Anna Heringer: Sustainability=Beauty

The German architect speaks about her love of mud as a building material.

November 20, 2018

Recorded on November 14, 2018.

Current Work is a lecture series featuring leading figures in the worlds of architecture, urbanism, design, and art.

German architect Anna Heringer has worked extensively with earthen buildings. For Current Work, she discusses projects including:

The lecture is followed by a conversation with architect Toshiko Mori.


Wadi Hadramut: Cities of earth

Ronald Rael writes about the architectural culture of Wadi Hadhramaut, Yemen, which has remained devoted to its traditions of building with earth.

The Deborah J. Norden Fund Essay 2000