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The design proposal for the Painted Brain’s home is to be in the creative Arts District in downtown Los Angeles. The future magazine will need a start of the art identity that can lyrically announce a contemporary public voice. The future spaces shall interweave art direction, magazine management, media-design, editors, patrons, and publication production. The Painted Brain, located on 1335 Willow Street, Los Angeles, CA, is a non-profit organization that runs their magazine, holds meetings, and offers a space for young adults experiencing mental illnesses to come and express themselves creatively through art, poetry, music, and photography. Recognizing the importance of all the related activities going on in this one space, this embryological design suggests a way to reprogram the existing interior by increasing The Painted Brain’s square footage by an additional second level. The flexible, translucent “synaptic “membrane façade and sliding doors are emerged into an ever-present active coding device that reinstates the serial involvements of back stage hidden movements. Where there was no conjunctive facade before, the new entry threshold inscribes a visual separation and registration between the Painted Brain and their neighbors. The trans-formative apparatus allows natural sunlight harvesting into a secure space while incorporating the necessary control over their privacy.