Episode 040

Tacos and the Perils of Modern Design

with Charles Fadem and Rachel Scott of Board & Vellum

September 3, 2019


History is filled with designers telling people how to live. And just as much, with people living however they please, no matter what designers say. This conflict between the creators of space and the people who inhabit those spaces goes on today. Is that tension productive? Are designers and architects learning the lessons of yesterday, or just repeating them? Do any of us really know how people will use the spaces we create, even with the best of intentions?

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