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A reception, lecture, and discussion with Daniel López-Pérez: R. Buckminster Fuller, Pattern-Thinking

March 31, 2022 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us on Thursday, March 31st, 6:30-8:30 pm for a reception, lecture, and discussion with Daniel López-Pérez

R. Buckminster Fuller, Pattern-Thinking

In collaboration with the Helms Bakery District and the Cal Poly SLO LA Metro Program in Architecture and Urban Design

8745 Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232

Free Parking is available at the corner of Helms Ave. and Venice Blvd.

Lecture is Free and Open to the Public


Daniel López-Pérez

Daniel López-Pérez (b. Madrid, 1973) is an Associate Professor of Architecture and a founding faculty member of the Architecture Program at the University of San Diego. He holds a Ph.D. from Princeton University, a Masters of Advanced Architectural Design from Columbia University with honors, and an AA Diploma from the Architectural Association.

López-Pérez’s scholarship focuses on the historiography of modern architecture and its relationship to questions of technology, design-research, models of design pedagogy, material and environmental culture. He is the recipient of numerous research, publication grants and awards including the Graham Foundation, Mexico’s National Council for Culture and Arts (CONACULTA), Princeton University’s Barr Ferree Foundation, and a University of San Diego’s Faculty Undergraduate Research Mentor Award.

His work has been exhibited and presented nationally and internationally at institutions such as the University of Southern California; University of California, Los Angeles; Harvard’s Graduate School of Design; Storefront, New York; Canadian Center for Architecture, Montreal; Museo Tamayo, Mexico City; Tec de Monterrey, Campus Guadalajara; the Venice Biennale; the University of Applied Sciences, Bochum; Bauhaus-Universität, Weimar; Alvar Aalto University Jyvaskyla, Finland; and Busan National University, South Korea.

Introduced and moderated by Stephen Phillips, AIA, PhD, Principal of Stephen Phillips Architects (SPARCHS) and professor, director, Cal Poly LA Metro Program in Architecture and Urban Design (California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo) and Jimenez Lai, Principal of Bureau Spectacular and faculty, Cal Poly LA Metro Program in Architecture and Urban Design (California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo)

Photos (Left to Right): Image of R. Buckminster Fuller, Pattern-Thinking, Image of Daniel López-Pérez, Images from R. Buckminster Fuller, Pattern-Thinking.


Helms Design Center
8745 Washington Boulevard
Culver City, CA 90232
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