Lecture: Roger Sherman, “The Hidden Logic of Urban Property”

19 December 2012

P!, 334 Broome St, New York, NY 10002

Live from Los Angeles, architect and urban designer Roger Sherman will speak at P! on architecture, real estate, and the complex web of negotiations that generate the built environment. The lecture will be moderated by artist Sarah Oppenheimer.

Roger Sherman is principal of Roger Sherman Architecture and Urban Design in Los Angeles. His work has been featured on CNN; in Newsweek, Fast Company, Metropolis, and other magazines, as well as in numerous books, including The Infrastructural City and On Farming, both from Actar. His Duck-and-Cover and Playa Rosa projects were exhibited at the 2009 International Architecture Biennale in Rotterdam; and the 2010 Venice Biennale, respectively.

Sherman is also Co-Director of cityLAB, an urban thinktank at UCLA, where he is also Adjunct Professor. He is author of several books, including L.A. Under the Influence: The Hidden Logic of Urban Property (Univ. of Minn., 2010); Re: American Dream: New Housing Prototypes for Los Angeles (Princeton Architectural Press); and co-editor, with Dana Cuff, of Fast Forward: After the Master Plan (Princeton Architectural Press, forthcoming).