The final of our ‘Three Lectures on Architecture After Nature’ series by John May. May is a Lecturer in the departments of Geography and Architecture at UCLA, and an Assistant Researcher at the Institute of the Environment. Michael Osman (UCLA Architecture) will provide a response following the lecture.
ACT 3: The finale of our summer series Field Trips: Backstage LA. While beyond LA’s city limits, the Port of Long Beach is the city’s gateway to the global transport infrastructure.
ACT 2: The 2nd of our summer series Field Trips: Backstage LA. Located at the confluence of numerous urban systems, the Baldwin Hills will set the stage for discussing and viewing its surroundings.
ACT 1: The 1st of our summer series Field Trips: Backstage LA. Processing effluence is a quintessential task of infrastructure, but Hyperion recasts the role of a waste treatment plant with its recent additions of architecture and engineering.
BACKSTAGE LA examines different forms of infrastructure and their relationships to the global community of Los Angeles.
LA Forum and MAK Center Los Angeles are pleased to present a discussion inspired by the visionary schemes created for the SCI-Arc/Architect’s Newspaper competition, A New Infrastructure: Innovative Transit Solutions for Los Angeles.
This provocative collection of photography, essays, and maps looks at infrastructure as a way of mapping our place in the city and affecting change through architecture.
The goal of transforming the environment may be ancient, but our ability to realize that goal is unprecedented. In the late 20th century, our technologies less and less resemble tools – discrete objects that can be considered separately from their […]
During the Fall of 1994, the Forum sponsored “Civic Innovations” an open design competition which seeks to influence the design of modest elements found on every street throughout Los Angeles. Competition categories include bus shelters, street lighting, public restrooms in […]