Tag results for: Community


Projects

COUNTY GOALS # 7 & #8
Mobilizing L.A.’s Transportation Future
Reimagining city space on a human scale, through a holistic transportation system that eliminates traffic, saves energy and provides equitable point to point access.

COUNTY GOALS #4 & #9
Upping Our Recycling Game
Designing an innovative suite of products to reduce waste and promote sustainability through durability, longevity and repurposing.

COUNTY GOALS #5
Safe Passages: Creating a Wildlife Corridor
Constructing a wildlife corridor connecting urban edges to wildlands by reintroducing native plants to attract local animals.

COUNTY GOAL #10
FOOD WITHIN REACH: Foodways every quarter mile across the County.

COUNTY GOAL #10
Foodways Connection: Mapping food resources to build food security in LA.

COUNTY GOAL #6
WE ARE THE SEA: Engaging families and neighborhoods with local waterways.

COUNTY GOALS #1, #2, #5 & #6
Colorado Lagoon
Visitors engage in site-specific augmented reality experiences – interactions make the value of preserving coastal wetlands personal – heightening the desire to protect this essential resource.

COUNTY GOALS #1, #2, #5 & #6
Visions of the Long Beach Breakwater
Community engagement through augmented reality – envisioning a sustainable future where natural waterway processes are disrupted.

COUNTY GOALS #3 & #6
CREATING ECOLIBRIUM: A mobile performance stage for community engagement.

COUNTY GOALS #5 & #6
Sea Studio
Designing an immersive space for both artists and the public to experience and create kinship with our oceans.

COUNTY GOALS #1, #2 & #3
Training the Next Generation
Producing a podcast series that shares the wisdom and experience of environmental leaders across generations.

COUNTY GOALS #3 & #6
Design by Community: A unique tool kit to catalyze community participation in the design of public space.

COUNTY GOAL #6
Watts Next: The Nature Walk
Designing a three-mile green-space pedestrian walk along the Watts train tracks to improve the neighborhood microclimate and quality of life.

COUNTY GOALS #2, #4, & #9
Design for a Sustainable Campus
Creating education modules promoting energy efficiency and water conservation – beginning with building design at community colleges.

COUNTY GOALS #1, #5, & #6
Probing for Resilience
Employing a data-driven approach to advocate for the replacement of traditional landscaping with native plants.

COUNTY GOALS #5, #7, & #11
Climate Migration and Faith
Developing a communication and action plan that church leaders can use to mobilize community engagement on the challenges of climate migration.

COUNTY GOALS #2 & #4
Altered District
Designing architectural prototypes to create a healthy and sustainable work environment.

COUNTY GOAL #2
MEGA MICROS: Small housing on a large urban scale for an underserved population.

Bringing LA’s communities together to focus on issues raised by Pope Francis.

COUNTY GOAL # 5
BIOPHILIA TREEHOUSE: Linking birds and people at the tree level.

COUNTY GOAL #2
COOLING TIME: Bringing climate justice to Skid Row.

COUNTY GOAL #5
Test Plot: Elephant Hill
Creating a viable ecosystem managed by local community stewardship on once-neglected land.

COUNTY GOAL #2
Mobile Cooling Rooms of Los Angeles: Mobile cooling walls employ an ancient technology in a modern application.

Blog Posts

Deposit Trash Here

What would happen if every design school brought JUNK BATTLE! to the classroom? Onto their campuses? Imagine students, primed for learning and eager to get their hands dirty, getting a first-hand look at their footprint on the world.

Making Los Angeles the Resilient City by 2028

Pando Populus recently accepted and strengthened the idea of using the upcoming Los Angeles Olympics as an occasion to set high but not impossible goals for LA. With sincere backing from institutions and individuals I believe these goals could move LA a long way in the direction of becoming a model for an ecological civilization.

The Emerald Necklace

John Cobb, Jr. prepared these comments for the inaugural docent training program of the Amigos de los Rios Emerald Necklace initiative, a “necklace” of parks and green spaces populating the great watersheds of the Los Angeles region about which docents will be trained. The docent training program is developed in collaboration with Pando Hubs.

Interview with Claudia Pearce

Claudia Pearce is an author, journalist, and activist based in Southern California. Pearce is involved with developing Huerta del Valle‘s gardens and founding Pando Hub projects there and at the Natural Ivy Foundation in Koreatown.

The EPA, US and Me

The EPA reinvented itself and began seeing the world through the eyes of polluters. The choice was stark: change or die.