Five Ways to Change the World
An idiosyncratic and partial guide to activism through architecture.
The Temptations of Survivalism
Is self-sufficiency an illusionary goal? How independent can any building — or city — really be?
Digital Farm Collective
A Phoenix artist and farmer describes the multimedia project he created to spark dialogue about the future of the family farm.
Eat the City
The case for “civic agriculture” — for reconceptualizing cities as networks of agricultural zones, from parks to allotments.
Notes Toward a History of Agrarian Urbanism
Architects like Frank Lloyd Wright, Ludwig Hilberseimer, and Andrea Branzi anticipated today’s interest in urban farming.
Design with the Other 90%: Cities
A Cooper-Hewitt curator surveys socially responsive urban design in Asia, Africa, and Latin America.
The Productive Surface
An architect assesses the potential for built surfaces to accommodate agriculture, harvest water, and generate energy.
Lush Lots: Everyday Urban Agriculture
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