Pershing Square

Pershing Square

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DETAILS

LocationLos Angeles, California, United States
ClientPershing Square Renew Corporation, City of Los Angeles
Size5 acres

The SWA/Morphosis team, in partnership with Cecilia Estolano of ELP, Dan Biederman of BRV, Buro Happold, Sam Schwartz Engineering, and Walker Parking, reimagined the heart of downtown Los Angeles during a eight-month design competition.
The proposal reasserts Pershing Square as a dynamic, living platform that animates the urban center and advances Los Angeles as a vibrant cultural capital and global leader in sustainability. Practical concerns tackled by the design team included reorganizing below-grade parking, connecting the site to public transit, locating bike share hubs, and innovative infrastructure, such as purple pipe greywater recycling through reciprocal wetlands.

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