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Aaron Betsky

Aaron Betsky

Aaron Betsky is a critic and author of more than a dozen books on art, architecture, and design. Trained at Yale, Betsky has worked as a designer for Frank O. Gehry & Associates and Hodgetts + Fung, taught at SCI-Arc, and served as the director of the 11th Venice International Architecture Biennale. He is currently the dean at the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture at Taliesin and Taliesin West.

Aaron Betsky's Posts

IKEA Pledges to Integrate Recycling and Reproduction IKEA Pledges to Integrate Recycling and Reproduction

Ikea's sustainability chief Steve Howard hopes to integrate recycling into his company's industrial food chain. Read more

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Atlanta's "Snowmageddon" Highlights the Problems with Sprawl Atlanta's "Snowmageddon" Highlights the Problems with Sprawl

The answer, Aaron Betsky argues, is more than wider roads and more salt trucks. It's understanding how to work with our natural environment and build true communities, not isolated developments. Read more

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Cincinnati Parking Meters and Parking Minimums Cincinnati Parking Meters and Parking Minimums

Is getting rid of free parking the first step toward a better urbanism? Read more

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Creativity Comes at a Cost in Mumbai's Dharavi Slum Creativity Comes at a Cost in Mumbai's Dharavi Slum

During the Holcim Forum for Sustainable Construction, Aaron Betsky got a glimpse of the creative engine at the heart of Mumbai: the Dharavi slum. Read more

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'The New York Times' Overlooks Architects in Sustainability Conference 'The New York Times' Overlooks Architects in Sustainability Conference

April's conference on energy and sustainable cities, hosted by 'The New York Times,' will not feature any architects as keynote speakers. Read more

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