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Former landfill reborn as education center for underserved citizens in East Palo Alto

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified May 10, 2017 01:04 AM
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by (Lucy Wang) last modified May 09, 2017

A former landfill has traded its dirty past for a new start as a nature reserve at the southern end of the San Francisco Bay. To educate the community about the reclaimed landscape, architecture firm FOG Studio teamed up with the East Palo Alto community to design the Cooley Landing Education Center. The community project is a tale of triumph in overcoming significant site obstacles, from seismic concerns to leftover landfill hazards. Selected by public vote to lead the design process,...





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