Arquitectonica Cozies Up to DS+R in LA

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Wednesday, September 14, 2011
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Arquitectonica's potential addition to Grand Avenue in LA. (courtesy blogdowntown)

Diller Scofidio + Renfro’s Broad center for contemporary art features a distinctive structural honeycomb facade. It may be getting a neighbor with another notable facade, a new 19 story apartment building with staggered windows in a variety of sizes designed by Miami-based Arquitectonica. According to blogdowntown, the building would include 258 units with 52 set aside for affordable housing and 308 parking spaces in a three level below-grade garage. Developed by Related Companies, the tower would share the plaza with DS+R’s museum and back up to the planned Regional Connector light rail station.

2 Responses to “Arquitectonica Cozies Up to DS+R in LA”

  1. AliveInLA says:

    Disappointing. This looks like a cheap knock-off of Jean Nouvel’s 100 11th Ave in New York. It belongs on Canal Street.

  2. Stone Panels, Inc. says:

    A great addition to Grand Avenue! Well done, Arquitectonica!

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