Diversity Fosters Creativity: Building a Creative Community for Los Angeles

Second Home cofounders, Rohan Silva and Sam Aldenton are collaborating with Madrid-based architects Selgascano to finish a new 90,000-square-foot Hollywood outpost.

Rohan talks with ArchDaily about his background and the early stages of Second Home. Silva highlights their new project as they bring the Serpentine Pavilion to Los Angeles, and what it means to build a creative community through architecture.

According to Rohan, Second Home is about ideas and they believe that architecture at its best can have a profound impact on creativity, productivity and well-being.

Second Home is a London-based creative business that is set to open its first location the U.S. in early September 2019 in Hollywood. Read the Entire Article


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Digital Arts Programs Allow Students To Develop Leadership Skills

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Alabama Gets $6.3 Million to Combat Opioid Addiction

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Novel Giving Strategy - Letting Nonprofits Decide How to Use Funding

Jeff Bezos, founder, CEO, and president of Amazon.com, decided to try something different with his new billion-dollar charity, Day One Families Fund. Bezos, through his charity, announced that he...more

New Program Helping SNAP Recipients Land New Careers

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Transforming Community through Photography

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Watering the Financial Desert

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Social Determinants of Health Innovation Challenge
Foundation: Johnson Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

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How Impact Investing Can Foster Affordable Housing

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Non-profit Tech Company Designs App to Help Toronto's Homeless

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