LA Cleantech Corridor
SCI-Arc SCIFI Studio, Masters of Design Reserach, Urban Design, Planning + Policy.
PROGRAM_ Speculative Urban Design.
INSTRUCTOR_ Andrew Zago.
TEAM_Tom Ames, Hassan Ismail, Kentaro Nagasawa, Monica McKay,Timothy Turner, Tiantian Sun, Sandy Phoxay.
SOFTWARE_ Rhino. AutoCAD. Adobe Creative Suite.
DESIGN PERIOD_ January- May 2011.
Design studio project to reimagine the urban fabric of Downtown LA’s central manufacturing district into an incubator for green startups and environmentally friendly manufacturing. The studio examined the future of Los Angeles development, reimagining the form of the city on a grand scale. By starting from a blank slate, the team created a new organizational scheme that structured the new development in ways which were previously impossible.
Exhibited at the 2011 Little Tokyo Design Week - Future City.