Could one Italian architect have the antidote for America’s dying malls?

Sep 15, 2016 671

The Beverly Center mall, owned by Taubman Centers, may have a $500 million renovation budget, but Massimiliano Fuksas, the architect spearheading the transformation, only has one goal — to make you feel something when you walk in.

"Emotion is everything," the Italian architect told The Real Deal as he waxed poetic on art, beauty and why indoor shopping malls don't necessarily have to wither and die. Utilizing an updated streetscape, open space, an expansive new food hall and lots of natural light, Fuksas intends to transform what many see as a Brutalist eyesore at 8500 Beverly Boulevard.

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