Design

StudioTulsa
5:05 pm
Tue August 26, 2014

All in the Making -- Notes on Fab Lab Tulsa and Its 2014 Tulsa Mini Maker Faire

Aired on Tuesday, August 26th.

"Imagine. Design. Fabricate." Such is the tag line for the Hardesty Center for Fab Lab Tulsa. Fab Lab Tulsa, as it's commonly called, is -- per its website -- a nonprofit "entity that provides community access to advanced manufacturing and digital fabrication tools for learning skills, developing inventions, creating businesses, and producing personalized products. Fab Lab Tulsa is one of over 150 MIT-chartered Fab Labs in more than 40 countries and the first in the southeastern region of the United States.

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StudioTulsa
5:41 pm
Thu March 27, 2014

From Drawings to Designs: The Philbrook Museum of Art Offers "Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec --- Album"

Aired on Thursday, March 27th.

"Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec --- Album" is a richly varied and lovely-to-look-at exhibition on view at the Philbrook Museum of Art here in Tulsa through May 11th. As we read of this show at the Philbrook website: "Design is a complex process in which numerous problems must be solved. Yet even in the age of computers, drawing remains an indispensable tool for many designers, allowing them to capture spontaneous ideas on paper and develop an individual formal language.

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StudioTulsa
4:10 pm
Wed July 24, 2013

The Art of the Bridge: A Conversation with Donald MacDonald, the Noted Bridge Architect

Aired on Wednesday, July 24th.

What makes for the creation of a structural or architectural icon? Is it strictly a matter of design? Or do both design and engineering play a role? And what about the location or environment surrounding a given structure --- how might they be involved? We explore such questions with our guest, Donald MacDonald, the noted bridge architect. Born in Canada and based for many years in San Francisco, MacDonald has designed high-rise buildings, landmark homes, and even an earthquake-proof bed.

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