Larry Scarpa

Architect and principal at Brooks+Scarpa Architects

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Architect and principal at Pugh+Scarpa Architects, a Santa Monica, California based firm

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California Governor Gavin Newsom last week signed 18 housing bills to boost production of affordable housing.   
  These include a bill that limit cities’ ability to block new…

Changing the rules around affordable housing construction

California Governor Gavin Newsom last week signed 18 housing bills to boost production of affordable housing.  These include a bill that limit cities’ ability to block new…

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Affordable housing is being really well-designed, but it’s also very expensive.

The high cost of affordable housing

Affordable housing is being really well-designed, but it’s also very expensive.

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DnA is currently exploring the theme of “This is Home in LA: From the Tent to the Gigamansion (and everything in between).”

Lakewood, a "Paradise of the Ordinary"

DnA is currently exploring the theme of “This is Home in LA: From the Tent to the Gigamansion (and everything in between).”

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