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Delirious LA Calendar November 3rd, 2014   Between Judo and Hockey. 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 […]

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. […]

The LA Forum Presents Two Concurrent Exhibitions: How Small is Too Small and BY-Right/BY-Design LA Forum Events @ WUHO Gallery 6518 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90028 Gallery Hours: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, noon to 5 pm In 2010, according to […]

Architects from Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, who found their way to the Pacific Ocean in the 1920s, 1930s and 1940s as emigres or exiles, exercised a powerful influence on the development of a specifically Californian modernist architecture. The symposium “Building […]

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.

On the Search for a New Dean Dianne Ghirrardo, Associate Professor Through some strange sequence of events, an astonishing number of schools are seeking new deans this year. Not surprisingly, one of the first questions asked by faculty members is […]