LECTURES

2017

Woodbury University, Los Angeles, California / April 11, 2017

UC Berkeley, Berkeley, California / April 5, 2017

AIA New York Center for Architecture, New York, New York / March 29, 2017

 

2016

Future Cities, Los Angeles Times Summit / October 7, 2016

The Idea of Architecture Panel Discussion in support of Doug Aitken: Electric Earth exhibition, MOCA, Los Angeles, California / October 13, 2016

AIA Minnesota Annual Conference Keynote, Minneapolis, Minnesota / November 9, 2016

“Social Transparencies: Projects on Housing” Book Discussion and Signing, Hennessey + Ingalls Art and Architecture Book Store, Los Angeles, California / September 23, 2016

Elastic, 2016 Shoemaker Lecture, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island / April 18, 2016

ULI Urban Marketplace Keynote Panel, Los Angeles, California / April 13, 2016

The Martin Brixen Memorial Lecture, University of Utah School of Architecture, Salt Lake City, Utah / April 6, 2016

“Standard of Dwelling” Conference Keynote Speaker, University of Toronto, John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design, Toronto, Canada / February 26, 2016

24th Empowerment Congress Summit, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California / January 16, 2016

 

2015

Lunch with a Leader, USC Bedrosian Center, Los Angeles, California / October 20, 2015

Can this be That, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts / October 8, 2015

Anticipatory Urbanisms, Detroit Design Festival, Detroit, Michigan / September 23, 2015

What Do We Want the L.A. River to Be? Third Los Angeles Project, Los Angeles, California / April 22, 2015

Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, New York, New York / April 15, 2015

The Walrus: The Arctic, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba / March 26, 2015

University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba / March 25, 2015

Rice University School of Architecture, Houston, Texas / March 18, 2015

Cal Poly Metro, A+D Museum, Los Angeles, California / February 26, 2015

 

2014

Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, New York, New York / November 14, 2014

Our LA River: Revitalizing Communities Along the Heart of Our City Panel with Mayor Eric Garcetti, Los Angeles, California / July 21, 2014

University of Arkansas School of Architecture,
Fayetteville, AR / April 7, 2014

Architectural Association (AA) School of Architecture, London, England / February 13, 2014

 

2013

SCI-Arc, Los Angeles, CA / November 13, 2013

Armory Center for the Arts Big City Forum, Pasadena, CA / September 4, 2013

MOCA The Global Influence of LA Panel, Los Angeles, CA / July 7, 2013

Hammer Museum Community, Needs, Design: Re-thinking Approaches to Development Panel, Los Angeles, CA / June 30, 2013

Cal-Poly School of Architecture, Pomona, CA / May 31, 2013

UT-Austin School of Architecture, Austin, TX / April 22, 2013

Our Town Series, Dali Museum, St. Petersburg, FL / February 28, 2013

 

2012

UCLA Architecture & Urban Design Department, Los Angeles, CA / November 19, 2012

A+D Museum inCONVERSATION Panel, Los Angeles, CA / November 13, 2012

The Future of Design Technology Panel / Harvard University GSD Alumni Event, Los Angeles, CA / November 10, 2012

FestArch International Architecture Festival, Perugia, Italy / June 9, 2012

University of Illinois, Chicago School of Architecture, Chicago, IL / January 23, 2012

Superbigatopolis / University of North Carolina, Charlotte School of Architecture / Charlotte, NC / January 25, 2012

 

2011

No More Play / Woodbury University School of Architecture, Los Angeles, CA / November 18, 2011

No More Play / Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA / November 10, 2011

No More Play / Monterey Design Conference, Monterey, CA / October 8, 2011

No More Play / Architectural League, New York, NY / October 6, 2011

The House is Flooded / Princeton University, Princeton, NJ / October 5, 2011

Identity, Density, and Community in the Un-Model City / Enterprise Affordable Housing Design Leadership Institute, Harvard University Graduate School of Design, Boston, MA / September 21, 2011

Superbigatopolis: Los Angeles / FestArch International Architecture Festival, Perugia, Italy / June 4, 2011

Abend Family Lecture: Michael Maltzan / Washington University, St. Louis, MS / March 28, 2011

South Bay in 2040, Out of the Box and Into the Future Symposium / South Bay Cities Council of Governments 12th Annual General Assembly, Long Beach, CA / February 25, 2011

The Future of Cities / World Bank, Washington, DC / February 8, 2011

 

2010  

Homeless Housing: LA and NY / Museum of Modern Art Panel Discussion and Symposia, New York, NY / November 12, 2010

No More Play and Other Urban Speculations / New School of Architecture and Design, San Diego, CA / October 20, 2010

ULI Future Building Los Angeles Discussion Panel, Los Angeles, CA / October 19, 2010

No More Play and Other Urban Speculations / Rice University, Houston, TX / October 14, 2010

Dallas Architecture Forum, Dallas, TX / October 13, 2010

No More Play and Other Urban Speculations / Cornell University, Ithaca, NY / September 29, 2010

Urban Optimism: Los Angeles and the Contemporary City / Arizona AIA, Phoenix, AZ / August 19, 2010

Is Good Architecture a Luxury? / Zocalo Public Square, Los Angeles, CA / July 6, 2010

Framing Space: Cities, Context, and Structure Panel / Making Space Conference / Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC / March 27, 2010

