Peter O'Dowd http://kvpr.org en Frank Lloyd Wright Home Threatened In Arizona http://kvpr.org/post/frank-lloyd-wright-home-threatened-arizona Transcript <p>MELISSA BLOCK, HOST: <p>You're listening to ALL THINGS CONSIDERED from NPR News.<p>There's a battle under way in Arizona to stop the demolition of a home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. The legendary architect lived his later years outside of Phoenix. And in 1952, he designed the Spiraling House for his son.<p>Now, the architectural community is trying to save it as Peter O'Dowd reports from member station KJZZ.<p>PETER O'DOWD, BYLINE: Today, the scene at the David and Gladys Wright House is far from midcentury glamorous. A chain-link fence lines its perimeter. Fri, 05 Oct 2012 17:32:10 +0000 Peter O'Dowd 5041 at http://kvpr.org Scorching Phoenix Plans For An Even Hotter Future http://kvpr.org/post/scorching-phoenix-plans-even-hotter-future It's been a record hot summer in many cities across the nation. Phoenix is no exception. This Sonoran Desert metropolis already records more days over 100 degrees than any other major U.S. city. Now, climate models predict Phoenix will soon get even hotter.<p>A hotter future may mean a more volatile environment — and along with it, natural disasters, greater pressure on infrastructure, and an increased physical toll on city residents.<p>While some city planners around the country discuss ways to mitigate climate change, planners in Phoenix assume that change is already under way. Tue, 14 Aug 2012 21:18:00 +0000 Peter O'Dowd 2271 at http://kvpr.org Scorching Phoenix Plans For An Even Hotter Future