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Anastasia Tokmakova

Anastasia Tokmakova

Los Angeles, CA, US

 

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A student of architecture, focusing on education and social engagement.

Anastasia's Featured Articles on Archinect

Listen to 'Next Up: Arroyo Seco Weekend' Mini-Sessions, Thu, Jul 20 '17

Recently, Archinect teamed up with Bureau Spectacular for the Arroyo Seco Weekend festival. Jimenez Lai and Joanna Grant designed a pavilion for the event, while Archinects Paul Petrunia and Nicholas Korody held a series of interviews within it. Conversations focused on temporary architecture ...

Listen to Next Up: Arroyo Seco Weekend Mini-Sessions
 

At UCLA's Year-End Reviews, a Diversity of Impressive Student Work Makes for a Loud 'Rumble', Wed, Jun 28 '17

As summer begins and the academic year comes to a close, all the rooms and narrow corridors of UCLA’s Perloff Hall are overflowing with models and drawings, celebrating the hard work of the students with the annual exhibition-style event, Rumble.

At UCLAs Year-End Reviews, a Diversity of Impressive Student Work Makes for a Loud Rumble
 

Can good design cure LA’s homeless problem? We asked Mike Alvidrez, CEO of Skid Row Housing Trust, Fri, Jun 23 '17

For Skid Row Housing Trust, a nonprofit developer in Los Angeles that builds housing for LA’s homeless population, good design is a basic civil right. Understanding that the environment plays a vital role in their residents’ recovery, the organization consistently teams up with renowned ...

Can good design cure LA’s homeless problem? We asked Mike Alvidrez, CEO of Skid Row Housing Trust
 

(Un)believable Utopias: 6 Forgotten Projects and their Provocative Stories, Fri, Jun 16 '17

Consciously or otherwise, social context determines design. Architecture, in turn, is capable of not only representing political ideals but also of reinforcing or shaping them—for example, through fostering forms of collective living or through breaking down gendered behavioral norms. The ...

(Un)believable Utopias: 6 Forgotten Projects and their Provocative Stories
 

A Final Shot for One-Night Stand LA #3: Last Call, Fri, May 26 '17

On May 20th, the third and final iteration of One-Night Stand for Art and Architecture (ONS-LA)—a popular annual event in Los Angeles where designers transform motel rooms into installations for the night—took over the Royal Viking Motel in Los Angeles’ MacArthur Park. Over the ...

A Final Shot for One-Night Stand LA #3: Last Call
 

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