Flipped Strips
By Laure Joliet / Published by Dwell

Thirty five proposals later, a winner was selected and announced today. Architecture firm MOS from New Haven, Connecticut, had the winning design. Urban Battery, which is a "power station, vertical greenhouse, and a billboard all rolled into one" would be an energy producer, an air filter, an oxygen house, a plant generator, and will have bike paths and public gardens within the structure. And it's sure a heck of a lot nicer to look at than the strip malls around town. Not sure you'd be able to get a permit for something like that in Los Angeles, but it sure is nice to dream

See all the runners up in the competition on Bustler.

Image via Bustler.


Laure Joliet


Laure is a Los Angeles–based photographer and design enthusiast. When not contributing to Dwell and Apartment Therapy, she's opening too many tabs in Firefox, baking, gardening and exploring the great outdoors.

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