Press + Awards + Speaking

 
“Groundbreakers: LA-Más is building a more equitable Los Angeles.” in Curbed.

“Groundbreakers: LA-Más is building a more equitable Los Angeles.” in Curbed.

 

Selected Press

2017

“Groundbreakers: LA-Más is building a more equitable Los Angeles.” Curbed. 15 November 2017.

“Great Streets Design Workshop for Western Ave. on Wednesday.” Larchmont Buzz. 7 November 2017.

"Vibrant, Pedestrian-friendly Streetscape Designs Unveiled in Lincoln Heights." Curbed LA, 28 August 2017.  

“Lincoln Heights/Cypress Park: Improving First And Last Mile Access One Street At Time.” Investing In Place Blog, 24 August 2017. 

"11 Women Who are Making L.A a Better Place." Los Angeles Magazine, 17 August 2017.

 "LA County May Pursue Pilot Program to Spur Granny Flats." UrbanizeLA, 9 August 2017.  

“Concept Houses Shown At A+D Museum's 'shelter' Exhibition.” Los Angeles Times, 23 May 2017.

“Why Do City Leaders Want To Keep La’s Streets Dangerous?” Curbed LA, 17 May 2017.

“Rethinking Streets in Los Angeles to be More People Centric.” KCET, 15 May 2017. 

“L.A. Awards Great Streets and Vision Zero Grants.” StreetsBlogLA. 6 February 2017. 

 

2016

“Is Los Angeles a Horizontal City?” KCET, 14 June 2016. 

 

2015

“Sam Lubell and Danielle Rago Rethink How We Live in Los Angeles.” KCRW, 19 August 2015. 

“Strategies for Shelter in L.A.” Form Magazine, 26 August 2015. 

“The New A+D Museum’s First Exhibition Goes Big and Goes Home by Rethinking Housing in L.A.”

Los Angeles Magazine, 18 August 2015.

“The Fight for Frogtown.” Los Angeles Review of Books, 8 June 2015. 

 

2014

“Meet Elizabeth Timme: L.A. Designer and Curved Young Gun.” Curbed LA, 3 December 2014. 


Awards

2017

American Planning Association (APA) California Chapter, Award of Excellence. 2017.

Economic Planning and Development: Small Business Support Program (Wilmington).

Los Angeles Business Council (LABC), Architectural Design Award. 2017.

Design Concept: City of LA Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) Pilot Project. 


Speaking

2017

"ADUs: Anti-Displacement Units? " | Build Small Live Large Summit. Build Small Coalition. Invited Speaker. (Helen Leung.) Portland, OR.

"ADU 101: Why Are ADUs Important Today?" | Build Small Live Large Summit. Invited Speaker. (Helen Leung.) Portland,OR.

"ALL TOGETHER: Under Pressure: On Protecting Communities, Resisting Displacement, and Servicing the Most Vulnerable" | Common Field Annual Conference. Japanese American Cultural & Community Center. Moderator + Panelist (Elizabeth Timme.) Los Angeles, CA.

"Empowering Communities to Counteract Displacement & Gentrification" | SCG Annual Conference. Southern California Grantmakers. Speaker + Panel Facilitator (Helen Leung.) Los Angeles, CA.

"Accessory Dwelling Units as Affordable Housing" | Southern CA Association for Non-Profit Housing (SCANPH) Annual Conference. Panelist (Elizabeth Timme.) Los Angeles, CA.

"Advocating For Ideas To Change The World" | POLI 260. School of Political Science. Rice University. Speaker (Elizabeth Timme.) Los Angeles, CA.

"Great Streets: Reseda Blvd and Go Ave 26 "  Transit Center Walkable Transit Workshop. Invited Speaker & Workshop Participant (Helen Leung.)  Los Angeles, CA.

"Helping Communities Shape Their Own Growth " | Advocating for  Ideas to Change the World, POLI 260 course. Rice University. Invited Lecture (Elizabeth Timme.)  Houston, TX

"Alternative Affordable Housing Ideas, Accessory Dwelling Units" Greater Los Angeles Region Wells Fargo Housing Forum. Invited Speaker. (Helen Leung.) Los Angeles, CA.

"Invited Presenter" | Displacement, Gentrification, Housing. Antioch University. Invited Speaker. (Helen Leung.) Los Angeles, CA.

"Pilot presentation 3" LAC Retreat Agenda. Local Initiatives Support Corporation. Invited Speaker. (Helen Leung.) Los Angeles, CA.

"Bike Walk Connecticut Technical Training & Annual Summit. Bike Walk Connecticut." | Invited Speaker. (Helen Leung.) Hartford, CT.

