Archinect - News 2017-10-18T07:00:37-04:00 "On the Fence": A colorful collaboration at Citizens of the World Hollywood Justine Testado 2013-09-25T12:24:00-04:00 >2013-10-07T17:14:52-04:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p> It's hard to miss the vibrant 3-D mural at the front entrance of the <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Citizens of the World Charter School - Hollywood</a>. The mural, known as "On the Fence", was created by students, teachers, staff, and parents of CWC-H and Le Conte Middle School as a collaborative project. Both communities gathered together in a series of informal events to gradually bring the colorful mural to life.<br><br><img alt="" src="" title=""><br><img alt="" src="" title=""></p> <p> The project was created by architect Dana Bauer, a parent at CWC-H. Bauer works as a partner for <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">landcraft</a>, an LA-based landscape design practice, and is a faculty member at USC's School of Architecture. The "On the Fence" mural is a representation of her emphasis on cross-disciplinary practice and collaborative creativity.</p> <p> Over 300 students from ages 5 to 13 years helped produce the mural, which was "woven" onto the fence with strips of UV-resistant fabric. The mural's woven appearance was inspired by techniques used to create hook rugs and Rose Bowl floats. Since its completion, the mural has bec...</p>