Posts tagged Downtown LA

Symmetry And Silence In Round Mirror Reflections: Sebastian Magnani’s “Reflections” is a series of photographs using a round mirror in various locations “all about the beauty of reflected light” and one which turns each reflection into its very own planetary scape.

What Does the Data Say About Cities for People?: Cities for People: Insights from the Data synthesizes the quantitative data on urban form and transportation and comes to the conclusion that “compact, walkable, and transit-oriented development creates sustainable, healthy, and economically vibrant cities that deliver a high quality of life to residents.”

The Top 3 Rules for Tree Care: “The amount of water a tree needs depends on many factors, including the age and species of the tree, the time of year, weather and soil type. As a rule, newly planted and young trees require more frequent watering than older, well-established trees. But during extended periods of drought, all trees benefit from supplemental watering.”

To Address Climate Change, MIT Lab Seeks the Wisdom of Crowds: “Climate CoLab’s crowdsourcing project approaches its daunting challenge by first breaking the issue of climate change into dozens of smaller questions: How can we reduce greenhouse gas emissions from energy generation? How can we shift public attitudes toward climate change? How can we increase urban energy efficiency?”

Sidewalk Stories: The Photography of William Reagh: “Photographer William Reagh was on the streets: Looking. Lingering. Documenting. He walked Los Angeles and consequently saw Los Angeles — offering a different perspective than the mere suggestion of place so often gleaned in motion or generalized shorthand.”