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First Aired - 06/05/2011 04:30PM Download MP3 (Full Episode)
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On this week's edition of Burning Down the House, Curtis breifly explores concepts of sustainable aspects of constructions. How green is steel? Is there such a thing as rot-proof wood? Find out more about advances in building materials and how you can make sure your building live a long healthy life. This episode was sponsored by Cain Vineyard & Winery.


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First Aired - 08/27/2009 08:00PM Download MP3 (Full Episode)
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This week on Burning Down The House, Curtis B. Wayne talks about internet journalism & design trends with a panel of guests including Michael Cannell, Manuel Saez & Jamie Waugh.
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Curtis B. Wayne, Architecture, design journalism, efficient machines, public relations change perceptions, talking from an ivory tower, design is related to context, aesthetically pleasing does not mean successful, manipulating design in context, design tastes are not always universal, colloquial design, universal design, iPod, poof, paired down practical world, design trends seem to repeat, post-war design comeback, retro, modern classics with balance, Denzel Washington's face, news stands in NYC, art-and-therapy.com, safe home, improved public spaces, happy home makes a happy life, recliners, aggressively modern, object design, received understandings of context, neurology and planned designed, psychology of consumption, Feng Shui, color is part of function, plain sight understanding, Shelter magazine, Philippe Starck, ghost chair, don't eat on souvenirs, the intention of design, Milan Furniture Fair, shock value, shocking is a commodity, Marcel Wanders, floral patterns and motif, disposable products, Chinese stadium the Nest, consumerism, Michael Cannell, Fast Company, Jamie Waugh, Fibonacci series, symmetry and rhythm, Manuel Saez,
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Curtis B. Wayne, Architecture, Michael Cannell, Fast Company, Jamie Waugh, Cooper Hewitt, designing for the few, design in service to infrastructure, feathering ones nest, macro versus micro solutions, Buckminster Fuller, current designers are conversationalists, reclaimed wood, currency in the sentimental, self-expression through customization, pendulums in fashion, design goes as far as intention, product of design is profit, solutions, Michael Graves, Target, chain stores forget about the consumer, have versus want or need, design should be clear, instantaneous understanding, second age of greed, scavenged lifestyles, instant authenticity, wool over the eyes, green marketing, bamboo, authentic design, etsy.com, design by individuals, design follows food, design equivalent of the farmer's market, Manuel Saez,

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