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Interpreting Vernacular Architecture in Asia (edX)

Discover the value of local peoples' traditional built environments in Asia, find inspiration in these buildings, and learn how to conserve them for future generations. This course is about architecture. But it’s not about grand structures such as monuments or royal palaces. Rather, it is about the built environment [...]

Blockchain and FinTech: Basics, Applications, and Limitations (edX)

Understand the design rationale of blockchain technology, its emerging platforms and applications and uncover the limitations and the opportunities enabled by blockchain applications, particularly as it relates to finance.

Humanity and Nature in Chinese Thought (edX)

We make ethical or behaviour guiding right / wrong judgments all the time but have you ever wondered where Ethics comes from, what it is about and why it is important? This course provides an introduction to traditional Chinese ethical thought and focuses on the pervasive contrast in the [...]

Vernacular Architecture of Asia: Tradition, Modernity and Cultural Sustainability (edX)

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Vernacular Architecture of Asia: Tradition, Modernity and Cultural Sustainability (edX)
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Learn about built environments in Asia and how we can better conserve and sustain vernacular architecture in the future. How do we deal with the challenges and threats to vernacular architecture and make sure that it is sustained in this modern urbanized world? This is the key question we [...]

Making Sense of News (edX)

With social media and a 24/7 news cycle, how do we — as news consumers — make sense of what we hear and read? At a time when we are flooded with an abundance of information and disinformation, it is essential for each one of us to become a more discerning news consumer.