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PAR Reinterprets Courtyard Housing with Los Angeles Skyscraper

12:05 - 1 September, 2015
PAR Reinterprets Courtyard Housing with Los Angeles Skyscraper , View from LACMA. Image Courtesy of PAR
View from LACMA. Image Courtesy of PAR

Platform for Architecture + Research (PAR) has reinterpreted the idea of "courtyard housing" with a 930-foot-tall "stack of individual houses" envisioned for a site on Los Angeles' Wilshire Boulevard. Named "Wilshire Tower," the conceptual skyscraper is one of many radical proposals being unveiled at the A+D Museum's ongoing “Shelter: Rethinking How We Live in Los Angeles” exhibition that exploring new forms of housing for Los Angeles.