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A Streetcar Named OC

A Streetcar Named OC

Over the past several months, we’ve been working with the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) on the conceptual stop design for a streetcar system that will transform the community and small-business landscape of Santa Ana and Garden Grove in Southern California. In a way, it’s like a revival of the old streetcar that ran from LA to downtown Santa Ana—but in a new era of transportation!

Healthy Materials: From the Office to the Home

Healthy Materials: From the Office to the Home

Want to be creeped out just in time for Halloween? How’s this: Turns out that buildings - and specifically our homes - are the most toxic places we spend time in. Yikes. As part of RNL’s Design2Thrive series this fall, we brought in leading expert in healthy materials Annette Stelmack for an in-depth and, frankly, terrifying account of the dangers of many commonly used building products.