Carren's Pitch

Life by Design

I have come full circle. The people behind Rethink LA were one of the few people I met when I first began covering Los Angeles. Now, little more than a year later, I interview them again, this time for a new venture and a new imagining of Los Angeles.

Text by: Carren Jao
Edited by: Sam Lubell
Published: 02 August 2011, The Architect's Newspaper

Architects Taalman Koch re-imagine LA's Hyperion Sewage Treatment Plant as a recreation ara and animal habitat.

Los Angeles is a shifty creature, ever-changing and re-inventing itself. As memories of the perfect weekend (aka Carmageddon) fade into memory, a collaboration of creative professionals is looking to re-focus our collective consciousness on Los Angeles’ past, present, and what it might look like in fifty years. Opening this Thursday at the A+D Museum on Wilshire Boulevard, Rethink/LA’s Perspectives on a Future City captures the voices of local Angelenos—writers, city planners, policymakers, and artists—through sound installations, collages, and videos. [read more]


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