Urban Design Marathon Comes to Los Angeles

The 72 hour event is intended to challenge the idea that creating change in public space is long and difficult, explains the event's founder, Karem Halbrecht.

From Good Magazine:

"A hundred designers, 10 urban challenges, very little money, and no sleep. That's the recipe for 72 Hour Urban Action, a three-day marathon for designers to improve their city."

The first 72 Hour Urban Action debuted in Israel in September 2010.

"With such a successful model to build upon, it's time to bring the experience to other cities. So Los Angeles designers, hold onto your hardhats: Halbrecht will be coming to Los Angeles on Wednesday, April 20, at 8:00 p.m. as part of a 72 Hour Urban Action road show."

Full Story: What If You Had 72 Hours to Transform Your City?

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