures presented during the […]

01.01.1992 |||||||||||||||||



  Pub_COA_RecImgs    Recombinant Images in Los Angeles – Central Office of Architecture

A series of a dozen black-and-white photographs by COA “created through the super-imposition of found urban artifacts pulled from their functional context and treated as fragment and empty sign” with accompanying text.

01.01.1989 |||||