CAL POLY POMONA LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE 202: WINTER 2014     The idea that the Los Angeles River could be one large linear park cutting through the city has captured the imagination of designers worldwide.  For this reason, and because of its special local significance to Cal Poly Pomona, the 2014 sophomore Landscape Architecture class has created 51+ propositions for

MILE 1: CHARLENE VOIGHT

BRIDGING THE GAP The first mile of the Los Angeles River is located near Canoga Park off Owensmouth and Bassett Ave.  Analysis showed that this area is 70% residential, 20% industrial, and 10% schools.  Most residential property is primarily apartments and there are no local parks for the residents to enjoy.  Also, two schools are

MILE 2: PAUL CHO

Family Gathering Terrace My goal for this project is granting more people access to the L.A. River. Mile 2 is surrounded by residential area. However, the mile itself is very plain, boring and some of the areas were inaccessible for the residential. For this reason, installing interesting spaces to gather around the community, making connection

MILE 3: DANA BULL

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MILE 4: J. FELIX JAIMES

UNION RIVER PARK   The Goal of this project was to create unity between the north and south sides of the river. My objectives were to develop a river park with a new form of pedestrian bridges. Some of the issues of mile 4 were that the River lacks organic composition, lacks of access to 90%

MILE 6: MELISSA LANGER

AGE SPECIFICITY Mile 6 of the river contains various age-specific recreational and commercial including a dog park, elementary school, elderly day-care center, and skate park. The goal for this section of the river is to increase the recreational use for the area. Incorporating functional and astatically pleasing structures, inspired by the castings, into the different

MILE 7: LONG NGUYEN

LAKE BALBOA AVIAN ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CENTER   Mile 7 of the Los Angeles river contains the Sepulveda Basin Recreation Area.  The riverbed is rich of flora and fauna;  also home to different migratory birds across the continent.  The kit of parts presented serve as the basis for the design process conveying porosity and pooling.  The