How architecture and urbanism can help to care for and repair a broken planet essays and illustrated case studiesToday, architecture and urbanism are capital centric, speculation driven, and investment dominated Many cannot afford housing Austerity measures have taken a disastrous toll on public infrastructures The climate crisis has rendered the planet vulnerable, even uninhabitable This book offers an alternative vision in architecture and urbanism that focuses on caring for a broken planet Rooted in a radical care perspective that always starts from the given, in the midst of things, this edited collection of essays and illustrated case studies documents ideas and practices from an extraordinarily diverse group of contributorsFocusing on the three crisis areas of economy, ecology, and labor, the book describes projects including village reconstruction in China irrigation in Spain community land trust in Puerto Rico revitalization of modernist public housing in France new alliances in informal settlements in Nairobi and the redevelopment of traditional building methods in flood areas in Pakistan Essays consider such topics as ethical architecture, land policy, creative ecologies, diverse economies, caring communities, and the exploitation of labor Taken together, these case studies and essays provide evidence that architecture and urbanism have the capacity to make the planet livable, againEssays byMauro Baracco, Sara Brolund de Carvalho, Jane Da Mosto, Angelika Fitz, H l ne Frichot, Katherine Gibson, Mauro Gil Fournier Esquerra, Valeria Graziano, Gabu Heindl, Elke Krasny, Lisa Law, Ligia Nobre, Meike Schalk, Linda Tegg, Ana Carolina Tonetti, Kim Trogal, Joan C Tronto, Theresa Williamson, Louise WrightCase studiesaaa atelier d architecture autog r e, Ayuntamiento BCN, Kashef Mahboob Chowdhury Urbana, C clica SpaceCommunityEcology CAVAA arquitectes, Care Repair Tandems Vienna including Gabu Heindl, Zissis Kotionis Phoebe Giannisi, rotor, Meike Schalk Sara Brolund de Carvalho, Cristian Stefanescu, Rosario Talevi and many others , Colectivo , Estudio Teddy Cruz Fonna Forman, EAHR Emergency Architecture Human Rights, Fideicomiso de la Tierra del Ca o Mart n Pe a CLT, Anna Heringer, Anupama Kundoo, KDI Kounkuey Design Initiative, Lacaton Vassal, Yasmeen Lari, muf architecture art, Paulo Mendes da Rocha MMBB, RUF Rural Urban Framework, Studio Vlay Streeruwitz, De Vylder Vinck Taillieu, Xu Tiantian DnADesign and Architecture, ZUsammenKUNFT BerlinCopublished with Architekturzentrum Wien