Grand Visions for Grand Avenue

Hosted by
Jim Thomas, formerly with Maguire/Thomas Partners, which built the Wells Fargo Center, the Gas Company Tower and Maguire Gardens, is president of Thomas Properties Group. He's also chair of the Grand Avenue Committee, which is overseeing the planned redevelopment of Grand Avenue.

Joseph Giovannini is an architecture critic for New York magazine.

Geoff Wardle, who is in the Department of Transportation Design at Art Center College of Design, has worked as a car designer at companies including Chrysler, Saab and Ford. Calendar of Design and Architectural Events

Isamu Noguchi and Modern Japanese Ceramics: Feb 7-May 30
Japanese American National Museum
369 E 1st St, Little Tokyo

A+D Museum moves to its new location
(Current exhibit - Ray Kappe Retrospective)
8560 W Sunset Blvd, west of La Cienega

Dunces: February 6-19
Fine art work by Gary Baseman, the illustrator, fine artist and art director of Disney-s new animated movie, Teacher-s Pet
La Luz de Jesus Gallery
633 Hollywood Blvd

The film My Architect: A Son's Journey by Nathaniel Kahn
Opens January 23 at the NuArt Theatre in West LA and the Lido Theatre in Newport Beach.

L.A. Homes and Gardens Gallery Show
Through February 21
An exploration of Los Angeles' spectacular architecture and real estate community, celebrating LA's unique residential identity through photographic studies of homes and gardens, examples of iconic furnishings and evocative, small-scale sculptures of domestic objects.
NewSpace Gallery
5241 Melrose Avenue
Los Angeles
(323) 469-9353

Calendar of events sponsored by the LA Forum for Architecture and Urban Design and Delirious LA.