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Could the Pop-Up Design of the ’84 Olympics Work Again?

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LA is set to make a bid for the 2024 Olympics. Could it revive its 1984 pop-up success or use the games as a catalyst for ambitious planning?
The Los Angeles City Council is expected to vote soon on whether L.A. should continue its quest to host the 2024 Summer Games, and the mayor is already promising taxpayers they won’t be on the hook for …

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Sam Lubell and Danielle Rago Rethink How We Live in Los Angeles

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Notwithstanding its acres of poorly planned, developer-driven residential building, LA’s signature contribution to global architecture has been in the design of the home, from its century of experimentation with the single family house and, less celebrated, multifamily dwellings.
But in a time of rising population and escalating land values, does that experimentation live on? Answering that question is the goal of ‘Shelter: Rethinking How We …

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What’s Going on at the LA River?

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The news that Frank Gehry has taken on a master planning role at the LA River has prompted a mix of joy, despair — and puzzlement.
Why he’s involved, what is his mandate, who brought him on board, what it means for projects and plans already made, and whether the man who made an aesthetic out of chicken wire and plywood is the right …

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Does ‘Avenel Cooperative’ Offer Clues For Cohousing in the Future? Rick Corsini has Answers

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This DnA explored Baugruppen, the Berlin-based cohousing projects that are filling a need for affordable home ownership coupled with living in a semi-collective way.

It’s an inspiring model that prompted us to ask: could it be realized in LA?
One of the guests who gives a qualified yes is Rick Corsini, principal at Corsini Stark Architects.
While his own firm has explored ways in which to build relatively affordable homes in pricey …

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The Noun Project Signals The Power of Visuals Over Words

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Edward Boatman and Sofya Polyakov have crowd-sourced a visual dictionary.

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