Architecture — Tools of Capital: Iconic, Boring, and for the Happy Few

            <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/nk/nkgdo8000mp03hey.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/nk/nkgdo8000mp03hey.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/nk/nkgdo8000mp03hey.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/nk/nkgdo8000mp03hey.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" />This week, Donna and Ken are joined by Indianapolis architect and ARE Sketches author, Lora Teagarden. Lora is an architect with <a href="http://www.ratiodesign.com/" rel="nofollow" >RATIO Architects</a>&nbsp;and <a href="https://www.l-2-design.com/" rel="nofollow" >L^2 Design</a>. On this podcast, we'll be discussing three news items from the website. First up is the controversy around the proposal for the "<a href="https://archinect.com/news/article/150037891/william-kaven-unveils-design-for-tallest-portland-building" rel="nofollow" >Tallest Building in Portland</a>" by the architecture firm <a href="http://www.williamkaven.com/" rel="nofollow" >William Kaven</a>. Second is the <a href="http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/arts/la-ca-cm-building-type-boring-buildings-20171119-htmlstory.html" rel="nofollow" >Op-Ed</a> on <a href="https://archinect.com/news/article/150038261/are-you-bored-yet" rel="nofollow" >"Boring Architecture"</a>&nbsp;by <em>LA Times</em> architecture critic, Christopher Hawthorne. Last is a provocative interview with OMA partner,&nbsp;Reinier de Graaf, by the folks at Failed Architecture called, "<a href="https://www.failedarchitecture.com/reinier-de-graaf-architecture-is-in-a-state-of-denial/" rel="nofollow" >Architecture is in a State of Denial</a>".
Listen to episode 113 of Archinect Sessions, “Architecture — Tools of Capital: Iconic, Boring, and for the Happy Few”.

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