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Amelia Taylor-Hochberg

Amelia Taylor-Hochberg

Los Angeles, CA, US

 

About 

Editorial Manager for Archinect. I write, go to the movies, walk around and listen to the radio. My interests revolve around cognitive urban theory, psycholinguistics and food.

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The Los Angeles Biennale at the Shenzhen Biennale

The Los Angeles Biennale in Shenzhen is an experimentation in creating a nomadic biennale on urbanism, hosted by the Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture. This blog will cover the preparation, activities and findings from this experiment.

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Amelia's Featured Articles on Archinect

Screen/Print #13: One:Twelve's "Black and White", Fri, Apr 18 '14

One:Twelve, the student-run journal from the Knowlton School of Architecture, is both a collaborative and expansive effort. Jointly managed across the school’s architecture, landscape architecture, and city planning departments, the journal's content is culled from Knowlton and beyond, with ...

Screen/Print #13: One:Twelve's
 

Working out of the Box: Emily Fischer of Haptic Lab, Tue, Apr 15 '14

Working out of the Box is a series of features presenting architects who have applied their architecture backgrounds to alternative career paths.In this installment, we're talking with Emily Fischer, Founder of Haptic Lab.Are you an architect working out of the box? Do you know of someone ...

Working out of the Box: Emily Fischer of Haptic Lab
 

Screen/Print #12: The Cairo Review's "Future of the City", Tue, Apr 15 '14

The American University in Cairo is an institution focused on global diplomacy and policy, attracting journalists, politicians, lawyers, academics and experts from all over the world. The Cairo Review of Global Affairs, the quarterly journal couched within the University's School of Global Affairs ...

Screen/Print #12: The Cairo Review's
 

Interview with John Szot of "Architecture and the Unspeakable" film series, Fri, Apr 4 '14

Architecture and the Unspeakable is a triptych of short, magnificently animated films, each exploring a different symptom of architecture’s vulnerabilities. Produced by Brooklyn Digital Foundry and directed by architect John Szot, the films feature architecture proposals from John Szot Studio ...

Interview with John Szot of
 

Screen/Print #11: OASE's "Building Atmosphere", Fri, Mar 28 '14

OASE runs on the steam of academic discourse. The peer-reviewed architecture journal is based in the Netherlands, but keeps a high standard of international contributions, most of whom have a foot in both camps of design practice and academia. The journal is published twice a year, our ...

Screen/Print #11: OASE's
 

ShowCase: Residence in Weinheim by Wannenmacher-Möller Architekten, Tue, Mar 25 '14

While designed as a private residence, the shape of Wannenmacher-Möller's Weinheim Residence has inklings of cultural and industrial institutions. The home's stretched linearity is a sleek version of the stacked shipping container aesthetic, made of aluminum and glass on the ground ...

ShowCase: Residence in Weinheim by Wannenmacher-Möller Architekten
 

ShowCase: White Wolf Hotel by AND-RÉ, Sat, Mar 22 '14

The White Wolf Hotel sits low to the ground in the verdant landscape of Penafiel, Portugal, calmly set by forest and stream. AND-RÉ's neutral white hotel is no-frills in and out, its simple geometry free of distracting stimuli for visitors to enjoy a complete mental and physical ...

ShowCase: White Wolf Hotel by AND-RÉ
 

Student Works: "[X]City: Making Interior Cities" from the Piet Zwart Institute, Thu, Mar 20 '14

Focusing on a defunct submarine wharf in the Port of Rotterdam, students in the Masters of Interior Architecture and Retail Design program at the Piet Zwart Institute explored whether interior design can give way to urban redevelopment. As part of last fall's [X]City studio, students proposed a ...

Student Works:
 

Screen/Print #10: Zawia's "Utopia", Tue, Mar 11 '14

Zawia is a relatively young and highly ambitious architecture publication, one that places a strong emphasis on community politics with global connections. Coordinated between representatives in Cairo, Milan and London, Zawia also produces a series of collaborative events on architecture, design ...

Screen/Print #10: Zawia's
 

Student Works: Tectonic Studio from Tsinghua University, Fri, Mar 7 '14

The “pop-up” shop has long been a steadfast option for small-scale enterprises to sell their wares, creating a flexible and relatively cheap venue for businesses. The challenge is to build space that is not only efficient, but mobile and expressive of that business&rsquo ...

Student Works: Tectonic Studio from Tsinghua University
 

ShowCase: Casa H by Bojaus Arquitectura, Wed, Mar 5 '14

Bojaus Arquitectura’s Casa H is a modernist white cube, but it’s also not what you think it is. The cube is sometimes interpreted as a reflex towards neutrality, to get the spaces and the inhabitants within to speak for themselves. But Casa H isn’t arbitrarily a white cube ...

