A.UD LECTURE SERIES: 2016-17
Dr. Dana Cuff, UCLA A.UD Professor and Founding Director of cityLABleads unconventional architectural practices deploying new logics of discipline, economy, and social purpose.
As head of cityLAB and the Urban Humanities Initiative at UCLA, Dr. Dana Cuff has been exploring various forms of collaboration in terms of both scholarship and design. This has led to a focus on practices that disrupt conventional disciplinary boundaries. The modus operandi is a project-orientation: at cityLAB, architecture operates generatively to produce urban results, while in the UHI, cross-disciplinary urban interventions weave together historical interpretation, contemporary cultural study, and projective design thinking. Cuff’s extensive studies of the architectural profession provide the context for these new experiments, and for thinking about the potential reformation of the architectural project and practice.
Dana Cuff, Kevin Daly, and cityLAB, BI(h)OME, 2015. Photgrapher; Photekt
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Taslimi Construction Company Inc.
Jensen + Partners
Pamela Burton and Company
Plastpro, Inc. – Shirley Wang
John Ruble and Cecily Young
Shelter Co., Ltd.
Frederick Fisher and Partners
Shirley and Ralph Shapiro
William Morris Endeavor Foundation