Design and Architecture

Design and Architecture

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

This week: Binge on films at the Design and Architecture Film Festival; consider the future of 1970s architecture in Los Angeles; celebrate Corita Day with an art materials giveaway…

5 design things to do Nov 16 - 22

This week: Binge on films at the Design and Architecture Film Festival; consider the future of 1970s architecture in Los Angeles; celebrate Corita Day with an art materials giveaway…

This week: Catch Doris Sung talk about about reinventing window shading; hear Lorcan O'Herlihy on his new book, Architecture is a Social Act; learn about Green Hydrogen Energy at…

5 design things to do Nov 9 - 15

This week: Catch Doris Sung talk about about reinventing window shading; hear Lorcan O'Herlihy on his new book, Architecture is a Social Act; learn about Green Hydrogen Energy at…

Geoffrey von Oeyen completed a dream house for his brother, only to see it destroyed by the Woolsey Fire two years ago.

LA architect rebuilds after Woolsey Fire and reflects on living in the wildland-urban interface

Geoffrey von Oeyen completed a dream house for his brother, only to see it destroyed by the Woolsey Fire two years ago.

This week: Talk a virtual walk through fairy gardens by Takako Tajima; read poetry on ACE Hotel's marquee; see housing solutions by the next generation of designers at AIA/LA's 2 x 8…

5 design things to do week of Nov 2 - 8

This week: Talk a virtual walk through fairy gardens by Takako Tajima; read poetry on ACE Hotel's marquee; see housing solutions by the next generation of designers at AIA/LA's 2 x 8…

This week: go vote at an LA landmark; explore American political history through its presidential TV campaign advertising; connect with Los Angeles' history through stories of places…

5 design things to do Oct 26 - Nov 1

This week: go vote at an LA landmark; explore American political history through its presidential TV campaign advertising; connect with Los Angeles' history through stories of places…

This week: DEMO at the MAK Center makes art out of the process of demolition; forage through a FORT: LA trail of witch houses; explore the design industry's role in politics and urban…

5 design things to do Oct 19 - 25

This week: DEMO at the MAK Center makes art out of the process of demolition; forage through a FORT: LA trail of witch houses; explore the design industry's role in politics and urban…

This week: Time travel down Ed Ruscha's Sunset Blvd in a new digital archive; see the work of NOT REAL ART grant recipients at Helms Design Center; see Maria Moyer's stoneware at…

5 design things to do Oct 12 - 18

This week: Time travel down Ed Ruscha's Sunset Blvd in a new digital archive; see the work of NOT REAL ART grant recipients at Helms Design Center; see Maria Moyer's stoneware at…

Roman Mars talks about LA, writing for print v. radio, and whether he secretly yearns to be a designer.

Roman Mars turns ‘99% Invisible’ city into a 100% visible book

Roman Mars talks about LA, writing for print v. radio, and whether he secretly yearns to be a designer.

This week: Drive by thrilling Halloween installations; See the best in problem-solving design at AIA SF Cote exhibition and symposium; consider the vulnerability of the wildland urban…

5 design things to do Oct 5 - 11

This week: Drive by thrilling Halloween installations; See the best in problem-solving design at AIA SF Cote exhibition and symposium; consider the vulnerability of the wildland urban…

This week: Watch the topping out at the new OC Museum of Art by Morphosis Architects; hear from developers and planners about facing up to systemic racism in planning; learn about…

5 design things to do Sept 28 - Oct 4

This week: Watch the topping out at the new OC Museum of Art by Morphosis Architects; hear from developers and planners about facing up to systemic racism in planning; learn about…

Americans are experiencing an epidemic of loneliness . A coliving project in Hollywood was designed to remedy it. Then came a pandemic.

In an age of loneliness, Treehouse offers community that’s carefully curated and designed

Americans are experiencing an epidemic of loneliness . A coliving project in Hollywood was designed to remedy it. Then came a pandemic.

This week: Attend LA Design Festival 2020 - and hear ICON Award recipient Frances Anderton in conversation with Elizabeth Timme; explore video games that use virtual worlds to create…

5 design things to do Sept 21 - 27

This week: Attend LA Design Festival 2020 - and hear ICON Award recipient Frances Anderton in conversation with Elizabeth Timme; explore video games that use virtual worlds to create…

Drive-in to see classic movie Metropolis. Reflect on simpler times with Mary Little's textile sculptures. Take a curated tour of LA Forum's exploration of the 2020s.

5 design things to do Sept 14 - 20

Drive-in to see classic movie Metropolis. Reflect on simpler times with Mary Little's textile sculptures. Take a curated tour of LA Forum's exploration of the 2020s.

This week: check out the new SoFi Stadium in Inglewood; attend a launch party for Janna Ireland's new book "Regarding Paul Williams;" eyeball the interiors on Dezeen's Awards…

5 design things to do Sept 7 - 13

This week: check out the new SoFi Stadium in Inglewood; attend a launch party for Janna Ireland's new book "Regarding Paul Williams;" eyeball the interiors on Dezeen's Awards…

This week: Listen to Black designers talk about how their environments shaped their work; see photos of Frida Kahlo projected in Catalina; discuss the future of small aircraft…

5 design things to do August 31 - Sept 6

This week: Listen to Black designers talk about how their environments shaped their work; see photos of Frida Kahlo projected in Catalina; discuss the future of small aircraft…

DnA looks into the extreme measures being taken to improve air conditioning and asks whether outside air is cheaper and healthier. Also, D.J.

Air conditioning becomes a weapon against infection, D.J. Waldie finds the soul in Los Angeles

DnA looks into the extreme measures being taken to improve air conditioning and asks whether outside air is cheaper and healthier. Also, D.J.

This week: Hear D.J.

5 design things to do August 24 - 30

This week: Hear D.J.

This week: Check out the new Graham Garden in DTLA; come to the Green Building Conference; go to a drive-in book launch on the Sunset Strip; drive by ArtCenter's window displays and…

5 design things to do August 17 - 23

This week: Check out the new Graham Garden in DTLA; come to the Green Building Conference; go to a drive-in book launch on the Sunset Strip; drive by ArtCenter's window displays and…

California has around 21,000 licensed architects, and 300 of them are Black. SoCalNOMA hopes to change that. Also, computer engineer William English made the mouse a reality.

How Bill English helped create the computer mouse, and the effort to change the face of architecture

California has around 21,000 licensed architects, and 300 of them are Black. SoCalNOMA hopes to change that. Also, computer engineer William English made the mouse a reality.

This week: Learn what planners are doing to alleviate loneliness; display historic paintings on your home screens; visit Petersen Automotive Museum's online Car Week; hear from Anthony…

5 design things to : Aug 10 - 16

This week: Learn what planners are doing to alleviate loneliness; display historic paintings on your home screens; visit Petersen Automotive Museum's online Car Week; hear from Anthony…