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Lake Lazarus: the strange rebirth of a Californian ecosystem

Amy Maxmen lauds a study of the bold project to rescue Owens Lake. The Spoils of Dust: Reinventing the Lake that Made Los Angeles Alexander Robinson Applied Research & Design (2018) At the start of the twentieth century, Owens Lake in southern California was one of...

The Cooper Union: Visiting Lecture | Andrew Atwood: Not Interesting

Thursday, November 08, 2018, 6:30pm - 8:00pm Andrew Atwood, is assistant professor at UC Berkeley. His work centers on techniques of representation as historical and conceptual instruments and how they specifically relate to the production of architecture and...

Urbanlab: Bowling News

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Thirst Features Urbanlab: Bowling as Award Winner

UrbanLab Bowling Although it took us three years to create Bowling*—our 300-page “manifesto” about water, architecture and urbanism—the process was made so much better by the steady, patient guidance and design direction of Rick Valicenti, and the impeccable craft and...

Graham Foundation Talk and Book Launch: URBANLAB: Bowling

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Professors Alex Robinson and Diane Ghirardo Awarded Graham Foundation Grants

April 04, 2018 The Graham Foundation announced today that faculty members Alex Robinson and Diane Ghirardo are two of their 2018 grantees. Robinson's grant was awarded for his publication "The Spoils of Dust: Reinventing the Lake that Made Los Angeles," a book that...

Rahul Mehrotra talks to Smithsonian about India’s growing population

What Urban Planners Can Learn From a Hindu Religious Festival Every 12 years, one Indian city balloons from a few million residents to tens of millions. How does this happen with such ease? What they don’t tell you about Varanasi, probably India’s holiest city, is...

Watch Author Vinayak Bharne’s lecture about the book at the USC Doheny Library

Zen Spaces and Neon Places: Reflections on Japanese Architecture and Urbanism Moving across Japanese history in time and space, from its ancient Shinto beginnings to its largest recorded earthquake, and from the spiritual calm of the Ise Shrine and Ryoan-ji Temple to...

Be Seated Selected by the Wall Street Journal as one of the best books to give a design lover

Wall Street Journal What to Give: Books on Design The best books to give the design lover in your life. By Ann Landi Nov. 15, 2017 6:08 p.m. ET 0 COMMENTS We don’t think much about public seating: We spy an empty bench in a park or a vacant chair in a town square and...

Rome Reviewed by Architectural Record

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Thirst Features Urbanlab: Bowling as Award Winner

Thirst Features Urbanlab: Bowling as Award Winner

UrbanLab Bowling Although it took us three years to create Bowling*—our 300-page “manifesto” about water, architecture and urbanism—the process was made so much better by the steady, patient guidance and design direction of Rick Valicenti, and the impeccable craft and...

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