ShowCase: Casa H by Bojaus Arquitectura
 

Screen/Print #9: Sean Lally's "The Air From Other Planets", Tue, Mar 4 '14

Screen/Print is an experiment in translation across media, featuring a close-up digital look at printed architectural writing. Divorcing content from the physical page, the series lends a new perspective to nuanced architectural thought.For this issue, we’re featuring Sean ...

Screen/Print #9: Sean Lally's
 

Screen/Print #8: Satellite, Fri, Feb 28 '14

Screen/Print is an experiment in translation across media, featuring a close-up digital look at printed architectural writing. Divorcing content from the physical page, the series lends a new perspective to nuanced architectural thought.For this issue, we’re featuring ...

Screen/Print #8: Satellite
 

Prototyping: Tiny House Design Workshop, Thu, Feb 27 '14

Workshops can open up architectural education to those beyond the university community, rolling theory and practice into concentrated and productive sessions. Prototyping, a new feature series on Archinect, will highlight some of the more ambitious and intriguing workshops out there, to ...

Prototyping: Tiny House Design Workshop
 

Student Works: "Eidos" Housing Project - GSAPP, Sun, Feb 23 '14

The “Eidos” housing complex collapses communal and individual extremes into a ruthlessly mathematical structure, that somehow manages to be both homogenized and personalized at once. The building structure is equipped with its own means of production, enabling new spaces to be grafted into the ...

Student Works:
 

Jason Pomeroy, the "City Time Traveller", Tue, Feb 18 '14

City Time Traveller, a new travel show that spotlights architectural wonders throughout Asia, debuted earlier this month on Channel NewsAsia. Mixing city history and architectural heritage, the show is hosted by Jason Pomeroy, an architect, academic and urban planner based in Singapore. As an ...

Jason Pomeroy, the
 

Screen/Print #7: Horizonte, Tue, Feb 18 '14

Screen/Print is an experiment in translation across media, featuring a close-up digital look at printed architectural writing. Divorcing content from the physical page, the series lends a new perspective to nuanced architectural thought.For this issue, we’re featuring ...

Screen/Print #7: Horizonte
 

In Focus: Pygmalion Karatzas, Thu, Feb 13 '14

In Focus is Archinect's series of features dedicated to profiling the photographers who help make the work of architects look that much better. What has attracted them to architecture? How do they work? What type of equipment do they use? What do they think about seeing their work in blogs?In ...

In Focus: Pygmalion Karatzas
 

Student Works: Martin McSherry's "Vertical Graveyards", Wed, Feb 12 '14

Martin McSherry’s “The Vertical Graveyards” is a speculative proposal for a new infrastructure of death, mimicking the skyscraper as a symbol of expanding and densifying urban systems. Currently an MArch student at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, McSherry initially drafted ...

Student Works: Martin McSherry's
 

The Deans List: Jack Davis of Virginia Tech, Tue, Feb 11 '14

The Deans List is an interview series with the leaders of architecture schools, worldwide. The series profiles the school’s programming, as defined by the head honcho – giving an invaluable perspective into the institution’s unique curriculum, faculty and academic environment.For ...

The Deans List: Jack Davis of Virginia Tech
 

ShowCase: Archaeological Pavilion by kadawittfeldarchitektur, Fri, Feb 7 '14

ShowCase is an on-going feature series on Archinect, presenting exciting new work from designers representing all creative fields and all geographies.We are always accepting nominations for upcoming ShowCase features - if you would like to suggest a project, please send us a message.

ShowCase: Archaeological Pavilion by kadawittfeldarchitektur
 

Working out of the Box: Miguel McKelvey, Thu, Jan 30 '14

Working out of the Box is a series of features presenting architects who have applied their architecture backgrounds to alternative career paths.In this installment, we're talking with Miguel McKelvey, Co-Founder & Chief Creative Officer at WeWork.Are you an architect working out of the ...

Working out of the Box: Miguel McKelvey
 

Screen/Print #6: MONU's "Greater Urbanism", Mon, Jan 27 '14

Screen/Print is an experiment in translation across media, featuring a close-up digital look at printed architectural writing. Divorcing content from the physical page, the series lends a new perspective to nuanced architectural thought.For this issue, we’re featuring MONU's 19th ...

Screen/Print #6: MONU's
 

ShowCase: Pocinho Rowing High Performance Center by Alvaro Andrade, Tue, Jan 21 '14

ShowCase is an on-going feature series on Archinect, presenting exciting new work from designers representing all creative fields and all geographies. We are always accepting nominations for upcoming ShowCase features - if you would like to suggest a project, please send us a message.

ShowCase: Pocinho Rowing High Performance Center by Alvaro Andrade
 

Take a Walk: Mike the Poet on L.A.'s Grand Avenue, Mon, Jan 20 '14

On the verge of metamorphosis, Los Angeles' Grand Avenue could do with a check-up. To take a record of the historic street, Mike "The Poet" Sonksen walks its length from Grand Park to South Park, and muses on its rich history from downtown's beginnings.

