density

CityLab: 

In Los Angeles, Density That Doesn’t Overwhelm

With their new housing project, Blackbirds, an architect and developer strive for a sensitive way to build up a low-slung city.

DEBORAH SNOONIAN GLENN. Dec 16, 2014

When it comes to multifamily housing, Los Angeles offers up plenty of ugly, from ubiquitous mid-century dingbats (boxy stucco buildings with apartments perched over ground-level parking bays) to the widely reviled, city-block-hogging, ersatz villas of developer Geoff Palmer, one of which recently burned to the ground under suspicious circumstances during construction.

But if L.A.-based developer LocalConstruct has its way, the city well known for innovations in single-family homes would build denser housing to be more design-savvy and sensitive to city neighborhoods.”

Photo: Blackbirds, an 18-unit development being built in Los Angeles (Bestor Architecture)

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Hong Kong has been covered many times by many people in this style. The density of the city screams for these sort of compositions. I never really acted on these instincts, the idea of copying someone else really throws me off.

The thing is, when I really think about it, everything has already been done. Why should I limit my self because photography has been around for all this time, so here we are…

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DIY 2 Liquid Density Science Experiments for kids. For more popular kids’ science experiments go here: unicornhatparty.com/tagged/science

Go here for the Liquid Density Tower Experiment Tutorial below and the layered layered fancy drinks I posted here