Could our society ever evolve to the point where the power structures of government become so needless that the best use of The Mall in Washington DC would be grazing land for cattle?
Welcome to the official launch of Anarchitecture!
Anarchitecture considers issues related to the built environment from the perspective of anarchism, a political philosophy derived from the principal that the initiation of force by individuals and governments is morally wrong and counterproductive in practice.
Tim and Joe are identical twin brothers who have a combined three decades of experience delivering local and international construction projects.
Podcast Episode Summary
Episode ana000: Breaking Ground – A brief welcome and introduction.
The obligatory anarchist manifesto, explained through the lens of the built environment. Audio essay introductions followed by overview discussions of a broad range of topics.
Episode ana001: Planning the Ruins | The Built Environment – Introduction to Anarchitecture and the built environment.
Episode ana002: The Grid | Problems with Government – Tim and Joe define the concept of the State, and illustrate how the State initiates force at each scale of the built environment.
Episode ana003: Antarchitecture | Anarchic Alternatives – Introduction to the philosophy of anarchism, and an exploration of anarchic approaches to developing the built environment.
More conversational discussions as Tim and Joe each tell a relevant story from our own lives.
Episode ana004: Tim’s Solar Scam – Tim took advantage of government subsidies to install solar panels on his roof. Is he a hypocrite?
Episode ana005: Joe’s House of Doom – Joe tells the harrowing tale of the house that tried to kill him. How do we know if buildings are safe?
Thanks for visiting Anarchitecture – the built environment of a stateless society. We hope you enjoy the show!
Tim and Joe