KCRW's Design and Architecture (@kcrwdna)

KCRW's Design and Architecture

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"Create" is a mural on Pico Boulevard in Santa Monica, made by Ruben Rojas and Marcel "SEL" Blanco. Hear more about the work of Beautify Earth - and how you can get involved - on this week's DnA! 👨🏽‍🎨🎨 #beautifyearth

KCRW's Design and Architecture (@kcrwdna)


"Create" is a mural on Pico Boulevard in Santa Monica, made by Ruben Rojas and Marcel "SEL" Blanco. Hear more about the work of Beautify Earth - and how you can get involved - on this week's DnA! 👨🏽‍🎨🎨 #beautifyearth

On this week's DnA, "Dirty Girl Construction" founder Joan Barton shares her thoughts on building -- and triumphing -- in a man's world. 👷🏻‍♀️💪🏼

KCRW's Design and Architecture (@kcrwdna)


On this week's DnA, "Dirty Girl Construction" founder Joan Barton shares her thoughts on building -- and triumphing -- in a man's world. 👷🏻‍♀️💪🏼

On this week's DnA, we bid farewell to the Boeing 747, the "Queen of the Skies," and look to the future of air travel. 🛩

KCRW's Design and Architecture (@kcrwdna)


On this week's DnA, we bid farewell to the Boeing 747, the "Queen of the Skies," and look to the future of air travel. 🛩

This week, we go underground to see the Downtown Regional Connector. When it opens at the end of 2021, it will connect the Expo, Blue and Gold lines. It's just one of several big tunneling projects going on in Los Angeles right now. #metro #losangeles #tunnels

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This week, we go underground to see the Downtown Regional Connector. When it opens at the end of 2021, it will connect the Expo, Blue and Gold lines. It's just one of several big tunneling projects going on in Los Angeles right now. #metro #losangeles #tunnels

Cities are changing, and so are their cemeteries. Tall and dense mausoleums are replacing suburban lawns. More about changes in the death industry, with USC professor David Sloane, coming up on today's DnA. 💀🎃⛪️

KCRW's Design and Architecture (@kcrwdna)


Cities are changing, and so are their cemeteries. Tall and dense mausoleums are replacing suburban lawns. More about changes in the death industry, with USC professor David Sloane, coming up on today's DnA. 💀🎃⛪️

Renzo Piano, left, consults with his design team at the Academy Museum. Hear our interview with the architect today at 2:30.

KCRW's Design and Architecture (@kcrwdna)


Renzo Piano, left, consults with his design team at the Academy Museum. Hear our interview with the architect today at 2:30.

The prototypes for the new U.S.-Mexican border wall are now complete. We sent @KCRW reporter @hameltone to see them, and find out what happens next. Hear more on DnA today at 2:30.

KCRW's Design and Architecture (@kcrwdna)


The prototypes for the new U.S.-Mexican border wall are now complete. We sent @KCRW reporter @hameltone to see them, and find out what happens next. Hear more on DnA today at 2:30.

Catherine Johnson and Rebecca Rudolph run the design firm "Design, Bitches." Today on DnA they discuss their makeover of Highland Park Masonic Temple into a cultural and food venue, their colorful and approachable aesthetic, and how they chose their provocative name.

KCRW's Design and Architecture (@kcrwdna)


Catherine Johnson and Rebecca Rudolph run the design firm "Design, Bitches." Today on DnA they discuss their makeover of Highland Park Masonic Temple into a cultural and food venue, their colorful and approachable aesthetic, and how they chose their provocative name.

A Los Angeles Coliseum worker prepares the field for Dodger baseball, January 22, 1958. As we gear up for the World Series, we'll talk on DnA today about how Dodger Stadium's construction at Chavez Ravine symbolized the birth of a modern Los Angeles. ⚾️🥇

KCRW's Design and Architecture (@kcrwdna)


A Los Angeles Coliseum worker prepares the field for Dodger baseball, January 22, 1958. As we gear up for the World Series, we'll talk on DnA today about how Dodger Stadium's construction at Chavez Ravine symbolized the birth of a modern Los Angeles. ⚾️🥇

Michael Maltzan, Frances Anderton and Mallery Roberts Morgan kick off DIEM TALKS DESIGN at WestEdge Design Fair with a talk on architectural creativity in a changing LA. #westedge #westedge2017 #design

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Michael Maltzan, Frances Anderton and Mallery Roberts Morgan kick off DIEM TALKS DESIGN at WestEdge Design Fair with a talk on architectural creativity in a changing LA. #westedge #westedge2017 #design

Cities are finalizing bids ahead of Thursday's deadline to apply to host Amazon's second headquarters, known as HQ2. City officials are eager to attract 50,000 high-wage jobs, billions of dollars in direct investment and millions more in related economic activity. What can Seattle teach those cities about becoming a company town for Amazon? On today's DnA we speak to Posey Gruener and Caroline Chamberlain, @KUOW producers of Prime(d), a podcast launching this week that will explore the ways Amazon has transformed Seattle.

