Cities are growing faster than you can say megalopolis, and thanks to social media and the Internet, global climate change and a bad economy, the American dream of ownership is changing, and we are finding ourselves living in inclusive cities, sharing our houses, cars, bikes, offices, and more.
Alumni from Toronto to Beijing meet to discuss urbanism.
Franz-Josef Ulm’s serendipitous observation leads to research linking physics and urban planning.
Skylar Tibbits transforms common materials into responsive and reconfigurable building elements.
John Fernández is at the forefront of urban sustainability, an emerging field that explores a city’s economy and ecology.
Xavier de Souza Briggs reveals that if people in high-poverty areas move to low-poverty areas, soon they may be no better off than before.
Sheila Kennedy creates a Soft House –– tough enough to withstand the harshest elements and to last a century.
Larry Sass’s vision is for new buildings to rise faster, use fewer resources, and cost less, thanks to digital fabrication.