99% Invisible

Design is everywhere in our lives, perhaps most importantly in the places where we've just stopped noticing. 99% Invisible is a weekly exploration of the process and power of design and architecture. From award winning producer Roman Mars. Learn more at 99percentinvisible.org. A proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX. Learn more at radiotopia.fm.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 19m. Bisher sind 416 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich
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99% Invisible-23- You Are Listening To + Radio Net


youarelistening.to appeared online on March 6, 2011 and I was hooked instantly. The combination of the police scanner and ambient music is an intriguing, and distinctly live, experience (unlike most of the time shifted audio I tend to consume).


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 2011-04-22  20m
 
 

99% Invisible-22- Free Speech Monument


In 1989, a group called the Berkeley Art Project decided to hold a national public art competition to create a monument that would commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Free Speech Movement, which began on the University of California Berkeley … Cont...


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 2011-04-15  8m
 
 

99% Invisible-21- BLDGBLOG: On Sound


Most sound design in architecture is centered around designing for silence. Buildings are trying to block out that constant stream noise from the street and insulate you from those jarring clangs of industry.


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 2011-04-01  5m
 
 

99% Invisible-20- Nikko Concrete Commando


In 2001, Delfin Vigil was walking the streets of San Francisco and ran across the name “Nikko” carved into the concrete sidewalk. After seeing Nikko once, Delfin began to see the name everywhere. One block after another, there he was … Continue reading →


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 2011-03-25  7m
 
 

99% Invisible-19X- RJDJ Reactive Music


This week, the radio audience heard episode #10, but for you web and podcast listeners, I have a story I did about a year and a half ago, about the reactive music app called RJDJ. I did this piece for … Continue reading →


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 2011-03-21  9m
 
 

99% Invisible-19- Liberation Squares plus NY Dick


In a recent piece from Urban Omnibus, Vishaan Chakrabarti (Professor at the Graduate School for Architecture, Planning and Preservation at Columbia University), wrote about how urban open spaces contribute to political change,


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 2011-03-11  11m
 
 

99% Invisible-18- Check Cashing Stores


A few years ago, journalist Douglas McGray learned that the largest chain of check cashing stores in Southern California, Nix Check Cashing, was being bought by the nation’s largest credit union, Kinecta. The credit union thought it had something to … ...


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 2011-03-04  5m
 
 

99% Invisible-17- Concrete Furniture


The New City Hall, designed by Finnish architect Viljo Revell, was the first modern, concrete, civic building in Toronto. When it opened in 1965, it stood out very prominently in the traditional Victorian fabric of the city.


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 2011-02-25  7m
 
 

99% Invisible-16- A Designed Language


The idea is simple and quite beautiful: if we all shared a second, politically neutral language, people of all different nations and cultures could communicate freely and easily, and it would foster international understanding and peace.


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 2011-02-18  6m
 
 

99% Invisible-15- Sounds of the Artificial World


Without all the beeps and chimes, without sonic feedback, all of your modern conveniences would be very hard to use. If a device and its sounds are designed correctly, it creates a special “theater of the mind” that users completely … Continue reading →


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 2011-02-11  5m