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'Sink or Swim': L.A. photo show looks at how design responds to disaster
'Sink or Swim': L.A. photo show looks at how design responds to disaster

Rising tides. Regular floods. Torrential rains. Not to mention the occasional tsunami that can wreak havoc across continents. Roughly 44% of the human population lives within 93 miles of a coast, according to the United Nations Atlas of the Oceans. This represents more people than inhabited the entire planet in 1950. And it is creating an unprecedented challenge for governments, urban planners and architects. The ways in which coastal communities are contending with change is the subject of a timely exhibition at the Annenberg Space for Photography in Century City. "Sink or Swim: Designing for a Sea Change" brings together archival images along with new,...

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