A 'Central Park' For Los Angeles

Martin Kaplan challenges architects to democratize and energize the design process for creating Los Angeles' 'front lawn' in the shadow of structure designed by Frank Gehry.
July 18, 2005, 9am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan
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"My bet is that it's not too late to bust things open for an eruption of creative energy, to ventilate and galvanize and democratize the design process, to invite citizens of Los Angeles, architecture fans, design junkies and imagineers from around the world to brainstorm truly breakthrough ideas for our 21st century civic space.

Architecture is a kind of public theater. You playwrights and screenwriters, you set designers and choreographers, you producers and impresarios — what could you do with Los Angeles as a stage?"

Thanks to Abhijeet Chavan

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Published on Sunday, July 17, 2005 in The Los Angeles Times
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