The Architect of the Capitol ordered six marble bath tubs, each three by seven feet and carved by hand in Italy, to be installed in the Capitol basements three on the House side, three on the senate…
Roman Mars is the host of 99% Invisible, a radio show that explores the 99% invisible activity that shapes the design of our world. Produced by Roman Mars, with support from LUNAR. It’s a project of KALW, the American Institute of Architects, San Francisco and the Center for Architecture and Design.
Seemingly improbably, Roman Mars has created and built a beautiful podcast that discusses the virtues of design and architecture — visual subjects that are tackled in audio form.
I am a fan of public radio. I’ve been fortunate enough to have hosted conversations with both Dick Gordon and Bob Edwards – two of my favorite public radio interviewers – for this podcast. Earlier this year, I discovered the 99% Invisible podcast thanks to a recommendation made by my Stitcher app. I’ve been hooked ever since! Our guest, Roman Mars, is the producer and host of this great podcast! I was delighted when he accepted my invitation to be on the “other side” of the microphone. Enjoy the conversation!