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Wes Jones 11.20.12 - Arch Lecture

FRIEDMAN VISITING PROFESSORS: Wes Jones + Eric Kahn + Gary Paige
November 30, 2011 | 6:30PM | 112 Wurster Hall

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.

Los Angeles architect Eric Kahn, formerly of COA (Central Office of Architecture), is now a
partner with Russell Thomsen at IO (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, a
nd Tokyo.

Gary Paige is a principal of Gary Paige / Studio [GP/S], 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.