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Wes Jones - Howard Freeman 11.30.11 Architecture Lecture

WES JONES
HOWARD FRIEDMAN VISITING ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF PRACTICE, FALL 2011

Wes Jones is a partner in Jones, Partners: Architecture, a California-based architectural practice founded in 1993. Previously, Jones had been the Design Partner at HHPJ in San Francisco, where his technologically inspired designs for completed buildings and theoretical projects received acclaim for their critical engagement with the contemporary cultural scene and their disciplinary sophistication. His eight Progressive Architecture Design Awards include recognition for the Astronauts' Memorial at Kennedy Space Center and the $180M South Campus Chiller Plant for UCLA. The work of J,P:A and HHPJ has been featured in many publications and exhibited widely. A recipient of the Rome Prize in Architecture, Jones has lectured internationally on technology and the work of the firm, and has taught in the schools of Architecture at Harvard, Princeton, IIT, Columbia, UCLA, UC Berkeley, Ohio State University, and the Southern California Institute of Architecture. Jones received the A.B. with Highest Honors from UC Berkeley in 1980, and the M.Arch. with Distinction from the Harvard Graduate School of Design in 1983. In the fall of 2007, Princeton Architectural Press published their second monograph of his work, covering the period from 1998 to date, titled El Segundo.
ERIC KAHN
HOWARD FRIEDMAN VISITING ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF PRACTICE, FALL 2011

Los Angeles architect Eric Kahn, formerly of COA (Central Office of Architecture), is now a partner with Russell Thomsen at IDEA Office. Since 1987, their work has sought to engage a range of issues, from architecture and urbanism to technology and design. Their recent work includes the donor wall for the Los Angeles Philharmonic in the lobby of the Walt Disney Concert Hall, the winning entry in the Dead Malls Competition, a new student services building at Los Angeles Community College, the VPM prototype for the Dwell Home Invitational, and a series of compelling single family houses in Los Angeles, New York, and Tokyo. They were finalists in a housing competition for Livable Places and the recipient of both the Young Architects Award and the Emerging Voices series sponsored by the Architectural League of New York. A monograph of their work was published in 1997. Their work has been exhibited and published internationally, and is part of the permanent collection of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Kahn is a graduate of California Polytechnic State University at San Louis Obispo and a senior faculty member at the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc). Kahn has held the Fay Jones Chair in Architecture at the University of Arkansas and the Max Fisher Visiting Professorship at the University of Michigan with appointments at various additional schools throughout the U.S., Europe, and in Japan.
GARY PAIGE
HOWARD FRIEDMAN VISITING ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF PRACTICE, FALL 2011

Gary Paige is a principal of Gary Paige Studio, a Los Angeles-based multi-disciplinary design firm engaged in projects ranging from architecture and urbanism to furniture and graphic design. Since its inception in 1985, the studio has sought to explore the terrain that fuses the pragmatic with the poetic and the material with the atmospheric. Selected past and recent work includes an awarding-winning installation for the Venice Biennale; the design and renovation of the Freight Depot for SCI-Arc; the Manifold House; and recently, his project Variegated Mat-scape was a finalist in the Los Angeles Forum Dingbat 2.0 Competition. Paige is a graduate of SCI-Arc and taught in the graduate and undergraduate programs at SCI-Arc for over 20 years, where he was the former undergraduate director and coordinator of the Visual Studies Program.