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Housing+ Symposium

October 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


500 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071 United States

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HOUSING+ is a year-long program of lectures, exhibitions and studio inquiries focused on a topic that is of particular relevance to Los Angeles and Woodbury School of Architecture. We have invited our faculty and students to address the topic of housing in their courses during the 2019-20 academic year. As an institution of higher learning that integrates architecture, interior design, and real estate development programs, Woodbury School of Architecture believes that affordable housing is a critical architectural question and a basic human right. Our fall symposium, ‘Frontier Housing’ addresses the challenges of building housing on the fringes of our technological, geographical and social territories: city edges, international borders, and inner-city gaps. The housing symposium is free and open to the public.

Frontier Housing Symposium

Jen Kim, Housing Innovation Director, Office of Mayor Garcetti

Angie Brooks & Larry Scarpa, Principals, Brooks+Scarpa

Kevin Hirai, COO, Flyaway Homes

Simon Ha, Principal, Steinberg Hart

Hector M. Perez, Partner, The RED Office

Rachel Allen, Principal, RADAR

Katerina Salonikidi, Product Director, Connect Homes

Moderated by: Roger Sherman, Design Director, Gensler and Rob Jernigan, Co-Regional Managing Principal SW Region, Gensler