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The Los Angeles Forum for Architecture and Urban Design proposes DINGBAT 2.0, an open, single-stage, international design competition, reconsidering Los Angeles’ ubiquitous dingbat apartment building for the 21st century.

If an architect had designed the human hand, Bill Mitchell told his students at UCLA in the early 1980s, all the fingers would be equally long. Everybody laughs when they hear that joke because they instantly recognize its truth: There […]

The Forum announces a return to its printed pamphlet series, beginning with a pamphlet for the Dead Malls competition. Featuring the work of all five finalists in color as well as other entrants in the competition, this pamphlet critically investigates […]

The jury for the second phase of the Dead Malls competition met on Saturday, March 1. In conjunction with the announcement of the competition winners and the exhibition of the finalists’ work, a reception to celebrate the completion of the […]

The Forum proposes an open, two-part, ideas competition to envision the future of the mall. This competition challenges the design and planning community to counter the trend towards the deriliction, abandonment, and “death” of the regional mall and invites approaches […]