Free School of Architecture

Free School of Architecture

Los Angeles, CA


​Free School of Architecture Closing Symposium

By FreeSchoolofArchitecture
Jul 10, '17 1:47 PM EST

The Free School of Architecture will conclude its first year on July 15, 2017 at The Container Yard (800 E 4th St. Los Angeles 90038) with NEXT... a closing symposium featuring guests and FSA students.

The symposium will review the outcomes of FSA's initial six week foray into tuition free learning and will propose potential new forms of pedagogy, practice, and community engagement. NEXT... will be documented in FSAONE, the school's forth coming online and print journal.

NEXT will be moderated by FSA student Dexter Walcott and will include the following participants:

Dr. Harriet Harriss, Senior Tutor in Architecture and Interior Design, Royal College of Art, London, UK.

Jorge Gracia, Architect and Founder, Escuela Libre de Arquitectura; Tijuana, Baja California, México.

Jia Gu, Executive Director of Materials and Applications and USC; Los Angeles, CA. 

Dr. Lina Stergiou, Founder and Director of LS/Architecture and Strategies; Associate Professor, Department of Architecture, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University; Suzhou, China

Kelly Majewski, Partner, SuperJacent and USC; Los Angeles, California.

Tessa Forde, Architect; Auckland, New Zealand

Sam Winks, Artist, and Designer; Founder of Institutional Architecture; New York, NY


4:00 - 5:00 pm, Small group discussions: Three small group discussions will occur simultaneously, thematically grouped around Education, Community, and Practice. 

5:15 - 5:45 pm, Mingle & Gallery walk through: Meet the FSA and take a look at an FSA gallery of recent activities.

6:15 - 8:00 pm, NEXT... Panel: Introductory remarks, discussion, and Q&A

When: Saturday July 15, 2017  | 4 - 8 PM

Where: The Container Yard in the Los Angeles Arts District. 


About the Free School of Architecture

The Free School of Architecture (FSA) is a tuition free, not-for-profit organization.  Founded by educator and designer Peter Zellner in 2016, the Free School of Architecture will explore the edges of architectural education-- promoting free inquiry, free discourse and free debate.

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