Architects Want You To Live With Bugs

From Stewart Hicks.

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From the hundreds of species like carpet beetles, bed bugs, to the unexpected guests like sparrows and raccoons, our homes are bustling with life. Learn about the surprising relationships between humans and these often-overlooked inhabitants, and the vital role they play in our domestic ecosystems. We’ll challenge the traditional notions of home and explore the intricate web of life that exists right under our noses.

Ants of the Prairie:

Landmark Columbus:

Richard Jones’ House Guests book:

Paul Dobraszczyk’s Animal Architecture book:

Camera Work and Video Editing by Evan Montgomery

‘Multispecies Lounge’ by Joyce Hwang and Nerea Feliz/Double Happiness, commissioned by the Bentway Conservancy

‘To Middle Species, With Love’ by Joyce Hwang / Ants of the Prairie, commissioned by Landmark Columbus for Exhibit Columbus. Photos by Hadley Fruits and Joyce Hwang

#HomeEcosystem #NatureInside #HiddenWorld #Biodiversity #EcoFriendlyHomes"

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__About the Channel__
Architecture with Stewart is a YouTube journey exploring architecture’s deep and enduring stories in all their bewildering glory. Weekly videos and occasional live events breakdown a wide range of topics related to the built environment in order to increase their general understanding and advocate their importance in shaping the world we inhabit.

__About Me__
Stewart Hicks is an architectural design educator that leads studios and lecture courses as an Associate Professor in the School of Architecture at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He also serves as an Associate Dean in the College of Architecture, Design, and the Arts and is the co-founder of the practice Design With Company. His work has earned awards such as the Architecture Record Design Vanguard Award or the Young Architect’s Forum Award and has been featured in exhibitions such as the Chicago Architecture Biennial and Design Miami, as well as at the V&A Museum and Tate Modern in London. His writings can be found in the co-authored book Misguided Tactics for Propriety Calibration, published with the Graham Foundation, as well as essays in MONU magazine, the AIA Journal Manifest, Log, bracket, and the guest-edited issue of MAS Context on the topic of character architecture.

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