PAR Reinterprets Courtyard Housing with Los Angeles Skyscraper

first_imgArchDaily ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard PAR Reinterprets Courtyard Housing with Los Angeles Skyscraper ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Projects Housing “COPY” Save this picture!View from LACMA. Image Courtesy of PARWritten by Karissa Rosenfield Share United States CopyPlatform for Architecture + Research (PAR) has reinterpreted the idea of “courtyard housing” with a 930-foot-tall “stack of individual houses” envisioned for a site on Los Angeles’ Wilshire Boulevard. Named “Wilshire Tower,” the conceptual skyscraper is one of many radical proposals being unveiled at the A+D Museum’s ongoing “Shelter: Rethinking How We Live in Los Angeles” exhibition that exploring new forms of housing for Los Angeles. Save this picture!View East. Image Courtesy of PAR”The tower typology has become anonymous, defined mainly by its height,” says PAR. “Typical residential skyscrapers, while successfully providing density, rarely produce unique living environments with access to green space, qualities that are emblematic of Los Angeles living.”Save this picture!View towards Hollywood Hills. Image Courtesy of PAR”PAR’s proposal, completed in close collaboration with Buro Happold, acts against this endemic monotony, creating a 930-foot-tall stack of individual houses, each with a direct connection to nature through oversized terraces, some containing common spaces and leisure zones.”Save this picture!View East. Image Courtesy of PARThe exhibition is co-curated by Sam Lubell and Danielle Rago and is on view through November 20, 2015. PAR’s participation is generously supported by Buro Happold.ArchitectsPlatform for Architecture + ResearchLocationLos Angeles, CA, USADesign TeamJennifer Marmon (Founding Partner), Angus Goble (Partner), John Chang (Designer), Miwa Espinoza, Julian Huang, Patrycja Jurczak, Matthias Malicki, Jack Reidler, Jesse SeguraStructural, Climate & MEP EngineeringBuroHappold EngineeringVisualizerBloomImagesProject Year2015PhotographsCourtesy of PARLocationLos Angeles, CA, USAProject Year2015PhotographsCourtesy of PARProject gallerySee allShow lessLas Mercedes House-Workshop / Lukas FústerSelected ProjectsWater Tank / Pedro Bandeira + João Figueira e AssociadosSelected Projects Share “COPY” PAR Reinterprets Courtyard Housing with Los Angeles SkyscraperSave this projectSavePAR Reinterprets Courtyard Housing with Los Angeles Skyscraper CopyAbout this officePlatform for Architecture + ResearchOfficeFollow#TagsProjectsUnbuilt ProjectResidential ArchitectureHousingLos AngelesA+D MuseumUnited StatesPublished on September 01, 2015Cite: Karissa Rosenfield. “PAR Reinterprets Courtyard Housing with Los Angeles Skyscraper ” 01 Sep 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogSinkshansgroheBathroom Mixers – MetrisVinyl Walls3MVinyl Finish – DI-NOC™ Cross HairlinePartitionsSkyfoldVertically Folding Operable Walls – Mirage®SinksThe Splash LabTrough Sink – Monolith A SeriesSkylightsVELUX CommercialModular Skylights in Helmkehof Cultural CenterBathroom AccessoriesBradley Corporation USAWashroom AccessoriesConcrete FloorsSikaDecorative Floor CoatingsMetal PanelsSherwin-Williams Coil CoatingsFluropon® Coating in Thaden SchoolWood Boards / HPL PanelsInvestwoodViroc Nature for Partition WallsMineral / Organic PaintsKEIMMineral Wood Stain – Lignosil®-VeranoDoorsdormakabaEntrance Doors – MAGNEOSinksECOPIXELWashbasin – Light Basin LTBMore products »Read commentsSave世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my streamlast_img read more