LA River Live, An interactive planning model of the LA River

Volunteers need
to help with model to work with hundreds and children and their parents
on urban planning issues along the LA River.

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Workshop Notes from “L.A. 2050” Event at Occidental College

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(Last week before a question and answer session with L.A. City Planning Director Michael LoGrande, James Rojas led attendees through an interactive modeling program.  The theme of this program was to envision Los Angeles in 2050.  Rojas shares his notes with us below.  If you’re not familiar with Rojas’ modeling projects, check out this video […]