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Architecture Without Architects: What Ancient Structures Reveal About Collaborative Design
Architecture Without Architects: What Ancient Structures Reveal About Collaborative Design

From Rome’s theater districts to China’s underground cities, or what pleasure has to do with utility.

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A Design Ethnography of South African Barbershops & Salons
A Design Ethnography of South African Barbershops & Salons

What the history of Apartheid has to do with signage design and communal storytelling.

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Fault Line Living: The World’s Most Dangerous Landscapes to Live
Fault Line Living: The World’s Most Dangerous Landscapes to Live

Geysers, mud pots, and what Barba Papa has to do with the benefits of geothermal energy.

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A Visual Ethnography of the World’s Last Living Nomads
A Visual Ethnography of the World’s Last Living Nomads

From Morocco to Mongolia, or what we can learn about climate change from Inuit whale hunters.

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The Best Books of 2010: Business, Life & Mind
The Best Books of 2010: Business, Life & Mind

Time thieves, irrational pragmatists, and what bike-sharing has to do with coming out in science.

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What I Eat: Around the World in 80 Diets
What I Eat: Around the World in 80 Diets

From Bangladesh to Brazil, or what photojournalism can reveal about food and cultural context.

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