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“The problem is that there is more to architecture than picking out the right exotic wood for that new vegetarian bar. I am concerned at the gap between the formidable formal and the equally formidable thoughtlessness about larger issues played  […]

OTDI 2011: AFTERIMAGE LAYER with response by Roel Schierbeek Thursday, 11/03 The Los Angeles Forum for Architecture and Urban Design presents Out There Doing It 2011: AfterImage. A provocation to cross-disciplinary conversation through expansion of the synergies between architecture and related […]

OTDI 2011: AFTERIMAGE B.A.D. BUREAU FOR ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN in conversation with Monica Nouwens Thursday, 10/27 The Los Angeles Forum for Architecture and Urban Design presents Out There Doing It 2011: AfterImage. A provocation to cross-disciplinary conversation through expansion of the synergies between architecture […]

Architects today co-conspire with a host of key figures in a fluid exchange of imagination spanning from pre-design to post-occupancy. Whether privately volleyed or publicly launched, these dynamic, ad-hoc, and non-linear exchanges provide the fuel that drives design and makes innovation possible. Through interrogating and encouraging these conversations, the Los Angeles Forum for Architecture and Urban Design hopes to offer a greater understanding of how architecture is produced, assembled, and disseminated in the contemporary cultural milieu.

Architects today co-conspire with a host of key figures in a fluid exchange of imagination spanning from pre-design to post-occupancy. Whether privately volleyed or publicly launched, these dynamic, ad-hoc, and non-linear exchanges provide the fuel that drives design and makes innovation possible. Through interrogating and encouraging these conversations, the Los Angeles Forum for Architecture and Urban Design hopes to offer a greater understanding of how architecture is produced, assembled, and disseminated in the contemporary cultural milieu.

Sung is working on developing smart thermobimetals, an unfamiliar material to architecture, as a third skin (the first is human flesh, the second clothing and the third architecture). Sung will install a large demonstrative sun-shading structure called “Bloom”, made primarily out of thermobimetal at the Materials&Application Gallery in Los Angeles in October 2011

Please join us to celebrate our latest publication, Experimental Architecture in Los Angeles, based on the Forum’s renowned Out There Doing It lecture series and published by Rizzoli at Thomas Solomon’s Garage 928 N. Fairfax Los Angeles, California 90046 Friday, […]