at 960 East 3rd Street
Los Angeles, California 90013

The Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) is pleased to announce the fall 2007 Lecture Series featuring world-renowned architects focusing on architectural innovation. Beginning September 26 at 7pm and continuing on Wednesday nights through November 28, the SCI-Arc Lecture Series presents nine relevant lectures focusing on innovative practices in architecture and architectural theory

Süha Özkan is former Secretary General of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture, Council Member of UIA (Unione Internazionale degli Architetti) President of UIA’s XXII Congress and Chairman of World Architecture Community. He has organized two invitational competitions to help develop the urban transformation for land East and West of Istanbul, a city that has doubled in population in the last decade. Competitors were Massimiliano Fuksas, Zaha Hadid and Kisho Kurokawa for Kartal; Kengo Kuma, Winny Maas and Ken Yeang were for Kucukcekmece. This lecture presents and discusses the projects that were submitted for competition.

SCI-Arc Lectures begin at 7pm in the W. M. Keck Lecture Hall (Main Space) at SCI-Arc, 960 East 3rd Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013. Lectures are free and no reservations are required. Lectures can also be streamed live on SCI-Arc’s website at

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Added by Melissafya on September 3, 2007