[Essay] Existential Threats vs. Togetherness (C3 no.409)


Herbert Wright

C3 no.409 / pp.10-13 (4 pages)



Existential Threats vs. Togetherness _ Herbert Wright

We live in apocalyptic times. Should architecture protect us from global threats that could overwhelm us? The answer depends on what particular threat we consider, and there are many. Most immediately, 2020 has been the year of Covid-19. Gradually over decades, but strongly since 2015 (when the UN’s Paris Agreement was signed), the world has become aware of the Climate Emergency. There are less obvious global threats. […]