Grand Intervention: Flexible Designs

Submission Gallery: FLEXIBLE DESIGNS

La Alameda, by Jason Evers, Daniel Lopez, Anthony Sponzilli & Andy Wilcox
The concept of the Alameda is designed to be flexible and to grow and evolve with the city itself.

Anti-Park, by Charissa Chan, Jacqueline Nguyen, Alondra Rodriguez, & Ruby Sanchez, Cal Poly Pomona Architecture
We don’t need a park; we need a place that bustles like Olvera Street.

Art Parks, Earthworks, and Sculpture Gardens, by Steven Rosen
The park should be used for something special – something as exciting and potentially world-class as the new buildings and cultural institutions planned for Grand Avenue.

Civic Link, by Michelle Landis & Maria Landoni de Rose
Imagine a physical connection between the civic heart of the city and its original life source: the L.A. River.

A Digital Forum, by Anne Bray, Ted Fisher & Doug McCulloh
An electronic glass wall would allow park visitor to contribute photos and text via cell phones and laptops.

Five Suggestions, by Gerald Kobata
The powers-that-be should not blow this opportunity to create something very special in downtown Los Angeles.

Flexible Connections, by Page Robbins, Andrew Takabayashi, & William James Volbrecht, Cal Poly Pomona Architecture
This park design allows for more green space or more retail space as its needed.

Flying Pods, by Julie Rico
A floating pathway would contain pods for people to play, eat or rest.

Grand Elements Nature Park, by Aaron Landy
A public commons in a restored eco-scape would be more creative and welcoming than anything designed by one person or agency.

International Theme/Seven Wonders of the World, by Jennifer Hicks
The park could be divided into areas that celebrate various regions of the world.

Light-Water-Stone-Foliage, Douglas Alandrobish
The interaction of these four elements provides opportunities for relief, relaxation, meditation and stimulation. 

Park of the Future, by Studio IMC
Imagine water running down the side of Disney Concert Hall or a rainforest projected on nearby skyscrapers . . .

A Patchwork Park in the Heart of L.A., by Ron Geiger
What if every region in LA had its own space in the park?

Private Goes Public, by Gregory Taousson and Paola Giaconia
Totems made of colored glass project images of passersby on the plaza floor.

Sparking Engagement with Downtown Los Angeles, by Amy Altomare, Jasmine Evains, Ryan Fowler, Sergio Ibarra, Kim Newstadt & Jason Neville
Our goal is to facilitate the active engagement of Angelenos with their participation, activity, or simply their presence.

StriaPark, by "The Unrelated Co." (orenj + sabistudio): Robert Apodaca, Dave Chong, Jeremy Fletcher, Mike Jacobs, Jeremy Limsenben, Jimmy Miyoshi & Aaron Neubert
Contoured topographical superstructures blur the conventional boundaries of private and public urban space. 

Transitory Los Angeles, by Mary Ann Bennett, Jennifer Keevil, Julia Ledbetter & Rosanna Salvador
A moveable movie screen, a graffitti wall and a seasonal grove contribute to a flexible park design that changes with the seasons.

Urban Organism: Smart Fountain, by Jenna Didier & Oliver Hess, infranatural
We have developed a ?Smart Fountain? that is aware of the actions of the visitors around it.