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Design and Architecture

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Rank #21 in Design category

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Host Frances Anderton looks at design and architecture from a Los Angeles perspective.

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Host Frances Anderton looks at design and architecture from a Los Angeles perspective.

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A nice cultural cross-section of L.A.

By Selanne55533388761 - Dec 01 2018
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A clever and informative way of telling the story of a young major city. Bravo.

All things Design!

By Steve Savage 3901 - Jan 07 2015
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Great content! Especially love the intelligent discussions about LA architecture.

iTunes Ratings

127 Ratings
Average Ratings
88
18
8
4
9

A nice cultural cross-section of L.A.

By Selanne55533388761 - Dec 01 2018
Read more
A clever and informative way of telling the story of a young major city. Bravo.

All things Design!

By Steve Savage 3901 - Jan 07 2015
Read more
Great content! Especially love the intelligent discussions about LA architecture.

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Design and Architecture

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Host Frances Anderton looks at design and architecture from a Los Angeles perspective.

Hollyhock House; Space Age Design; Guo Pei

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Frank Lloyd Wright’s Hollyhock House has become Southern California's first UNESCO World Heritage site. Why did it earn this distinction, and how will it cope with a flood of new visitors? Starburst signs and Satellite shopping centers...

Jul 16 2019

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Creating buzz in the city: Ian Schrager; Horton Plaza

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The co-founder of Studio 54 is opening a new boutique hotel in West Hollywood. Veteran hotelier Ian Schrager talks about his colorful life and career creating spaces to attract the in-crowd.

Nov 05 2019

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Fighting the Getty Fire; the science of scary; Sneakertopia

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The Getty Fire has spread to hundreds of acres, with tens of thousands of people forced to evacuate. But the Getty Center, with its priceless collection of art and artifacts, was designed to withstand the flames.

Oct 29 2019

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Building housing affordably; drag through the ages

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Gov. Gavin Newsom signed 18 bills last week to boost housing production. Does this mean the housing crisis is solved?

Oct 15 2019

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Saudi Arabia invites dialogue with American artists and designers, but there’s pushback

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Saudi Arabia has an image problem. But it has become a new frontier for American artists and designers.

Oct 22 2019

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Flying taxis coming to LA; fining landlords for vacant units

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Uber wants to add app-based flying taxis to LA's airwaves. Uber Air is set to launch in 2023, and the company has enlisted eight firms to create (pro bono) concept designs for what they call “skyports.”

Jun 18 2019

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Climate activism goes mainstream, from Porsche to porn

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Will an all-electric Porsche drive sports car lovers to embrace clean energy vehicles? Can an adult video site help clean up plastic trash in the oceans?

Sep 10 2019

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Jony Ive leaves Apple; LA’s time capsule

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When longtime Apple chief designer Jony Ive announced he was jumping ship, markets shook. How much is good design worth? We talk about what’s next for Apple, Ive and the branding of consumer technology. Plus, will we have dogs in 60 years?

Jul 02 2019

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Cross Colours; Fast fashion’s hidden costs

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Remember Cross Colours? The LA-based urban streetwear line was a hit in the early 90s, with bright, bold designs and uplifting messages about unity.

Oct 08 2019

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Promenade 3.0; Kunlé Adeyemi

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After it opened in 1989, Santa Monica’s Third Street Promenade became one of the most popular shopping and entertainment destinations in the world. But the Internet has changed how we shop, watch movies and order food.

Sep 03 2019

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UCLA’s graduate art studios; Where stuff goes after the thrift store

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How do you make your own architectural statement on a street filled with eye-grabbing Eric Owen Moss buildings?

Dec 10 2019

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More housing for rich LA cities; West Coast Craft

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A dramatic decision by a little-known planning agency may impact how much new housing goes up in your city.

Dec 03 2019

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Ray Kappe; LA Auto Show colors; Le Corbuffet

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Ray Kappe, creator of stunning homes and a highly original architecture school, has passed at age 92. DnA gives tribute to a well-lived life.

