Pop Culture | Apr 29, 2012
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Fashion/Design | Mar 21, 2012
Over this past weekend, KQED fashion blogger Zoe Vice visited the Vintage Fashion Expo. What's in this spring, retro-wise? The 1950s, flower power prints and lady-like accessories. By Zoe Vice
Fashion/Design | Mar 11, 2012
You are probably out riding your bike this fine Sunday, but if you don't have a one, here are some tips on how to start riding in style. By Zoe Vice
Fashion/Design | Mar 10, 2012
KQED scoured February's New York runway shows to compile a cheat sheet of Fashion Week's top trends and created this shopping guide for the SF girl who thinks six months is too long to wait to start wearing the latest fashions. By Monica Laufer
Art Review | Nov 13, 2011
SFMOMA's exhibition demonstrates the influence of Rams' now-classic designs, but with an important difference: today's slick-looking products are designed with obsolescence in mind. By Tom Comitta
Fashion/Design | Sep 10, 2011
Highlights from the month-long Architecture and the City festival, a vast array of tours, screenings, lectures, workshops, and exhibitions focused on the physical shape of San Francisco. By Sarah Hotchkiss
Architecture : NPR
The stripped-down look of exposed brick, poured cement floors and Edison light bulbs is popular in restaurants across America. One reporter dares to ask, "Seriously, why?"
Researchers using satellite images and drones discovered a structure the size of an Olympic-size pool near the center of the ancient city in Jordan. But what exactly it was used for remains a mystery.
Love them or hate them, modernist buildings of the 1960s and '70s are beginning to need renovation, and the U.S. General Services Administration is trying something unusual — putting a 32-story office tower under glass. The double wall exterior will not only save energy but protect the inhabitants from a bomb blast. NPR explores whether the repairs are worth the $120 million and if the outer wall will ruin the original architecture design.
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