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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Kat Geiger Terrarium Trunk Show

    Kat Geiger Terrarium Trunk Show

    For the past seven years, Oakland–based designer Kat Geiger has created terrariums from found and re-used glassware. Come for the terrariums, and stay for the refreshments and live music.

    04.07.09

  7. The LA Garden Show

    This is a three-day celebration showcasing sustainable gardening practices and edible plants, from fruits and vegetables to herbs and grains, and their decorative and functional uses in gardens....

    04.09.09

  8. 10x10 Cities Green Facts, Challenges, Futures

    This is a three-part exhibit on sustainability, featuring datascapes showing the current challenges facing 10 major North American cities, including San Francisco, project boards from those 10...

    04.09.09

  9. BARKitecture CHIQue 2009

    BARKitecture CHIQue 2009

    Great design helps us humans enjoy comfortable, modern lives and since many dogowners consider their furry friends members of their families too, shouldn’t they also benefit from good design?...

    04.30.09

  10. Frank Lloyd Wright in the 21st Century: Being Versus Seeming?

    Architectural historians and practitioners discuss the contemporary relevance of Frank Lloyd Wright’s “The New World” essay published in the Architectural Record in 1927.

    04.10.09

  11. Hands-on Greywater and Rainwater Workshop

    Interested in learning how to retrofit a home to collect rainwater and recycle greywater? Come to this double workshop on rainwater/greywater to learn how. The morning will be about rainwater...

    04.13.09

  12. Los Angeles vs. Las Vegas: Which is the Most Unreal City in America?

    Reality has hit both cities: water grows scarce, space is tighter, cars clog roads and pollute the air, and money is disappearing. Zócalo hosts a panel of experts—including architect...

    04.13.09

  13. DWR Presents: M+D+F Winners

    DWR Presents: M+D+F Winners

    M+D+F 2009 is a juried exhibition of innovative furniture by emerging designers in the San Francisco area. Organized by the DWR Potrero Studio and juried by Derek Chen of Council Design, Peter...

    04.14.09

  14. SLO Symposium 2009

    SLO Symposium 2009

    This event is an opportunity to discuss all things related to landscape architecture, and is scheduled around the 5th-year design presentations at Cal Poly and Cal Poly LADAC's regularly scheduled...

    04.17.09

  15. DWR Sample Sale in San Francisco

    DWR Sample Sale in San Francisco

    Save up to 75% on studio floor samples, photo samples, overstocks and customer returns at this two-day event in Potrero Hill. There will be items offered from every category, including classics,...

    04.17.09

  16. MOBIUS LA

    MOBIUS LA is the AIA Los Angeles' design conference. The conference is a multi-day event featuring professional development seminars, lectures, panel discussions and various other special events....

    04.20.09

  17. Richard Neutra, Architect: Sketches and Drawings

    Richard Neutra, Architect: Sketches and Drawings

    This exhibition features a selection of travel sketches, figure drawings and building renderings by one of modernism’s most important architects, Richard Neutra (1892-1970). The pieces range...

    04.20.09

  18. Closing Next Week: Deborah Butterfield

    Closing Next Week: Deborah Butterfield

    At the opening for sculptor Deborah Butterfield’s current show at L.A. Louver gallery, which runs through May 9, visitor after visitor walked up to the monumental bronze horses, leaned...

    04.27.09

  19. The Cinema Cabaret: Live Film Narration

    The art of live film narration reached its peak with the benshi, a performer who voiced silent films from the stage. Reviving this tradition with a contemporary twist, the "neo-benshi"...

    04.27.09

  20. Venice Art Walk "ART & ARCHITECTURE" Tours

    The Venice Art Walk "ART & ARCHITECTURE" Tours are returning! Three separately ticketed home tours will take place on Saturday May 16 and Sunday May 17. Saturday tours include a...

    04.29.09

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