Sara Jensen Carr on This Old House: The Post-Pandemic Home
This Clearstory episode from This Old House explores how the pandemic has changed our lives and our world, including our very own homes. Host Kevin O’Connor speaks with author and professor of architecture Sara Carr, journalist and bioethicist Elizabeth Yuko, and assistant professor of architecture Cyrus Penarroyo about how our history with pandemics has influenced the way we build our homes and how Covid-19 could shape the future of our homes and communities.
From This Old House, Clearstory is a window that sheds light on the surprising stories behind our homes. Host Kevin O’Connor digs into the systems, structures, and materials in our homes from unexpected angles. Will future skyscrapers be built out of wood? Why is the American Chestnut heralded as “the perfect tree”? Did the Romans have a better recipe for concrete than what we use today? How will we build on Mars?