Archinect - News 2014-10-23T01:25:25-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/92940456/book-launch-l-a-ten-interviews-on-los-angeles-architecture-1970s-1990s-author-in-conversation-with-aaron-betsky-sylvia-lavin Book Launch: "L.A. [TEN]: Interviews on Los Angeles Architecture 1970s-1990s" author in conversation with Aaron Betsky, Sylvia Lavin Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2014-02-06T12:34:00-05:00 >2014-02-10T20:51:50-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/yl/yl5lb6rodwh02yb3.jpg" width="514" height="356" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Last Tuesday's book launch for <em>L.A. [TEN]: Interviews on Los Angeles Architecture 1970s-1990s</em> at the A+D Museum brought author Stephen Phillips in conversation with the book&rsquo;s publisher, Lars M&uuml;ller, and architecture critics (among other things) Aaron Betsky and Sylvia Lavin. The book is a collaborative effort, culling work from students in Cal Poly&rsquo;s L.A. Metro Program in Architecture and Urban Design, Wim de Wit and Christopher Alexander of the Getty Research Institute, and Phillips himself. As an initiative that pits students alongside practicing professionals, combining oral history with journalistic investigation, <em>L.A. [TEN]</em> is both the artifact of an educational performance and a signpost in the continuing attempt to historicize L.A.&rsquo;s messy architectural identity.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/zv/zvolwgm1fy3emboh.jpg"></p><p>Lavin and Betsky kicked off the launch with miniature lectures, riffing on L.A.&rsquo;s environmental and cultural context during the book&rsquo;s era. Lacking the institutional validation of a strong publishing culture, archite...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/90068035/john-edwards-lecture-2013-peter-marino-in-conversation-with-marc-jacobs John Edwards Lecture 2013: Peter Marino in conversation with Marc Jacobs Archinect 2013-12-30T15:18:00-05:00 >2014-01-06T19:29:45-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7x/7xj73dk3ij6daq0e.jpg" width="514" height="323" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The 2013 edition of The AF&rsquo;s annual headline event and trans-disciplinary dialogue presented New York-based architect Peter Marino in conversation with fashion designer Marc Jacobs. The event, which took place at Tate Modern&rsquo;s Starr Auditorium, was chaired by Penny Martin, editor in chief, The Gentlewoman explored the territories of fashion and architecture and the space in which these two art forms interlink.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/73579313/jorge-pardo-oscar-tuazon-in-conversation Jorge Pardo & Oscar Tuazon, in conversation Archinect 2013-05-23T18:22:00-04:00 >2013-05-24T13:38:04-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/80/80w8vsqucq0gwl2h.jpg" width="514" height="284" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Though indebted to conventional artistic methodologies, the vibrant, playful works of Jorge Prado lack traditional notions of artistic autonomy, with multiple uses straddling sculpture, furniture and architecture. Over espresso and a cigarette in the kitchen of his Los Angeles home, Pardo shares with Oscar Tuazon his processes of transforming built environments into functionally fluid sites designed to facilitate a diversity of experience.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/72635301/architecture-whispers-brings-intimate-architectural-discourse-to-paris ‘Architecture Whispers’ Brings Intimate Architectural Discourse to Paris Alexander Walter 2013-05-06T18:32:00-04:00 >2013-05-07T13:39:28-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9x/9xn8929f5u2dclsp.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Paris has a new monthly event highlight: Architecture Whispers, a series of intimate multidisciplinary and cross-cultural conversations between emerging, established and visionary international architects and their colleagues in other disciplines. They take place in the Silencio Club located at 142 Rue Montmartre, an exclusive venue for writers, directors and musicians, established by American filmmaker/visual artist/musician David Lynch.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/27240770/architecture-on-film-rem-koolhaas-and-shumon-basar-in-conversation Architecture on Film: Rem Koolhaas and Shumon Basar in conversation Archinect 2011-11-12T18:27:59-05:00 >2011-11-12T18:32:45-05:00 <em><p>Architecture on Film: Rem Koolhaas and Shumon Basar in conversation before the UK premiere of "1,2,3 Rhapsody" and "The White Slave" 10th October 2011, Cinema 1, Barbican Centre, London</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>