Posts Tagged: Los Angeles
“Zago cited Lafayette Park by Mies van der Rohe and Villa Schwob by Le Corbusier as famous and successful developments that would not have passed muster according to the proposed guidelines. And, Zago pointed out, ‘Crappy buildings haven’t killed L.A.
Completed initial drafts for the Los Angeles 2050: Who We Are. How We Live. Where We Are Going. report, under contract for Estolano LeSar Perez Avisors. The report sets the agenda and vision for the Goldhirsh Foundation’s LA2050 effort. Read/download
“The attitude of L.A.’s tradition of architecture, according to Moss, is that “You build it as you think it ought to be, and to hell with Sancho Panza.” Read the article
“FORM spoke with Lubell recently, who explained that the intentions of the exhibit are deliberately political: ‘the idea is to change the culture—to be more open to ambition and vision.’ Lubell continues, ‘it isn’t just about what could have been;
“Most notable among the plan’s ballyhooed innovations: a complete lack of parking requirements–neither minimums nor maximums. Just so we’re perfectly clear: this is the first plan of any kind in the city of Los Angeles that does not include parking requirements.”
“Bob Hale, a principal at Rios Clementi Hale, described his firm’s desire for the project to ‘create an iconic experience on the property.’ His firm’s master plan calls the property ‘a hilltop peninsula’ that allows for a natural separation between
“Sometimes the overwhelming number of acronyms being thrown around in LA’s planning circles is enough to make even the most devout custodians of the language say WTF?” Read the article
Report editor for Century Boulevard District: A ULI-LA Technical Assistance Panel report for Council District 11 in the city of Los Angeles. Read/download the report.
Report editor for Florence/La Brea Station Transit Oriented Development: a ULI-LA Technical Assistance Panel report for the city of Inglewood. Read/download the report.