"TRIBECA BY WAY OF VENICE BEACH"

DECEMBER 19, 2017

New York Times article and photo gallery featuring Venice Loft House

"On Aug. 18, 1969, Scott Powell took to the stage at Woodstock wearing gold lamé and began belting out doo-wop songs as a member of the retro rock band Sha Na Na.

Over the decade that followed, he performed in the movie 'Grease' and starred in the 'Sha Na Na' television series. But in 1980 he left the band to pursue a new dream: becoming a doctor."

MY LIVEABLE CITY, SUSTAINABLE CITIES ISSUE: "URBANISM, SUSTAINABILITY AND BUILDING FORM"

JULY-SEPTEMBER 2016

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 featuring Grand Rapids Art Museum, Pomona College Studio Art Hall, and Guggenheim Museum Helsinki

"There is a term in metallurgy called ‘molecular interstitial space’, the space between a metal’s primary molecules that can be filled with other molecules to create an altogether new metal. It is an interesting parallel to the famed architect Louis Kahn’s reference of the city as a ‘society of rooms’, in which the most public spaces become the city’s ‘living rooms.’ The interrelated visibility between varying degrees of public, semi-public and private spaces is what constitutes our understanding of the public-ness of an urban environment."

TURENSCAPE ACADEMY WORKSHOP: XIXINAN VILLAGE

USC ARCHITECTURE AALU PROGRAM 2016

Students in the Asian Architecture, Landscape, and Urbanism study abroad program participated in a workshop with Turenscape Academy at Xixinan Village in rural China. Led by Professor Yo-ichiro Hakamori from USC, and co-taught by Igancio López Busón and Bharne Vinayak, this one-week workshop targeted research on a multitude of sites in Xixinan village towards village masterplan. Students engaged with the local government and villagers, gaining knowledge of issues related to Xixinan’s culture, heritage, public space and water protection.