Win Win: YBCA Culture for Community Game Night
Mar
21
5:00 PM17:00

Win Win: YBCA Culture for Community Game Night

Join us for a game-night featuring works from women artists and architects from the Bay Area Now 8 exhibition, including board games designed by architecture-collective Urban Works Agency (UWA). Represented by collective member Janette Kim, they will feature five games set up in our Grand Lobby space with rotating guides to help you design, think, and then re-think what you know about cities.

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Janette Kim lecture: Another Kind of Power that Emerges in Disaster
Oct
8
12:00 AM00:00

Janette Kim lecture: Another Kind of Power that Emerges in Disaster

Janette Kim's work focuses on design and ecology in relationship to public representation, interest, and debate. Janette is assistant professor of architecture and co-director of the Urban Works Agency at California College of the Arts, and founding editor of ARPA Journal, a digital publication on applied research practices in architecture. To watch a very dark video of this lecture, please see link.

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UWA Profiled on 7x7
Sep
4
7:30 PM19:30

UWA Profiled on 7x7

Joining the curation of painters, photographers, sculptors, and mixed media artists in this eight iteration of the exhibit are four local firms that are thinking beyond buildings, parks, and homes to consider "how ideas surrounding civic engagement, personal identity, solutions for climate change, or waste allocation can manifest themselves within the work, and propel the practice forward," says YBCA's Martin Strickland, who curated this portion of the exhibition.

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EQUITY ON THE EDGE
Sep
4
to Sep 21

EQUITY ON THE EDGE

This exhibition was curated by the Urban Works Agency at the CCA Architecture Division. It features CCA’s contribution, both in graduate and undergraduate courses at CCA and in UWA’s research and design production, to the All Bay Collective team in the Resilient by Design Bay Area Challenge.

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Known Unknowns: CCA Students Bianca Lin, Joshua Park, and Wilson Fung exhibited at AIA LA 2x8 Exhibition
May
22
12:00 AM00:00

Known Unknowns: CCA Students Bianca Lin, Joshua Park, and Wilson Fung exhibited at AIA LA 2x8 Exhibition

You are invited to the opening reception of AIA LA's 2018 2x8 Exhibition, Interlaced, on Tuesday, May 22nd. The party is free and you are encouraged to attend to support our exhibiting CCA Students: Jinda Guo and Haonan Jia will be showing a Component Assemblies project (Architecture Advanced Studio, SP18); and Bianca Lin, Wilson Fung, and Joshua Park will be showing a Known Unknowns project

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Known Unknowns: CCA Students Bianca Lin, Joshua Park, and Wilson Fung awarded AIA 2017-2018 COTE Top Ten for Students award.
May
9
12:30 AM00:30

Known Unknowns: CCA Students Bianca Lin, Joshua Park, and Wilson Fung awarded AIA 2017-2018 COTE Top Ten for Students award.

We are very pleased to announce “Dead Ends Aren’t Dead” has been selected for the 2018 AIA COTE Top Ten for Students Design Competition. Project by Bianca Lin, Joshua Park, and Wilson Fung for Janette Kim’s “Known Unknowns” studio and part of Urban Works Agency’s work for Resilient by Design with The All Bay Collective.

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“THE NORTH POLE”: STORIES OF URBAN ADAPTATION — SAN FRANCISCO URBAN FILM FESTIVAL PANEL DISCUSSION
Nov
16
6:00 PM18:00

“THE NORTH POLE”: STORIES OF URBAN ADAPTATION — SAN FRANCISCO URBAN FILM FESTIVAL PANEL DISCUSSION

UWA Associate Director Antje Steinmuller will participate in a panel discussion on housing and
gentrification in the Bay Area. The characters of the hilarious and smart new comedy series “The
North Pole” have ingenious solutions to rising rents and climate change, and so do the panelists
as they introduce a few sustainable public policies and innovative design solutions that are
poised to positively impact San Francisco and Oakland, and adaptable to other communities.

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DISPATCHES FROM THE RESILIENT BY DESIGN CHALLENGE HOUSING RESILIENCE
Nov
1
6:30 PM18:30

DISPATCHES FROM THE RESILIENT BY DESIGN CHALLENGE HOUSING RESILIENCE

Please join the California College of the Arts Urban Works Agency and the Resilient by Design | Bay Area Challenge for a panel discussion on housing and climate resilience. We’ll explore driving forces behind the Bay Area’s acute housing crisis, the potential impacts of climate change on housing, and opportunities to address overlapping risks of sea level rise and gentrification.

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INCOMPLETE VISIONS AS A POINT OF DEPARTURE – THE CASE OF BERLIN TEMPELHOF
Sep
28
6:00 PM18:00

INCOMPLETE VISIONS AS A POINT OF DEPARTURE – THE CASE OF BERLIN TEMPELHOF

This presentation highlights the dynamic and catalytic conditions of reappropriation that have occurred in and around Berlin’s Tempelhof Airport over the past decade, and considers how forced states of limbo might be perfect departure points for leveraging urban resources towards new types of collective spaces.

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[RE]COMMONING THE FRONTIER – LECTURE AND BOOK LAUNCH
Sep
27
6:00 PM18:00

[RE]COMMONING THE FRONTIER – LECTURE AND BOOK LAUNCH

UWA Co-Director Neeraj Bhatia and Blake Stevenson (B.Arch 2018) will give a public presentation on their design-research related to the Piero N. Patri Fellowship in Urban Design. Presented in a 308-page book, the design-research focuses on the complex evolution of San Francisco’s Southeast Waterfront and asks how displacement of existing residents can be mitigated.

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RESILIENT BY DESIGN: BAY AREA CHALLENGE
Sep
4
2:30 PM14:30

RESILIENT BY DESIGN: BAY AREA CHALLENGE

We are pleased to announce that the Urban Works Agency is participating in the Resilient by Design | Bay Area Challenge as a core member of the All Bay Collective–one of ten teams selected to develop innovative community-based solutions that will strengthen our region’s resilience to sea level rise, severe storms, flooding and earthquakes. ABC is comprised of AECOMCMG Landscape Architecture, UWA and the UC Berkeley College of Environmental Design, along with Silvestrum Climate Associates, Skeo, Modem / Moll de Monchaux and IDEO.

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