We're BAD Mohamed Sharif, Felix Monaskanian and Efren Soriano form Bureau for Architecture and Design (www.b-a-d.us). BAD is at 3308 Helms Ave, Culver City, CA, 90232.
CONSTRUCTION COMMENCES BAD secures permit for Los Angeles 02, a house renovation in Silver Lake, and demolition is underway. More to follow. The Scheduled date of completion is April 2012.
CONVERSATION BAD holds a conversation with photographer Monica Nouwens at the MAK Center/Schindler House in the LA Forum's 'Out There and Doing It' lecture series. The conversation hovers around the series theme: 'After Image'. October 27, 2011.
LECTURE BAD gives a lecture entitled BAD Attitudes at the Los Angeles Institute of Architecture and Design. October 13, 2011.
PUBLICATION Mohamed Sharif writes a review of 'Souper Green', a group exhibition at the Los Angeles A + D Museum featuring the alternative ecological speculations of five practices, including Jones, Partners: Architecture and Doug Jackson, for the Journal of Architectural Education (JAE) Vol. 65, No. 1. See: http://http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1531-314X.2011.01168.x/abstract
Bureau for Architecture and Design completes design of Pecha Kucha container for Little Tokyo Design Week 2011: Future City in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles.
July 13 - 17, 2011
LECTURE Mohamed Sharif gives a lecture, entitled 'Assuming Positions', in the Cal Poly Pomona Department of Architecture lecture series. May 6, 2011
COMPETITION BAD is awarded first place in the 2011 Burnham Prize Competition: McCormick Place REDUX
http://http://chicagoarchitecturalclub.org/1321116 April 16, 2011.
CONVERSATION Mohamed Sharif participates in PAELLA 02, the second installation of the Paella series at Storefront for Art and Architecture in New York. The topic is 'Spaces that teach - Spaces that learn' http://http://storefrontnews.org/exhibitions_events/events?c=&p=&e=424 April 3, 2011 (Rescheduled from January 23, 2011)
LECTURE Mohamed Sharif gives a lecture, entitled 'Recent Work', in the Faculty Talks series at Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI Arc) http://http://www.sciarc.edu/lectures.php?cat=2 March 18, 2011
LECTURE Mohamed Sharif gives a lecture at Salt Lake Art Center on January 28th 2011 http://http://saltlakeartcenter.wordpress.com// January 28, 2011
PUBLICATION Mohamed Sharif writes a review of Gregory Michael Hernandez's installation 'Rebuilt Homestead' in X-TRA Contemporary Art Quarterly (Volume 13 No. 2) ://www.x-traonline.org/current_articles.php?articleID=411g/
PUBLICATION Mohamed Sharif writes a review of 'Ira Rakatansky: As Modern As Tomorrow' (John Caserta, Lynnette Widder, editors) in arq 14/3 (Architectural Research Quarterly, Cambridge University Press)
LECTURE Mohamed Sharif gives a lecture at the Acadia 2010 Conference, Life In:formation - On Responsive Information and Variation in Architecture: http://www.acadia.org/acadia2010/lectures/ October 24, 2010
NEW PROJECT Los Angeles 02 by Mohamed Sharif; house renovation in Silver Lake
PUBLICATION Mohamed Sharif writes an observation on Juan Azulay/Matter Management's recent installation 'Vivarium' in Log Journal for Architecture #19
CONSTRUCTION COMPLETE Santa Monica 04: an 1800sf orthodontics office is substantially complete. May 31, 2010