4.296 Furniture Making (MIT)
Furniture making is in many ways like bridge building, connections holding posts apart with spans to support a deck. Many architects have tried their hand at furniture design, Wright, Mies Van Der Rohe, Aalto, Saarinen, Le Corbusier, and Gerhy. We will review the history of furniture making in America with a visit to the Decorative Arts Collection at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and have Cambridge artist/craftsman Mitch Ryerson show us his work and talk about design process. Students will l
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Klartext 2010-09-23
På torsdagen berättade Klartext att rösterna nu har räknats. Partierna i Alliansen fick flest politiker invalda i riksdagen, men inte tillräckligt många för att kunna styra på egen hand. Programmet handlade också om att en del skor och kläder i svenska affärer kan vara gjorda av fångar i Kina.
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P4 Klartext 2010-09-27 kl: 18:00
Klartext handlar i dag om att Miljöpartiet säger att de kan tänka sig att samarbeta litegrann med regeringen. Vi berättar också om att myndigheten Kriminalvården kan ha lurats på pengar. Ett företag som har fått betalt för att ta hand om fångar, har istället släppt fångarna fria och behållit pengarna. Du får höra fler nyheter när du lyssnar på programmet.
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