Archive for the ‘Announcements’ Category

Now Available to UCLA Users: The Berg Fashion Library

Monday, September 20th, 2010

The Berg Fashion Library is a unique online portal which offers fully cross-searchable access to an expanding range of collections – including the Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion online, e-books, reference works, images, and more. This resource is especially valuable for scholars, students, professionals, and others interested in world dress and fashion throughout history.

You can search for information by keyword, or explore fashion by place or time period.

Culture NOW?: Suprastudio Summer 2010

Monday, September 20th, 2010

On Exhibit in the Perloff Hall DeCafe, Sept. 24 – Dec. 10.

Featuring work of UCLA’s Department of Architecture & Urban Design Summer 2010 Suprastudio.

Opening Reception: Friday, Sept. 24, 6 pm.

UCLA Users now have online access to Design Journal

Thursday, August 26th, 2010

UCLA users now have full-text online access to all of the issues of The Design Journal. This journal, published by Berg Publishers, began publication in 1997. Sign up to receive new issue alerts if this interests you!

Book Art Installation

Friday, July 30th, 2010

The new Walnut Creek Public Library lobby features an installation by UCLA Design|Media Arts professor Christian Moeller’s. “Shhh…Portrait in 12 Volumes of Gray,” is composed of 3,960 books and displays the image of a woman’s face as she makes a “shhh” signal.

Thom Mayne to design building at Cornell

Friday, July 30th, 2010

Award-winning Distinguished Architecture and Urban Design Professor Thom Mayne, has been commissioned to design a new building at Cornell University, with his architecture firm, Morphosis. The 100,000-square-foot William H. Gates Hall will bring together several units of the Faculty of Computing and Information Science in a collaborative working and learning environment.

UCLA Architecture and Urban Design faculty to exhibit at the Venice Biennale

Friday, July 30th, 2010

A recent announcement states that a number of UCLA faculty members will be participating in the 2010 Biennale di Venezia, including AUD Chair and Professor Hitoshi Abe, Distinguished Professor Thom Mayne, Professors Dana Cuff, Craig Hodgetts, Greg Lynn, Mark Mack, Assistant Professor Heather Roberge, Adjunct Associate Professor Roger Sherman, Lecturer Georgina Huljich, and Visiting Professors Peter Ebner and Sou Fujimoto.

Announcing Studioplex

Friday, July 30th, 2010

Studioplex, a new share webiste led by UCLA Architecture and Urban Design Assistant Professor Heather Roberge has recently been unveiled. Architecture faculty and students are invited to submit architectural design projects created within a studio context in the past 12 months. The site is organized into four levels: Studios, Schools, Projects, and Exhibitions.

Design|Media Arts Professor Rebeca Méndez has been awarded The Arctic Circle 2010 Art Residency

Friday, July 30th, 2010

Rebeca Mendez, professor in the Department of Design|Media Arts, has been awarded an art residency from the Arctic Circle to join an expedition to the High Arctic Oct. 7-24, 2010. A group of 18 artists, scientists, architects and educators will work collaboratively aboard an ice-class vessel in Svalbard, an international territory near the North Pole.

Atelier Hitoshi Abe exhibition at SCI-Arc Gallery

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

len-tic-u-lar-is, a new exhibition by Los Angeles and Sendai-based architecture firm Atelier Hitoshi Abe (AHA), will be on view from July 30 to September 12, 2010 in the SCI-Arc Gallery.

SCI-Arc Director Eric Owen Moss and Prof. Hitoshi Abe, Chair of the UCLA Department of Architecture and Urban Design and SCI-Arc alum, will discuss len-tic-u-lar-is on Friday, July 30, 2010 at 7pm.

Exhibition opening reception follows the discussion.

I.D. : Magazine of International Design has ceased

Friday, July 23rd, 2010

Back in December 2009 it was announced that I.D. : Magazine of International Design would cease publication after the January 2010 issue. The library’s copies of this magazine have now been bound and are shelved in the stacks: no issues are left in the Current Periodical Stacks.