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The Nexus X Black in Design
Season 2, Episode 7: The Nexus goes live with Black in Design 2021: Black Matter! We reflect on two panels held on October 9th with attendees of the Black in Design conference.
Season 2, Episode 5: Dmitri Julius connects the dots between terrestrial, sustainable building practices and new technologies being developed for human habitation in outer space.
Amir Hall and Marisa Parham
Season 2, Episode 1: Amir Hall and Marisa Parham engage in a conversation on how technology forms and mediates identity.
Michelle Joan Wilkinson
Season 1, Episode 4: Dr. Michelle Joan Wilkinson discusses the systems of power embedded in architectural design and her work as a curator documenting diasporic architectural heritage.
Stephen Gray continually challenges the false choice between either making cities more beautiful or making them more equitable. Whether in his career as a senior urban designer at Sasaki or in his teaching and research at the GSD, Gray’s work...
The Textile Mirror
Imagine you have just experienced an emotional event, and as you enter the room, the walls begin to recede and crumple into tight patterns reflecting the pain you feel inside. Perhaps you are implicitly broadcasting your emotions via sensors either...
African Burial Ground
This proposal for museum and memorial for the African Burial Ground in lower Manhattan marks this invisible space where African peoples and slaves were buried beginning in the 17th century at the margins of Dutch colonial New York. The burial...
Day Labor Station
The Day Labor Station is an innovative conceptual design for an adaptable structure which would provide shelter for day laborers waiting for work. The design would also create a community environment by providing a meeting space and classroom for those...
Although trained as an architect, Liz Ogbu often introduces herself as diverging from the normality of her field. This is because Ogbu does not (necessarily) design buildings. Instead, Obgu’s architectural practice is dedicated to the design of opportunities for impact;...