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  1. Anthony Vidler with Architects Hitoshi Abe, Eric Owen Moss, Wolf Prix, and Others

    Historian and critic Anthony Vidler will discuss the work of both Schindler and Neutra, and will then preside over a panel discussion with architects Hitoshi Abe, Peter Cook, Eric Owen Moss, Thom...

    07.31.09

  2. Art Talk: Erich Heckel

    Art Talk: Erich Heckel

    The Hammer's curatorial department leads a free 15-minute discussion on Erich Heckel's 1916 work, Irrer Soldat (Mad Soldier). Heckel (1883-1970) was a German painter and printmaker, and a founding...

    03.01.09

  3. Cities, Bicycles and the Future of Getting Around: An Evening with David Byrne

    Cities, Bicycles and the Future of Getting Around: An Evening with David Byrne

    Musician, artist, author and devout bicyclist David Byrne turns his attention to the fractured, car-mad city of Los Angeles.  How can LA—with one of the world’s most challenging...

    09.30.09

  4. Craig Dykers of Snøhetta Lecture

    Craig Dykers of Snøhetta Lecture

    Craig Dykers, principal architect of the firm Snøhetta, is tasked to design the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art's new expansion and will hold a free public lecture about the project at UC...

    03.07.12

  5. Dwell & Marimekko: Behind the Scenes

    Dwell & Marimekko: Behind the Scenes

     Dwell Editor-in-Chief Amanda Dameron will present a lecture on Marimekko, the iconic Finnish textile manufacture. Covering the company's 1951 inception by founder Armi Ratia to the recent...

    01.30.13

  6. Dwell on Design Keynote Speaker: Daniel Pink

    Dwell on Design Keynote Speaker: Daniel Pink

    Good news for design enthusiasts: The future is in our hands. So says best-selling author and expert in creativity and innovation Daniel Pink, Dwell on Design's keynote speaker. In his book, A...

    05.27.09

  7. FoodStuff LA

    FoodStuff LA

    Pedal Patch Community--a Los Angeles-based group that advocates innovative, community-based solutions to food insecurity and sustainability--is hosting FoodStuff LA. The event will introduce some...

    08.06.10

  8. 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

  9. From the Spoon to the City: Architects Discuss Design

    From the Spoon to the City: Architects Discuss Design

    In conjunction with exhibition From the Spoon to the City: Objects by Architects from LACMA's Collection, architects Elena Manferdini and Greg Lynn will participate in a panel discussion led by...

    09.28.09

  10. 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

  11. Green Concrete: A Holistic Perspective

    Green Concrete: A Holistic Perspective

    Organized by the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, "Green Concrete: A Holistic Perspective" will inform attendees about sustainable materials and design ideas. This session will...

    07.09.12

  12. In the Shadows of Cities: Gregor Eichinger

    In the Shadows of Cities: Gregor Eichinger

    Austrian architect and designer Gregor Eichinger will discuss the subject of our increasing need for "shadowy places." He will reference past eras, when business was conducted in public...

    06.16.09

  13. Interpreting the California Building Code

    Interpreting the California Building Code

    In a lecture series sponsored by the AIASF, Hans Henneberque, a fire service professional of over thirty-three years, will instruct architects and designers on how to create a safe...

    07.09.12

  14. Keep Green with Untapped Water

    Keep Green with Untapped Water

    The Building Education Center is hosting "Keep Green with Untapped Water," a lecture on managing water sustainability while maintaining a heathy, beautiful garden. Attendees will learn...

    07.09.12

  15. MAD Curator on Crafting Modernism

    MAD Curator on Crafting Modernism

    The American Decorative Arts Forum welcomes Jeannine Falino, curator of New York's Museum of Arts and Design (MAD), who will lecture on her museum's traveling exhibition that's focused on...

    12.28.11

  16. Modern Work of Gardner Dailey

    Modern Work of Gardner Dailey

    The Northern California chapter of Docomomo will present its October heritage lecture on the works of 20th century architect Gardner A. Dailey, a prominent figure in the Bay Area known for his...

    07.09.12

  17. Planning India: From Chandigarh to NanoCity

    Planning India: From Chandigarh to NanoCity

    swissnex San Francisco invites a panel of experts to discuss the past and future of urban planning in India, highlighting two examples: Chandigarh, a city mandated by the Nehru government in the...

    06.29.10

  18. Reinventing the American House: Domestic Architecture, Interiors, and Furniture of Benjamin Henry Latrobe

    Reinventing the American House: Domestic Architecture, Interiors, and Furniture of Benjamin Henry Latrobe

     Dr. Patrick Snadon, Associate Professor of Architecture and Interior Design at the University of Cincinnati, Ohio will be giving a lecture on Benjamin Henry Latrobe (1764 - 1820), the...

    08.02.11

  19. Ron Tanner: From Animal House to Our House

    Ron Tanner: From Animal House to Our House

    The San Jose Women’s Club and the San Jose Preservation Action Council of San Jose’s new event "Ron Tanner: From Animal House to Our House" explains the importance of...

    06.29.12

  20. San Francisco Design Week

    San Francisco Design Week

    San Francisco Design Week is a growing celebration of San Francisco Bay Area design which includes an opening reception, Business and Design forums, studio tours, exhibitions, lectures, mixers, a...

    05.19.13

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