Planet Home: Season 2
Culver City - Los Angeles
Season 1, Episode 2 • Documentary, Special Interest
A cosmopolitan town which is still incredibly attractive.
It is equally known throughout the world for its cinema studios, its Hollywood stars and its endless white sandy beaches.
Far from the constant stirring that has made LA's reputation, David, Mayuko and their 3 children live in the residential area of Culver City.
As far from the usual American standards as it can get, they have designed a large 200 sqm eco-responsible house with an astonishing architectural design.
Up Next in Season 2
A Green Family House - Austin
Texas' capital city is Austin where the city aims to be being carbon neutral.
Christopher Brown wanted to give this neighbourhood, a traditionally poor and neglected one, a new image and thus decided to build a fresh take on a family house on an old industrial field.
The Eden Project - England
In one of the last clay quarries in operation until the mid 90s, Tim Smit set his heart on to build an amazing project. Somewhere between futurism and exoticism, it took him over 6 years of work to create the Eden Project, a unique botanical garden.
The Isle of Eigg - Scotland
A few years ago, the locals decided to buy the island off a private landlord who wasn't very committed to it, and who didn't care much for their issues. With the help of the region and a group loan, they managed to take charge of their land again. This independence allowed them to take an ambitio...