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On Being with Krista Tippett is a public radio project delving into the human side of news stories + issues. Curated + edited by senior editor Trent Gilliss.

We publish guest contributions. We edit long; we scrapbook. We do big ideas + deep meaning. We answer questions.

We've even won a couple of Webbys + a Peabody Award.
Wally is the electrician who has wired every square inch of On Being’s new offices on Loring Park. He’s always upbeat, never kvetches, and has a can-do attitude. Take this photo, for example. Here he is on a lift 17 feet in the air changing the location of an electrical box for the third time. (The HVAC installer ran his duct work right over the top of where a pendant light is supposed to hang.) Not a word. Just a slight smile and he forges ahead.
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Wally is the electrician who has wired every square inch of On Being’s new offices on Loring Park. He’s always upbeat, never kvetches, and has a can-do attitude. Take this photo, for example. Here he is on a lift 17 feet in the air changing the location of an electrical box for the third time. (The HVAC installer ran his duct work right over the top of where a pendant light is supposed to hang.) Not a word. Just a slight smile and he forges ahead.

(at On Being on Loring Park)

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We’ve got glass! It may not look like much, but it is a major stride. (at On Being on Loring Park)
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We’ve got glass! It may not look like much, but it is a major stride. (at On Being on Loring Park)

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We’ve got wood on the mezzanine. Through the door is @kristatippett land. Lots of good things going down. (at On Being on Loring Park)

trentgilliss:

We’ve got wood on the mezzanine. Through the door is @kristatippett land. Lots of good things going down. (at On Being on Loring Park)

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trentgilliss:

These are exactly the type of cats I imagined would be welding + installing our steel staircase. (at On Being on Loring Park)

We’ve got stairs!

trentgilliss:

These are exactly the type of cats I imagined would be welding + installing our steel staircase. (at On Being on Loring Park)

We’ve got stairs!

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These are gates from an old elevator shaft in our building that I want to repurpose as a scrim + overhead trellis for On Being’s green room. Constraints can be good.

These are gates from an old elevator shaft in our building that I want to repurpose as a scrim + overhead trellis for On Being’s green room. Constraints can be good.

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A studio with a view (of the tracking room). Our offices on Loring Park are coming along nicely. Can’t wait to start recording Krista’s interviews here!
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A studio with a view (of the tracking room). Our offices on Loring Park are coming along nicely. Can’t wait to start recording Krista’s interviews here!

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The studio is in motion. Things are being built. This is all becoming very concrete and very real. On Being will be recording and editing from our new digs in Loring Park in October, for sure.
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The studio is in motion. Things are being built. This is all becoming very concrete and very real. On Being will be recording and editing from our new digs in Loring Park in October, for sure.

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In the end, we came up with a solution. Every “joist” was coped. All the rubber U channels affixed and batting placed in the floating floor. An air gap separates the interior studio walls from the exterior studio wall. This studio better be awfully quiet.
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In the end, we came up with a solution. Every “joist” was coped. All the rubber U channels affixed and batting placed in the floating floor. An air gap separates the interior studio walls from the exterior studio wall. This studio better be awfully quiet.

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Picking up on that last post. This is not the pose you want your carpenters and building contractors to have when they’re constructing a professional studio. #dingdangyall
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Picking up on that last post. This is not the pose you want your carpenters and building contractors to have when they’re constructing a professional studio. #dingdangyall

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Laying out the floating floors for the studio, but there’s so much roll in the existing floor that we had to devise a new plan and demolish this work. Stay tuned…
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Laying out the floating floors for the studio, but there’s so much roll in the existing floor that we had to devise a new plan and demolish this work. Stay tuned…

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It’s men like this who build dreams for On Being. #studwallsareup #carpentersrule
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It’s men like this who build dreams for On Being. #studwallsareup #carpentersrule

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A metal stud wall never looked so good. Server and storage room is going up and in at Krista Tippett Public Productions.
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A metal stud wall never looked so good. Server and storage room is going up and in at Krista Tippett Public Productions.

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