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The AIACC represents the interests of more than 11,000 architects and allied professionals in California. Founded in 1944, The AIACC's mission supports architects in their endeavors to improve the quality of life for all Californians by creating more livable communities, sustainable designs and quality work environments. Today, The AIACC is the largest component of the National AIA organization.

Coda: 1414 Fair Oaks Avenue

[Originally published 3rd quarter 2005 in arcCA 05.3, “Drawn Out.”]

 

Author John Chase is the Urban Designer for the City of West Hollywood. His last book, Glitter, Stucco & Dumpster Diving, won a PEN USA nomination for best

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Sugar Daddy: Drawing Berlage’s Exchange

[Originally published 3rd quarter 2005 in arcCA 05.3, “Drawn Out.”]

 

Author Wendy Kohn is co-author of The City after the Automobile and editor of several architectural monographs. She is currently an architectural consultant and columnist for the magazine

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John Lautner: Diagramming Vision in Los Angeles

[Originally published 3rd quarter 2005 in arcCA 05.3, “Drawn Out.”]

 

John Lautner, Beyer House, detail of drawing.

Author Jon Yoder is completing a doctorate in Critical Studies in Architectural Culture at UCLA. His dissertation takes the ocular-centric projects

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Gregory Ain: Drawings Against Photographs

[Originally published 3rd quarter 2005 in arcCA 05.3, “Drawn Out.”]

 

Gregory Ain, Dunsmuir Flats, Los Angeles, 1937, view from street.

Author Anthony Denzer is Assistant Professor of Architectural Engineering at the University of Wyoming. This article was drawn

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Representing Beyond the Surface

[Originally published 3rd quarter 2005 in arcCA 05.3, “Drawn Out.”]

 

David’s Island.

Author Perry Kulper is an architect and SCI-Arc Faculty member living in Los Angeles.

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The projective roles of the architectural drawing in the discipline of …

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Let Me Illustrate

[Originally published 3rd quarter 2005 in arcCA 05.3, “Drawn Out.”]

 

Neil Denari, Prototype House, Tokyo, Japan, 1993, axonometric drawing.

Author Tulay Atak is an architect and a doctoral candidate in the Department of Architecture and Urban Design at

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Drawn Out: Introduction

[Originally published 3rd quarter 2005 in arcCA 05.3, “Drawn Out.”]

 

Author Alexander Ortenberg is an architectural historian, a practicing architect, and an architectural artist. He received his PhD from UCLA, his dissertation focusing on the evolution of architectural

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Coda: Los Altos Neutra

[Originally published 4th quarter 2005 in arcCA 05.4, “Sustain Ability”]

 

Author Miltiades Mandros has a solo practice in Oakland. He is an editorial board member of _LINE, the online quarterly journal of AIA San Francisco.

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In …

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The Illustrations of Carlos Diniz

[Originally published 4th quarter 2005 in arcCA 05.4, “Sustain Ability”]

 

Art Center College of Design.

Author Peter Dodge, FAIA, is Consulting Founding Partner of EHDD and a member of the arcCA editorial board.

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Carlos Diniz was one …

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PVC: the Controversy Summarized

[Originally published 4th quarter 2005 in arcCA 05.4, “Sustain Ability”]

 

Photo by Ragina Johnson.

Trained as an architect, author Marian Keeler runs a green building consulting business and writes, lectures, and mentors about green building issues.

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The

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