LA Forum in Rotterdam
The LA Forum is proud to be participating in this year’s International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam (IABR). The summer 2014 edition, curated by the Dutch landscape architect Dirk Sijmons, explores the theme “Urban by Nature.” Developed by board member Orhan Ayyuce in collaboration with distinguished organizations East Los Angeles College (ELAC); California State Polytechnic University, Pomona; SWA – Landscape Architecture, Planning and Urban Design; the City of Vernon, CA; Vernon Chamber of Commerce; and the Army Corps of Engineers. Vernon Project, takes on issues of water, infrastructure, urban metabolism, and food production and proposes alternate trajectories for housing, agriculture and wildlife in this unique municipality on the banks of Los Angeles River. Partners include James Becerra, Andy Wilcox, Aram Guiragozian, and board members Duane McLemore and Rob Berry.