Privacies Infrastructure explores the physical, social, and embodied structures of privacy and privatization in the residential landscape of Los Angeles.
Privacies Infrastructure explora las nociones de privacidad y privatización en el paisaje residencial de Los Angeles.
Collective Correctives is a new public program presented in the form of an exercise. The exercise invites guests to present their work through the activity of collective editing. Our first guest, On/Off, is a Berlin-based architectural collective founded in 2012 as an experiment in collective practice. Using internet, meetings, emails and Skype, ON/OFF is now based in no-place and works everywhere.
Los Angeles Department of City Planning's Bryan Eck and Tal Harari present the City's vision document and plans-in-progress for rezoning downtown with an emphasis on Skid Row. This is a special opportunity to learn more about what the City has planned so far and to give input to the process.
What does community control look like? In the Trump Era, cities like Los Angeles, New York, and San Francisco have rushed to reassure that their governments intend to oppose new restrictive federal immigration policies and to reinforce their statuses as Sanctuary Cities. But as homeless sweeps and evictions continue to endanger communities of working class and people of color in these cities, we have to ask: what does "sanctuary" mean in the era of rampant gentrification?
The 2003 M&A Summer Lecture Series explores the processes, techniques and effects by which vectors of evolution project from the increasingly accessible domain of digital technology in architecture towards next-generation material environments. The event will be followed by drinks, bites, and music. Speakers: Marcelo Spina, Peter Zellner, Hernan Diaz Alonso, Benjamin Bratton, Marcos Lutyens & Christophe Cornubert