No More Play and Other Urban Speculations / Spring Lecture Series 2010 / University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA / January 13, 2010

 

2009

Urban Acupuncture, Space / City Lecture Series / Seattle Central Library, Seattle, WA / November 19, 2009

Future: Growth, Technology, & Sustainability in Pasadena / Art & Architecture Series with the Armory in Pasadena, Pasadena, CA / November 7, 2009

Shimmer Shift / University of Tulane, New Orleans, LA / September 14, 2009

Splat / University of Toronto, Toronto, ON / September 16, 2009

Where Hope Lives, Skid Row Housing Trust with AIA Los Angeles / RedCat in Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, CA / October 6, 2009

LAPL ALOUD Series / The Contemporary City: Urbanism in Flux with Christopher Hawthorne / Central Library, Los Angeles, CA / July 2009

Frank Lloyd Wright in the 21st Century / Guggenheim Museum and Columbia University, New York, NY / Spring 2009

Landform Building: Architecture’s New Terrain / Princeton University, Princeton, NJ / Spring 2009

Architecture as Craft / Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands / June 2009

 

2008

Congreso Internacional de Arquitectura / Mexico City, Mexico / Winter 2008

Spotlight on Design / National Building Museum, Washington, DC / Spring 2008

 

2007

Dark Side of the Moon with Eric Owen Moss  / SCI-Arc, Los Angeles, CA / November 2007

Design with a Conscience: Public Housing / Parsons The New School for Design, New York, NY / Fall 2007

Architecture Education Summit 2007 / SCI-Arc, Los Angeles, CA / Spring 2007

Rethinking LA: 21st Century Global City or City of Missed Opportunities? / Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, CA / Spring 2007

The Attenuated Eye as it Relates to the Possibility of the Public / Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy / Spring 2007

Complex / SFT-ArchitectureWorld 2007, Muenster, Germany / Spring 2007

 

2006

Off-Site / Fresno Metropolitan Museum, Fresno, CA / Fall 2006

Los Angeles The Attenuated Eye As It Relates to the Possibility of the Public / SCI-Arc, Los Angeles, CA / Fall 2006

Breaking Points / Princeton University, Princeton, NJ / Spring 2006

Hyde Lecture:  Oblique Actions / University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE / Spring 2006

 

2005

Friedman Lecture:  Oblique Actions / UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA / Fall 2005

Building on Barnes / MoMA, New York, NY / Fall 2005

Oblique Actions / Yale, New Haven, CT / Fall 2005

Oblique Actions / University of Washington, St. Louis, MO / Fall 2005

Corporation of the Co-Op: Museums in the 21st Century / LACMA, Los Angeles, CA / Summer 2005

Fields of Vision / Cal Poly Pomona, Pomona, CA / Spring 2005

Architecture and Design Council / Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA / Spring 2005

Entrez Lentement / Salone Internazionale del Mobile, Milan, Italy / Spring 2005

UCLA, Los Angeles, CA / Spring 2005

Alternate Ground / The Heinz Architectural Center, Pittsburgh, PA / Spring 2005

 

2004

Thomas Schumacher Lecture / RISD, Providence, RI / Fall 2004

Creating Community Support for a Community Arts and Cultural District / California Assoc. of Museums, Napa, CA / Summer 2004

Young Architects Forum Lecture / Kansas City, MO / Summer 2004

Urban Public Mini-Structure Forum / Jinhua City, China / Spring 2004

Milano Design Open Lecture Temporary / Milan, Italy / Spring 2004

The Indirect Line / AIA/Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA / Spring 2004

Art Sandwiched In / SFMoMA, San Francisco, CA / Spring 2004

Lift / Architectural League of New York, New York, NY / Winter 2004

Lift / University of Texas, Austin, TX / Winter 2004

Lift / University of Iowa, Ames, IA / Winter 2004

 

2003

Eliot Noyes Lecture: Lift / Harvard University, Cambridge, MA / Winter 2003

Pratt Institute / Brooklyn, NY / Fall 2003

Commencement Address: Harvard Graduate School of Design / Cambridge, MA / Spring 2003

Practice, Projects, and . . . / AIA/Redwood Empire Chapter, Santa Rosa, CA / Spring 2003

UC Berkeley / Berkeley, CA / Spring 2003

 

2002

Vassar College / Poughkeepsie, NY / Winter 2002

California Institute of the Arts / Valencia, CA / Winter 2002

Blue / USC, Los Angeles, CA / Winter 2002

Art Gallery of Ontario / Toronto, ON / Spring 2002

 

2001

Vancouver League / Vancouver, BC / Winter 2001

 

2000

UCLA Hammer Museum / Los Angeles, CA / Fall 2000

LA 12+12+12 / Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, CA / Spring 2000

 

1999

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA / Fall 1999

Cal Poly Pomona, Pomonoa, CA / Fall 1999

101 New Blood / Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, CA / Spring 1999

 

1998

Recently / Rice University, Houston, TX / Fall 1998

Emerging Voices / The Architectural League of New York, New York, NY / Spring 1998

 

1997

Recent Work / Pasadena & Foothill AIA, Pasadena, CA / Spring 1997

 

1996

Recent Work / Los Angeles Architectural Forum, Los Angeles, CA / Summer 1996