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KCRW's Design and Architecture  The design and urbanism trends shaping our world. DnA airs on @kcrw Tuesday 2 pm; DnA on ATC airs Wednesday 6:44 pm

Scenes from the opening of Tower II at Metropolis, the high-rise residential, hotel and retail project in downtown LA. Would you like to live in a fancy high-rise tower next to the 110 freeway? Hear the latest in our series “This is Home in LA” on today’s DnA. 🌃

Construction underway on the FlyawayHomes pilot project to build affordable housing out of shipping containers in South LA. Hear more on today’s DnA, airing at 2 pm PST on @kcrw.

Mariposa 1038 is a multifamily building in Koreatown that shows you can take a generic building type and make it cool. Hear about it on today’s installment of our series “This is Home in LA.” 🏢🏬

Jonathan Gold helped us understand Los Angeles, and ourselves, through our food. He thought about the entire experience of eating. For him, mini-malls were gateways to world culture, with their tucked away mom and pop eateries. On today’s show we remember Jonathan Gold, who died on Saturday.

DnA’s Frances Anderton talks to Scott Parker and Alan Pullman of Long Beach-based Studio One Eleven about how Long Beach, LA and other Southland cities are “urbanizing” in the face of a building boom that is bringing dramatic changes to the LA lifestyle and residential living. 🏗🏘🏬

Quentin Tarantino Turns Back The Clock On Hollywood Blvd To 1969 For His Lastest Film #OnceUponATimeInHollywood . His Production Team Recreated The Shops Of The Era, & Restored The Marquee On The Iconic Pussycat Theatre ( 📸 4 Hollywood Blvd 1976 )

The City of Los Angeles’ Department of Public Works voted today to remove 18 trees in Hollywood. The city says the trees are damaging the sidewalks. Urban forestry advocates say it’s imperative that a hot region like the Southland maintains its tree canopy. Can we have both? Hear more on DnA on ATC. (kcrw.com/dna) 🌳

DJ Waldie is a historian and writer who’s spent his whole life in Lakewood. On today’s DnA, we get a tour of this planned city of suburban tract homes and ask, is this California dream available today? 🏘

Emory Douglas was the “revolutionary artist” and Minister of Culture for the Black Panther Party. His bold graphics, now on show at LACE, still hold lessons for protest art today. Hear his interview on this week’s DnA!
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#emorydouglas #blackpanthers

Great panel on student housing and program innovation at “Design For Dignity: Housing an Inclusive Community” at Studio MLA. Lots of collaboration happening between social service agencies and housing developers and architects
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#designfordignity #affordablehousing #homelessness #housing #housingaffordability #architecture

What’s it like to live on a boat? Hear from Yvonne Clark and other “liveaboards” in Marina del Rey on today’s DnA. It’s the third story in our series “This is Home in LA.” 🧜‍♀️🚤

Want to build an ADU? Look before you leap. Trent Wolbe and Grace Lee talked to DnA about their Highland Park backyard home-in-progress. It’s part of a pilot project with the city of LA. Hear their story today at 2 pm on @kcrw.

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