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Reinventing the Wheel: DnA Explores the Future of Mobility at Helms Event

Posted April 24, 2014 by | 0 Comments
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LA has long been celebrated as a city of “mobility,” a place that was about relishing its freedom of movement as much as staying still, and where people identified with their cars as much as their homes. But now the region has become immobile. Join KCRW’s DnA for an event where we talk about the future of mobility in L.A.

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Reinventing the Wheel: DnA Explores the Future of Mobility at Helms Event

Posted April 24, 2014 by | 0 Comments
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LA has long been celebrated as a city of “mobility,” a place that was about relishing its freedom of movement as much as staying still, and where people identified with their cars as much as their homes. But now the region has become immobile. Join KCRW’s DnA for an event where we talk about the future of mobility in L.A.

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LA Designer: Harald Belker, Creator of Cars for Reality and Fantasy

Posted April 23, 2014 by | 1 Comment
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LA has long been celebrated as a city of “mobility,” a place that was about relishing its freedom of movement as much as staying still, and where people identified with their cars as much as their homes. But now the region has become immobile. Recent studies find that LA has among the worst traffic in the nation, with LA drivers wasting around 60 hours annually behind …

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Becoming a Biker in L.A.: Learning “Confident City Cycling”

Posted April 23, 2014 by | 2 Comments
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Since making my decision to become a cyclist in L.A., one piece of advice I’ve received over and over is to take a cycling class prior to taking my bike out for a spin on L.A’s roads.

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5 Design Things To Do This Week

Posted April 21, 2014 by | 0 Comments
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Here’s your week in design activities from DnA.

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LA Designer: Alexis Rochas and Andreas Froech of Stereo.bot

Posted April 16, 2014 by | 3 Comments
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Alexis Rochas of Stereo.bot and Andreas Froech of Machineous have joined forces in a meeting of “structure” and “skin.” They have just built Lightweaver at Coachella; read this interview with DnA for their views on “mirage architecture” and their ambitions for highly efficient and experimental buildings of the future.

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The Seder Plate: A Canvas for Contemporary Design and Values

Posted April 16, 2014 by | 1 Comment
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The seder plate has for centuries been a vehicle for artists to express religious devotion through beautification; Avishay Artsy explores how contemporary seder plate design reflects the evolving nature of the seder dinner itself.

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Rudolph Schindler’s Only Church is Resurrected

Posted April 16, 2014 by | 1 Comment
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Architecture enthusiasts and members of the Faith-Build International community are rejoicing in the re-opening of the Bethlehem church on Compton Avenue, designed in the mid-1940s by Modernist pioneer Rudolph Schindler. But did Schindler, a progressive thinker, come to design this radical church in that location at that time?

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Is Coachella an Art Museum for the 21st Century?

Posted April 16, 2014 by | 0 Comments
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In times past, Coachella was only about the music but the huge art installations are increasingly central to the total experience, so much so that one designer calls music festivals the “art museums of the 21st century.” Hear all about it in this segment with Jason Bentley, Alexis Rochas and Andreas Froech.

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This Week on DnA: The Art of Ritual: Coachella, Passover, a Schindler Church

Posted April 16, 2014 by | 2 Comments
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The worship of higher beings has traditionally inspired the beautification of objects and buildings, and today’s show looks at today’s variations on that impulse — installations at Coachella, the artistry of seder plates and the resurrection of a Rudolph Schindler-designed church in South Los Angeles — as spring brings its explosion of seasonal rituals.

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5 Design Things To Do This Week

Posted April 14, 2014 by | 0 Comments
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Your week in design events from DnA.

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