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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Urban China

    Jiang Jun, editor of Urban China magazine, and curator Benjamin Godsill of the New Museum introduce a dynamic multimedia presentation on the history of Urban China as well as the exhibition Urban...

    07.01.09

  8. The California Ranch House / A Talk by Alan Hess

    Architect and architecture critic for the San Jose Mercury News will lead a discussion about the history of the California ranch house vernacular. The presentation is offered in conjunction with...

    07.08.09

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. Simon Ewings of Snøhetta at Stanford

    Simon Ewings of Snøhetta at Stanford

    Snøhetta project manager and senior architect Simon Ewings will speak at Standford on Thursday, October 6. The lecture outlines research projects that Snøhetta is involved in and...

    09.19.11

  16. 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

  17. 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

  18. Thom Mayne at the Hammer Museum

    Thom Mayne at the Hammer Museum

    Architect Thom Mayne, Distinguished Professor at UCLA's School of Architecture and Urban Design, will be giving a lecture at Los Angeles' Hammer Museum on June 6 followed immediately by a book...

    05.30.12

  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. 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

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