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A reception, lecture, and discussion with Victor Jones
May 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Join us on Thursday, May 12th, 6:30-8:30 pm, for a reception, lecture, and discussion with Victor Jones
Tweakers & Upcyclers
In collaboration with the Helms Bakery District and the Cal Poly SLO LA Metro Program in Architecture and Urban Design
HELMS DESIGN CENTER
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 PublicRSVP
Victor Jones is a designer, writer, and cultural activist. His creative and intellectual work stands at the intersection of architecture, community engagement, and the urban experience. Infrastructure as a social, political, and spatial instrument is central to his scholarship, design research, and teaching.
Jones’s written works include (IN)FORMAL L.A.: The Space of Politics (eVolo Press, 2014), A Distant Bridge | Un pont à part (MétisPresses, 2016), and “New Orleans – Ecological Urbanism” in Shaping the City: Studies in History, Theory, and Urban Design (Routledge, 2013).
In addition, Jones is design principal of Fièvre + Jones Inc. Projects include Near Noah (2021), Bywater Houses (2015), and Watt House Project Platform (2011).
Currently Graduate Director and Assistant Professor of Architecture at Cal Poly Pomona, Jones has taught design studios and seminars at Tulane University, the University of California at Los Angeles, and the University of Southern California.
He lives and works in Los Angeles with his partner Alain Fièvre.
Introduced and moderated by Stephen Phillips, FAIA, 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).
Photos (Left to Right): Image of Victor Jones, Image of Guild House, 2021, Image of Couples, 2020.