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June 30, 1906: Los Angeles Gets Its Way with Water

June 30, 1906: Federal Law Gives Los Angeles Owens Valley Water. “ The City hired a prestigious team of engineers to examine the feasibility of the project. 375 more words

Water

June 27, 1912: Los Angeles Water Supply Plan

June 27, 1912: Municipal Journal article. Los Angeles New Water Supply. “The plan and construction of the Los Angeles aqueduct have invited the interest and admiration of the engineer and layman generally throughout the United States both from the great distance-240 miles-that the water is to be carried into the city and the unusual obstacles that have presented themselves. 182 more words

Water

Boot Arch

There are at least five well-known, named arches in the Alabama Hills — and probably many more that are unnamed, less accessible, rarely seen. The arches here have eroded and weathered out of the lumpy granitic formations for which the Alabama Hills (in Inyo County, California) are famous. 78 more words

Photography

Parametrics: Opportunities and Challenges

History shows that there is a consistent reaction (by some), against new technology. This subset of people often believe that the new technology represents some type of negative shift in thinking and/or production. 178 more words

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Capturing Wind

Translation is an exercise in abstraction. This series of wind drawings attempts to capture the multi-layered nature of wind patterns across the Owens Valley landscape using mylar paper and audio-recordings of wind. 45 more words

303Lsp15 Student Blog

Waiting for Whitney

A month ago I spent a few wonderful days and nights with a group of fine photographers at an informal gathering in the Alabama Hills… 170 more words

Photography