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Thanks to the generous support of our members and friends in the community, the Forum’s Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for the publication of the Dingbat 2.0 publication raised over $12,000 and achieved “funded” status. The Forum thanks you heartily for your support! […]

The LA Forum announces the launch of our Kickstarter campaign to support the upcoming publication Dingbat 2.0!  The book features projects from the Dingbat 2.0 Competition, which challenged the design community to re-envision dingbat apartment buildings for the 21st Century, […]

Unfinished Business Panel Discussion Images On July 14, 2012, The Los Angeles Forum conducted two panel discussion in conjunction with the UNFINISHED BUSINESS retrospective exhibition. Images by Monica Nouwens and Luke Gibson Panel 1: Publishing as Practice July 14, 2012  at 2 pm […]

Unfinished Business: Panel Discussions   Please join the LA Forum on Saturday afternoon, July 14th for two panel discussions in conjunction with our UNFINISHED BUSINESS retrospective exhibition.  The opening night reception for the exhibition follows immediately after the discussions. Panel […]

A panel to discuss cultural and iconographic aspects of the dingbat apartment building in Los Angeles – both existing conditions as well as proposals from the LA Forum’s recently completed Dingbat 2.0 Design Competition.

Barbara Bestor / Principal, Bestor Architecture, Los Angeles / Chair, Graduate School of Architecture at Woodbury University John Chase / Author / Urban Designer, City of West Hollywood Teddy Cruz / Principal, Estudio Teddy Cruz, San Diego / Associate Professor, […]

During the months of June and July the Forum will hold their annual “Out There Doing It” summer lecture series – now called “On the Map”- that will occur in recently completed architectural projects. This series intends to build a […]

“Everyday Urbanism” is based on the daily experience of the city – trips to supermarkets, the commute to work, the journey along the strip passing by the mini-mall, the carwash, and the franchise food emporium.

he Los Angeles Forum for Architectural and Urban Design is pleased to present the first West Coast screening of newly restored films and videos of Gordon Matta-Clark.  The films document Matta-Clark’s well-known building cuttings, explore urban phenomena, and capture aspects […]