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DELIRIOUS LA Calendar October 5, 2010

UPCOMING LOS ANGELES AREA EVENTS:

Bernard Tschumi: Totally Generic
SCI-Arc W.M. Keck Lecture Hall : Tschumi’s work has been widely exhibited, with solo exhibitions at The Museum of Modern Art in New York and the Venice Biennale. He served as Dean of the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation at Columbia University in New York from 1988 to 2003.
Wednesday, October 6, 7pm
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Form Magazine: State of the Industry
The State of the Industry panel discussion will feature Jack Skelley (Senior partner/FORM contributor Paolucci Communication Arts), Carl Mulhstein (Executive Vice President, Cushman & Wakefield of California), Andy Cohen (Executive Director, Gensler), Tom Hinerfeld (President, Hinerfeld Ward Construction), and Ann Gray (Moderator, Founder/Publisher, Balcony Media/FORM).
Thursday, October 7, 2010
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Coy Howard – From Hand to Mouse, From Furniture to Architecture
SCI-Arc Gallery: A two-part exhibition by SCI-Arc long-time faculty member Coy Howard will be presented in the SCI-Arc Gallery at the Southern California Institute of Architecture this fall.  The exhibition comprises 50 images of three of Howard’s speculative architectural projects and a selection of furniture designs that investigate formal inventiveness and individual artistic vision.
October 8 – November 7, 2010.
Friday, October 8, 7-9pm: SCI-Arc Gallery reception for Part I

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IMAGE.ARCHITECTURE.NOW
In celebration of Julius Shulman’s 100th birthdayThe Julius Shulman Institute at Woodbury University presents:
IMAGE.ARCHITECTURE.NOW, A Symposium and Exhibition
The event features special guest Iwan Baan, who will be receiving the first annual Julius Shulman Institute Award for Architectural Photography.
SYMPOSIUM PANEL DISCUSSIONS 3-6 PM
Woodbury University – Fletcher Jones Auditorium
$15 prepay or at door (seating is limited)
Two provocative panels moderated by architect Neil Denari and historian Kazys Varnelis featuring architects and photographers in conversation. Emceed by Frances Anderton, host of DnA on KCRW.Distinguished panels include:
Iwan Baan, Livia Corona, Sze Tsung Leong, Uta Barth, Frank Escher, Sharon Johnston, Linda Taalman,
EXHIBITION OPENING 6-9 PM
Woodbury University – Ahmanson
Curated by Audrey Landreth, exhibition design by Victor Jones
An exhibition of 10 photographers whose work illuminates a range of explorations into documenting the experience of space. . IMAGE.ARCHITECTURE.NOW showcases distinct artistic visions from the grand and glorious to the poignant and devastating. Participating artists include:
Catherine Opie, James Welling, Julius Shulman, Iwan Baan, Uta Barth, Livia Corona, Jason Schmidt, Chris Mottalini, David Leventi, Victoria Sambunaris, Sze Tsung Leong
Saturday, October 9, 2010
7500 Glenoaks Blvd.
Burbank, CA 91510-7846
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MAK Architecture Tour 2010
The MAK Center’s 2010 architecture tour celebrates the life of Julius Shulman, who would havebeen 100 years old on 10/10/10. Sites include the Lovell Health House (R. J. Neutra, 1929), the Gold House (R. M. Schindler, 1945), the Kun House (R. J. Neutra, 1936), the Hillside House (Carl Louis Maston, 1948), Shulman House (Raphael Soriano, 1950), and the Gantert House (Pierre Koenig, 1981). The MAK Tour is the annual fundraiser for the MAK Center for Art and Architecture at the Schindler House.
Tickets: Self-drive: $85 general public, $75 Friends of the MAK Center and students with i.d.
Order online at MORE link below, or call 323-651-1510
October 10, 2010, 11am – 6pm.
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URBAN HIKES: FORGOTTEN LA
A unique series of tours devoted to the exploration and celebration of sometimes-forgotten parts of Los Angeles. URBAN HIKES provides a unique and enriching view into neighborhoods such as Little Tokyo, Leimert Park, MacArthur Park, Korea Town, the Downtown Historic Core, Boyle Heights and many more. The Summer 2010 Urban Hike series included, Echo Park, MacArthur Park and a dip in the LA River.  Los Angeles poet and native Mike Sonksen, aka ‘Mike the Poet’, performs his poems live and loud while providing a cultural, historical, and architectural tour exploring the forgotten and hidden gems in our City of Angels.
BUNKER HILL > SUNDAY, OCTOBER 10 > 11AM
LEIMERT PARK > SUNDAY, OCTOBER 24 > 11AM
LITTLE TOKYO > SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 14 > 11AM
EAGLE ROCK > SUNDAY, DECEMBER 5 > 11AM

General 4-Tour Package: $40
General PER TOUR: $15
A+D MEMBERS + StudentS 4-Tour PACKAGE: $15
A+D Members + students PER TOUR: $5
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Downtown 2020 – Continuing the Renaissance

