Scott Johnson

Johnson Fain Partners

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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.

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