Norma Merrick Sklarek, FAIA | “The Rosa Parks of Architecture”

Norma Merrick Sklarek (1926-2012), often referred to as the “Rosa Parks of architecture,” was a trailblazer for black women in architecture. She was not only the first black woman to be licensed as an architect in New York, but was also the first in California. She was the first black woman to gain membership in… Keep reading

The Art & Design of the Pacific Design Center

Standing tall, the imposing triad of structures known as the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood is an oasis of form and function. With a 1.6 million square foot campus and over 100 boutique and international showroom brands, PDC is a haven for designers and artists. Conceived in 1975 by Cesar Pelli of Gruen Associates,… Keep reading

dwell on design :: Meet the Architects Night

Dwell on Design presents four days of engaging design and architecture opportunities. On April 4th, held at the Pacific Design Center, you’ll be able to Meet the Architects who designed the incredible homes featured on this year’s Los Angeles Home Tours. The residence of our very own deasy penner podley Partner, William Baker, will roundup… Keep reading