Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee open the Spring 2014 Lecture Series at the South California Institute of Architecture (SCI-ARC) on Wednesday March 12th at 7:00 pm. The lecture entitled Too Fast to Live, Too Young to Die will review recent works completed by the firm. The lecture is open to the public and will be broadcasted live at

MDI Unveiling @ JML


The Menil Drawing Institute will be released to the press in Los Angeles on Tuesday February 25th. Click link below for LA Times review by Christopher Hawthorne.

Blueprint / Blauwdruk at KAdE


Johnston Marklee participated in an exhibition curated by Sebastiaan Bremer and Florian Idenburg & Jing Liu of SO-IL Architects. The show is based on the exhibition Blueprint (1998) curated by Sebastiaan Bremer and Pieter Woudt, in which a series of artists works were united by the constraint of the color blue. The present exhibition titled, Blueprint / Blauwdruk, traces this lineage by posing a group of architects to look back at their practice and identify one fundamental work. Blueprint / Blauwdruk opens at the Kunsthal KAdE in Amersfoort, NL on Monday February 16th and runs until March 23rd 2014.

JML at National Building Museum


Mark Lee and Sharon Johnston will be lecturing at the National Building Museum in Washington D.C. on Tuesday February 11th at 6:30 pm as a part of the Spotlight on Design Series. The lecture complements the current exhibition titled Overdrive: L.A. Constructs the Future, 19401990.

2014 UCLA Studio


Mark Lee and Sharon Johnston are visiting professors at the University of California Los Angeles Department of Architecture and Urban Design during the 2014 winter quarter. The title of the studio is Cities of Artificial Extrusions, examining the intersection of two urban models - the Continuous City and the Discontinuous City.

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