Architects Envision Green Transportation Solutions for Los Angeles

by , 03/02/10

Inhabitat, Inhabitat LA, Los Angeles Transportation, Los Angeles County, Green LA, Measure R, odile decq and bonit cornette architects, sustainable urban design, sustainable urban planning

The passing of Measure R at the end of 2008 provided Los Angeles County with funds for up to $40 billion in transit-related projects over the next 30 years. The measure also inspired a competition to design new transport solutions, and Paris-based Odile Decq and Bonit Conrnette Architects have proposed an extensive plan to make the ‘freeway city’ a little greener. The project proposes large stretches of green space, a system of small vehicles with designated transportation lanes and parking stations, and a complete overhaul of the city’s streets, overpasses, culverts, right of ways, power lines, and underutilized rail lines.

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Via Design Boom


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