As western democracy seems to lurch towards nationalism and authoritarianism, it is an instructive time to think of what messages our built environment is sending us, especially about the concentration of power. A brief, informative (hopefully), and humorous (maybe?) chat about the (possibly) sinister intent of humanity’s worst people – architects.

Andrew Haner is the founder of sun|tect: architecture in Brooklyn. He also acts as an adjunct instructor at Brooklyn City Tech, is the pet parent of the greatest dog in the world, and is possibly NYC’s biggest University of Memphis basketball fan. Thinks he’s smart and funny, but may be neither. Can reach top shelf.