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Video/History

Albania built 750,000 bunkers for a war that never came. Now what?

24 minutes

Video/Art

James Turrell’s singular quest to transform a crater into a natural-light observatory

8 minutes

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Video/Meaning & the Good Life

After a landslide destroys her village, a woman rebuilds her life in a changed landscape

14 minutes

Essay/Stories & Literature

Walk the lines

Can walking the city streets still be liberating, when every path is paved with literary quotations and artistic prefiguring?

Will Wiles

Idea/Architecture & Landscape

Feelings are a better way to discuss architecture than concepts

Timothy Brittain-Catlin

Video/Architecture & Landscape

A ski mountain as a stunning ethereal reflection on how we move through nature

14 minutes

Idea/History

Palmyra’s ruins can rebuild our relationship with history

Erich Hatala Matthes

Video/Sports & Games

Even before kick-off, Milan’s San Siro stadium is an awe-inducing spectacle

6 minutes

Video/Energy, Resources, & Sustainability

The case for making our homes out of trash – tradition and culture be damned

7 minutes

Video/Architecture & Landscape

Light, geometry and symbolism: how Jean Nouvel’s architecture reimagines culture

15 minutes

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Video/Architecture & Landscape

Rethinking architecture for the dead: views from the world’s tallest cemetery

7 minutes

Video/Film & Television

Why Buster Keaton’s visual comedy is still the best in a century-plus of cinema

9 minutes

Idea/Beauty & Aesthetics

The concrete buildings of Brutalism are beautiful

Barnabas Calder

Essay/History

Medieval graffiti

Graffiti on the walls of Europe’s old churches reveals the real Middle Ages – a world far removed from knights and damsels

Matthew Champion

Video/Architecture & Landscape

Frank Lloyd Wright on why architecture should be about ideas and ideals

6 minutes

Video/Art

What can Ansel Adams’s enduring photography teach us in the age of Instagram?

6 minutes

Video/Architecture & Landscape

Could the simple, replicable elegance of the igloo be a model for future homes?

10 minutes

Video/Architecture & Landscape

Why humour and a complex character are as important in architecture as in people

3 minutes

Idea/The Future

The buildings of the future will keep rearranging themselves

Darran Anderson

Essay/Architecture & Landscape

Streets with no game

Boring cityscapes increase sadness, addiction and disease-related stress. Is urban design a matter of public health?

Colin Ellard

Video/Nature & Environment

A dizzying ‘advertisement for Earth’ shows the beauty and scars of our planet

3 minutes

Essay/Architecture & Landscape

Desert utopia

It might be pleasing to dream of arcologies, mega-cities, and space colonies – but no one can design the perfect human community

Jared Keller

Video/The Home

The stunningly beautiful home ‘in which the mental space is what matters’

5 minutes

Video/Nature & Environment

Pasta-making stunningly distills the connection between nature and craft

10 minutes

Video/Poverty & Development

Japan’s 1,300-year-old inn Houshi Ryokan is a marvel of resilience and tradition

12 minutes

Video/The Home

Once a geodesic dome advocate, Lloyd Kahn now favours hand-built, simple homes

7 minutes

Essay/Architecture & Landscape

Houses of the holy

Sacred structures needn’t be religious. Great buildings have a curious power to command reverence in any cultural setting

David Shariatmadari

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Video/Nature & Environment

For some, taxidermy is a practice about art, science and a love of wildlife

21 minutes

Video/Progress & Modernity

A new Chicago building sparks a showdown between preservationists and innovators

8 minutes

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Video/Cities

An abandoned Chinese city is the backdrop for a haunting fable on capitalism

15 minutes