Reimagining the Common Good


What is the Meaning Behind These Categories?

These categories are intended to orient you to the substance of the article and to communicate our framework for understanding the endowments that constitute civic life. This “human ecology” model is at the core of the Thriving Cities Project, a research initiative of the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture.

The Prosperous

On Work and Design

A summary of this week’s articles, on the ways our work environments both reflect and shape our expectations for work, life, and everything in between.

By Philip Lorish | Vol. 63

The Prosperous

Life at the Nowhere Office

The modern office is committed to the ideals of dynamism and mobility. But what’s lost when we banish clutter?

By Miya Tokumitsu & Joeri Mol | Vol. 63

The Prosperous

Why Do We Work So Hard?

Our work commitments influence a whole host of decisions about other features of our lives—including the cities in which we choose to live.

By Ryan Avent | Vol. 63

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