May 2011

June 1, 2011

ACT 2011 Panel on Fueling the Future: ‘Getting to Zero'

The participants in this panel for the Alternative Clean Transportation Expo all agree that new technology will be needed to zero the emissions of the transportation sector.

June 1, 2011

Adaptation to Climate Change: California Confronts Nature's Fate

USC Prof. Dan Mazmanian recently served as the executive director of the Task Force on California's Adaptation to Climate Change.

June 1, 2011

Design-Build: the ‘New, New Thing' in L.A. County-Wow!

Jacob Williams, assistant director of the L.A. County Department of Public Works, states the case for design-build as a panacea for the county's capital projects program.

June 1, 2011

Milken Global Conference Real Estate Panel: Real Estate in Recovery?

The yearly panel at the Milken Global Conference talked about the real estate and financial markets in terms of clinical psychology. You be the judge: are the market and its players crazy?

June 1, 2011

Imagined ‘Park 101 District' Seeks to Change the Face of Downtown Los Angeles

AECOM Designer Vaughan Davies describes the game-changing potential for Downtown L.A. offered by the Park 101 concept.

June 1, 2011

Culture of Planning: A Panel of Practitioners Explores the Civics of City Planning in Los Angeles

A distinguished panel representing the City Council, Planning Department, and Planning Commission gathered earlier this month to discuss the culture shift surrounding planning in the city of L.A.

June 1, 2011

SCI-Arc Purchases Campus Site; L.A. Arts District Also a Winner

SCI-Arc Board Chair and local attorney Jerry Neuman details the process by which the world renowned school put down roots in the Arts District of Downtown L.A.

June 1, 2011

AIA|LA Billboard 2011 Roundtable: Who Arbitrates Design?

The local chapter of the American Institute of Architects hosted a roundtable to discuss one of the most vexing policy and design questions that face cities: what kind of signage improves a cityscape?


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