Best Architecture podcasts — Building news, town planning, and design (Updated October 2017; image)
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99% Invisible
Weekly
 
Design is everywhere in our lives, perhaps most importantly in the places where we’ve just stopped noticing. 99% Invisible is a weekly exploration of the process and power of design and architecture. From award winning producer Roman Mars. Learn more at 99percentinvisible.org. A proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX. Learn more at radiotopia.fm.
 
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Monocle 24: The Urbanist
Weekly+
 
With an influential audience of city mayors, urban planners and architects, this is Monocle’s guide to making better cities, be it new technology, state-of-the-art subways or compact apartments.
 
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Design and Architecture
Weekly+
 
Design and architecture shape our world. On DnA: Design and Architecture, host Frances Anderton talks to designer, users and critics about the latest in products, fashion, architecture and more, in Los Angeles and beyond. Photo credit: Marc Goldstein
 
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Archispeak
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Evan, Neal and Cormac delve into what it's really like working in the field of architecture. Whether the topic is design, drawing, 3d modeling, the office environment, analog, digital, education, winning new work or working with clients - there's sure to be a great conversation. Listen in as they lift the veil to show you, dear listener, what life is really like (both the good and the bad) within the field of architecture. You can learn more about the show and find the show notes at http://a ...
 
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Business of Architecture Podcast
 
Warning! On this show you'll discover strategies, tips and secrets for running a fun, flexible and profitable architecture practice. The focus here is simple: discussion of ways for architects to create a dream architecture practice: design what you want, when you want, and get paid well for it.
 
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The Architecture Happy Hour
 
hpd architecture + interiors principals Laura Davis and Holly Hall share their thoughts and tips on architecture, from helping owners select the right architect to never being too late to begin a career in architecture. Learn more about hpd architecture + interiors at www.hpdarch.com.
 
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About Buildings + Cities | Architecture, History and Culture
 
A podcast about architecture, buildings and cities, from the distant past to the present day. Plus detours into technology, film, fiction, comics, drawings, and the dimly imagined future. With Luke Jones and George Gingell.
 
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The Architects' Corner
Rare
 
The Architects' Corner is formerly a weekly design show presented on Sydney University Radio.Currently the Architects' Corner find's itself produced for Sydney's FBi Radio.
 
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Vertical City
Monthly+
 
Vertical City is building a foundation for a sustainable urban future. We interview the world's top architects, urban designers, engineers, microbiologists, transportation and sustainability experts to discuss different technologies and ideologies in support of further developing the concept of a Vertical City as a potential solution to many of our world's greatest problems. If you enjoyed this podcast, or you would like to learn more about urbanism, sustainability, innovation and large-scal ...
 
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Archinect Sessions
Weekly
 
Paul, Donna and Ken discuss the architecture news and topics with architecture's most influential figures.
 
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Capgemini Architecture Week Podcast
 
Discover the 4th edition of Capgemini Architecture Week through the 4th season of this podcast series! The Architecture Week is from September 30th to October 4th in France, Sweden, Australia, Netherlands, Spain, and United States. More information on http://www.capgemini.com/architectureweek
 
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Archive
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The Architectural Association of Ireland was founded in 1896 ‘to promote and afford facilities for the study of architecture and the allied sciences and arts, and to provide a medium of friendly communication between members and others interested in the progress of architecture’. We promote a public lecture series, an annual awards scheme, site visits, podcasts, exhibitions and publications.
 
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GSAPP Conversations
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GSAPP Conversations offer a window onto the expanding field of contemporary architectural practice through discussions on the current projects, research, and obsessions of a diverse group of invited guests from emerging and well-established practices. Hosted by Columbia GSAPP’s Dean Amale Andraos, the conversations also feature the School’s influential faculty and alumni, and give students the opportunity to engage architects on issues of concern to the next generation.
 
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US Modernist Radio - Architecture You Love
 
Join George Smart and Frank King as they talk and laugh with people who enjoy, own, create, dream about, preserve, love, and hate Modernist architecture, the most exciting and controversial buildings in the world. A program of US Modernist and NC Modernist Houses, the largest open digital archive for residential Modernist design in America.
 
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A Lot You Got to Holler
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Chicago architecture, urbanism, and design, brought to you by Newcity.
 
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The Midnight Charette
Weekly
 
The Midnight Charette is a weekly podcast featuring New York architectural designers Bruce Mar and Emma Pascal who share their stories and thoughts about design, people and more.
 
