Posts Tagged ‘Los Angeles’
November 28th, 2011
By Barbara Perez, Education Facilities Planning Leader
On Saturday, November 19, 2011, Gerardo Sandoval and I were among the record-breaking 10,000 people who participated in this year’s Homewalk. Representing the HMC Happy Feet walking team, we joined United Way of Greater Los Angeles in the fundraising efforts to solve the homelessness problem in Los Angeles. It was our way of taking action to raise awareness about homelessness, and we arrived bright and early to walk the 5K and donate to the cause. But once on the course, our team didn’t rush to the finish line—instead we soaked in our surroundings and ended up rediscovering a transformed area of the city.
November 22nd, 2011
By Adrienne Luce, Designing Futures Foundation’s Executive Director
For many years, arts education advocates had the same conversations with the same groups of people about why the arts were important and why they should not be cut from our schools. In 2007, an initiative was launched by the OTIS College of Art and Design under the leadership of its president Samuel Hoi that changed everything. For the first time the conversation about the value of the arts was completely re-contextualized and expanded to a broad and diverse audience. Last week I attended the 5th annual OTIS Report on the Creative Economy of the Los Angeles Region held at the Colburn School in downtown LA, and I was just as impressed and enlightened this year as I have been every year since the project’s inception.
November 12th, 2010
Will Gensler become our Los Angeles’ studio new downtown neighbor? Read the full article on Curbed LA.
October 5th, 2010
HMC Architects, Los Angeles, is excited to announce its participation in Canstruction 2010. Canstruction is a competition where architects/engineers are challenged to construct an elaborate structure solely out of food cans. All teams participating in the event must make the pledge to donate ALL cans at the end of the event to the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank. HMC’s Canstruction team will be highlighting structurally ingenuity through the design of a 2,500-can, gravity-defying form.
September 17th, 2010
In cities around the globe today, artists, activists and citizens will temporarily transform metered parking spaces into public parks and other social spaces, as part of an annual event called “PARK(ing) Day.”