Mark Lee Book Signing and Talk at Design Miami/ Basel 2016


Design Miami/

Johnston Marklee partner Mark Lee addresses the firm’s design process and engagement with contemporary art practices in a conversation with artists Marianne Mueller and Walead Beshty along with Reto Geiser, editor of their recent monograph HOUSE IS A HOUSE IS A HOUSE IS A HOUSE IS A HOUSE:
Architectures and Collaborations of Johnston Marklee.

The talk will be followed by a signing of the book.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016
5:00-6:00pm

For more information on the event, see link below.

Book Published on the work of Johnston Marklee, June 2016


Reto Geiser

HOUSE IS A HOUSE IS A HOUSE IS A HOUSE IS A HOUSE:
Architectures and Collaborations of Johnston Marklee

Reto Geiser, Editor
Birkhäuser, Publisher
2016

HOUSE IS A HOUSE.... is the first book to document the approach of Los Angeles-based architects Johnston Marklee. Created in dialogue with a group of international artists and architectural critics, this selection of five residential projects and thematic conversations reflects a decade of Johnston Marklee’s architectural explorations and their position within architectural discourse.

With contribution by: Walead Beshty, BLESS, Livia Corona, Veronika Kellndorfer, Luisa Lambri, Sylvia Lavin, Mark Lee, Marianne Mueller, Jack Pierson, Raymund Ryan, Philip Ursprung, Nicolas Valentini, James Welling, and Sarah Whiting

For a look at the book, visit link below for a short video by Reto Geiser.

Johnston Marklee Designs Concept for new Green Line Arts Center in Chicago


Johnston Marklee

Johnston Marklee is designing the concept for the new Green Line Arts Center in the historic Washington Park neighborhood on the South Side of Chicago. The new facility is the next major phase of expansion of the Arts Block, a neighborhood cultural development project led by artist/faculty member Theaster Gates and his team at the University of Chicago Arts + Public Life (APL).

The Center will provide new performance, workshop, and exhibition spaces where important works of art are made and vital skills are shared to help all artists excel.

For more information, see full article from Chicago Tribune.

Sharon Johnston at Architectural Record Innovation Conference


Architectural Record

Architectural Record Innovation Conference
Creativity+Design+Technology
Architecture and Making in the Post-Digital Age

Wednesday, June 8, 2016
Mission Bay Conference Center
San Francisco, CA

Sharon Johnston will present ARCHITECTURE AND THE ECOLOGY OF OBJECTS
at 4:00pm.

For more details and registration information, please visit the website.

UCLA Art School plans expansion - designed by Johnston Marklee


LA Times

UCLA School of the Arts & Architecture plans to build studio complex designed by Johnston Marklee.

See link for full article by Christopher Knight, L.A. Times

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