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  • FRANCE-ART/VUITTON

    Thursday June 25, 2015

    Architect Frank Gehry transforming cities: 'Why put up with banality?'

    To this day, Canadian-born architect Frank Gehry says when he walks into one of his new buildings, he still sees the flaws first. As we wrap up our season-long project, By Design, we speak to the man considered to be the most important architect of our age.

    Posted: Jun 25, 2015 12:32 PM
    Last Updated: Jun 26, 2015 7:29 AM
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  • Spanky and Liz Hoath - Happiness By Design

    Thursday June 25, 2015

    Happiness By Design: How searching for joy can make us sad

    Books that have sold millions urge you to visualize and actualize your way to a happier life. But our producer Liz Hoath has discovered others who argue that working with a little negativity can also lead to you to happiness.

    Posted: Jun 25, 2015 12:37 PM
    Last Updated: Jun 26, 2015 10:55 AM
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  • Frank Gehry

    Design choices make or break public spaces

    by Kristin Nelson

    We hear about the ways the design of public spaces can be used to exclude and unite citizens. Learn how defensive architecture transforms spaces ostensibly made for everyone - into places only meant for some. And finally, top Canadian architects debate the quality of contemporary buildings.

    Posted: Jun 30, 2015 12:55 PM
    Last Updated: Jun 30, 2015 12:56 PM
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