This thesis: “not your usual playhouse”
demonstrates how spaces can become vibrantly active areas that enact a plurality of idiosyncratic performances in the form of a playscape. As play and cultural play are some of the primary means by which individuals and groups exploit the virtuality of our society, this space reframes its notion of acceptable performances by enabling spatial play within a landscape of suggestive programs. The project is guest in the heart of Los Angeles, were the intersectionality of identities offers a setting for a liberated playscape. A space of many interpretations, creative interventions, and user performances to embrace our unusual characters doing non-normative things in a social playhouse.