© Iwan Baan
At ArchDaily, our work is grounded in stories. Between practice and projects, editorials and news, we write to share how architecture and design is changing both how we live and why. We also hold a responsibility in our choice of which stories get told and those that don’t. The following is a reflection about design in Los Angeles, a beautiful, immense, sprawling, and diverse city that I’ve called home for many years.