Many design grads no longer dream of employment in a large corporation. Carren Jao reports on Art Center College of Design’s Design Accelerator, an effort to turn its students into entrepreneurs. With Lorne Buchman, Mark Breitenberg, Bill Gross, Gabriel Wartofsky, Elisabeth Neigert, Bob Van Der Woude and Jacques Perrault. Plus, Matt Holzman reports on another LA project that was Never Built: DisneySea.
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Lorne Buchman, Art Center College of Design
Mark Breitenberg, Art Center College of Design
Bill Gross, Idealab / eSolar
Gabriel Wartofsky, Conscious Commuter
Carren Jao, Design Journalist (@ccjao)
Elisabeth Neigert, Design Accelerator
Bob Vander Woude, Conscious Commuter
Jacques Perrault, Khora
If you made it the NeverBuilt show at the Architecture & Design Museum in mid-Wilshire, you probably know that Disneyland was almost built in Burbank, rather than Anaheim. Another project that might have been was a gigantic park with an aquatic theme in Long Beach. In the third of his stories inspired by NeverBuilt, Matt Holtzman asks, “was there something fishy about Disneysea?"
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