2011 Fall Lecture Interviews:
Prior to his lecture at Woodbury School of Architecture, renown Los Angeles architect Michael Maltzan sat down with architecture student Ryan Kemp to discuss density, icons, and context. Their conversation delved into the complex relationship between the architect, architecture, and the city.
Video: Henry Cheung
Michael Maltzan, FAIA, is principal of Michael Maltzan Architecture in Los Angeles. Building on his background in the arts, he is committed to creating architecture that is a catalyst for new experiences and an agent for change in our cities. This work has been recognized with numerous accolades including five Progressive Architecture awards, 24 citations from the American Institute of Architects, the Rudy Bruner Foundation’s Gold Medal for Urban Excellence, and as a finalist for the Smithsonian/Cooper-Hewitt Museum’s National Design Award. His designs have been profiled in over 100 national and international publications and featured in exhibitions worldwide. He is the author of No More Play: Conversations on Urban Speculation in Los Angeles and Beyond, published in 2011.