The Central City Association of Los Angeles, the city’s premier business advocacy group, will host “Downtown 2020: Continuing the Renaissance,” a half-day symposium that will feature influential policy makers and top business and community leaders to discuss and share their vision of the next 10 years of Downtown Los Angeles’ renaissance. Panelists and attendees will be from the city’s top real estate brokers and developers and various community organizations, government agencies and neighborhood councils.  Business leaders Eli Broad, Tom Gilmore, Tim Leiweke, Nelson Rising and Jim Thomas will anchor the feature lunch presentation.
October 12, 2010 from 7:15 am – 1:30 pm
333 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90071
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Geoff Manaugh: Quadraturin and Other Architectural Expansionary Tales
SCI-Arc W.M. Keck Lecture Hall : Geoff Manaugh is the author of BLDGBLOG and The BLDGBLOG Book, former senior editor of Dwell magazine, and a contributing editor at Wired UK. Along with Nicola Twilley, he organized and co-curated the “Landscapes of Quarantine” design studio and exhibition at New York’s Storefront for Art and Architecture in 2009/2010, and he is currently curating a 2011 exhibition for the Nevada Museum of Art called “Landscape Futures.”
Wednesday, October 13, 7pm
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Norman Klein and Margo Bistis
Baroque Modernism: An Uneasy Alliance of Power and Culture
All buildings speak to power, simply in the way that they are designed and constructed.  The process of putting up a building is a narrative that leaves traces.  Join Norman Klein and Margo Bistis as they discuss a collective unconscious of architecture and cities, and what modernist buildings can tell us about our catastrophes today.
Saturday, October 16, 2010 – 2:00 PM
Seating is limited. To reserve please call 323.525.0053
Edward Cella Art + Architecture
6018 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 9003
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ARE SEMINARS
Saturday October 16
Building Systems: Mechanical w/ Richard Holzer
9am – 5pm
Saturday October 23
Building Systems: Electrical w/ Russ Givens
Saturday November 6 & 13
Building Design & Construction Systems w/ Dean Vlahos, FAIA
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2010 AIA Los Angeles 2010 Fall Home Tour Series

The American Institute of Architects/Los Angeles invites you to join us for our Home Tour series, featuring beautiful houses by Los Angeles’s leading architects. You can see the homes, talk to the architects, and discover new designs for living.
Sunday October 17
11:00 AM – 4:00 PM Fall Tour #2 -  Off Sunset: Brentwood to Palisades
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FAST, CHEAP & IN CONTROL:  An Evening with Benjamin Ball of Ball-Nogues Studio
Ball-Nogues Studio is an integrated design and fabrication practice led by Benjamin Ball and Gaston Nogues. The Studio creates experimental built environments to enhance and celebrate the potential for social interaction through sensation, spectacle and physical engagement via the production of architecture, art and industrial objects. They work with unusual materials, develop new digital tools, and apply architectural techniques in unorthodox ways. They seek opportunities to build that are outside the treacherous restraints of the conventional architectural milieu.
On October 21, 2010 from 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
2100 Zeno Pl, Los Angeles, CA 90291
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L.A. Conservancy and Out of the Box Events Present 2nd Annual Haunts of Angelino Heights

One-weekend-only scavenger hunts in historic Angelino Heights Saturday and Sunday, October 23 and 24, 4 p.m.
$30 ($25 for Conservancy members); reservations are required
A portion of the proceeds benefit the Los Angeles Conservancy.
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L.A. Conservancy Presents “Strolling on 7th Street: Downtown’s Historic Thoroughfare”
The Los Angeles Conservancy will hold a one-time-only tour exploring the rich history and architectural gems of downtown L.A.’s Seventh Street. The main shopping destination for Angelenos for half a century, the area is the latest frontier in downtown’s revitalization, with loft-style residential conversions, fine restaurants, and great nightlife.  Spanning from Figueroa to Los Angeles Streets, the event is “open-house” style. Guests can stroll down Seventh at their own pace, stopping at eight sites for guided tours.
Sunday, November 7, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
$30 ($25 for Conservancy members, $10 for kids 12 and under)
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ONGOING LOS ANGELES AREA EVENTS:

Los Angeles Cleantech Corridor and Green District Competition
The Southern California Institute of Architecture and The Architect’s Newspaper launched the Los Angeles Cleantech Corridor and Green District Competition. The competition asks all interested parties to create an innovative urban vision for Los Angeles’ Cleantech Corridor, a several-mile-long development zone on the eastern edge of downtown LA. The competition, which offers more than $11,000 in prize money, is presented with the Office of the Mayor of Los Angeles and the CRA/LA, which established the Cleantech Corridor. It asks entrants to move beyond industrial uses – creating an integrated economic, residential, clean energy, and cultural engine for the city through architectural and urban strategies.
Submission/Registration Deadline: September 30th
Winners announced & Symposium at Sci-Arc: October 9th
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AIA/LA 2010 DESIGN AWARDS EXHIBITION
Join A+D and AIA/LA in celebrating the work of Los Angeles architects. This annual exhibit showcases submissions for the 2010 Design Awards (built projects) and NEXT LA Awards (unbuilt projects), projects commissioned by the City of Los Angeles (Cultural Affairs Commission, CAC, Awards) and green projects (Architectural Foundation Los Angeles, AFLA).
Award will be announced and celebrated at the AIA/LA Awards Party presented by Italian Living|Umbria on Wednesday, October 27 at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
September 10 – October 27, 2010
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BIANCA KOLONUSZ-PARTEE: Available Spaces at Project_210
Semi-abstracted images of ports, in this case, those of New York and Los Angeles, raise questions about globalization and the shipping industry while presenting a highly personal approach to the landscape genre.
Exhibition Dates: September 12 – October 2, 2010
Hours: Fri/Sat/Sun 12p – 5p & By Appointment
Artist Talk/Closing Reception: Saturday, October 2, 2010 | 3p-5p

2888 East Walnut Street, Studio 10
Pasadena, CA 91107-3703
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Department of Cultural Affairs -2010 Los Angeles Juried Exhibition
Exhibition Dates: August 12 – October 3, Municipal Art Gallery
201 North Figueroa Street, Suite 1400
Los Angeles, CA 90012
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California Design Biennial: Action/Reaction
Pasadena, CA – The Pasadena Museum of California Art (PMCA) is proud to present the fourth California Design Biennial, Action/Reaction, an exhibition that highlights the most significant and innovative designs being created in California.
July 18, 2010 – October 31, 2010
490 E Union street
Pasadena CA, 91101
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