Hi, I’m Amelia Taylor-Hochberg! You may remember me from such media appearances as:
Moderator, exhibition roundtable for “Hot on the Heels of Love: Sensational Speculations” by John Southern, Jai & Jai Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (December 3, 2016). Featuring Jimenez Lai, John Southern, and Mimi Zeiger.
Guest Lecturer, “Professional Elective: Interactive Media for Architects” undergraduate architecture studio, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA (November 7, 2016). Lectured on the rhetorical strategies and pitfalls for architects presenting their work online. Presentation available here [coming soon!].
Moderator, Archinect’s “Next Up: LA River” live podcast event at the Architecture + Design Museum, Los Angeles, CA (October 29, 2016). A fast-paced series of interviews with various professionals involved with the LA River’s redevelopment. Listen to the complete interviews here.
Panelist, “Architecture in the Age of Digital Media” at Southern California Institute of Architecture, Los Angeles, CA (September 14, 2016). Moderated by Bruno Juricic (architect, curator and entrepreneur), also featuring Birgit Lohmann (CEO/Editor in Chief, designboom), Devin Gharakhanian (Creative Director, SuperArchitects), Lucy Redoglia (Digital Marketing and Social Media, LACMA), and Benjamin Bratton (SCI-Arc Visiting Faculty, Cultural Studies and author of The Stack).
Interview with keynote speaker Kunlé Adeyemi, American Institute of Architects – Tennessee Convention, Chattanooga, TN (August 2016). We spoke about Adeyemi’s work at OMA before starting NLÉ, and how rising global sea levels influence his practice. Listen here.
Moderator, “Architecture & Design Journalism in the Era of the ‘Crap Trap’” at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA (May 2016). Featuring Avishay Artsy, Paul Petrunia, Katya Tylevich, Alissa Walker, and Mimi Zeiger, in discussion about how the online publishing economy is changing architecture discourse (often for the worse).
Interviewed by Brainard Carey, WYBC Yale University Radio, New Haven CT, about editorial direction at Archinect and architecture media (January 2016).
Moderator, discussion with architects in “Shelter” exhibition at Architecture + Design Museum, Los Angeles, CA (November 2015). Featuring Bob Dornberger (wHY architecture), Priscilla Fraser (LACMA), Jennifer Marmon (PAR), and Lorcan O’Herlihy (LOHA), in discussion about how the LA River redevelopment and the city’s housing shortage influence residential architecture design.
Interviewed (live) on KJZZ, Phoenix AZ, about the results of Archinect’s “Dry Futures” competition (October 2015), calling for speculative and pragmatic solutions to California’s historic drought. Listen here.
Interviewed for KCRW’s “Sounds LA”, Los Angeles CA, about taking Metro and public transportation in a car-dominated city (October 2015).
Moderator, Archinect’s “Next Up” live podcasting event, at Los Angeles’ Jai & Jai Gallery and the Chicago Architecture Biennial, Los Angeles CA / Chicago IL (August / October 2015, respectively). A fast-paced series of interviews with architects featured in the inaugural 2015 Chicago Architecture Biennial, focused on the future of architectural practice and identity.
Interviewed for KCHUNG’s “Homemade News”, about LA architecture culture and icons, Los Angeles, CA (December 2013).