Video and Multimedia

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Video 1Architecture That’s Built to Heal
Description: Architecture is more than a clever arrangement of bricks. In this eloquent TED Talk, Michael Murphy shows how he and his team look far beyond the blueprint when they’re designing. Considering factors from airflow to light, theirs is a holistic approach that produces community as well as (beautiful) buildings. He takes us on a tour of projects in countries such as Rwanda and Haiti, and reveals a moving, ambitious plan for The Memorial to Peace and Justice, which he hopes will heal hearts in the American South.

Video 2Greening the Ghetto
Description: In an emotionally charged TED Talk, MacArthur-winning activist Majora Carter details her fight for environmental justice in the South Bronx--and shows how minority neighborhoods suffer most from flawed urban policy.

Audio 1Climate Change Is Victim of “Tragedy of the Commons”
Description: One reason it is so hard to slash carbon emissions is that climate change occurs globally. The countries that produce the most greenhouse gas all need to take action to fix the problem. In this report from National Public Radio (NPR) we learn how that raises a classic economic dilemma called the tragedy of the commons.