Roundhouse is a curatorial platform for public engagement with post-industrial sites. It aims to investigate urban change by facilitating engagement with site-specific histories through creative site exploration, archival research, publication and exhibition making.
In 2016, the platform conducted research and organized a series of urban labs in Taylor Yard, an abandoned classification yard in Glassell Park, an area just northeast of downtown Los Angeles. In 2017, Roundhouse presented the some of the outcomes of the ongoing project at 2426WW, an architecture gallery in Mid-City Los Angeles.
Noémie Despland-Lichtert and Brendan Shea are curators, designers and educators sharing an interest in site specific histories and the relationship between infrastructure and aesthetics.