Design and Architecture

Design and Architecture

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

This week: Drive-ins are back for the summer, but restaurant dining has taken over parking lanes in Santa Monica; catch a podcast about objects in a museum and their hidden stories;…

5 design things to do July 6 - 12

This week: Drive-ins are back for the summer, but restaurant dining has taken over parking lanes in Santa Monica; catch a podcast about objects in a museum and their hidden stories;…

This week: Watch Milton Glaser explain design; experience the Souls of a Million Light Years; see Heidi Duckler dancers in   augmented reality; return to The Huntington Gardens and…

5 design things to do June 29 - July 5

This week: Watch Milton Glaser explain design; experience the Souls of a Million Light Years; see Heidi Duckler dancers in   augmented reality; return to The Huntington Gardens and…

Statues of slave traders and Confederate leaders are being toppled or defaced during protests following the killing of George Floyd.

For an art conservator, it's hard to say goodbye to Confederate statues

Statues of slave traders and Confederate leaders are being toppled or defaced during protests following the killing of George Floyd.

This week: Catch an in-person glimpse of the new Tesla Cybertruck at Petersen Automotive Museum; explore ways to achieve equality and diversity in design and architecture; vote for…

5 design things to do June 22 - 28

This week: Catch an in-person glimpse of the new Tesla Cybertruck at Petersen Automotive Museum; explore ways to achieve equality and diversity in design and architecture; vote for…

Redlining, restrictive covenants, urban renewal, and building freeways through  communities of color are all ways Los Angeles was shaped by structural racism.

How structural racism shaped LA, and what developers can do about it

Redlining, restrictive covenants, urban renewal, and building freeways through  communities of color are all ways Los Angeles was shaped by structural racism.

This week: Take a free sneaker design class from veteran footwear designer Roosevelt Brown; attend San Francisco Design Week, online; channel Jay Leno in road trips around Los Angeles…

5 design things to do June 15 - 21

This week: Take a free sneaker design class from veteran footwear designer Roosevelt Brown; attend San Francisco Design Week, online; channel Jay Leno in road trips around Los Angeles…

This week: Celebrate women artists of color with the Norton Collection; embrace the Soul of A Nation; re-create famous artworks, with found materials at home; consider the way forward…

5 design things to do June 8 - 14

This week: Celebrate women artists of color with the Norton Collection; embrace the Soul of A Nation; re-create famous artworks, with found materials at home; consider the way forward…

This week: Help design pedestrian amenities surrounding the new Purple Line coming to Beverly Hills; honor FoLAR founder Lewis MacAdams by submitting public art ideas; explore…

5 design things to do June 1 - 7

This week: Help design pedestrian amenities surrounding the new Purple Line coming to Beverly Hills; honor FoLAR founder Lewis MacAdams by submitting public art ideas; explore…

This week: Learn how to save the planet through designing with nature, not against it; hear what leaders in urban planning are thinking about public spaces for the future; enter the…

5 design things to do May 25 - 31

This week: Learn how to save the planet through designing with nature, not against it; hear what leaders in urban planning are thinking about public spaces for the future; enter the…

Big tech companies have remade the workplace in recent years with creative offices designed to stimulate disruption.

Google and Twitter tell staff to keep working from home. What will happen to creative offices?

Big tech companies have remade the workplace in recent years with creative offices designed to stimulate disruption.

This week: Hear how California cities are leading the charge for clean building; watch a documentary about the iconoclastic architect Bruce Goff; see cool projects by graduating…

5 design things to do May 18 - 24

This week: Hear how California cities are leading the charge for clean building; watch a documentary about the iconoclastic architect Bruce Goff; see cool projects by graduating…

This week: Celebrate Otis College of Art and Design, class of 2020; revisit Rodeo Drive, 1984; binge TED Talks on architecture and design; Zoom talk and dance at a digital disco with…

5 design things to do week of May 11-17

This week: Celebrate Otis College of Art and Design, class of 2020; revisit Rodeo Drive, 1984; binge TED Talks on architecture and design; Zoom talk and dance at a digital disco with…

LA City Councilman Mitch O’Farrell talks about his plan to incentivize telecommuting after stay-at-home orders are lifted and other ideas for a greener, cleaner LA.

Can LA be greener, cleaner, slower following COVID-19?

LA City Councilman Mitch O’Farrell talks about his plan to incentivize telecommuting after stay-at-home orders are lifted and other ideas for a greener, cleaner LA.

This week: Celebrate Cinco de Mayo and Latinx Culture; consider the history and future of the Tiny House; discuss the role of public space under Socialism; walk through the Getty's…

5 design things to do May 4 - 10

This week: Celebrate Cinco de Mayo and Latinx Culture; consider the history and future of the Tiny House; discuss the role of public space under Socialism; walk through the Getty's…

The pandemic has brought many people pain and anxiety. To Wouter Vanstiphout, a professor of “design as politics,” it has also brought clarity about the weaknesses in the “shiny global city” and its culture, economy and values. Vanstiphout asks if cities based on tourism, fossil fuels and hypercompetitiveness can survive the coronavirus.

Coronavirus tests the values of global cities like LA

The pandemic has brought many people pain and anxiety. To Wouter Vanstiphout, a professor of “design as politics,” it has also brought clarity about the weaknesses in the “shiny global city” and its culture, economy and values. Vanstiphout asks if cities based on tourism, fossil fuels and hypercompetitiveness can survive the coronavirus.

This week:   Learn about art from Sister Corita; sit with your kids and leading actors for Gotham Reads storytime; experience Hauser & Wirth Menorica - before it's completed -- through…

5 design things to do April 27 - May 3

This week:   Learn about art from Sister Corita; sit with your kids and leading actors for Gotham Reads storytime; experience Hauser & Wirth Menorica - before it's completed -- through…

Pandemics can bring about innovation, especially in design and architecture. Sam Lubell talks to DnA about changes that may come to buildings and urban design in response to COVID-19.

Based on past pandemics, coronavirus will bring changes to buildings and cities

Pandemics can bring about innovation, especially in design and architecture. Sam Lubell talks to DnA about changes that may come to buildings and urban design in response to COVID-19.

This week: Browse an Insta-Art Gallery; learn about ways that artists are responding to isolation and quarantine; consider the implications of Covid-19 on Micromobility and the sharing…

5 design things to do April 20-26

This week: Browse an Insta-Art Gallery; learn about ways that artists are responding to isolation and quarantine; consider the implications of Covid-19 on Micromobility and the sharing…

Hear from Lydia Kallipoliti about what closed systems--like submarines--can teach us about sustainability; hear about visionary climate change solutions at the intersection of art,…

5 design things to do April 16 - 22

Hear from Lydia Kallipoliti about what closed systems--like submarines--can teach us about sustainability; hear about visionary climate change solutions at the intersection of art,…

You are working at home. But is your home working for you? Kelly Wearstler has some tips to improve your interior, at whatever scale.

Interior designer Kelly Wearstler can help make your home work for you

You are working at home. But is your home working for you? Kelly Wearstler has some tips to improve your interior, at whatever scale.