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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

18 Amazing Examples of Festival and Event Architecture to Celebrate the End of Summer, Tue, Aug 29 '17

The culture and lifestyle associated with music festivals has greatly changed since they first emerged. Evolving from a symbol of counterculture into popular mainstream entertainment, many music festivals have embraced the use of visual arts and architecture. Typically, this comes in the form of ...

18 Amazing Examples of Festival and Event Architecture to Celebrate the End of Summer
 

SelgasCano's Magical Rock-Like Auditorium Opens in Spain , Thu, Aug 17 '17

Located on the boundary between the town and the country, in outskirts of Plasencia, SelgasCano's dreamy auditorium sits on a steep hillside—the edge between the nature and the city. Gently occupying the lot, cantilevering off the ground, the building stands out from the mountain landscape ...

SelgasCano's Magical Rock-Like Auditorium Opens in Spain
 

Audain Art Museum by Patkau Architects, Mon, Jul 31 '17

Designed by Patkau Architects, the Audain Art Museum, located in Whistler, British Columbia, is a 56,000 square foot museum housing Michael Audain’s personal art collection which spans the history of British Columbia from the late 18th century to the present day. Spacious and ...

Audain Art Museum by Patkau Architects
 

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 Archinect's 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 UCLA's 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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