Archive for the ‘UCLA Architecture and Urban Design Dept.’ Category

Little Tokyo Design Week!

Friday, July 15th, 2011

July 14-17, 2011
Little Tokyo Design Week,

featuring work of UCLA Architecture and Urban Design faculty and students.

Check out the schedule of UCLA events!

SCI-Arc Review reviewed in Archinect School Blogs

Friday, April 22nd, 2011

Check out the latest contribution from the UCLA blogger in the Archinect School Blogs: it’s a Review of a SCI-Arc Review.

Sylvia Lavin honored by American Academy of Arts and Letters

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Architecture and Urban Design Professor Sylvia Lavin has received a 2011 Arts and Letters Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. The award acknowledges American educators who explore ideas in architecture. The winners were chosen from a group of 30 architects nominated by members of the Academy, an honor society of 250 architects, composers, artists, and writers.

FORM VIDEO INTERVIEW: Thom Mayne on Inspiration

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

FORM now gives you Enhanced Issue Content at FORMmag.net. Issues will link to video, images, and additional content that did not fit into the print edition.

The Wednesday, February 9, 2011 issue links to a video interview on inspiration with Thom Mayne and publisher/architect Ann Gray, a surprise visit to his Morphosis LA gallery, and SCI-Arc’s 2010 Graduate Thesis work.

Richard Weinstein Lecture Series: Frank Gehry

Monday, November 1st, 2010

Nov. 1, 2010, 6:30pm
Broad Art Center Auditorium

Raised in Toronto, Canada, Frank Gehry moved with his family to Los Angeles in 1947. Mr. Gehry received his Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Southern California in 1954, and he studied City Planning at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design. In subsequent years, Mr. Gehry has built an architectural career that has spanned five decades and produced public and private buildings in America, Europe and Asia. His work has earned Mr. Gehry several of the most significant awards in the architectural field, including the Pritzker Prize. Notable projects include the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain and the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, California.

The UCLA Architecture and Urban Design Department’s Weinstein Lecture Series will bring, from a variety of fields, those who have made significant creative contributions that are relevant to the study of Architecture and Urban Design.

MAK Day 2010: Backstage Pass

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

Saturday, October 30
Discussion begins at 2:00 p.m.

MAK Center for Art and Architecture
at the Schindler House
835 N. Kings Road
West Hollywood, CA 90069

Admission to this event is FREE

Speakers will discuss the current Venice Architecture Biennale. Special emphasis will be focused on the Austrian and American Pavilions, with presentations and discussion from participating architects, critics and curators. Study models of the Austrian Pavilion will also be on view. Additionally, the MAK Center will have free admission all day, and will include docent tours of the Schindler House and free refreshments.

Panel Discussion: Backstage Pass, 2:00 p.m., featuring:

  • Eric Owen Moss, principal of Eric Owen Moss Architects, Culver City, Director of SCI-Arc, and Commissioner of the Austrian Pavilion
  • Peter Noever, CEO and Artistic Director, MAK, Vienna
  • Roger Sherman, Co-director of cityLAB, Los Angeles, Architect Participant in the US Pavilion
  • Christopher Hawthorne, Architecture Critic, LA Times
  • Alexis Rochas, Founder of I/O, Los Angeles, Architect Participant in the Austrian Pavilion
  • The panel will be moderated by Kimberli Meyer, Director, MAK Center Los Angeles.

    Important Notice for MAK Day

    This Saturday, October 30, the City of West Hollywood will be closing the 800 block of North Kings Road to through traffic in order to finish pavement repairs.

    When coming to the Schindler House for the MAK Day Panel Discussion, please park in the City of West Hollywood parking structure at the northeast corner of Kings Road and Santa Monica Boulevard. As well, there is street parking on the nearest cross streets, Willoughby Avenue and Waring Avenue.

    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.

    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.