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Alexandra Lange on How we design for kids
A Failed Architecture podcast interview with the author of the new book The Design of Childhood
TEDx Talk | How kids can help design cities
The Regenstein Learning Campus
- Updated Inspiration
In this episode of the Failed Architecture podcast, Mark Minkjan talks to architecture critic Alexandra Lange about her career and latest book The Design of Childhood: How the Material World Shapes Independent Kids. In the first half of the conversation, they discuss her work as a critic, the problem with architect profiles, writing for the New Yorker and feminist criticism. In the second half, they delve into the book, discussing the design of objects, spaces and cities that help children become independent, sociable and creative.