Los Angeles architecture firm Brooks + Scarpa, recently honored with the 2022 AIA Gold Medal, is a multi-disciplinary practice that includes architecture, landscape architecture, planning, environmental design, materials research, graphic, furniture, and interior design services that produces innovative, sustainable iconic buildings and urban environments. Their exemplary work, which seamlessly blends architecture, art and craft, has garnered international acclaim for the creative use of materials in unique and unexpected ways, and challenges conventional approaches to design in order to more fully enhance the human experience. The firm has also been recognized for pioneering more holistic approaches to delivering award winning environmentally responsive designs. By reworking the processes of design and building – with material, form, construction, light, and even financing – the firm culls out latent potentials in their projects to make the ordinary extraordinary. This talk will describe Brooks + Scarpa’s journey of discovery with design as a way to connect people, places, and experiences.
AIA Approved Credit: 1-hour