Nov 26 2019

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Streetlight competition; WALLS

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The city of LA is launching a competition to design a new streetlight. LA's chief design officer Christopher Hawthorne tells DnA about the history of LA's streetlights, and what the city is looking for in a new streetlight.

Nov 19 2019

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Marciano and ‘art labor’; Shortlisted!

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Marciano Art Foundation is closing. The news came days after visitor services associates announced their intention to unionize.

Nov 12 2019

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Creating buzz in the city: Ian Schrager; Horton Plaza

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The co-founder of Studio 54 is opening a new boutique hotel in West Hollywood. Veteran hotelier Ian Schrager talks about his colorful life and career creating spaces to attract the in-crowd.

Nov 05 2019

28mins

Play

Fighting the Getty Fire; the science of scary; Sneakertopia

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The Getty Fire has spread to hundreds of acres, with tens of thousands of people forced to evacuate. But the Getty Center, with its priceless collection of art and artifacts, was designed to withstand the flames.

Oct 29 2019

28mins

Play

Saudi Arabia invites dialogue with American artists and designers, but there’s pushback

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Read more
Saudi Arabia has an image problem. But it has become a new frontier for American artists and designers.

Oct 22 2019

28mins

Play

Building housing affordably; drag through the ages

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Gov. Gavin Newsom signed 18 bills last week to boost housing production. Does this mean the housing crisis is solved?

Oct 15 2019

28mins

Play

Cross Colours; Fast fashion’s hidden costs

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Remember Cross Colours? The LA-based urban streetwear line was a hit in the early 90s, with bright, bold designs and uplifting messages about unity.

Oct 08 2019

28mins

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Coworking after WeWork; Autographs of LA

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The coworking giant WeWork said it would raise world consciousness and rebuild cities, with help from architect Bjarke Ingels. Now it has pulled its IPO, after firing its CEO last week. Where does that leave WeWork and coworking spaces in general?

Oct 01 2019

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Huntington at 100, Notes on Decor

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The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens was established 100 years ago. But Henry Huntington’s footprint was far bigger than that. DnA looks at the man who was “probably the most important urban planner L.A.

Sep 17 2019

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Climate activism goes mainstream, from Porsche to porn

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Will an all-electric Porsche drive sports car lovers to embrace clean energy vehicles? Can an adult video site help clean up plastic trash in the oceans?

Sep 10 2019

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Promenade 3.0; Kunlé Adeyemi

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After it opened in 1989, Santa Monica’s Third Street Promenade became one of the most popular shopping and entertainment destinations in the world. But the Internet has changed how we shop, watch movies and order food.

Sep 03 2019

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Music Center Plaza; LA’s new tree czar

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The Music Center Plaza, opened in 1964 with a design by architect Welton Becket, has been reimagined for pedestrians rather than cars.

Aug 27 2019

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Fifteen strangers share a house; Bird’s sustainability pitch

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A large two-story Craftsman house on a residential street in Koreatown has been subdivided into 15 single-occupancy bedrooms and bathrooms, and common living and dining areas.

Aug 20 2019

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Reimagining Museum Row; upending the general contractor industry

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Museum Row on Wilshire Boulevard is in the midst of some big changes, with major projects at the Petersen, Academy Museum, LACMA, La Brea Tar Pits and Craft Contemporary. Will these schemes be united, and how will they greet the street?

Aug 13 2019

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Sumptuous swimming pools; AfriCOBRA’s black power art

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Summer in Southern California means swimming pools, and those glittering havens from the heat are celebrated in the new book “Splash: The Art of the Swimming Pool,” a collaboration between photographer Tim Street-Porter and his wife, the designer…

Aug 06 2019

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Dodger Stadium upgrades; an ADU is born

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Let’s play ball! There’s a $100 million renovation coming to Chavez Ravine. Janet Marie Smith of the Dodgers gives us the rundown, and architecture critic Paul Goldberger discusses the evolution of the American ballpark.

Jul 30 2019

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Remembering César Pelli; Sowden House parties on

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The designer of “The Blue Whale” has died. The Argentinian-born architect Cesar Pelli of the Petronas Towers and other landmarks passed July 19 at age 92.

Jul 23 2019

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