Design

June 29, 2012

AIA/LA Healthy by Design Panel Addresses How Best to Incentivize Healthier Placemaking

AIA Design Conference panel moderated by TPR editor-in-chief David Abel, featuring Chet Widom (State Architect, State of California), Kate Diamond (HMC Architects), Dr. Jonathan Fielding (Director, LA County Dept. of Public Health), and Dr. Richard Jackson (UCLA).

July 2, 2019

SCI-Arc’s Hernan Diaz Alonso on Architecture as ‘More than Buildings’

SCI-Arc director Hernan Diaz Alonso on the school’s curricular transformation and the role of ethics in architecture as new technologies and materials enable limitless possibilities in the built environment.

March 14, 2017

How To Plan For A Better City? With Global Experience, 5+design Weighs In

5+design principals Mike Ellis and Tim Magill on how LA can move forward on a land-use regime, utilizing their unique experience on developing for density in other global megacities.

August 15, 2016

Related's Witte Counsels Developers to Engage in “City Planning” Or Face More Anti-Development Ballot Box Initiatives

Bill Witte, CEO and Chairman of Related California, elaborates on how his company is finding ways to implement well-meaning affordable housing and density initiatives, but opines on the need for robust engagement from developers to find solutions to California's many housing challenges today.

July 11, 2013

Bill Witte’s Commencement Remarks to Graduates of Penn’s School of Design and Planning

Real Estate developer Bill Witte's commencement remarks to the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Design class of 2013.

February 26, 2012

David Orr’s Oberlin Project Plans to Transform College Town into Model Sustainable City

At the 2012 VerdeXchange Conference, David Orr, a professor of environmental studies and politics at Oberlin College, presented his work on transforming a small town into a model for sustainability through a city – college partnership. The Oberlin Project is an example of change at a small scale. TPR is pleased to share excerpts from David Orr’s remarks at VerdeXchange followed by excerpts from the Oberlin Project’s literature. 

October 1, 2003

Design Matters! Lawrence Scarpa Offers Blueprint For California's Socially Conscious Architects

Scarpa explains why architects need to be more active advocates for the importance of quality design.

January 1, 2003

Francis Krahe: Giving Identity to Public Buildings And Public Places Through Creative Lighting Design

An overview of the use of lighting to enhance public space.

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