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J. Paul Getty Museum

Urban Ambition: Assessing the Evolution of L.A. Symposium, Day 1

Thursday, May 30, 2013


Getty Center

1200 Getty Center Drive

Los Angeles, CA 90049

(310) 440-7300

May 30 and 31

This two-day event is organized into four broad themes— Architectural Discourse, Professional Practice, L.A.’s Layered Built Environment, and Artistic Interpretations of L.A.  The themes will be addressed via an engaging blend of formal lectures, dynamic conversations, short film interludes and unique performances. The goals of the symposium are to analyze and debate complex issues related to L.A.’s layered architectural history and its ongoing evolution.

Participants on Day 1 include LA Times architecture critic Christopher Hawthorne, journalist Kevin Roderick, architects Eric Owen Moss and David C. Martin, landscape architect Mia Lehrer, developers Frederick and Laurie Samitaur-Smith, Hugh Milstein of DigitalFusion, and Martin Brower, former publicist for Welton Becket & Associates.

Museum Lecture Hall. Free and open to the public. Reservations required.

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