Virtual World Tour – Los Angeles Edition
Starting in November 2020, Virtual World Tour “visit” selected countries around the world to meet some architects. At our sixth event of the tour, we will “visit” Los Angeles and meet two of its most remarkable architects.
On Wednesday, January 20th, 2021 live from 10:30 to 12:00 PST Los Angeles time (19:30 CET Berlin time) the two following American architects will talk on our virtual stage about their personal experiences and important creative periods in their lives and, as always at “AnA“, not a word may be lost about their projects.
– Thom Mayne, Morphosis Architects, www.morphosis.com
– Michael Maltzan, Michael Maltzan, www.mmaltzan.com
This event is kindly supported by Sky-Frame and Swisspearl.
Media partner: designboom & Architizer
10:15 (PST, Los Angeles time) – “Doors open”
10:30 – 10:40 – Welcome
10:40 – 11:40 – Speakers (20-Minute talk & 10-Minute interview)
11:40 – 12:00 – Discussion with questions from the audience
Rerun stream (replay, not live)
18:45 (PST, Los Angeles time)– “Doors open”
19:00 – 19:10 – Welcome
19:10 – 20:10 – Speakers (20-Minute talk & 10-Minute interview)
20:10 – 20:30 – Discussion with questions from the audience
Information about the speakers
Thom Mayne is founding partner of Morphosis, a global architecture and planning firm established in 1972. With world-wide projects on Los Angeles, New York and Shanghai, Morphosis’ work represents a wide variety of scales and typologies, from civic projects, schools, and museums to commercial towers and city planning. Mayne is also co-founder of the Southern California Institute of Architects (SCI-Arc), where he continues to lead the Now Institute, a graduate-level thinktank for urban sustainability and resilience. Mayne’s distinguished honors include the Pritzker Prize (2005) and the American Institute of Architects Gold Medal (2013). Mayne served on President Obama’s Committee for the Arts and Humanities from 2009 – 2016.
Michael Maltzan founded Michael Maltzan Architecture, Inc. in 1995. His projects cross a wide range of typologies, from cultural institutions to city infrastructure. Michael’s notable projects include the Moody Center for the Arts at Rice University, MoMA QNS, Star Apartments, the Pittman Dowell Residence, the new Sixth Street Viaduct, MIT Vassar Street Residential Hall, and the Winnipeg Art Gallery Inuit Art Centre. His work has gained international acclaim for innovation in both design and construction and has been widely featured in publications and exhibitions worldwide. Michael received an M.Arch from the Graduate School of Design, Harvard University, and BFA and B.Arch degrees from the Rhode Island School of Design. Michael is a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects, a recipient of the American Academy of Arts and Letters Architecture Award, and the 2016 AIA Los Angeles Gold Medal Honoree.
Resigter at: https://www.architectsnotarchitecture.com/vwt06
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