Game Changer / Michael Maltzan

His work for the homeless in Los Angeles is a new paradigm for social housing
By Jade Chang, Metropolis Magazine
January 25, 2012

“It drives me nuts when people say, ‘It’s great, you’re doing socially conscious projects.’ As if all my other projects are socially unconscious,” says Michael Maltzan, the 52-year-old Los Angeles architect. “It’s all of a piece for me. The only way culture survives is if it is elastic.” Elasticity—of form, idea, and intent—is what Maltzan strives for, but “socially conscious” is what gets all of the attention. More … 

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