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AltaSea: Trending , June 8, 2016

June 8, 2016 Edition A monthly round-up of news and trends important to the AltaSea community. MARINE SCIENCE Hydrothermal Vents Are Way More Important Than We Thought (Popular Science) The mystery of hydrothermal vents is beginning to unravel as recent research reveals just how important these underwater environments are to the ocean ecosystem. Hydrothermal vents […]

Gensler reveals plans for 35-acre Port of L.A. Marine Research Center

Gensler’s Los Angeles office has revealed plans for a $150 million expansion to the Port of Los Angeles by marine science and business innovation group AltaSea. At a ceremony hosted at the firm’s Downtown L.A. headquarters, designers at Gensler detailed a 280,000 square foot facility encompassing a new waterfront promenade, aquaculture research center, and science […]

Port of LA’s AltaSea unveils building plans and celebrity tenant

After several years laying the groundwork, San Pedro’s long-anticipated AltaSea marine research center is about to move into the spotlight. Architectural designs for the campus were unveiled at a reception dubbed “Transformation” last week in downtown Los Angeles by Gensler, a global architecture, design and planning firm working on the project. And it was announced […]