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Urban-Tech Startups: The Role of Private Sector Innovation in Shaping Our Cities

Urban-Tech Startups: The Role of Private Sector Innovation in Shaping Our Cities (2020)

Who should have power to shape the city? How can the private and public sectors complement each other? And how might they be in...
Worlds of Homelessness (2019)

Worlds of Homelessness (2019)

There is a common misconception that city planning and architecture seek to provide “solutions to end homelessness.” These solutions include various types of supportive,...
Constructing (Engaged) Practice (2019)

Constructing (Engaged) Practice (2019)

Constructing (engaged) Practice traces, the narratives of young firms from around the globe critically engaged in political, technological, intellectual, and environmental conflicts. The daylong...
Democracy in Retreat? Master Planning in a Warming World (2019)

Democracy in Retreat? Master Planning in a Warming World (2019)

The climate crisis is changing the world. Some people are moving in the face of rising seas and extreme weather, and others are redesigning...
Designing the Future: Japan House Symposium (2018)

Designing the Future: Japan House Symposium (2018)

On October 25, 2018, JAPAN HOUSE Los Angeles held a symposium at SCI-Arc about the design of the future in an era in which the “future” exists...
Labs, Incubators, Colonies (2018)

Labs, Incubators, Colonies (2018)

On the occasion of welcoming our 4th class of incubator members, GSAPP and NEW INC convene a discussion on changing the status quo in...
Environment(al) Exhibition Symposium (2018)

Environment(al) Exhibition Symposium (2018)

SCI-Arc presents Environment, a public exhibition examining contemporary attitudes toward environment in a post-digital context. The capacity of constructed natures to produce admixtures of...
Deep Vista (2018)

Deep Vista (2018)

New ideas in architectural practice and theory arising from rapidly changing technology will be explored by experts in design, education, philosophy and other disciplines...
Encounters with Arakawa and Madeline Gins (2018)

Encounters with Arakawa and Madeline Gins (2018)

A half-day conference on the occasion of the opening of the Arthur Ross Architecture Gallery exhibition Arakawa and Madeline Gins: Eternal Gradient. The event...
Confronting Climate Change: The Five Thousand Pound Life

Confronting Climate Change: The Five Thousand Pound Life (2018)

The United States faces two immense and inextricable challenges: how to reimagine the American way of life to address the impacts of climate change,...