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  1. The Voyage of the Beagle

    The Voyage of the Beagle

    In celebration of Charles Darwin's 200th birthday, the Academy's adult book group will meet to discuss the naturalist's 1839 work, which he wrote during the course of his five-year worldwide...

    03.01.09

  2. 27th Annual Asian American Film Festival

    27th Annual Asian American Film Festival

    The Center for Asian America Media presents the San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival (SFIAAFF) every March. The SFIAAFF is the nation’s largest showcase for new Asian...

    03.01.09

  3. Scaling Up: From Green Buildings to Green Cities in the US and China

    This one-day conference is the first to bring together leading green design specialists from the fields of research, technology, architecture, business, and policy from the U.S. and China to build...

    04.03.09

  4. The Hill House by Charles Rennie Mackintosh

    The Hill House by Charles Rennie Mackintosh

    Pamela Robertson, Senior Curator, Hunterian Art Gallery and Professor of Mackintosh Studies, University of Glasgow, will lead a discussion on the architect's Hill House project, and whether or not...

    03.19.09

  5. Greywater Installation Workshop

    Greywater Installation Workshop

    Interested in learning how to reuse your greywater? Then come to a three-part design and installation workshop given by The Greywater Guerrillas. ...

    03.20.09

  6. An Evening with Richard Longstreth

    Join The Los Angeles Conservancy at the Neutra VDL House in Silver Lake for a fundraiser featuring architectural historian, author, and professor Richard Longstreth. All proceeds will go directly...

    03.20.09

  7. Boolean Valley

    Boolean Valley

    Potter Adam Silverman and architect Nader Tehrani collaborated on this room-sized installation, which is comprised of 400 cut-clay objects that together form a topographic sculptural landscape. The...

    03.20.09

  8. Exhibition: Book Art of the Russian Avant-Garde, 1910-1917

    Exhibition: Book Art of the Russian Avant-Garde, 1910-1917

    During the years spanning the revolutions of 1905 and 1917, Russia was in spiritual, social, and cultural crisis. This exhibition explores the way Russian avant-garde poets and artists responded to...

    03.20.09

  9. Immersive and Virtual Architecture at the Edge of Physicality

    In this discussion, SCI-Arc hosts seven distinguished architects and theorists that work at the intersection of physical and virtual worlds. These professionals will present their work and ideas...

    03.24.09

  10. Garden Show: A Festival of Flavors

    This is a three-day celebration featuring designer gardens, guest speakers, organics, edible plants and more.  Other events and attractions include garden chats, landscaping experts, a...

    03.24.09

  11. Art Auction 2009

    Art Auction 2009

    A live auction, hosted by guest auctioneer Andrea Fiuczynski, president of Christie's Los Angeles, will include original contemporary artwork by emerging and established California artists,...

    03.26.09

  12. Tiny Houses by Mimi Zeiger

    Tiny Houses by Mimi Zeiger

    Loud Paper Magazine founder and frequent Dwell contributor Mimi Zeiger will sign copies of Tiny Houses, her newly released book from Rizzoli that features diminutive homes under 1,000 square...

    03.26.09

  13. SF Dream House Raffle

    Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) in San Francisco is raffling off a $2.4 million house, making it the most expensive home ever known to be raffled off for philanthropic purposes. The 4,000-s...

    03.30.09

  14. Postopolis! LA

    Postopolis! LA

    Postopolis! LA is a live 5-day blogathon of back-to-back discussions, interviews, panel talks, slideshows, films and parties with scheduled and unscheduled guests, themed around landscape and the...

    03.31.09

  15. Asia Society Northern California Sixth Annual Dinner

    Focus: Leading the Way Toward a Sustainable Future The theme of this year’s Annual Dinner is sustainability—both locally and in Asia. As issues of energy production, global warming, and...

    04.03.09

  16. Graphitecture: The Graphic Designer Draws Lines in the Architect's Sandbox

    Los Angeles-based graphic designer Jessica D'Elena, the primary graphic specialist for Morphosis Architects, will discuss the intersection between graphic design platforms and architectural bodies.

    04.02.09

  17. Esque Show at Heath

    Esque Show at Heath

    Andi Kovel and Justin Parker of Portland-Oregon–based Esque Studio will be onhand to discuss their work, which will be display at Heath through mid-May.

    04.02.09

  18. MyhistoricLA—Preserving Los Angeles

    Stop by the historic Los Angeles Central Library for a special citywide kickoff celebration of SurveyLA, Los Angeles’ first-ever comprehensive survey of its historic resources.  Amateur...

    04.03.09

  19. Horticulturist Seth Hogan at Flora Grubb Gardens

    Horticulturist Seth Hogan at Flora Grubb Gardens

    Stop by Flora Grubb Gardens to hear Seth Hogan of Sauvie Island, Oregon–based nursery Cistus speak about his recent projects, including a yucca-studded green roof in Portland's Pearl District...

    04.03.09

  20. Dwell Conversations: Objectified in America

    Dwell Conversations: Objectified in America

    Objectified in America: Design, Consumerism and Sustainability in Our Changing Economy   The story of America for the past 60 years is essentially tied to the story of our stuff. From cars to ...

    04.03.09

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