Koichi Takada has designed a 43-story mixed-use development, in downtown Los Angeles, inspired by “California’s natural beauty and iconic redwoods”. Hoping to create the healthiest place to live in L.A., the proposed building humanizes the concept of high-rise through the use of natural materials, vertical landscaping, engaging public elements, and creating a between artificial and natural environments. Designed by Sydney-based boutique architecture firm Koichi Takada Architects in collaboration with MVE + Partners as executive architect, the $500M mixed-use high rise condominium and hotel tower is the latest project to be introduced to the L.A.'s Skyline. Developed by Crown Group Australia, the project is “a platform for health and wellbeing”, for residents, hotel guests, and neighbors. In fact, the iconic building will transform the Downtown district into a human-cantered, flourishing neighborhood.
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