The Built Environment

What makes a public space truly public?
On The Sphere, a new building in Las Vegas that’s empty by design
Rethinking car use in Tokyo, Paris, and London
The labor movement comes to the arts, architecture, and the tech industry
When it comes to the built environment, we’re all in this together
Matthew HickeyListen now (35 mins) | The architect on universal inclusivity, Indigenous ways of knowing and being, and moving beyond star worship in architecture
Two creators show us it doesn’t have to be this way
Radically different visions of sustainable architecture, in Boston and rural China
Farida Abu-BakareListen now (27 min) | The architect speaks about working in North America and Africa, breaking away from convention, and helping along the next…
Architects Tessa Kelly and Chris Parkinson of Group AU on working collaboratively to nudge Pittsfield, MA, in more community-responsive directions
Bjarke IngelsListen now (22 min) | On the sources of his optimism, creating a “master plan” for the planet, and how important storytelling is to design
A new book celebrates six generation of women architects