Take a Walk: Mike the Poet on L.A.'s Grand Avenue
 

Screen/Print #5: Portal 9's "Fiction", Wed, Jan 15 '14

Screen/Print is an experiment in translation across media, featuring a close-up digital look at printed architectural writing. Divorcing content from the physical page, the series lends a new perspective to nuanced architectural thought. For this issue, we’re featuring Portal 9's Fiction ...

Screen/Print #5: Portal 9's
 

ShowCase: Abedian School of Architecture by CRAB Studio, Fri, Jan 10 '14

ShowCase is an on-going feature series on Archinect, presenting exciting new work from designers representing all creative fields and all geographies.We are always accepting nominations for upcoming ShowCase features - if you would like to suggest a project, please send us a message.

ShowCase: Abedian School of Architecture by CRAB Studio
 

Screen/Print #4: MAS Context, Tue, Jan 7 '14

Screen/Print is an experimentation in translation across media, featuring a close-up digital look at printed architectural writing. Divorcing content from the physical page, the series lends a new perspective to nuanced architectural thought.For this issue, we’re featuring MAS ...

Screen/Print #4: MAS Context
 

The Deans List: Sarah Whiting of Rice University, Fri, Jan 3 '14

The Deans List is an interview series with the leaders of architecture schools, worldwide. The series profiles the school’s programming, as defined by the head honcho – giving an invaluable perspective into the institution’s unique curriculum, faculty and academic environment. For this ...

The Deans List: Sarah Whiting of Rice University
 

Screen/Print #3: BI's "Free", Thu, Dec 19 '13

Screen/Print is an experimentation in translation across media, featuring a close-up digital look at printed architectural writing. Divorcing content from the physical page, the series lends a new perspective to nuanced architectural thought. For this issue, we’re featuring BI's ...

Screen/Print #3: BI's
 

Student Works: rub-a-dub's "Space Oddity", Thu, Dec 5 '13

“Space Oddity” meditates on what architecture can be in deep space. In such an indifferent and inhospitable vacuum, architecture as static form loses meaning, and must instead rely on a self-sustaining momentum of adaptable materials.

Student Works: rub-a-dub's
 

Screen/Print #2: The Petropolis of Tomorrow, Thu, Nov 28 '13

Screen/Print is an experimentation in translation across media, featuring a close-up digital look at printed architectural writing. Divorcing content from the physical page, the series lends a new perspective to nuanced architectural thought. For this issue, we’re featuring The Petropolis of ...

Screen/Print #2: The Petropolis of Tomorrow
 

Aftershock #2: "Serendipity Machines" and the Future of Workplace Design, Wed, Nov 27 '13

AfterShock is a non-conclusive series that grapples with the impact and responsibility of contemporary architectural design, hoping to instigate dialogues on how to make architecture more accountable.

Aftershock #2:
 

The Deans List: David Gissen of California College of the Arts, Thu, Nov 21 '13

The Deans List is an interview series with the leaders of architecture schools, worldwide. The series profiles the school’s programming, as defined by the head honcho – giving an invaluable perspective into the institution’s unique curriculum, faculty and academic environment. For our first ...

The Deans List: David Gissen of California College of the Arts
 

ShowCase: Vienna University Buildings by CRAB Studio, Thu, Nov 14 '13

ShowCase is an on-going feature series on Archinect, presenting exciting new work from designers representing all creative fields and all geographies. We are always accepting nominations for upcoming ShowCase features - if you would like to suggest a project, please send us a message.

ShowCase: Vienna University Buildings by CRAB Studio
 

Student Works: Resilient Public Housing from Parsons, Wed, Nov 6 '13

Responding to a daunting list of post-Sandy urban concerns, M.Arch students at the Parsons New School for Design proposed a variety of affordable housing complexes in an under-developed patch of Manhattan’s Lower East Side.

Student Works: Resilient Public Housing from Parsons
 

Screen/Print: SOILED's "Windowscrapers", Tue, Oct 29 '13

Screen/Print is an experimentation in translation across media, featuring a close-up digital look at printed architectural writing. Divorcing content from the physical page, the series lends a new perspective to nuanced architectural thought. For this issue, we’re featuring SOILED ...

Screen/Print: SOILED's
 

ShowCase: Barneveld Noord Station by NL Architects, Wed, Oct 23 '13

ShowCase is an on-going feature series on Archinect, presenting exciting new work from designers representing all creative fields and all geographies. We are always accepting nominations for upcoming ShowCase features - if you would like to suggest a project, please send us a message.

