At the northeast corner of Echo Park Lake, Materials & Applications – a non-profit that focuses on experimental and alternative architecture – has set up a mini-golf course called TURF. Each of TURF’s nine putting challenges – from wind turbines to rubber waterbeds – is inspired by the real-life urban design challenges that come with Los Angeles’ terrain and territory.
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