Michaele Pride-Wells, founding principal of the architecture firm Regarding Architecture, describes her architectural practice and how volunteering has influenced her. Pride-Wells discusses socially responsible projects including community planning, development, and redevelopment with the aim of realizing community goals. Pride-Wells discusses her past work and current projects.
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John Kaliski argues that the people are the main souce of power in determining the fate of their neighborhood. He challenges the “two-dimensional” view of L.A. and proposes new zoning codes and land use plans. David Stein tries to dispell some myths surrounding Los Angeles through graphs, data, and comparisons with other major cities. This symposium aims to discuss who and how things are planned in Los Angeles. Through out the course of the presentations, the lecturers stress the importance of having the local population behind the planning ideas- stating that the people ultimately plan the revitalization techniques the city implements. The several presentations try to give several differing opinions of the planning issues that try to revitalize a low income community.