2 x 8: Motion

2x8 is an annual exhibition organized by the AIA/LA, showcasing exemplary student work from local architecture and design institutions throughout the Los Angeles region. The 2005 2x8: Motion at the Armory showcased select projects from the participating academic programs that exemplify its core vision.   Through this important exhibition, AIA/LA hopes to forge an invaluable link between this emerging talent and the professional world, giving rise to significant collaborations and alliances vital to the improvement of our built environment.  

This year's third annual 2x8 exhibition was entitled Motion .   Open to many interpretations, Motion encompasses the wide variety of processes and pedagogies these institutions offer.   Each of the participating institutions was given the freedom to utilize, define or manipulate the phrase as it wishes, creating a remarkable range of ideas and imagery illustrated in the selected projects.

The participating schools were Art Center College of Design/Environmental Design Department; California State Polytechnic University; Pomona/Department of Architecture; East Los Angeles College/Department of Architecture; LAIAD/Los Angeles Institute of Architecture and Design; Otis College of Art & Design; Pasadena City College; SCI-ARC/Southern California Institute of Architecture; UCLA Department of Architecture & Urban Design; UCLA Extension/Architecture & Interior Design Programs; USC/University of Southern California School of Architecture; Woodbury University/School of Architecture & Design.

The 2x8:Motion exhibition will be open until Sunday, September 4th, 2005.   The Armory Center for the Arts is located at 145 N. Raymond Ave. in Pasadena.   Museum hours are Tuesday through Sunday, Noon - 5 PM. For additional information or directions, please visit http://www.armoryarts.org or call 626.792.5101.

Student Project Lists

School Student Project
USC Kathleen Dahlberg Violet: Main and 6th Street
USC Rolando Tapia Saintes Centre D'Etude De Paysage
UCLA Kathryn Fallat Proximities
UCLA - Andrew Holder Engineering Enmeshed
UCLA - Andrew Batay-Scorba Engineering Enmeshed
UCLA- Jodi Batay-Scorba Engineering Enmeshed
Otis Jennifer Anderson Folded desert
Otis- Chika Ito Wrap me up: Veiled Living
Woodbury Eric Johnson Total Living
Woodbury Brandon Komoda VOTE: Voting Observational
Woodbury Brian Jaramillo Transportable edifice
UCLA Ext. Lyrica Yu Museum
UCLA Ext. Thesla Collier The Creation of the Anti-Space
Pomona Mark Tu Retreat Home Topanga canyon
Pomona Hung (Tommy) Ngo Retreat Home Topanga canyon
Pasadena City College Harold Portillo Belmont Tunnel Housing
Pasadena City College David Gonzalez
Pasadena City College Sky Milner Belmont Tunnel Housing
Sci-Arc (see list below) Viewing Vessel
Sci-Arc (see list below) Viewing Vessel
Sci-Arc Samuel Barclay Of, On, or Pertaining to Incompleteness
East LA Edwin Linares LA River Art Commune
East LA Joe Lopez Residual Land for 4 Families
LAIAD Anna Mendoza Topographical Mapping
LAIAD Miguel Heman Motion: Formation, Ritual
Sheri Meshkinpour Heisenberg house
ART Center Chris Adamick Taschen Bookstore
Art Center John Niero Taschen Bookstore
Cal State Un. Long Beach Chris Petit Brudbury loft
Cal State Un. Long Beach Jennifer Ozai J.U.I.C.E. - Justice by Uniting Cteative
Mandi St. Claire Energies

Sci-Arc Students: Viewing Vessel
Chaipatanavanith, Jatasik
Yamada, Kentaro
Shields, John
Backlar, Jeremy
Pauli, Adria
Blanchard, Erik
Lopez, William
Amano, Ai
Cheng, Eric
Folland, Glen
Ko, Wayne
Kehoe, Ryan
Khanbabian, Melineh
Liu, Sandy
Morales, Manuel
Kim, William
Nicholls, Aaron
Sanchez, Ahide
Ponzi, Justin
Dain, Blake
Souki, Clair
Shin, Janice
Su, Chao-Wei
Brown, Barrett
Cavender, Matthew
Lim, Jin Tack
Valle, Pablo
Kastrati, Dorina
Dabbous, Fadi
Aboganem, Amir
Bly, Christopher