On Thursday, April 7th, Michael W. Folonis shared his research, work, and philosophy in collaboration with the Cal Poly LA Metro Program in Architecture and Urban Design. His lecture was held at Helms Bakery District. The Los Angeles Metro Program in Architecture and Urban Design immerses aspiring architects in a multicultural urban setting--rich with amazing learning, practicing, and networking opportunities. The program is designed to engage local architects, alumni, and the many institutions in Los Angeles to support student education and future career goals. The curriculum focuses on Los Angeles -- its architecture, history, urbanity, and culture -- reaches out to the local community to enhance the learning structure through visiting lecturers, digital design workshops, internships, and public events.