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A+D Architecture And Design Museum

A+D Architecture And Design Museum
900 East 4th street
213-346-9734

The Mission Of A+D Museum Is To Celebrate And Promote An Awareness Of Progressive Architecture And Design In Everyday Life Through Exhibits, Educational JPrograms And Public Outreach

 

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Exhibition - Form Pioneering Design Pop-Up At A+D Architecture And Design Museum

Form Pioneering Design and Timothy Robert Smith come together to announce the launch of Form’s January and February issue, ‘New Beginnings’ and their collaboration to explore the city of Los Angeles through Smith’s…

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Exhibition - Disgusting Food Museum At A+D Architecture And Design Museum

Sweden’s famous Disgusting Food Museum houses such delicacies as Mouse Wine, Jell O Salad, and Surstromming fermented herring from Sweden. These serve as catalysts for an exploration of the concept of disgust through different culturally and…

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Exhibition - Dark Mode By Patio By A+D Architecture And Design Museum

The new design collection by Patio reimagines new sculptural realities for typical objects of the home. This collection takes its inspiration, and name, from the 'Dark Mode' setting now found in most operating systems, desktop and mobile. Patio asks…

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Exhibition - Volume By Rios Clementi Hale At A+D Architecture And Design Museum

The Alley Fellowship supports the collaboration between architects and artists in order to extend the spectrum of work and artists the A+D showcases. As a forum for celebrating creative exploration, the inaugural exhibition of the Alley Fellowship…

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Exhibition - Persistent: Evolving Architecture In A Changing World At A+D Architecture

Persistent presents an argument for robust, sustainable, and resilient architecture. Through mixed media, the exhibition focuses on designing and evolving architecture that develops with the vicissitudes of time. This Exhibition accompanies the…

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Exhibition - Architecture In Perspective At A+D Architecture And Design Museum

The ‘Architecture in Perspective’ exhibition proudly presents this year’s winners of the American Society of Architectural Illustrators’ Architecture in Perspective Competition. This international juried competition…

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Exhibition - On The Meridian – Beginnings At A+D Architecture And Design museum

In ‘On the Meridian Beginnings’, Vincent Pocsik explores ideas that sit along the divide. He works to push the traditional boundaries of mediums such as wood and metal so each work transforms into an anatomical expression and presence of…

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Exhibition - Functional Models By Medium Office At A+D Architecture And Design Museum

Functional Models is A+D’s first venture into guerilla site-specific shop installations within the museum. Each installation features collectible works by a local and emerging designer. These features are both an exploration of work and a way…

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Exhibition - Wireframes: The Visualization Of Architecture At A+D Architecture And Design Museum

Wireframes is the first exhibit to track the art of architectural visualization since its inception. The exhibit presents a series of narratives, snapshots from the discipline’s vibrant history. Through illustrations, projections, and…

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Exhibition - The CGarchitect Architectural 3D Awards At A+D Architecture And Design Museum

Presented in conversation with Wireframes, this exhibit presents the frontline in architectural visualization. These works have been selected from thousands of submissions as the most outstanding works created between 2017 and 2018. The prizes are…

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Exhibition - Frayed By Rachael McCall At A+D Architecture And Design Museum

Frayed promises an alluring distraction from the banality of hard lines and boxes. Hard lines are disintegrated and their legibility is shifted into the realm of painterly thick brush strokes. Figures work as objects, but are distracted by detail,…

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Exhibition - Wireframes At A+D Architecture Design Museum

Wireframes Our world is defined by how we interpret, understand and visualize it. Our history is dictated by translations, storytelling, and memories long forgotten. ‘Wireframes’ offers a brief history of the role of computer graphics…

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Exhibition - Sunset 2050 At A+D Architecture And Design Museum

UCLA Architecture And Urban Design Suprastudio Hodgetts With Marta Nowak Will cruising on Sunset be the same when cars steer themselves. The Sunset Strip a mecca of iconic music venues and nightclubs characterized by its billboard culturemade the…

