Host: Natural Histories for Los Angeles This fall, curators from three Los Angeles-based organizations come together as part of World Wide Storefront, a Storefront for Art and Architecture project, to present Host: Natural Histories for Los Angeles. This series […]
A Book Talk and Signing Thursday, December 5th, 7 p.m. Hennessey + Ingalls 214 Wilshire Blvd. Santa Monica, CA 90401 Join author and architect Joe Day in conversation with LA Forum board member and critic Mimi Zeiger. A 50-year survey of […]
After an absence from print for over a decade, the Los Angeles Forum for Architecture and Urban Design announces the relaunch of the LA Forum Newsletter. The premiere issue features architect Frank Escher on the clinical restoration of the […]
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 […]
As the LA Forum gears up for it’s 25th year in 2012, we welcome new members to the Board of Directors – James Black, Russel Fortmeyer, Matthew Gillis, Eric Olsen, Bianca Siegl, Michael Sweeney, Linda Taalman and Mimi Zeiger. The […]
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.
The Field Guide to Dingbats has several small articles and references regarding Dingbat apartment buildings, as well as a chapter from John Chase’s Book Glitter Stucco & Dumpster Diving, which covers the history and types of ‘stucco box’ apartments that […]
Please join the LA Forum for the panel discussion ‘Marginalia, Edge Conditions in Publishing and Practice’ on August 14th.
The LA Forum is hosting the traveling exhibition ‘a Few Zines: Dispatches from the Edge of Architectural Production’ the weekend of August 14-16.
What happens when the currency of the late twentieth century and now the burgeoning twenty-first, the “real” telescopes back in on itself? When the all the Osbornes and Survivors and Anna Nicole Smiths lose the sardonic smirk and implode in […]