The Design Advocate is an outreach tool to keep the 3200+ architect & design members of AIA Los Angeles updated about pending matters at City Hall, which may impact the built environment & their profession.
LA Councilmember Paul Krekorian, Chair of the Budget and Finance Committee, discusses reducing the budget deficit, the impacts his decisions will have on core services and civil servants, and the tolls and political difficulties that come with taking on a budget crisis during a period of fiscal austerity.
Interview with Jack Baylis on his transition from AECOM to The Shaw Group, on his positions on the California Fish and Game Commission and the National Infrastructure Advisory Council, and on the future of infrastructure and water in California.
Long Beach Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal tells TPR of her focus on water, transportation, bicycles, and a new relationship between the City of Long Beach and its port, all with the aim of fostering a more livable city.
Sean Strawbridge, Managing Director of Trade Development and Port Operations for the Port of Long Beach, speaks at the LAEDC International Trade Outlook on how the port is adapting to changes in shipping patterns and technology.
Dan Sperling, Director of the Institute of Transportation Studies at UC Irvine and member of the California Air Resources Board describes California’s two-sided approach to reducing greenhouse gases through zero-emissions vehicles at the 26th International Electric Vehicle Symposium.
Adel Hagekhalil of the City of Los Angeles Bureau of Sanitation explains how the City's new Low Impact Development ordinance will work towards reducing pollution from stormwater runoff across the region.
Excerpts from a Milken Institute Global Conference 2012 Panel, 'Water: Quenching the Planet's Insatiable Thirst', featuring David Beckman, Director of the Water Program and Senior Attorney, Natural Resources Defense Council, Evan Lovell, Founding Partner, Virgin Green Fund, and Marc Nathanson, Chairman, Falcon Waterfree Technologies.