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A Palaver
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Das Medienarchiv
 
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The reel on architecture Podcast
Monthly
 
The reel on architecture by Nya will each week highlight design concepts coupled with commentary. Expect podcast every Wednesday/ Thursday. Also there will be videos coming in the future for the podcast which will be found on my youtube channel in the link found below. I hope to explore my combined experience of working in architecture in New York City and Florida with how it impacted my ideas of the industry. Thank you for listen, don't forget to follow!FOR ALL BUSINESS, SPONSORSHIP OR FEAT ...
 
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Thursday is the deadline for cities near and far to submit bids to internet superstore Amazon for its second global headquarters. Amazon says its new HQ2 will be an economic engine for any city, generating around 50,000 jobs. That has cities in Southern California, including Los Angeles, San Diego, Irvine and Santa Ana licking their chops and o ...…
 
The United States is one of just a handful of countries that that isn’t officially metric. Instead, Americans measure things our own way, in units that are basically inscrutable to non-Americans, nearly all of whom have been brought up in an all-metric environment. Most of the world uses meters, liters, and kilograms, not yards, gallons, and po ...…
 
The deadline is this week for cities to bid to host Amazon's second headquarters, or HQ2. What can Seattle teach those cities about becoming Amazon's company town? And the late landscape architect Lawrence Halprin saw gardens through the lens of dance. Los Angeles right now is paying tribute to the visionary designer of modernist parks and plazas.…
 
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The Midnight Charette
 
This week we talk smuggling cocaine, fires in California, deaths of famous architects, the problem with modern architecture today, power trips & creepy guys, Blade Runner 2045 is slow and amazing, nostalgic hipster aesthetics, Halloween and much more!By hello@midnightcharette.com (Bruce Mar and Emma Pascal).
 
On the eve of its 60th anniversary we decide to take a closer look at Milan’s Torre Velasca, a skyscraper that, despite its groundbreaking design, received mixed reactions on its debut.
 
Emmy-winning filmmaker Jake Gorst is the Steven Spielberg of design documentaries, capturing mid-century modern architecture in at least 12 films on modern design, including a great series on Palm Springs architects such as E. Stewart Williams, Donald Wexler, and Bill Krisel - plus Modern Tide, Modern Ruin with past guest Matthew Silva, Beyond ...…
 
When analyzing an architectural project, can you tell what the big idea was? Join Archispeak in episode 126 as we help you to be a better architect by establishing a vision so you can be the life of the Parti. The Big Idea! - Photo by Neal Pann This episode of Archispeak is sponsored by: ARCAT: Search the ARCAT libraries for architectural build ...…
 
Dean Amale Andraos speaks with Mimi Hoang and Eric Bunge, founding partners of nARCHITECTS. Hoang and Bunge are Adjunct Assistant Professors at Columbia GSAPP, where they teach Core Architecture Studios. In this episode, they discuss the need to rethink a building’s interaction with the city and its occupants, teaching students to consider typo ...…
 
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Monocle 24: The Urbanist
 
We find out how a tent used by Mongolian nomads is getting a facelift, we take the temperature of the race for the mayor’s office in New York and hear about the country with the most freshwater in the world – that also suffers from drought. Plus: Amsterdam bans tourist shops in its city centre.
 
It's now up to the full, LA City Council to decide whether or not to add an additional fee on developers looking to build in the city. It's being called a “linkage fee” and the hope is that it will bring in as much as $90 million a year to help build more affordable housing. A council committee signed off on the idea this week.…
 
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The Midnight Charette
 
This week Bruce and Emma discuss kombucha, Bruce almost pooping his pants, spreading ashes in Hawaii, 'Is marriage bullshit?', staying awake for 68 hours, staring in mirrors, critiquing the new LEGO House designed by BIG Architects and much more!By hello@midnightcharette.com (Bruce Mar and Emma Pascal).
 
It’s hard to overstate the vastness of the Skid Row neighborhood in Los Angeles. It spans roughly 50 blocks, which is about a fifth of the entire downtown area of Los Angeles. It’s very clear when you’ve entered Skid Row. The sidewalks are mostly occupied by makeshift homes. A dizzying array of tarps and tents stretch out for blocks, improvised ...…
 
You might think Hollywood and the NRA are at opposite ends of the political spectrum. But recent mass shootings have brought renewed focus to the glamorization of guns in the movies. And a music festival in Joshua Tree this weekend takes place in a setting known for its spiritual qualities as well as its architecture. We hear about the Institut ...…
 
Today is a UK edition of the Business of Architecture. In this episode, my co-host Rion Willard speaks with Jason Bruges, an experience designer and the director of Jason Bruges Studio. After being educated and trained as an architect, Jason moved over into experience design. Today Jason Bruges reveals how he leveraged his training in architect ...…
 
This week Monocle’s Chiara Rimella bares all and explains to us how an Alvar Aalto-inspired sauna convinced her to dive headfirst into Helsinki’s culture.
 
