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Electchester: A City Made for Workers

Labor journalist Ari Paul visits Electchester, a Queens housing complex constructed by a labor union of electricians, and uncovers a history that provokes urgent questions about contemporary housing challenges.

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Current Work / First Friday Spring 2014

A full (and printable) calendar of all spring First Friday and Current Work events.

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Kersten Geers and Annabelle Selldorf

A conversation, and lecture video, focussing on the work of OFFICE and its approach to design, representation, and collaboration.

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Kersten Geers and Annabelle Selldorf

A conversation, and lecture video, focusing on the work of OFFICE and its approach to design, representation, and collaboration.

5KL: Four Questions

Each 5KL participant is asked the same four questions on how we think, talk, and act on architecture, climate change, and our economic future.

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Folly 2014 Information Session

An information session on the 2014 Folly competition and a presentation by 2013 winner Toshihiro Oki architect.

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A Perfect Moral Storm

Stephen Gardiner will explore how individuals should think about their responsibilities within a global, intergenerational crisis such as climate change.

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SOM and CASE

SOLD OUT | Join SOM and CASE at their offices for drinks, informal conversation, and a behind the scenes look at recent and upcoming projects in this jointly hosted First Friday.

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From a Failed-Growth Economy to a Steady-State Economy

Herman Daly argues for the transition to a steady-state economy: one that recognizes and respects the fixed ecological limits of the planet.

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Álvaro Siza Vieira

Siza presents the evolution of his Iberê Camargo Museum, in Porto Alegre, Brazil, with an introduction by Kenneth Frampton and a conversation with Pedro Gadanho.

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Second Life: A Manifesto for a New Environmentalism

Ted Nordhaus and Michael Shellenberger espouse an optimistic environmental thinking promoting sustained government investment in the development of clean energy technologies.