CA/Boom II will feature single day panel discussion events separate from the contemporary design expo itself. Admission is $60 to the panel discussions. The schedule is as follows:

Friday, July 29th

11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

… Sustainable Building Practices: New Technology

Moderator:

Monica Gilchrist, Coordinator of Global Green USA’s Green Building Resource Center

Panelists:

David Hertz, American Institute of Architects (AIA), Syndesis

James Weiner, AIA, Collaborative Project Consulting

Heather Rosenberg, CTG Energetics, Sustainability Consultant

12:50 to 2:05 p.m.

… Lodging and Lounges: LA’s New Spirit of Hospitality

Moderator:

Michael Hricak, FAIA, lector at USC and senior instructor at UCLA Extension

Panelists:

Ralph Gentile, Ralph Gentile Architects

Wolfram Putz/Lars Kr¸ckenberg, Graft LLC

Alice Kimm, AIA, John Friedman Alice Kimm Architects

2:10 to 3:25 p.m.

… The Green Revolution: Style or Substance?

Moderator:

Frances Anderton, host of KRCW’s DNA (Design and Architecture) and producer of

To the Point and Which Way LA

Panelists:

Greg Reitz, City of Santa Monica

Matt Petersen, Global Green

Christof Jantzen, AIA, Behnisch, Behnisch & Partner

Deborah Weintraub, deputy city engineer, City of Los Angeles

4 to 5:15 p.m.

… Breaking Ground: New Directions in Landscape Architecture

Host:

James Lippincott, Land + Living

Panelist:

David Fletcher, assistant director Landscape Architecture Program at USC

Tom Leader, principal, Tom Leader Studio, Berkley, CA

Katherine Spitz, AIA, Katherine Spitz Associates, Inc.

5:20 to 6:30 p.m.

… Design Authenticity in a Napster Age

Moderator:

Wesley Jessup, executive director, Pasadena Museum of California Art

Panelists:

Eames Demetrios, director, Eames Office

Grant Seltzer, chief strategy officer, Jules Seltzer & Associates

Saturday, July 30th

11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

… The State of Pre-Fab

Moderator:

Dan Gregory, home editor, Sunset Magazine

Michael Sylvester, editor and publisher, fabprefab.com

Panelists:

Toby Long, Clever Homes

Jennifer Siegal, principal, Office of Mobile Design

Steve Glenn, founder and CEO, LivingHomes Inc.

12:50 to 2:05 p.m.

… The Challenges and Rewards of Restoring an Architectural Icon and Maintaining It For Generations to Come

Moderator:

Jade Chang, West Coast editor, Metropolis Magazine

Panelists:

Leo Marmol, AIA, Marmol-Radziner

Scott Frank, Phd, Ennis Brown House

Kimberli Meyer, MAK Center, Schindler House

John Umbanhowar, SH_Arch Studio

2:10 to 3:25 p.m.

… The Value of Architecture: Design Matters

What separates good architecture from market-savvy interior design? What, if anything, does architecture add to the domestic and community experience? Should you race out and hire an architect?

Moderator:

Greg Goldin, Los Angeles Magazine

Panelists:

Brian Linder, AIA, Keller Williams Realty, Beverly Hills

Ron Radziner, AIA, Marmol-Radziner

Stephen Kanner, FAIA, Kanner Architects

Jim Ebert, Ebert Appraisal Services

3:40 to 4:55 p.m.

… Contemporary Spa Design

Moderator:

Liz Mazurski, editor-in-chief, Spa Magazine

Panelists:

Michael Rotondi, FAIA, RoTo Architects

John E. Sather AIA, AICP Swaback Partners Pllc

5 to 6:15 p.m.

… Beyond the Single Family Home – New Concepts for Urban Living

The “Beyond the Single Family Home — New Solutions for Urban Living” panel is composed of architects and professionals who are contributing significant design to the planning paradigm of the 21st century.

Moderator:

Tibby Rothman, publisher Venice Paper

Panelists:

Larry Scarpa, AIA, Pugh + Scarpa

Jack V. Hoffmann, Venice Properties

Lorcan O’Herlihy, Lorcan O’Herlihy Architects

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