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Exhibition - 3-Ways At A+D Architecture And Design Museum

Architecture tends to point and communicate with itself through more than one final output. The drawings communicate to the physical model, the model is understood in the text and the text specifies things in the drawings which helps understand the…

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Exhibition - Back To Front At A+D Architecture And Design Museum

Back To Front Back To Front is an urban activation by award-winning Stereobot looking at advances in building technology, zoning and city planning as means to increase home affordability in Los Angeles. Over the course of 12 weeks, Stereobot will…

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Exhibition - Cycle And Pattern At A+D Architecture And Design Museum

‘Cycle And Pattern’ is a series of four dioramas experienced through multiple framings and perspectives. They tell the story of a playful interaction between the elegance of the celestial and whimsy of the mortal and material. Through…

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Exhibition - Dopplegangers At A+D Architecture And Design Museum

The exhibition revisits, reinterprets and redraws multiple projects from the work of Patrick Tighe Architecture. The work situates each project firmly in theory and context but becomes a fluid discussion of both their formal and figurative…

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Exhibition - Cabinet At A+D Architecture And Design Museum

Cabinet Cabinet presents the collective work of emerging young designers from the 2018 Graduate class at the USC School of Architecture. The title of the exhibition, Cabinet, is in direct reference to the Renaissance Era Cabinet of Curiosities, a…

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Exhibition - Thick Skin At A+D Architecture Design Museum

Thick Skin 'Our design is a large, monolithic object, that takes inspiration from the Earth Artist Michael Heizer’s lifelong interest in the marriage of photographs of the natural landscape and the material presence of massive geological…

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Exhibition - Active Energy Building At A+D Architecture And Design Museum

Active Energy Building The exhibition on 'falkeis2architects: active energy building' details the extensive research by the Austrian architects Anton Falkeis and Cornelia Falkeis-Senn, leading to a truly 'active building'. The project successfully…

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Exhibition: No Taste For Bad Taste At A+D Architecture And Design Museum

Designers, philosophers, manufacturers, artists, journalists, gallery owners and photographers have all added their unique perspective and their professional experience to the planning of this exhibition. Interviewed by the Peclers agency to explain…

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Exhibition: Museum Of Failure At A+D Architecture And Design Museum

An experiential journey of failures - past The Museum of Failure will treat its visitors to a shrine of history’s epic fails by some of the world’s best known companies. First displayed in Sweden, the collection of 100 plus failures…

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Exhibition - Fast Forward: The Architecture Of William F. Cody at A+D Architecture And Design Museum

Fast Forward: The Architecture of William F. Cody (1916 – 1978) marks the architect’s 100th birthday and celebrates his seminal contribution to modern architecture. Before graduating from USC in 1942, Cody had already distinguished himself as an…

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Exhibition: Come In! DTLA at A+D Architecture and Design Museum

A+D Museum is now fully moved in at our new home in the Arts District and we want to celebrate downtown Los Angeles and the designers who find inspiration in DTLA! Come In! DTLA celebrates the Museum’s new home in the Downtown Arts District and…

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Exhibition - Pushing The Press

For over 100 years, Typecraft has been working with artists and designers to create an astonishing variety of work proving the power and beauty of print design. Pushing the Press represents over 15 years of work collected from Typecraft’s…

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Exhibition - Shelter: Rethinking How We Live In Los Angeles

A+D Architecture and design museum los angeles will present shelter: rethinking how we live in los angeles, featuring the imaginative work of los angeles-based architecture and design practices bureau spectacular, la mas. Lorcan o'herlihy…

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Exhibition - Public Work,Lines Of Desire: Peter Shire

Public Work is the first exhibition to focus exclusively on L.A. based artist Peter Shire’s public and private architectural commissions. Executed over the course of three decades, the architectural works demonstrate Shire’s understanding of the…

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