Registration is open to students and professionals alike, who are interested in participating in a 10 day AA Visiting School design workshop focused on exploring the legacy of experimental housing in Los Angeles through the lens of contemporary design methodologies.

Expect to explore computational design strategies, implement digital fabrication processes, work with a global network of like-minded designers, researchers, and educators, and experience the iconic legacy of Los Angele’s mid-century modernist homes.

Confirmed design instructors:

Marc Fornes
  • Principal – TheVeryMany
  • Lecturer-  Harvard Graduate School of Design
Jenny Wu
  • Partner – Oyler Wu Collaborative
  • Design Faculty – SCI-Arc
Adam Marcus
  • Principal – Variable Projects
  • Assistant Professor – CCA
David Freeland
  • Principal – Freeland Buck Architecture
  • Design Faculty – SCI-Arc
Kevin Patrick McClellan
  • Director – TexFab
  • Adjunct Professor – University of Texas San Antonio
Alvin Huang
  • Principal – Synthesis Design + Architecture
  • Assistant Professor, USC Architecture
AA Visiting School Los Angeles Details
  • June 16-27, 2014 at the USC School of Architecture
  • the Visiting School program is a global initiative by the Architectural Association to explore methods of design thinking developed at the AA in various global locations
  • an intensive 10 day design charrette bringing 50-60 students/professionals from around the world to LA to explore the applications of parametric modelling and digital fabrication to investigate a contemporary take on the Case Study movement
  • event coincides with LA Design Festival and Dwell on Design
  • we have a super talented roster of design instructors including Jenny Wu of OylerWu, David Freeland of FreelandBuck, Adam Marcus of Variable Projects, and Marc Fornes of TheVeryMany
  • we will have a public lecture series featuring Neil Denari, Tom Wiscombe, Jenny Wu, and Marc Fornes
  • we will have a public exhibition of the work produced and the work of the faculty taking place at the SPAMArt Gallery in the Bradbury building
  • we will host tours and visits to various iconic LA residential projects including the Goldstein Villa, Case Study 22, Eames House, and Neutra VDL.

For more information please visit AA Visiting School Los Angeles website.

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