Melissa Peter

Melissa Peter

Los Angeles, CA, US


Infrastructural Spectacle

Situated at the apex of a spine that cuts through Playa Vista linking industry to commerce, the masterplan plays with the interstitial nature between this axis, and the public realm.  By instigating a public plinth across the field, a distinction is made between the private production studio facilities in coordination with the historical airplane hangar, and an imposed public programmatic element.  The public element, a series of arrayed theater type spaces, is dropped onto the plinth, causing the ground to react under its influence.  The industrial parkscape created is transformed into a retail zone, with capabilities of housing conventions as needed by the industry.

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Status: School Project
Location: Playa Vista, CA, US
My Role: Sole Designer (LA Metro Studio 2012)