DELIRIOUS LA September 21, 2015 Kris Kuramitsu on Cao Fei’s anxious urban visions Cao Fei: Shadow Plays, on view at The Mistake Room through November 21, is inspired by the rapidly changing social and economic conditions of contemporary urban life. […]

DELIRIOUS LA July 27, 2015 Scoring points with Heather Roberge Heather Roberge: En Pointe examines the historical and spatial significance of the column. We asked Roberge, founding principal of Murmur: Architecture and Environments about the evolution of her architectural investigations. […]

DELIRIOUS LA June 29, 2015 Corita Kent’s pop is right now Someday is Now: The Art of Corita Kent, on view at the Pasadena Museum of California Art  through November 1, presents is the first full-scale of the designer’s impassioned […]

DELIRIOUS LA June 15, 2015 Only the Lonely: Jimenez Lai on dreamy drawings With Beachside Lonelyhearts, Jimenez Lai of Bureau Spectacular, transforms Jai & Jai into a black-and-white architecture exhibition that pieces together a fragmented memory. Lai’s tale, a half-remembered […]

DELIRIOUS LA April 6, 2015 Kim Stringfellow Documents Desert Living, Homestead-style Artist and educator Kim Stringfellow explores jackrabbit homesteads, sprawling communities of mostly abandoned little shacks located in the Mojave Desert. Her Jackrabbit Homestead uses photographs and audio interviews to […]

DELIRIOUS LA March 9, 2015 Hodge on Heatherwick’s Provocations at the Hammer Provocations: The Architecture and Design of Heatherwick Studio explores the London-based architecture and design practice’s process. The show encourages interaction and presents projects that range in scale from Christmas cards to large […]

DELIRIOUS LA January 12, 2015 Begin Again, Begin Again Begin Again, Begin Again opens at the Schindler House on January 21. Artist Renée Green approaches the house as an evocative object. We asked Green to tell us more about how the physical […]

Delirious LA Calendar October 20th, 2014 It’s Manic. Our 2014 OTDI Participants on Design Practice The 2014 installment of Out There Doing It, the LA Forum’s annual series on emergent practice, is underway. We’ve asked two of the teams — […]

Delirious LA Calendar October 6th, 2014 Get inside the Neutra VDL House with 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 […]

Delirious LA Calendar September 8th, 2014   Claret-Cup Maps the Personal and the Local Image courtesy of Claret-Cup The second installment of Big City Forum’s City of Hope, City of Resistance opened at the Armory Center for the Arts in Pasadena. […]

Delirious LA Calendar July 28th, 2014     Utopian Favorites From Patrick Mansfield     Patrick Mansfield, collections manager at the Wende Museum and Archive of the Cold War, is one of six curatorial collaborators of Competing Utopias, on view […]

Delirious LA Calendar July 14th, 2014   Heather Flood on Punk’d     L.A.-based designer Heather Flood brings a little visual anarchy to the gallery with Punk’d. On view at SCI-Arc Gallery through August 3.   What’s the difference between […]

Please join the LA Forum for the launch of Wes Jones: Meet the Nelsons at SCI-Arc main space, 960 East 3rd, Los Angeles.

The Forum spoke with the heads of seven local architecture and design programs to inquire how the schools are rethinking design education in the face of accelerated cultural production, changes necessitated by new technologies, and altered societal relations between the design community, the producing/constructing sector and the lay public.

Sylvia Lavin guest edits this issue, soliciting statements from various participants in various initiatives, which offers an educational glimpse of the lay of the changing architectural land regarding the education of an architect.

SCI-Arc in Motion Michael Rotondi, Director After almost twenty years at its original site on Berkeley Street in Santa Monica, SCI-Arc will be moving this spring to new quarters on 5454 Beethoven Street. The former factory and offices of the […]