Dingbat as Urban Typology

A panel discussion bringing together members of the architectural, political, planning and urban design communities to discuss the urban condition of the dingbat apartment building in Los Angeles – both existing conditions as well as proposals from the LA Forum’s recently completed Dingbat 2.0 Design Competition. This is the first of two panel discussions presented in conjunction with the Dingbat 2.0 Exhibition, which shows the work of both the competition as well as historic documentation of dingbat apartment buildings.

Moderater: Francie Stefan, LA Forum Board member and Strategic Planning Manager, City of Santa Monica. Speakers: John Chase, Author and Urban Designer, City of West Hollywood; Alan Loomis, Principal Urban Designer, City of Glendale and Delirious L.A. founder; Roger Sherman,  Principal of Roger Sherman Architecture and Urban Design,  and Co-Director at cityLAB; Mott Smith, Principal of Civic Enterprise Development

Los Angeles Forum for Architecture and Urban Design, June 26, 2010