2×8: Interlaced – Opening Reception
2×8 is a competition, exhibition, and scholarship fund for students at institutions of higher education throughout California. Opening Party for the 2018 2×8 Student Exhibition, Competition, and Winners Announcement celebrates the work of architecture students across the region. Then, discover who won this year’s 2×8 student competition. Light Refreshments and Libations!
When: May 22nd; 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Where: Helms Bakery District
The Architecture of Mark Mills
Mark Mills was one of the most creative California architects of the last 60 years. His unique, striking homes in the Carmel/Monterey area reveal an exceptional concern for site, structure, and space. Janey Bennett, author of Fantastic Seashell of the Mind, the award-winning book on Mills, will lecture on the work of this remarkable architect on Thursday, May 24, at 11:00AM in Phillips Hall 06-124. Cal Poly is closely connected to Mills: the archive of his work is held in Special Collections and Archives, Kennedy Library.
When: May 24th; 11:00AM
Where: Phillips Hall (06-124), Cal Poly Pomona
UCLA A.UD This, Not That Lecture: Brett Steele
“THIS, NOT THAT” is UCLA Architecture and Urban Design’s lecture series for the 2017-18 school year. The series brings together engaging speakers “to present arguments for their respective positions, or ideological stances, toward the design of the built environment. Their arguments will be supported by presentations of their creative efforts in research, pedagogy, or practice.”
When: May 21st; 6:30PM
Where: UCLA Perloff Hall, Decafe
Growing Habitat: LA’s Wildlife & Descanso
Descanso Gardens is a habitat for many living things: From heritage oaks, to native gray squirrels, to the vast network of mycorrhizal fungi in the soil underfoot. Growing Habitat: LA’s Wildlife and Descanso examines the idea that a healthy habitat is more than just a space with food, shelter and water. Come learn about the “wild side” our urban green space, and about some of the “habitat heroes” who work to improve the health and strength of our ecosystems.
When: May 21st; 10:00AM-4:00PM
Where: Descanso Gardens
Native Bee Basics
Want to start your own bee hive? Bee Rooted is a San Bernardino organization dedicated to humane live bee removals, but also teach classes in the benefits of promoting the lives of happy and healthy urban pollinators. Learn the basics about California’s native bee populations.
When: May 26th; 11:00AM-2:00PM
Where: Upland Public Library, 450 N Euclid Ave, Upland, California 91786