Archinect - News 2014-07-31T17:47:35-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/37954278/la-parking-lot-becomes-urban-oasis LA Parking Lot becomes Urban Oasis Archinect 2012-02-13T16:09:00-05:00 >2012-02-21T06:54:09-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3z/3zxjt0sq32vu1d8y.jpg" width="514" height="331" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>What&rsquo;s the best place to build a wetland? How about at the site of an old MTA bus lot in South Los Angeles? It took more than $26 million and nearly three years to complete the transformation from parking lot to urban wetland. Open to the public as of February 9, the new South Los Angeles Wetland Park that doesn&rsquo;t only efficiently process storm water runoff&ndash;it also provides crucial community green space.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>