5 of the Best TED Talks for Architecture Lovers
Watching TED Talks is one of the most informative, intriguing, inspiring, and fascinating ways to make best use of your time. And if you are interested in architecture, you will find a wealth of interesting talks to choose from. Here are some of the best videos you need to watch.
Marc Kushner: Why the buildings of the future will be shaped by … you
Marc Kushner offers a glimpse into the past thirty years of architecture. He shares interesting insights on how architects are benefiting from the public’s feedback that can be mined from social media. This creates a connection between architects and the public that can be a source of great ideas in designing buildings that shape society and people’s lives.
Michael Murphy: Architecture that’s built to heal
Can architecture heal? American architect Michael Murphy says yes. Here he talks about how he and his team strive to design buildings and structure that tap into the healing power of architecture.
Michael Pawlyn: Using nature’s genius in architecture
Sustainable design and addressing some of the biggest challenges in today’s architecture are just some of the ideas Michael Pawlyn touches on in this talk. He discusses some of the things that can be observed in nature that can be used to design game-changing architecture.
Ole Scheeren: Why great architecture should tell a story
Architect Ole Scheeren believes that buildings are more than just structures that serve their functions. In this video, he talks about architecture can also tell a story. He shares examples of his work and the stories behind them.
Takaharu Tezuka: The best kindergarten you’ve ever seen
What if a school is designed to allow more freedom of movement instead of restricting it? Architect Takaharu Tezuka talks about how he designed a kindergarten that creates a space where children can truly enjoy being kids at school.