Guide for Architecture Lovers

For the built environment-obsessed and lovers of all things urban and placemaking, this is a quick hit list of LA Design Festival events that are not to be missed.

City Market South x ULI Los Angeles
June 8th, 7:30 am - 9:30 am

Start out the Festival with a tour of City Market South hosted by ULI Los Angeles. The Fashion District is the next Arts District. Take this tour and find out why

[in]tension Installation by Assembledge
June 8th, 7pm to 10pm

The internationally recognized and award-winning design and architecture firm will debut their sculptural art installation at the LA Design Festival Opening Night Party

June 10th, 2pm to 4pm

Chris Denson (Innovation Crush, Omnicom Ignition Factory), Lorcan O'Herlihy (LOHA), Eileen Lee (Creative Whatever), and Edwin Chan (EC3) join a conversation organized by the LA Design Festival in collaboration with the Detroit Design Festival, Los Angeles Forum for Architecture and Urban Design, and Archinect, looking at the design connection between Los Angeles and Detroit.  

This Modern Life
June 10th, 4pm to 5pm

Join Frances Anderton, host of KCRW’s Design and Architecture, and guests for a discussion about Peter Zumthor’s proposal for the LACMA expansion. 

XTEN Open Studio
June 10th, 5pm to 7pm

See current design work from the award-winning architecture firm, as well as the unique space in which it is developed. Light refreshments will be provided.