"Second Units and the Affordable Housing Crisis" | The Pasadena Housing and Career Services. Panelist (Elizabeth Timme.)  Los Angeles, CA.

"AIGA Design for Good Episode 3: design+ city: “Main Street Redux" | Podcast. AIGA The Professional Association for Design. Speaker (Elizabeth Timme.) New York, NY.

"Path to a Walkable Future" | America Walks Webinar. Invited Speaker. (Helen Leung.)

 

2016

"Place by Design" | SXSW Eco 2016. Invited Speaker. (Helen Leung & Elizabeth Timme.) Austin, TX.

"Next Up: LA River" Archinect Podcast. Interview by Nicholas Korody. Speaker (Elizabeth Timme.) Los Angeles, CA. https://soundcloud.com/archinect/next-up-the-la-river-mini-session-6-julia-meltzer-clockshop-and-elizabeth-timme-la-mas

"Architecture Lobby Think-In" | The Architecture Lobby. DeCafe, Perloff Hall, Architecture School, UCLA. Panelist (Elizabeth Timme.) Los Angeles, CA.

"Next Up: LA River" |  Archinect Discussion Series. Architecture and Design Museum. Panelist (Elizabeth Timme.) Los Angeles, CA.

"AIGA Design for Good Symposium" AIGA Design Conference. AIGA The Professional Association for Design. Speaker (Elizabeth Timme.) Las Vegas, NV.

"Gentrification by Design" | Design and Gentrification:Tools for Shaping Neighborhood Change. Harvard-Mellon Urban Initiative with the Joint Center for Housing Studies and the Loeb Fellowship. Invited Speaker. (Helen Leung & Elizabeth Timme.)  Cambridge, MA.

"Designing in and with Gentrifying Neighborhoods" Harvard Graduate School of Design Lunch Lecture Series. Co-Speakers (Helen Leung & Elizabeth Timme.) Cambridge, MA.

"New Urbanism Film Festival." Invited Speaker. (Helen Leung.) Los Angeles, CA.

"Guerrilla Public Service: Redesigning the City."  Dwell on Design Annual Convention. Los Angeles Convention Center. Co-Speaker (Elizabeth Timme.) Los Angeles, CA.

"Why don't we talk about humans in Architecture school."  Supper Studio 18. School of Architecture. University of Southern California. Speaker (Elizabeth Timme.) Los Angeles, CA.

|"Architecture and Ecology in LA" | Association for Women in Architecture Foundation. AWAF. Mia Lehrer + Associates. Panelist (Elizabeth Timme.) Los Angeles, CA.

"Accessory Dwelling Units in HPOZs" | HPHT Highland Park Heritage Trust. Ebell Pasadena. Speaker (Elizabeth Timme.) Los Angeles, CA.

"Community Engagement and Political Advocacy in Gentrifying Neighborhoods: A Los Angeles Perspective"  New Partners for Smart Growth. Local Government Commission. Invited Speaker. (Helen Leung.) Portland, OR.

2015

"Tales of the City: New Lifestyles for the Less Young"  DIEM: Talks Design, The Future is Now. West Hollywood Design District Annual Design Symposium. Poltrona Frau. Panelist (Elizabeth Timme.) Los Angeles, CA

"AARP Livable Communities Solutions Forum" Invited Speaker. (Helen Leung.) Los Angeles, CA.

"The Apparatus of Health" | Territorial Repercussions. NAC Architecture. Panelist (Elizabeth Timme.) Los Angeles, CA.

"Investing in the Creative Economy" | Detroit Creative Economy Policy Summit. Invited Speaker. (Helen Leung.) Detroit, MI.

"Roberts/Timme" Big City Forum. Materials and Applications. Panelist (Elizabeth Timme.) Los Angeles, CA.

"The Great Street Debate: Reimagining LA from the Sidewalk to the Tarmac" Dwell on Design Annual Convention. Los Angeles Convention Center. Co-Speaker (Elizabeth Timme.) Los Angeles, CA.

"Powerful: Women Leading Design" AIA Conference. American Institute of Architects. Annenberg Space For Photography. Panelist (Elizabeth Timme.) Los Angeles, CA.

"Ep. 13 Archinect Sessions "Elizabeth Timme Gives No F*cks” | Archinect Podcast. Interview (Elizabeth Timme.) Los Angeles, CA. https://soundcloud.com/archinect/session-13-elizabeth-timme-gives-no-fcks

2014

"Building the Next Los Angeles" LA Convergence. Arts for LA. East Los Angeles City College. Panelist (Elizabeth Timme) Los Angeles, CA.

"INTERSECTIONS: Art, Poetry, Politics & Design" AIA Moderated Conversation. American Institute of Architects. Traxx Union Station. Panelist (Elizabeth Timme.) Los Angeles, CA.