Archinect - News 2014-10-01T20:23:43-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/18228916/comparison-of-other-major-cities-that-can-fit-inside-la Comparison of other major cities that can fit inside LA Alexander Walter 2011-08-26T12:14:21-04:00 >2013-02-11T16:53:10-05:00 <p> Los Angeles has infamously been known for its urban sprawl. A recently released map makes it look like LA could easily swallow several major US cities inside its bloated city limits belly. See the map below and follow the subsequent discussion on <a href="http://www.reddit.com/tb/jug8l" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">reddit.com</a>.</p> <p> Directly related: the exhibition <a href="http://www.rethink.la/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Rethink LA: Perspectives on a Future City</a> tries to tackle the homegrown problem, envision ways that could help Los Angeles lose some of the body fat and prepare for a brighter future. Rethink LA is on display for one more week, until September 4, at the A+D Museum, 6032 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/jq/jqhof847fx17pia4.jpg"></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/17109229/rethink-la-perspectives-on-a-future-city Rethink LA: Perspectives on a Future City Archinect 2011-08-16T19:19:59-04:00 >2011-11-24T09:05:52-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/c7/c71cxm4jz347h7dn.jpg" width="514" height="254" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> If you're in the Los Angeles area these days, we highly recommend to visit the excellent exhibition <a href="https://www.facebook.com/RethinkLA" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Rethink LA: Perspectives on a Future City</a>, currently displayed at the <a href="http://aplusd.org" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Architecture and Design Museum</a> on Wilshire Boulevard.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ag/agwivc1jqkdaq8fu.jpg"></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/zp/zpe4t7ahgnczdb27.jpg"></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/h9/h9s3tnno5w7sbi05.jpg"></p> <p> <em>Images above: Rethink LA exhibition opening, August 4 (Photo courtesy of Rethink LA)</em></p> <p> Created by <a href="http://www.rethink.la/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Rethink LA</a>, a collaboration of forward-thinking volunteers in the LA architecture, planning, motion graphics and design community, the interactive exhibit uses photographs and the technique of photomontage, alongside visual and audio narrations, and interactive installations to examine Los Angeles in the past, in the present, and projected forward fifty years to a post-oil future.</p> <p> Starting from the theory that Los Angeles undergoes a major shift every 50 years, the exhibition proposes that the next shift will start with the decisions made today; resulting in a reality that is portrayed by a range of invited local and global contributors. Understanding ...</p>