99% Invisible

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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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99% Invisible

Roman Mars
1 288- Guerrilla Public Service Redux2017-12-12 22:33:02
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2 287- The Nut Behind the Wheel2017-12-05 22:58:46
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3 286- A 700-Foot Mountain of Whipped Cream2017-11-28 21:03:36
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4 285- Money Makers2017-11-21 22:05:55
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5 284- Hero Props: Graphic Design in Film & Television2017-11-14 22:57:08
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6 283- Dollhouses of St. Louis2017-11-07 16:25:14
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7 282- Oyster-tecture2017-10-31 22:25:16
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8 281- La Sagrada Familia2017-10-25 01:30:00
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9 280- Half Measures2017-10-18 07:00:00
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10 279- The Containment Plan2017-10-11 03:30:00
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11 278- The Athletic Brassiere2017-10-03 23:13:42
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12 277- Ponte City Tower2017-09-26 17:29:10
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277- Ponte City Tower

Ponte City Tower, the brutalist cylindrical high-rise that towers over Johannesburg, has gone from a symbol of white opulence to something far more complicated. It’s gone through very hard times, but also it’s hopeful. It’s a microcosm of the South Africa’s history, but it’s also a place that moves on. And to this day, this strange concrete tube at the center of Johannesburg’s skyline continues to play the same role for newcomers that it has for decades: serving as the diverse entry point to the city. Ponte City Tower …read more

13 276- The Finnish Experiment2017-09-19 21:14:13
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14 275- Coal Hogs Work Safe2017-09-12 22:14:40
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15 274- The Age of the Algorithm2017-09-05 23:45:54
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16 273- Notes on an Imagined Plaque2017-08-29 21:47:20
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17 272- Person in Lotus Position2017-08-22 21:13:02
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18 271- The Great Dismal Swamp2017-08-15 22:42:25
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19 270- The Stethoscope2017-08-09 01:09:48
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20 269- Ways of Hearing2017-08-01 23:39:13
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