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Discover the future of urban design with skybridges with me, Dr. Antony Wood skybridge expert, and Jaron Lubin from Moshe Safdie Architects. From their historical origins in Venice’s Bridge of Sighs to modern-day wonders like the Petronas Towers and Marina Bay Sands Resort in Singapore, explore how skybridges are revolutionizing city landscapes. Learn how these elevated walkways not only enhance connectivity and circulation between buildings but also create vibrant public spaces floating in the air. Uncover the challenges and incentives that shape the adoption of skybridges in different cities, and the potential for a network of interconnected structures to redefine urban experiences. Join the discussion on the future of architecture and subscribe to the channel for more captivating content every other Thursday!
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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.
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.