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Scott Johnson

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Design partner at Johnson Fain Partners, an architecture, interiors, master-planning and urban-design firm whose recent projects include Met Lofts in downtown Los Angeles, and Constellation Park, a pair of 47-story residential towers to be built in Century City, California; author of Tall Building: Imagining the Skyscraper

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Runway at Playa Vista features 217 apartments located over businesses. Photo by Avishay Artsy.   In Los Angeles, if you want to go shopping, you typically have to get in your car.

Living above the store

Runway at Playa Vista features 217 apartments located over businesses. Photo by Avishay Artsy. In Los Angeles, if you want to go shopping, you typically have to get in your car.

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Since its founding LA has been selling lifestyle and better living.

Lessons for affordable housing from the modern dome tent

Since its founding LA has been selling lifestyle and better living.

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The Arab Emirate of Dubai today opened the world's tallest building — the  Burj , which rises half a mile into the air — so high that the curvature of the Earth is visible from the top…

Super-tall Burj Tower Opens in Dubai

The Arab Emirate of Dubai today opened the world's tallest building — the Burj , which rises half a mile into the air — so high that the curvature of the Earth is visible from the top…

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