ShowCase: Barneveld Noord Station by NL Architects
 

Working out of the Box: Steven Fleming, Wed, Oct 23 '13

Working out of the Box is a series of features presenting architects who have applied their architecture backgrounds to alternative career paths. In this installment, we're talking with architectural-theorist of cycling Steven Fleming. Are you an architect working out of the box? Do you know of ...

Working out of the Box: Steven Fleming
 

Shock of the new: "Beyond the Assignment" and architectural photography's future, Fri, Oct 18 '13

Smack in the middle of Hollywood, among costume shops, bars and a Scientology center, WUHO Gallery celebrated the opening of "Beyond the Assignment: Defining Photographs of Architecture and Design", an exhibition honoring the work of active architectural photographers from across the United ...

Shock of the new:
 

7 Lessons from the 3rd International Architectural Education Summit, Mon, Oct 7 '13

Just over a year ago, the Architectural Review published “Alternative Routes for Architecture”, calling for a drastic reinterpretation of architectural education in the face of rigid institutions and extreme financial strains. Certainly this demand is older than a year -- as we allow ...

7 Lessons from the 3rd International Architectural Education Summit
 

In Focus: Nico Marques, Fri, Oct 4 '13

In Focus is Archinect's series of features dedicated to profiling the photographers who help make the work of architects look that much better. What has attracted them to architecture? How do they work? What type of equipment do they use? What do they think about seeing their work in blogs? In ...

In Focus: Nico Marques
 

Student Works: "Saltworks" from Washington University in St. Louis, Wed, Oct 2 '13

Finding inspiration in the genetics behind a giraffe’s neck, students at Washington University in St. Louis used parametric design methods to build a flexible piece of public furniture for the university campus.

Student Works:
 

ShowCase: Tussen-Ruimte (Between Space) by Office Jarrik Ouburg, Wed, Sep 25 '13

ShowCase is an on-going feature series on Archinect, presenting exciting new work from designers representing all creative fields and all geographies. We are always accepting nominations for upcoming ShowCase features - if you would like to suggest a project, please send us a message.

ShowCase: Tussen-Ruimte (Between Space) by Office Jarrik Ouburg
 

No Such Thing As Nowhere: Discussion with Matthew Coolidge, author of "Around the Bay", Mon, Sep 23 '13

Around the Bay: Man-Made Sites of Interest in the San Francisco Bay Region, a new photobook from the Center for Land Use Interpretation, catalogues portraits of the Bay Area's complex and historied landscapes.

No Such Thing As Nowhere: Discussion with Matthew Coolidge, author of
 

AfterShock #1: Architectural Consumers in the Experience Economy, Wed, Sep 11 '13

AfterShock is a non-conclusive series on Archinect that grapples with the impact and responsibility of contemporary architectural design, hoping to instigate dialogues on how to make architecture more accountable.

AfterShock #1: Architectural Consumers in the Experience Economy
 

Architecture Photography in the 21st Century: Interview with Bilyana Dimitrova, Tue, Sep 3 '13

There’s no denying that architectural discourse has drastically expanded with the ease of image-sharing technology. Without even being in the same country as a building, anyone feels entitled to form an opinion of that structure based on photographs that are perpetuated over the internet, to ...

Architecture Photography in the 21st Century: Interview with Bilyana Dimitrova
 

Student Works: Building Soft takes on the L.A. River's infrastructure, Fri, Aug 23 '13

SWA’s Summer Student Program challenges students to reconfigure established systems of infrastructure and landscape, adapting regional developments within a preexisting cultural environment. In its fifth year, the program has dealt mostly with California’s diverse terrain, and now turns its ...

Student Works: Building Soft takes on the L.A. River's infrastructure
 

What's Next?: A Panel Discussion for A+D Museum's "Never Built: Los Angeles", Mon, Aug 12 '13

Does L.A. even want to be defined by a provincial architecture? Is it necessarily a disadvantage that the city serves as an incubator, rather than a fairground, for architectural innovation -- or as Thom Mayne put it, as a world-class global exporter of urban and architectural ideas? It may be ...

What's Next?: A Panel Discussion for A+D Museum's
 

The Science Fiction of "Never Built: Los Angeles", Thu, Aug 1 '13

What can we learn from the aborted potential icons of Los Angeles? Whether underfunded, over-dramatic or anachronistic, the structures on display in "Never Built: Los Angeles" at the Architecture and Design Museum in L.A., never saw the light of day. But because they were the twinkle in the eye ...

The Science Fiction of
 

Education 

University of California, Berkeley, Bachelors, Rhetoric

Honors thesis in Rhetoric: "The Solipsistic Stomach: Aesthetic Recipes for the Self in Molecular Gastronomy".

Discussion of culinary theory, modern art theory and philosophy of aesthetics as related to concepts of taste and the epistemology of Herve This' "molecular gastronomy".

Aug 2007 - May 2011
 

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