Carver Apartments, Los Angeles – Michael Maltzan Architecture

Located just south of Los Angeles’ fast-growing downtown and immediately adjacent to the I-10 freeway, Skid Row Housing Trust’s New Carver Apartments explores how architecture can create both new possibilities for its highly vulnerable, dramatically under-served residents as well as for the city at large.  The project aims to construct not only a new optimism for public housing in Los Angeles, but to form an armature for change through architecture.

Further Reading: Abitare 501 New York Times – February 18, 2010