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Climate Change & Patrick Stickles of Titus Andronicus

Nothing Urgent is back after celebrating Independence Day with some camping adventures and fiction by George Saunders. Derek Evers and Chris Robbins are sweating in the studios, so they c...

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Sustainable Design with David Bergman

On this week's installment of Burning Down the House, Curtis B. Wayne is joined in the studio by architect David Bergman. David is the author of the new book, Sustainable Design: A Critic...

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Alec Appelbaum

In celebration of the 200th anniversary of The Commissioners' Plan of 1811, Curtis B. Wayne is joined by noted writer Alec Appelbaum. Alec and Curtis revisit the original design plan for ...

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Primer in Acoustics (or What You Can and Cannot Do About Your Neighbor's Hip Hop Habit)

This week on Burning Down the House Curtis discusses a topic dear to the heart of New Yorkers yet usually not taught much in architecture school: acoustics.

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David McFadden from The Museum of Arts & Design

This week on Burning Down the House Curtis spoke to David McFadden, chief curator at the Museum of Art and Design in Manhattan.

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Garbagology

This week is all about trash on Burning Down The House. Curtis B. Wayne and Jacob Alspector discuss garbage as a design theme & The Cascadia Building Challenge.