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Cities are finalizing bids ahead of Thursday's deadline to apply to host Amazon's second headquarters, known as HQ2. City officials are eager to attract 50,000 high-wage jobs, billions of dollars in direct investment and millions more in related economic activity. What can Seattle teach those cities about becoming a company town for Amazon? On today's DnA we speak to Posey Gruener and Caroline Chamberlain, @KUOW producers of Prime(d), a podcast launching this week that will explore the ways Amazon has transformed Seattle.

At the dedication ceremony for the Bunker Hill Steps in 1990, landscape architect Lawrence Halprin said: "Great cities are not made by automobiles, freeways and high-rises. Basically they are made by open spaces and the people who use those open spaces." Los Angeles right now is paying tribute to the late landscape designer. Hear more on DnA, today at 2:30 on KCRW. #lawrencehalprin #architecture #design

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At the dedication ceremony for the Bunker Hill Steps in 1990, landscape architect Lawrence Halprin said: "Great cities are not made by automobiles, freeways and high-rises. Basically they are made by open spaces and the people who use those open spaces." Los Angeles right now is paying tribute to the late landscape designer. Hear more on DnA, today at 2:30 on KCRW. #lawrencehalprin #architecture #design

Cyanotype flag-making workshop taught by Amanda Sutton (@arockdontstop) at Pico Block Party in Santa Monica

KCRW's Design and Architecture (@kcrwdna)


Cyanotype flag-making workshop taught by Amanda Sutton (@arockdontstop) at Pico Block Party in Santa Monica

Lovell Moore, the "Crenshaw Cowboy," recently had his sculptures removed from his usual spot at the Crenshaw Boulevard onramp to the westbound 10 freeway. But tonight his art and motivational signs are on display in a show at the Re/Creation Café, which organizers hope will help him transition off the street and out of homelessness.

KCRW's Design and Architecture (@kcrwdna)


Lovell Moore, the "Crenshaw Cowboy," recently had his sculptures removed from his usual spot at the Crenshaw Boulevard onramp to the westbound 10 freeway. But tonight his art and motivational signs are on display in a show at the Re/Creation Café, which organizers hope will help him transition off the street and out of homelessness.

Dancers rehearsing in the Maguire Gardens at the LA Central Library for their Oct. 24 performance #heididuckler #lawrencehalprin #landscapearchitecture #losangeles #dance

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Dancers rehearsing in the Maguire Gardens at the LA Central Library for their Oct. 24 performance #heididuckler #lawrencehalprin #landscapearchitecture #losangeles #dance

Is the linkage fee - a proposal to make developers pay into an affordable housing trust fund - the answer to LA's housing crisis? Listen to tonight's DnA on ATC for answers! (📸@saulgonzalezla)

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Is the linkage fee - a proposal to make developers pay into an affordable housing trust fund - the answer to LA's housing crisis? Listen to tonight's DnA on ATC for answers! (📸@saulgonzalezla)

You might think Hollywood and the NRA are at opposite ends of the political spectrum. But recent mass shootings have brought renewed focus to the glamorization of guns in the movies, such as "Pulp Fiction," produced by Harvey Weinstein. Hear more on this week's DnA.

KCRW's Design and Architecture (@kcrwdna)


You might think Hollywood and the NRA are at opposite ends of the political spectrum. But recent mass shootings have brought renewed focus to the glamorization of guns in the movies, such as "Pulp Fiction," produced by Harvey Weinstein. Hear more on this week's DnA.

The Institute of Mentalphysics, built in 1947, is the dream of architect Lloyd Wright and spiritual leader Edwin J. Dingle, aka Ding Le Mei. This weekend it's the setting of the #DesertDaze music festival. Hear more about the history and architecture on today's DnA. ✨👽🔮(📷@heyavishay)

KCRW's Design and Architecture (@kcrwdna)


The Institute of Mentalphysics, built in 1947, is the dream of architect Lloyd Wright and spiritual leader Edwin J. Dingle, aka Ding Le Mei. This weekend it's the setting of the #DesertDaze music festival. Hear more about the history and architecture on today's DnA. ✨👽🔮(📷@heyavishay)

ICYMI: is more housing the answer to rising rents? Hear our interview last week with YIMBY pro-density activist Sonja Trauss, now running to be San Francisco's District 6 supervisor.

KCRW's Design and Architecture (@kcrwdna)


ICYMI: is more housing the answer to rising rents? Hear our interview last week with YIMBY pro-density activist Sonja Trauss, now running to be San Francisco's District 6 supervisor.

The architect Renzo Piano is building a sphere on Wilshire Boulevard to house the new Academy Museum of Motion Pictures' auditorium. Get a tour on the most recent episode of DnA!

KCRW's Design and Architecture (@kcrwdna)


The architect Renzo Piano is building a sphere on Wilshire Boulevard to house the new Academy Museum of Motion Pictures' auditorium. Get a tour on the most recent episode of DnA!