James Brillon, third-year M.Arch student at Columbia GSAPP, speaks with Antón García-Abril and Débora Mesa of Ensamble Studio on the occasion of their lecture at the school on September 25, 2017. They discuss the firm’s recent participation in the Chicago Architecture Biennial, the need for embedding localized notions of prefabrication in the d ...…
 
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Monocle 24: The Urbanist
 
How do we relate to a city? This week we look at the different ways we engage with our urban environments, be it through green spaces, by sharing a book or two or even being on the water.
 
Today is a UK edition of the Business of Architecture show. In this episode my co-host Rion Willard speaks with Kyle Buchanan, one of the Directors of Archio, an architecture firm with offices in London and Cheltenham. The firm specializes in housing and public buildings. Kyle Buchanan talks about how he inherited his firm from his father, and ...…
 
Traffic in Southern California keeps getting worse. Elected officials have commissioned new light rail lines, additional bike paths, and have even added more freeway lanes. There’s also another concept they’re playing with: road diets. One community is fighting back.By webmaster@kcrw.org (KCRW, Frances Anderton).
 
Among the most important advances in sports technology, few can compete with the invention of the sports bra. Following the passage of Title IX in 1972, women’s interest in athletics surged. But their breasts presented an obstacle. Bouncing breasts hurt, as women getting in on the jogging craze found out. Then some friends in Vermont had an ide ...…
 
Can designers of public space and event planners avert mass shootings, like the one that occurred Sunday night in Las Vegas? Pro-housing YIMBY activist Sonja Trauss runs for political office in San Francisco. And the long-planned Academy Museum comes into focus, with a Renzo Piano-designed sphere.By webmaster@kcrw.org (KCRW, Frances Anderton).
 
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The Midnight Charette
 
This week's special guest Roy Baker, New York architect and teacher. Bruce, Emma and Roy discuss the absurdity of spinning classes in NYC, why the iphone 8 is pointless, Roy's experience of fashion week in Paris, sex issues in Silicon Valley, murdering goldfish, adopting dogs in Brooklyn, the documentary 'What The Health!' and much more!…
 
We visit a city known for its natural light to explore the history behind the urban fixture responsible for illuminating it in the evenings.
 
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US Modernist Radio - Architecture You Love
 
Rudolph Michael Schindler, who went by Michael, was one of the most important Modernist architects of the 20th century, yet he is largely unknown to the public outside California. Frank Lloyd Wright hired him in 1918, and soon he was running Wright's studio in Oak Park the later in Los Angeles. Schindler and Wright argued frequently and eventua ...…
 
Archispeak catches a bug, but gets into the zone as we discuss the positive psychology flow and its relationship to working in the architectural profession. Photo by Cormac Phalen This episode of Archispeak is sponsored by: ARCAT: Search the ARCAT libraries for architectural building products to find specifications, CAD details, BIM Objects and ...…
 
Justin Romeo, a second year Urban Planning student at Columbia GSAPP, speaks with Meng Yan of Urbanus on the occasion of his lecture at the school on September 18, 2017. They discuss the relationship between research and design in the Urbanus office, and Meng Yan's plans for the Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture, which he is co-curating ...…
 
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Archinect Sessions
 
To describe John Cary simply as an author would be a disservice. John is a unique individual in the world of architecture. For 20 years, since he was a student, he has been on a non-stop mission to make the world a more just place with the power of good architecture and design. On this week's show Ken and I talk to John about his career arc, th ...…
 
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Monocle 24: The Urbanist
 
It’s a bit of a correspondents special: from New York to Hong Kong, Zürich and a splash of Brazil too.
 
Today is a UK edition of the Business of Architecture podcast. On this episode, co-host Rion Willard interviews Simon Hallion, the owner of Shared Architecture based in London. Discover Simon Hallion's top 3 pieces of advice for future (and current) firm leaders. You'll also discover: Simon's strategy for winning against larger, better-funded f ...…
 
It's been a long time coming, and riddled with enough drama to fill a Hollywood movie. But today, the still-under construction Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Museum opened its doors for a close-up.By webmaster@kcrw.org (KCRW, Frances Anderton).
 
