With the demolition of the iconic Nakagin Capsule Tower in Tokyo this past April, we offer a post from architect Aki Ishida, who has worked with designing a permanent site for Mori no Ike, our Japanese Language Village.
There’s a lot more to Arabic than just Arabic. This week, Sean Patrick Hopwood introduces beginners to some of the major dialects of Arabic, which are markedly different (in a variety of ways!) from the Arabic taught in Western classrooms.
Here are good reads from around the globe that have caught our attention during Pride Month.
An assessment of current food waste practices in the Villages and how global innovative practices inspire micro- (but impactful) actions.
Tove I. Dahl, dean of Skogfjorden, has undertaken a project with the help of a team of expert creators. Welcome to Songprints, a new podcast exploring the music of Skogforden: its history, its legacy, and the stories that have blossomed from this rich musical tradition.