Take a breather at an art exhibition as the holiday frenzy begins. LA is abuzz with creative folks expanding the possibilities of how architectural design and practice can be reinterpreted, bringing attention to what in the urban environment is constantly overlooked. Archinect and Bustler compiled a snappy list of noteworthy happenings around town that are worth checking out.
Check back regularly so you don't miss out on our latest event recommendations. Here are this week's LA picks.
Fast Forward: Future of Play | December 8, recommended by Amelia Taylor-Hochberg
In the rapidly expanding markets of VR and robotics, interactions based on play and, well, fun are increasingly scrutinized for marketable potentials. Hear representatives from Disney and Mattel discuss the future of play in our Internet-of-Everything world, and its implications for early childhood development.
The Human Beast: Art of Maxine Kim Stussy & Jan Stussy | Opening on December 10, recommended by Alexander Walter
Stussy & Stussy, image via woodbury.edu.
A collaboration between Woodbury University's School of Architecture and the School of Media, Culture & Design, this exhibition showcases the impressive artistic output of the prolific "powerhouse art couple of mid-century Los Angeles," Maxine Kim Stussy Frankel and Jan Stussy. LA critic Michael Duncan curated this WUHO show as well as an October 2017 exhibition at the Nan Rae Gallery.
Louis Kahn: The Power of Architecture | Open now until January 31, 2017, recommended by Justine Testado
Brush up on your Louis Kahn knowledge in the architect's first retrospective in the last two decades. Open at the San Diego Museum of Art now until January 2017, the exhibition features some 200 objects related to a selection of Kahn's buildings and projects in the form of architectural models, plans, original drawings, photographs, films and more.
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