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Boyle Heights, the land of freeways from the Design & Architecture BLOG

If you drive around the East Los Angeles neighborhood of Boyle Heights, you’re bound to pass under or next to a freeway interchange. It’s where the 5, 10, 60 and… Read More

October 06, 2015

5 design things to do this week from the Design & Architecture BLOG

Hear from PAO’s James Shen about China’s first architecture social enterprise; get an abstract perspective on West Coast landscape at CAAM; attend a design and architecture film festival; shop some modern objects d’art at swanky NoMad; and go to a new zine bazaar. Read More

March 12, 2018

5 design things to do this week from the Design & Architecture BLOG

See costumes from 2016’s best films, take a romantic tour of Metro’s station art, hear from one of the most respected jewelry makers in the field, check out rock ‘n’ roll images from the Sunset Strip, and share your thoughts on new park space in Boyle Heights and the Arts District. Read More

February 06, 2017

Is Trump a “Conceptual Dadaist”? from the Design & Architecture BLOG

Artists and designers are resisting the Trump administration with statements from pussyhats and posters to Museum-led activism. But will this rattle a president who does not speak the same visual language — even as he takes a cue from artists in “creating an alternative reality?” Read More

February 22, 2017

5 design things to do this week from the Design & Architecture BLOG

A conversation on “queer spaces,” a celebration of automotive design, a tour around Santa Barbara’s luscious gardens, photographs of Brazilian brutalist architecture, and a chance to hear from British designer Tom Dixon. Here are DnA’s hand-picked events for the week. Read More

July 18, 2016

To Run and Dine in L.A. from the Good Food BLOG

Though it’s no weight loss plan, we’ve logged 120 miles all over LA with our Hollywood Half Marathon training program and eaten tasty breakfast burritos, hand-pulled noodles and tiger tail donuts along the way. Read More

March 25, 2016

Inside the effort to clean up Exide’s toxic legacy from the For The Curious BLOG

On a crisp and sunny morning last weekend, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti spoke before a crowd of Boyle Heights residents gathered at a neighborhood park. He told them that after… Read More

March 17, 2016

Does LUVE hurt or help Santa Monica? from the Design & Architecture BLOG

Downtown Santa Monica is being transformed into a dense, walkable community of mixed-use buildings attractive to young and old. But citizens living outside the urban core are angered by what they see as over-development and traffic congestion and are fighting to limit downtown’s growth. Read More

August 31, 2016

This tiny house could be yours — but can you live in it? from the Design & Architecture BLOG

More and more people want to live in “tiny houses” — to escape the “debtors prison” of a 30-year mortgage, to live with less stuff or to join communities of fellow tiny house dwellers. Now this house is about to be raffled off at CAFAM. Would you live in it and would you be allowed to? Read More

March 14, 2017

Oh Goodie, It’s the KCRW Pledge Drive! And You’ll Think So Too When You See These Premiums. . . from the Design & Architecture BLOG

2012 Winter Membership Drive: Get Your Design Goodies Here! By Beth Topping Before I was a KCRW employee, and before that a KCRW volunteer, I was a KCRW member.  I had just moved to Los Angeles and found that KCRW gave me a sense of community and helped me feel grounded in my new city.  I even enjoyed listening to the membership drives — it gave me a …

January 24, 2012

5 Design Things To Do This Week from the Design & Architecture BLOG

Your week in design events from DnA. Read More

March 02, 2015

5 Design Things to do This Week from the Design & Architecture BLOG

Your week in design events from DnA. Read More

September 21, 2015

How the Rodney King Riots changed LA architecture from the Design & Architecture BLOG

Out of the ashes of April 29, 1992, a new attitude to Los Angeles was born. Read More

April 26, 2017



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