Monthly Archives: January 2012

Day 2 – Part 3 – L.A. CAN

After our break at the awesome Tacos el Gavilan in South Central Los Angeles, we visited a grassroots organization based in skid row called LA CAN. The mission of the Los Angeles Community Action Network (LA CAN) is to help

Day 2 – Part 3 – L.A. CAN

After our break at the awesome Tacos el Gavilan in South Central Los Angeles, we visited a grassroots organization based in skid row called LA CAN. The mission of the Los Angeles Community Action Network (LA CAN) is to help

Day 2 – Part 2 – St. Marks / Crescent, Produce Hotel, and the Hart Hotel

The second half of the day was spent visiting the sites that the focus of the studio will be centered on. We first visited the Produce Hotel, which has a recently renovated exterior is part of a larger complex that

Day 2 – Part 2 – St. Marks / Crescent, Produce Hotel, and the Hart Hotel

The second half of the day was spent visiting the sites that the focus of the studio will be centered on. We first visited the Produce Hotel, which has a recently renovated exterior is part of a larger complex that

Day 2 – Part 1 – The Cobb, Abbey, and Carver Houses

After a mourning meeting in the Skid Row Housing Trust, we had Theresa Hwang show us around the trust’s three new housing complexes; the Cobb, the Abbey, and the Carver. All three of these houses are situated in the traditional

Day 2 – Part 1 – The Cobb, Abbey, and Carver Houses

After a mourning meeting in the Skid Row Housing Trust, we had Theresa Hwang show us around the trust’s three new housing complexes; the Cobb, the Abbey, and the Carver. All three of these houses are situated in the traditional

Los Angeles – Day 1

The Parsons and Milano students touch down in Los Angeles on the 18th of January to explore the city and the studio sites. After dropping our stuff off at the Hotel Figueroa, we meet with the Skid Row Housing Trust

Los Angeles – Day 1

The Parsons and Milano students touch down in Los Angeles on the 18th of January to explore the city and the studio sites. After dropping our stuff off at the Hotel Figueroa, we meet with the Skid Row Housing Trust

City Map

This was the first meeting for Parsons Architecture, Communication, and Interior design students. After introductions, we established how, possibly like the homeless in Skid Row, people from many different geographic locations condense in a single location. No one is born

City Map

This was the first meeting for Parsons Architecture, Communication, and Interior design students. After introductions, we established how, possibly like the homeless in Skid Row, people from many different geographic locations condense in a single location. No one is born

Seeking Shelter

Is a blog documenting the collaboration between the Skid Row Housing Trust, Parsons The New School for Design and Milano at The New School for Public Engagement. Students will be applying their knowledge of finance and design to tackle the

Seeking Shelter

Is a blog documenting the collaboration between the Skid Row Housing Trust, Parsons The New School for Design and Milano at The New School for Public Engagement. Students will be applying their knowledge of finance and design to tackle the