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72 minutes | May 11, 2020
S2EP. 04 - BATES SMART - Future Cities
What is the future of cities? In this episode I talk to the architect Philip Vivian of Bates Smart about cities. We talk about the history of cities, the current state of cities and the possible future of cities.
64 minutes | May 4, 2020
S2EP. 03 - TRANSITION BY DESIGN - Meanwhile Use & Alternative Architecture Practice
What is meanwhile use architecture? In this episode I talk to two members of the co-operative Transition By Design, Katie Reilly and Lucy Warin about what they do and about some of the projects they’ve been working on. The practice are certainly doing things a bit differently and are asking important questions about what we should be doing with vacant land and underused spaces.
125 minutes | Jan 1, 2020
S2EP. 02 - KATHRYN FERRY - The Seaside, Victorian Architecture & Holiday Camps
What is the history of going to the seaside, holiday camps or any sort of holiday? Going on holiday is a relatively new concept. Having paid time off work is a new concept. We talk about these ideas with Victorian architecture acting as a backdrop to these big shifts in thinking about leisure time, the home and the world beyond the UK.
66 minutes | Oct 21, 2019
S2EP. 01 - GEORGE CLARKE - Politics, Housing, TV
In this episode we talk to the architect, writer, housing campaigner and television host George Clarke. He has just launched a campaign for the government to build 100,000 new council houses every year for 30 years.
75 minutes | Aug 21, 2019
EP. 10 - ILSE CRAWFORD - Interior Designers
In this episode we talk to acclaimed interior designer Ilse Crawford about her research into the sensual home and our everyday relationship with the senses in our homes, we talk about the relationship between architects and interior designers, we discuss her human led approach to design, we touch on the history of the home and the American Dream and much more. Check out the website www.architecture-academy.com to find out more about what's happening at Architecture Academy.
93 minutes | Jul 8, 2019
EP. 09 - CLARE NASH - Vernacular Architecture - How British housing can rediscover its soul
In this episode we talk to the architect Clare Nash about how British housing can rediscover its soul. We talk about prefabrication, communities, passivhaus, regional and vernacular architecture, grand designs, co-housing, self build and lots more. To enter the prize draw to win a signed copy of Clare Nash's book Contemporary Vernacular Design: How British housing can rediscover its soul. Email email@example.com with the heading 'Competition' in the heading. Or you can message us 'Competition' on twitter or instagram. Also, please support us on Patreon for a second series: https://www.patreon.com/architectureacademy
75 minutes | Jun 2, 2019
EP. 08 - THE HOUSING CRISIS - With Kate Macintosh & Peter Barber
In this episode we talk to acclaimed architects Kate Macintosh and Peter Barber about housing. In the UK, a whole generation have been priced out of owning or renting high quality homes to live in. This is especially the case in large cities, with London being the most extreme case. In this episode we try to understand why and how this has happened and explore what architects and non-architects can do about it.
52 minutes | May 8, 2019
EP. 07 - DAISY GINSBERG - Better Nature
In this episode I talk to the artist Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg about if the world is getting better, if people are getting better, if technology is making the world better and what the word 'better' means. We go on to talk about the relationship between science fiction and reality, synthetic biology and some of the exciting collaborative projects she's been working on including 'Resurrecting The Sublime' which explores bringing back the smell of extinct flowers. www.architecture-academy.com
81 minutes | Apr 1, 2019
EP. 06 - TOM DYCKHOFF - The Rise and Fall of Iconic Architecture
This episode explores the amazing world of iconic architecture with architecture and design writer, broadcaster and journalist Tom Dyckhoff. The interview draws from the ideas in his book The Age of Spectacle - The Rise and Fall of Iconic Architecture. We discuss the 1980's architecture style wars between modernists such as Richard Rogers and Norman Foster with traditionalists such as Prince Charles. We talk about Thomas Heatherwick's Vessel at New York's Hudson Yards, the privatisation of public spaces, the Bilbao effect, why architects are not so famous and lots more.
77 minutes | Feb 4, 2019
EP. 05 - HAPPY CITY - Architecture & The Science of Happiness
This episode tackles the big issue of happiness in urban design and architecture, in a discussion with award winning writer and urbanist Charles Montgomery. We talk about what makes people happy in relation to the places we live and what makes us unhappy in our environment. We look at the research and discuss some of the projects Charles Montgomery and his consultancy firm Happy City are doing around the world.
62 minutes | Jan 1, 2019
EP. 04 - ROGER SCRUTON - On Beauty
In this episode I’ll be talking to Sir Roger Scruton about beauty, what it is, where it comes from and what it means. We’ll be talking about beauty in relation to art, religion, biology, philosophy, music and of course architecture. We talk about architectural styles, kitsch and pastiche architecture, taste, fashion and we even get a chance to talk about the Building Better, Building Beautiful commission. VIDEO I thought this interview was very visual so I made a video version of it with images. Check it out on youtube here: https://youtu.be/4gUhKC8xPi8 SUPPORT You can support the podcast through our Patreon page, there are some amazing benefits with access to bonus material, limited edition merch etc. Check out our page here: https://www.patreon.com/architectureacademy
1 minutes | Oct 28, 2018
INTRO - Architecture Academy
Introduction to the podcast.
46 minutes | Oct 28, 2018
EP. 01 - JEREMY TILL - Architectural Education & Culture
In this episode I’ll be talking to Professor Jeremy Till about a wide range of topics in the world of architecture from architectural education to ethics, designing for instagramability, Brexit, gender pay gaps and the future of the profession. For more information go to our website: www.architecture-academy.com
56 minutes | Oct 27, 2018
EP. 02 - RICHARD ROGERS - Cities for a Small Planet
In this episode I’ll be talking to architect Richard Rogers about a wide range of topics including compact cities, a fair society, collaboration and public spaces. Many of these topics he talks about in his new book A Place For All People. For more information go to our website: www.architecture-academy.com
56 minutes | Oct 27, 2018
EP. 03 - ZED FACTORY - Sustainable Architecture
In this episode we'll be focusing on the topic of sustainability in architecture. We'll be talking to Bill Dunster of Zed Factory about zero carbon design, the UK housing crisis, prefabrication, nuclear power and the future of cities as the world responds to climate change. SUPPORT You can support the podcast through our Patreon page, there are some amazing benefits with access to bonus material, limited edition merch etc. Check out our page here: https://www.patreon.com/architectureacademy
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