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Lecture 2 of the OTDI 2012: Forge, Forage, Fabricate lecture series

David Freeland is a principal at FreelandBuck in Los Angeles and design faculty at Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-ARC). From 2006-2012 he taught at the graduate and undergraduate level at Woodbury University where he was instrumental in establishing the digital fabrication lab. His professional work includes experience with Michael Maltzan Architecture, AGPS Architecture, and Eisenman Architects. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia and UCLA Department of Architecture and Urban Design.

Brennan Buck is a principal at FreelandBuck in New York and a Critic at the Yale School of Architecture. From 2004-2008 he was assistant professor at the University of Applied Arts, Vienna teaching in Studio Greg Lynn. He has practiced both landscape architecture and architecture, having worked for Neil M. Denari Architects and Johnston Marklee & Associates in Los Angeles. He is a graduate of Cornell University and the UCLA Department of Architecture and Urban Design

Forge, Forage, Fabricate

The Los Angeles Forum for Architecture and Urban Design presents Out There Doing It 2012: Forge, Forage, Fabricate. The Fall 2012 edition of the LA Forum’s Out There Doing It lecture series features practitioners whose work defies the schism between the physical and virtual. By bringing together computation design and material research they refuse to privilege the authenticity of either end of the spectrum. Instead of operating within fixed aesthetics and conceptual modes, these designers forge new processes and relationships. They are not content to use digital tools only for the modeling, representation, or fabrication of discrete physical objects. Through a willingness to deal with the specific limitations and possibilities of tools and materials and a dedicated commitment to production, these participants are actively reexamining craftsmanship in a digital era.

Lecture begins at 7:30pm at Space 15Twenty 1520 N. Cahuenga Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90028

All lectures are free for LA Forum members, $5 for students & $10 for non-members.

FUTURE LECTURES IN THE SERIES:

GILLIS
with response by Mohamed Sharif
Thursday, 11/29

THE LOS ANGELES DESIGN GROUP
Thursday, 12/06