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University of Southern California

 •  December 21, 2017

Commissioned by the Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture (Shenzhen), Elaine Yolam Kwong ’12 (B.Arch) recently debuted “Incremental Village: Elevating the Urban Vernacular of 21st Century Guangzhou,” an exhibition showcasing her urban design Master’s thesis. “Incremental Village” unpacks the intricate historic, social, economic and spatial...

University of Southern California

 •  November 30, 2017

USC Architecture alum Boris Dramov (FAIA, FAICP; B.Arch. 1966) and his wife Bonnie Fisher (FASLA) received the Silver SPUR award today for their longtime work championing urban sustainability and better cities. The award was delivered by the San Francisco Bay Area Planning and Urban Research Association (SPUR), a nonprofit organization dedicated to...

University of Southern California

 •  October 24, 2017

Margarita Jover will lecture on October 25 at 6 pm in the Gin D. Wong, FAIA Conference Center. Margarita Jover is an architect, urban designer and educator. In 1996 she co-founded the firm Aldayjover Arquitectura y Paisaje with offices in Barcelona and Charlottesville. The firm is known for a new approach to the relationships between cities and...

University of Southern California

 •  September 28, 2017

Rob Berry is a licensed architect in California and New York. He received his Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the University of Virginia and his Master of Architecture from Yale University. He is a Lecturer in the School of Architecture at the University of Southern California. Previously, he taught architecture and design at Parsons the...

University of Southern California

 •  September 26, 2017

Toiling in the hot sun and sometimes late into the evening, a group of students from USC and the Xi’an University of Architecture and Technology (XUAT) built a wood pavilion designed by USC professor Geoffrey von Oeyen on public land overlooking a vineyard in Lantian, outside of Xi’an. Commissioned by USC’s American Academy in China and former...

University of Southern California

 •  September 22, 2017

A dozen speakers from the Pearl River Delta and the United States discussed critical issues of Chinese development at a symposium in Shenzhen organized by USC’s American Academy in China (AAC). Entitled “Rethinking the Village: Rural/Urban/Industrial,” the event on July 22 brought together architects, educators, and writers to present a range of...

Following months of planning and construction, the USC student-designed entry in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon is finally ready to join the competition. The 960-square-foot single family, net-zero home — called fluxHome to reflect its flexible, modular design — has been under construction since April on the South Lawn behind Watt...

Master of Landscape Architecture Design Research Exhibition
Los Angeles River & Los Angeles Urban Mosiac
Los Angeles City Hall Bridge Gallery - Open through August 29, 2013
On the eve of a landmark decision from the US Army Corps of Engineers on the future design and funding of its Los Angeles River Ecosystem Restoration Study, a new exhibition on...

The conceptual ideas that students at the USC School of Architecture have been developing in their minds over the last semester is coming to life in a massive display of science, art and innovation — with a bit of blue painter's tape thrown into the mix. For two days this week, the interior and exterior of Watt Hall will be covered wall-to-wall...

Synthesis Design + Architecture (SDA), the forward-thinking Los Angeles-based architecture firm led by architect and USC professor, Alvin Huang, has recently won an international competition to design a rapidly deployable pavilion to showcase Volvo’s new plug-in electric hybrid, the V60.

Volvo’s “Switch to Pure Volvo” competition, organized by...