Though Yaroslavsky’s last name has been familiar to Angelenos since the 1970s, Katy—the daughter-in-law of Zev—is a relative newcomer to city politics and brings a vision very different from that of her successor. The Westside Urban Forum is pleased to welcome Councilmember Yaroslavsky for a candid discussion with longtime journalist and civic observer Warren Olney, formerly of KCRW.
Giving Design, a 501(c)3 non-profit, invites you to join their biannual fundraising event. Celebrate summer with great company, delicious food, drinks, and live music, while helping to raise funds for community benefit projects. Your participation will support Giving Design’s efforts in providing quality design services to resource-challenged organizations.
Los Angeles was built imperfectly, at an imperfect time. Now it is trying to reinvent itself. Into what? That’s Topic A for authors Frances Anderton (Common Ground: Multifamily Housing in Los Angeles) and Josh Stephens (The Urban Mystique) when they sit down to talk about Los Angeles, community and urbanity today – from the house to the megalopolis.
Join Westside Urban Forum for a panel discussing California's Duplex Revolution: Unpacking SB 9, The California HOME Act.
In 2021, the state legislature passed Senate Bill 9, which, according to the bill's strongest advocates and detractors alike, outlawed single-family zoning throughout California. The reality is a bit more subtle and complex.
Join LA Metro, LADOT, Walk ’n Rollers, and BikeLA for a community- based design workshop and provide input on the proposed MAT Culver City First/Last Mile project list. The project aims to make the 1/2 mile radius around Culver City Metro Station easier to walk and bicycle. Limited availability.
Curated by Saatchi Art. We will discuss the ways in which artists use principles of color theory to inform their art practice and ultimately how that affects the design space in which the artwork is placed.
L.A. GOAL, a non-profit organization committed to creating opportunities and equity for adults with developmental disabilities so they can live more fulfilling lives, presents Moving Together, an inclusive art exhibit exploring the theme of "movement" through various art forms.
JA Architecture Studio, a Toronto-based practice led by Iranian-Canadian architect Nima Javidi and landscape designer Behnaz Assadi, combines the rootedness of a local architecture firm with the broad interests of an international design studio. From small to medium sized buildings that confront detail-level building constraints to ambitious international competitions, the studio’s work tries to find meaningful tangencies between iconographic, geometrical and formal properties of architecture of different backgrounds and invests in inventing new architectural hybrids as responses to the diverse realities of 21st century cities.