Archinect - News 2014-12-20T15:51:12-05:00 Grant Mudford to receive 2014 Julius Shulman Institute Excellence in Photography Award Justine Testado 2014-03-18T21:51:00-04:00 >2014-03-25T20:58:34-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="344" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Grant Mudford has been named the 2014 recipient of the Julius Shulman Institute Excellence in Photography Award. The award highlights an early or mid-career artist who embodies the legacy of architectural photographer Julius Shulman and the Institute's mission to challenge the perception of physical space.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Mudford will receive the award on April 3 at the WUHO Gallery from 6-8 pm. Accompanying the award reception will be the opening of the <em>Grant Mudford: Building</em> exhibition, running from April 3-27.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>"Since the mid-1960s, Grant Mudford has investigated the urban landscape in photographs known for their clarity, conceptual acumen and sly humor. After studying architecture at the University of New South Wales, the Australian-born artist established himself as a cogent observer of Sydney and London's social and architectural scenes. With his move to Los Angeles in the mid-1970s, he found his ideal subject in a city founded on quirky details, anxious expediency and stylistic incongruence."</p><p>Find out more on <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a></p> “Beyond the Assignment” public panel discussion and exhibition opening Justine Testado 2013-09-24T15:14:00-04:00 >2013-09-26T13:52:43-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> Make your way to the upcoming "<em>Beyond the Assignment: Defining Photographs of Architecture and Design</em>" panel discussion and exhibition opening on Saturday, Oct. 5 at the <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions)</a> and <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">WUHO Gallery (Woodbury University Hollywood Gallery)</a> in Los Angeles.</p> <p> The <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Woodbury School of Architecture</a>/<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Julius Shulman Institute</a> will be presenting this free public panel discussing and exploring the relationship between photographer+architect as well as photographer+media in the past, present, and the future.</p> <p> For a headstart on the topic, you can read the Archinect feature <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>. (Be on the lookout for Part 2 of the feature after the event!)</p> <p> The Panelists: <strong>Bilyana Dimitrova</strong> - Moderator / Photographer, Curator of "<em>Beyond the Assignment</em>" exhibition; <strong>Sarah Amelar</strong> - Contributing Editor, <em>Architectural Record </em>magazine; <strong>Alan Karchmer</strong> - Photographer; <strong>John Ruble</strong> - Moore Ruble Yudell Architects; <strong>Paul Warchol</strong> - Photographer; and last but not least,<strong> Alexander Walter </strong>- Edi...</p> Thom Mayne Announces Winners of the 2013 Julius Shulman Emerging Talent Award Alexander Walter 2013-06-07T19:09:00-04:00 >2013-06-09T02:52:51-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="215" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>[...] unique to this event was a student design contest among the top seven schools of architecture in Los Angeles. Teams of three students from each school participated in a three-day competition in February to design a Continuing Care Retirement Community that will promote social interaction and community on the MLK Medical Center Campus in the South Los Angeles community of Willowbrook.</p></em><br /><br /><p> <em>Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas joined Pritzker Prize-winning architect Thom Mayne to honor the team from Woodbury University in Burbank with the Julius Shulman Emerging Talent Award. [...] Honorable Mentions went to the teams from CalPoly Pomona and USC.</em></p> <p> <em>The schools participating in the charrette were:</em></p> <ul><li> <em>University of Southern California</em></li> <li> <em>Otis College of Art and Design</em></li> <li> <em>University of California, Los Angeles</em></li> <li> <em>California State University, Long Beach</em></li> <li> <em>California State Polytechnic University, Pomona</em></li> <li> <em>Woodbury University</em></li> <li> <em>Southern California Institute of Architecture</em></li> </ul>