University of California, Los Angeles
Professor and Chair of the Department of Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of California, Los Angeles and director of UCLA's Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies; principal at Atelier Hitoshi Abe, based in Sendai, Japan
A year ago yesterday, Japan experienced multiple disasters: an earthquake, tsunami and the meltdowns of three nuclear reactors at the Fukishima-Daichi plant in the Northeastern part…
Mar. 12, 2012from Which Way, L.A.?
One year ago yesterday, Japan experienced a massive earthquake, devastating tsunami and the meltdown of the nuclear facility at Fukushima Daiichi nuclear reactor. Nearly all of its…
Mar. 12, 2012from To the Point
The sponsor for the "Future City" Pecha Kucha was the Japanese bath manufacturer TOTO, who displayed its new Neorest 550 , a high-tech luxury toilet which includes features like an…
Jul. 19, 2011from Design and Architecture
Facial recognition software is touted as making us safer. Is it worth the risk of misidentification -- and the violation of privacy?
Nov. 7from To the Point
The Trump administration wants to end Temporary Protected Status, which allows immigrants currently living in the U.S.
Nov. 5from Greater LA
On Tuesday night, the NBA season began with the Clippers beating the Lakers 112-102. Outside the Staples Center, activists were staging a peaceful protest for Hong Kong.
Oct. 23from KCRW Features
The U.S. House of Representatives is voting today to formalize the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump. Watch the debate and vote on the House floor live.
Oct. 31from KCRW Features
Two of the most urgent crises facing Americans---mental health and homelessness---are inextricably linked. The failure to see this has only made things worse.
Oct. 18from Scheer Intelligence
Was Gordon Sondland lying in his testimony, or was he just not prepared?
Nov. 6from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
Personal medical records behind public health regulations are now stamped "confidential." If they aren’t opened up, the Trump EPA says it will ignore them.
Nov. 18from To the Point
Impeachment by Democrats in the House may lead to trial in the Senate, with Chief Justice John Roberts presiding. Can he prevent the Republican majority from rushing to judgement?
Oct. 30from To the Point
Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks has been closed since November 7, 2018, the night a Marine veteran walked in and shot and killed 12 people before taking his own life.
Nov. 6from Greater LA