A Natural Collaboration

Landscape Architect Sara Zewde helps others cultivate cultural and community resilience. Read More

Home and Away

Aoife O’Donovan and Sara Zewde have developed creative practices that blend cultures. Read More

Nurturing Nature

Jeanne Gang has shown that the built environment can coexist with the natural one. Read More

Conscientious Evolution

Singer-songwriter Ben Folds and architect Jeanne Gang have thrived apart from trends. Read More

The Skinny on Smart Design

Architect Doris Sun’s innovative building surfaces are modeled after human skin. Read More

Breaking Ground

Singer-songwriter Yuna and architect Doris Sung make things better. Read More

Facing Forward

Both flutist Claire Chase and architect Mónica Ponce de León love a challenge. Read More

Democratizer of Design

Mónica Ponce de León is an architect for the people. Read More

Responding to the Built Environment: An Emotional Interaction

In this lesson, students examine the relationship between architectural design and the human experience to recognize how it influences the shape of the built environment. Learners explore this intersection by assessing an architectural structure in their immediate community to determine whether a new design or a redesign would make it more human centered as well as imaginative, innovative, and distinctive. Read More

Tod Williams and Billie Tsien: Made to Last

Tod Williams and Billie Tsien are united in their lives together and in their work, a strong foundation for their partnership and buildings. Read More