The theme of Being Human was used to examine the question of being an architect in the era of the Anthropocene. Given this critical and urgent context what should the role of an architect be in helping create a better world? What type of impact do we make when it comes to our built environment? How might we understand and address the challenges of climate and ecological emergencies? By researching buildings from around the globe and building climate literacy skills, students presented views and ideas about what it means to be an architect in the era of the Anthropocene.