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EXHIBITION OPENING

EVENTS
APR20

CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF A.UD ALUMNI AND FACULTY WORK

OPENING RECEPTION: MONDAY, APRIL 20, 6-9PM
APRIL 20 - MAY 29, 2015
PERLOFF GALLERY


 



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Hitoshi Abe A.UD Chair
Ellie Abrons
Chandler Ahrens     
Paul Andersen
Diego Arraigada
Valery Augustin
Katherine Austin
Kelly Bair
Doreen Balabanoff
Kristy Balliet
Qasem Baouni
Nasrin Barbee
Wael Batal
Erin Besler A.UD Faculty
Jacklin Bloom
Markus Bonauer
Mo Borghei
Brennan Buck
Tom Buresh
Pamela Burton
Bryan Cantley
Timo Carl
Donald Carlson
Steven Christensen A.UD Faculty
Mario Cipresso
Neil Cook
Greg Corso
Jonathan Crisman A.UD Faculty
Per-Johan Dahl
Rafael de Cardenas
Mercedes de la Garza
Neil Denari A.UD Professor
Alper Derinbogaz
Libby Dierker
Neal Downing
Frederick Fisher
Julie Flohr
David Freeland
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Gabriel Fries-Briggs A.UD Faculty
Adam Fure
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Jonathan Gayomali 
Fariba Ghaffari
Danelle Guthrie
Yo-ichiro Hakomori
Bob Hale
Mira Henry
Gustave Heully
Gerhard Heusch
Craig Hodgetts A.UD Professor
Andrew Holder
Ryan Hong
Gabriel Huerta
Georgina Huljich A.UD Faculty
Molly Hunker
Wonne Ickx A.UD Faculty
David Kaplan
Kyoung Kim
Robert Knight
Greg Kochanowski
Julia Koerner A.UD Faculty
Rodica Kohn
Christoph Korner
Andrew Kovacs A.UD Faculty

Dina Krunic
Jimenez Lai A.UD Faculty
Nishant Lall
Gerald Leindecker
Henry Leung
Ioannis Liakatas
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Liesl Margolin
Jonathan Massey
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Narineh Mirzaeian A.UD Faculty
David Montalba
Susan Narduli
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Daniel Norell
Marta Nowak A.UD Faculty
William Oliver
Clare Olsen
Tas Oszkay
Guvenc Ozel A.UD Faculty
Anastasia Pechlivanides
Jeff Rauch
Alexis Readinger
Stuart Reid
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David A. Ross A.UD Faculty
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Miguel San Miguel
Mohamed Sharif A.UD Faculty
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Kagan Taylor
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Ping Wang
Tom Wiscombe
Aaron Zeligs


In the spirit of leveling the dichotomy between the aesthetics of architectural representation and its instrumentality, UCLA Architecture and Urban Design invited alumni and current faculty to submit drawings for an exhibition to honor the department's 50th anniversary. This exhibition in the Perloff Gallery celebrates the diversity of our alumni's wide-ranging accomplishments, and serves as the inaugural event to form an A.UD alumni association.

The submitted drawings are a collection of analog and digital drawings, representative of various developmental phases of projects, from conceptual sketches to construction details, consisting of line work and similar stages or speeds of production. The drawings on display range from fast sketches that were needed to solve a construction detail on site, to laboriously drafted compositions endowed with the intention to generate specific design solutions.

True to the spirit of the architectural design process and the simultaneous presence of various production speeds and stages along a given timeline, this exhibition is not curated based on a priori categories or aesthetic agendas, but represents a collection, self-organized a posteriori through emerging patterns and sub-patterns.



 

"Working drawings embody a more complicated aesthetics of utility, where formal decisions are motivated by consequences in the world. Although it is theoretically feasible, I am not sure that it is actually possible to make a good building with bad drawings. It is precisely by not searching for formal or aesthetic effect but rather by solving specific problems that working drawings paradoxically succeed as aesthetic or formal artifacts."

-Stan Allen, "Master Plans: Stan Allen on Architects’ Drawings", ArtForum, Jan 2015

 

 


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