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News About SCI-Arc
SCI-Arc Making+Meaning 2020
SCI-Arc has announced that its summer program Making+Meaning will be held online this year. Now open to applicants all around the world, students from across the US, Asia, Europe, and beyond will convene to delve deeply into the most cutting-edge techniques and processes advancing design and architecture…
Thick by Maxi Spina
Thick by Maxi Spina, on view at the SCI-Arc from July 7, attempts to expand on the problems of material thickness through the topic of sections, ruins, fragments, constructions, figurations, simultaneity, and representation.
SCI-Arc Launches New Scholarships for SCI-Arc EDGE
SCI-Arc has launched four new scholarships for SCI-Arc EDGE, Center for Advanced Studies in Architecture.
SCI-Arc and Habitat LA Complete Sustainable and Affordable Home for Local Veteran and Family
SCI-Arc has announced the completion of a new three bedroom, 2 ½ bath home designed by SCI-Arc students, in partnership with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA), Los Angeles County 2nd District, General Motors Foundation and Bernards.
SCI-Arc Media Archive
SCI-Arc Media Archive is a new online showcase of videos of public events held at the school from 1974 to the present.
SCI-Arc Receives Coveted Placemaking Grant From Artplace
Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) has been awarded a $400,000 grant from ArtPlace that will go toward the planning, design and construction of two arts venues on its campus in downtown Los Angeles, and planning with the community for a third venue in the community across from campus.
Hanwha Solar Becomes Lead Sponsor of the SCI-Arc/Caltech Team for Solar Decathlon 2011
The Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) announced that China-based Hanwha Solar made a $350,000 cash gift to the SCI-Arc/Caltech entry to the U.S. Department of Energy's 2011 Solar Decathlon.
SCI-Arc Buys Its Downtown Los Angeles Campus
The Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) has acquired its campus located in the Arts District on the eastern edge of downtown Los Angeles.
Thom Mayne Joins SCI-Arc Board of Trustees
The Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) announced that 2005 Pritzker Architecture Prize winning architect Thom Mayne of Morphosis has been elected a SCI-Arc Trustee.
Material Beyond Materials: A Composite Tectonics Conference on Advanced Materials
Material Beyond Materials: A Composite Tectonics Conference on Advanced Materials and Digital Manufacturing hosted by the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) in Los Angeles.
Silent Disco Exhibition by Bestor Architecture
The Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) announced Silent Disco by Los Angeles-based architecture firm Barbara Bestor Architecture, on view in the SCI-Arc Gallery from April 1 through June 26, 2011.
SCI-Arc Celebrates Thanksgiving with a Maze-like, Quarter-Mile Long Table
A quarter-mile long, maze-like Thanksgiving Table was designed and built by SCI-Arc students led by faculty members Darin Johnstone and Alexis Rochas for a celebration of the holiday, of architecture and the community.
Winners of Los Angeles Cleantech Corridor and Green District Competition
The Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) announced the winners of the Los Angeles Cleantech Corridor and Green District Competition.
SCI-Arc/Caltech Team Selected for Solar Decathlon
An academic team from SCI-Arc and Caltech will compete in the elite international 2011 Solar Decathlon sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy.
London Eight: Curated by Sir Peter Cook
The Southern California Institute of Architecture announced London Eight, curated by renowned English architect Sir Peter Cook.
Immersive and Virtual Architecture at the Edge of Physicality
For the Spring 2009 MediaSCAPES symposium, the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) addresses the shifting boundaries between the virtual and the physical worlds in the practice of architecture with experts Benjamin Bratton, Jean Michel Crettaz, Manuel DeLanda, Ed Keller, JoAnn Kuchera-Morin…