Stamatis: We Still Don’t Feel Like Citizens

Greek architect and author about the role of citizens in city development and urban environments as public good – Certainly, the mindset and character of a city are intertwined, akin to performing in a personal theater daily, with the city as the stage. Unfortunately, this understanding is often overlooked. When we shut our doors, everything […]

Do we have the capacity for heroes?

– To have heroes, we must have a consensus about what we value – what we admire, what is good, and what is worthy of contempt. There is no such consensus and that terrifies me. The same people are criminals for some, and a source of national pride for others. Losing the touch and the […]