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First Place: Carmen C. Cham, James Black & Tyler Goss (Footprint)

The Los Angeles Forum for Architecture and Urban Design presents the Dingbat 2.0 Exhibition, featuring winning and selected entries from the recently completed Dingbat 2.0 Housing Competition, which challenged architects and designers to reconsider Los Angeles’ ubiquitous ‘dingbat’ apartment building for the 21st century. Historic documentation of existing dingbat apartment buildings is included in the exhibition, including work by artist Judy Fiskin, from her series Dingbat, 1982 – 83.

June 19 – August 14, 2010

OPENING RECEPTION Saturday June 19, 2010 / 5-9 PM

Gallery Hours:
Thursday & Friday 11am-3pm
Saturday & Sunday 12pm-4pm
LA Forum Events @ W.H.E.*
6518 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028

Download Gallery Guide PDF with all winners + jury commentary.

Judy Fiskin, Untitled, Dingbat 1982-1983

Dingbat 2.0 Exhibition-related Events:

In addition to the exhibition, two panel discussions bringing together Dingbat 2.0 competition jury members, city officials, and other members of the design community to discuss the design proposals will be held at the gallery space during the run of the exhibition.

Dates for Dingbat 2.0 Exhibition-Related Events:

Saturday, June 26, 1:30 pm:
- Dwell on Design Dingbat 2.0 Competition Presentation
Saturday, June 26, 3pm:
- Panel Discussion – Dingbat as Urban Typology
Saturday, July 17, 3pm:
- Panel Discussion – Dingbat as Cultural Icon

All events except Dwell on Design presentation will take place at LA Forum Events @ W.H.E.*, located at 6518 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood CA, 90028.

See links above for two Panel Discussions.

Dwell on Design Presentation

Two invited winning and selected competition entrants from the Dingbat 2.0 Competition will be presented at the 2010 Dwell on Design Conference at the Los Angeles Convention Center.  LA Forum Board member Joshua G. Stein, Principal of Radical Craft, will moderate the 30-minute presentation.

The Dingbat 2.0 Competition & Exhibition are sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts, the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, Enterprise Holdings Foundation, the Woodbury University School of Architecture, and the Los Angeles Forum for Architecture and Urban Design. Archinect is the media sponsor for the competition, and printing for the Dingbat 2.0 Exhibition has been generously provided by Ford Graphics.

*Woodbury Hollywood Exhibitions