RE-THINKING THE LA INDUSTRIAL VERNACULAR AND THE LONG SPAN TRADITION

Shenaia Turner, B.Arch ’22

ARCH 302b: Architectural Design III

Gallery: Re-thinking the LA industrial vernacular and the long span tradition

Instructor: Sascha Delz

This project introduced the technical aspect of design for a public multi-purpose community center. It features a long span bowstring truss reinvented as a dome.The project is located within South LA in the neighborhood Leimert Park.This two story shed is a new typology reintroducing elements of the historic community. The project focuses on providing a wide variety of extracurricular activities for the children and teens in the neighborhood. There are also places for the neighborhood to express creativity in both outdoor and indoor spaces.


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