Video Archive | Community planning (10)

Stephen Slaughter From Phat To Watts
Stephen Slaughter reviews his influences and his belief in abstraction, in outlining his goals. He stresses that success depends...
Michaele Pride-Wells Practicing What You Preach
Michaele Pride-Wells, founding principal of the architecture firm Regarding Architecture, describes her architectural practice...
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Michaele Pride-Wells, founding principle of the architecture firm Regarding Architecture, describes her architectural practice...
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Anne Zimmerman takes planners on a bus tour of Los Angeles, En route to South Central, Deborah Murphy, Steven Flusty and...
The Next L. A. Leimert Park And Pershing Square
Anne Zimmerman takes planners on a bus tour of Los Angeles. En route to South Central, Deborah Murphy, Steven Flusty and...
The Next L. A. Ed Soja And Jackie Dupont-Walker
A panel consisting of Ed Soja and Jackie Dupont-Walker discuss attempts to rebuild communities in Los Angeles. Soja describes...
The Next L. A. John Kaliski And Michaele Pride-Wells Et...
Michaele Pride-Wells of the Professional Design Coalition describes their community based efforts to increase personal ownership...
The Next L. A. Doug Suisman Margaret Crawford Et Al
Doug Suisman discusses "leftover space" and the rediscovery of civic life in forms unique to Los Angeles. Madeline Janis-Aparicio...

Stephen Slaughter From Phat To Watts

March 26, 2010 | Video Lecturer:
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Stephen Slaughter reviews his influences and his belief in abstraction, in outlining his goals. He stresses that success depends on teamwork, discussing how this relates to his entry for low-income housing competition. Slaughter discusses a studio he taught in which students created shelters at the Burning Man festival. He describes the renovation of a house that represents the culture of the occupants and the history of the site. He presents a video that offers an African-American history of Watts and its culture. Slaughter discusses his engagement in the community and activist aspirations. He talks about his passion for an expressive facade, showing the completed house renovation. The house incorporates the abstract representation of heritage Slaughter sought to achieve.

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Stephen Slaughter reviews his influences and his belief in abstraction, in outlining his goals. He stresses that success depends...
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Stephen Slaughter discusses a studio he taught in which students created shelters at the Burning Man festival. He describes the...
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Stephen Slaughter discusses his engagement in the community and activist aspirations. He talks about his passion for an...

Michaele Pride-Wells Practicing What You Preach

October 11, 1995 | Video Lecturer:
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Michaele Pride-Wells, founding principal of the architecture firm Regarding Architecture, describes her architectural practice and how volunteering has influenced her. Pride-Wells discusses socially responsible projects including community planning, development, and redevelopment with the aim of realizing community goals. Pride-Wells discusses her past work and current projects.

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SCI-Arc faculty member Vic Liptak, introduces Michaele Pride-Wells, founding principle of the architecture firm Regarding...
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Michaele Pride-Wells, founding principle of the architecture firm Regarding Architecture, describes her architectural practice...
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Michaele Pride-Wells describes how architecture is just one part of a social system. Pride-Wells discusses social responsibility...

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Michaele Pride-Wells, founding principle of the architecture firm Regarding Architecture, describes her architectural practice and how volunteering has influenced her. Her focus is on socially responsible projects including community planning, development, and redevelopment with the aim of realizing community goals. She emphasizes her anti-academic approach to architecture and how it is influenced by who she is and where she comes from.


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Anne Zimmerman takes planners on a bus tour of Los Angeles, En route to South Central, Deborah Murphy, Steven Flusty and Katherine Spitz discuss the area. The group stops for a barbeque lunch at Leimert Park. Ron Lewis of the L.A. Planning Department’s South Central Task Force discusses the challenge of applying planning resources appropriately.


The Next L. A. Leimert Park And Pershing Square

Anne Zimmerman takes planners on a bus tour of Los Angeles. En route to South Central, Deborah Murphy, Steven Flusty and Katherine Spitz discuss the area. The group stops for a barbeque lunch at Leimert Park. Ron Lewis of the L.A. Planning Department’s South Central Task Force discusses the challenge of applying planning resources appropriately. Dwayne Wyatt from the Los Angeles Conservancy reviews the history of the Leimert Park area, stressing its enduring status as a outstanding African-American neighborhood. The group leaves Leimert plaza for a different kind of park, Pershing Square. Lupe Valdez and Miriam Simmons of the MTA review current transportation initiatives in L.A. After Pershing Square, the group explores Biddy Mason Park, the Grand Central Market, and the Bradbury Building.

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The Next L. A. Ed Soja And Jackie Dupont-Walker

A panel consisting of Ed Soja and Jackie Dupont-Walker discuss attempts to rebuild communities in Los Angeles. Soja describes some of the unintended consequences of redevelopment policies, while Jackie Dupont-Walker describes how her nonprofit group, Ward Economic Development Corp., works to successfully implement plans worked on by the community where they will be applied. They end with a question and answer session that pit the two against each other.

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Harold Meyerson discusses literary representations of Los Angeles, most of which have to do with apocalypse. He contrasts that to...
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Ed Soja and Jackie Walker respond to suggestions that public hype does more for planning then the actual planners. They also talk...

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Michaele Pride-Wells of the Professional Design Coalition describes their community based efforts to increase personal ownership and to create jobs within lower income communities. While describing Crenshaw and the efforts to revitalize its neighborhoods, the group notes the importance of having the local community behind them when dealing with politicians.


The Next L. A. Doug Suisman Margaret Crawford Et Al

Doug Suisman discusses “leftover space” and the rediscovery of civic life in forms unique to Los Angeles. Madeline Janis-Aparicio discusses her efforts to support the rights of Los Angeles street vendors. Richard Orne describes the Jerde Partnership’s collaboration with MCA on the Universal City Walk development. Margaret Crawford criticizes Universal City Walk as controlled street life. She and the other panelists debate conditions that may or may not contribute to reestablishing Los Angeles’s street life. The panelists debate the pros and cons of simulated versus natural chaos.

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Madeline Janis-Aparicio discusses her efforts to support the rights of Los Angeles street vendors. She describes the positive...
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