Thurman Grant Architect
Dingbat 2.0 is edited by Thurman Grant and Joshua G. Stein.
Thurman Grant is a Los Angeles-based architect and educator. He has contributed to a long list of built residential, commercial, institutional and urban design projects, including serving as Architect of Record for the Claremont University Consortium Administrative Campus Center, completed in 2011. Grant is a faculty member of the Interior Architecture Department at the Woodbury School of Architecture, and through the university has taught in related programs in China and Italy. In 2011 he partnered with artist Olivia Booth on the installation Schindler Lab, Round One at the MAK Center for Art and Architecture at the Schindler House in West Hollywood, Los Angeles. Grant is a former president of the LA Forum Board of Directors.
Joshua G. Stein is the founder of Radical Craft (www.radical-craft.com), a Los Angeles-based studio that advances an experimental design practice saturated in history, archaeology and craft. This inquiry inflects the production of urban spaces and artifacts by evolving newly grounded approaches to the challenges posed by virtuality, velocity, and globalization. Stein has received numerous grants, awards, and fellowships, including multiple grants from the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts, the AIA Upjohn Research Initiative award, and the 2010-11 Rome Prize Fellowship in Architecture. He has taught at the California College of the Arts, Cornell University, SCI-Arc, and the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design and is currently Professor of Architecture at Woodbury University. Stein is a former member of the LA Forum Board of Directors.