DnA goes to check out CAFAM’s timely show of art and architecture, The U.S.-Mexico Border: Place, Imagination, and Possibility -- and on the way encounters the installation of LA’s pilot "smart node." Will the streetlight of the future contain cameras, charging stations, speakers and sensors to detect gunshots? And we meet the homeless artist w ...…
 
Ponte City Tower, the brutalist cylindrical high-rise that towers over Johannesburg, has gone from a symbol of white opulence to something far more complicated. It’s gone through very hard times, but also it’s hopeful. It’s a microcosm of the South Africa’s history, but it’s also a place that moves on. And to this day, this strange concrete tub ...…
 
Paul Makovsky of Metropolis Magazine speaks with four recent members of the GSAPP Incubator: Michelle Young, Untapped Cities; Bika Rebek, SibilaSoon; Lauren Johnson, QSPACE; and Chris Barley, Consortia. They discuss their respective projects, how these were developed during their time at the Incubator, and what is coming up next in their work.…
 
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The Midnight Charette
 
Special Guest Kevin! This week Bruce and Kevin discuss visiting Australia, scuba diving with sharks, nut-punching kangaroos, the pitfall of Yelp, Trump, the benefits of re-watching movies and Warrior basketball games and much more!By hello@midnightcharette.com (Bruce Mar and Emma Pascal).
 
Monocle’s Business editor Matt Alagiah takes us to the west of Hamburg’s city centre to visit an urban beach perched on the north bank of the Elbe River.
 
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The reel on architecture Podcast
 
Update| TROA ep 105 by The reel on architecture Podcast
 
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Business of Architecture Podcast
 
Today is a UK edition of the Business of Architecture. On this episode, co-host Rion Willard interviews Simon Hallion, the owner of Shared Architecture based in London. When Simon started his firm, he moved from Nottingham, (which you know is the home of the infamous Sherrif of Nottingham) to London. His business contacts were in Nottingham, so ...…
 
ArchDaily's Editor-at-Large James Taylor-Foster speaks with Tomas Koolhaas prior to his screening of the film REM at Columbia GSAPP on September 7, 2017. Tomas Koolhaas, the LA-based son of Rem Koolhaas, speaks about the process of conceiving, producing, and directing the film over the course of four years.…
 
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Monocle 24: The Urbanist
 
We joined the Academy of Urbanism’s 2017 Congress to report from Denmark’s second city of Aarhus, on everything from its waterfront development to participatory urbanism and lessons for other cities. Plus: a special interview with Jan Gehl.
 
Apple has rebranded its stores as "town squares;" a vending machine startup called Bodega caused outrage; cities are lining up to woo Amazon's HQ2. DnA looks at tech's impact on cities. Plus, artist Stacy Michelson (creator of KCRW's Good Food tote bag and picnic blanket) tells us how Japanese snack food packaging inspired her goofy illustrations.…
 
Around the world, there is a lot of buzz around the idea of universal basic income (also known as “unconditional basic income” or UBI). It can take different forms or vary in the details, but in essence: UBI is the idea a government would pay all citizens, employed or not, a flat monthly sum to cover basic needs. This funding would come with no ...…
 
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The Midnight Charette
 
We are BACK! This week B&E discuss shit-show California, superficial people in NYC, expensive weddings, natural disasters, recycling, staring at the sun, visiting Falling Water, Frank Lloyd Wright and much more!By hello@midnightcharette.com (Bruce Mar and Emma Pascal).
 
Moscow's City Day took place earlier this month, as the Russian capital celebrated its 870th anniversary – and city hall made use of a good opportunity to impress.
 
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US Modernist Radio - Architecture You Love
 
What makes a house too big? And is it really anyone’s business other than the owner? We talk with Thomas Bena and Mollie Doyle, stars and creators of the new documentary One Big Home, based in Martha's Vineyard MA. Like many wealthy coastal communities, new homes there are not the cottages which have dominated the area for centuries. 10,000 sf ...…
 
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Archispeak
 
Archispeak speaks with Anne Fougeron FAIA, 2017 Chair of the Monterey Design Conference, about the conference and how it is a glamping experience for Architects that will remind you of why you became an architect in the first place. Photo by Evan Troxel This episode of Archispeak is sponsored by: ARCAT: Search the ARCAT libraries for architectu ...…
 
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About Buildings + Cities | Architecture, History and Culture
 
As a postscript to our discussion of Cyberpunk in episodes 20-21, and vaguely looking ahead to the release of the upcoming sequel, we talked about Ridley Scott’s 1982 film ‘Blade Runner’. We were really winging it on the research for this one and as a result it marks a high point for getting key facts completely wrong, including — the name of a ...…
 
Help us welcome our new co-host, Holly Hall, architect and interior designer at hpd architecture + interiors in Dallas, Texas. Holly shares stories about growing up around architecture and going from a journalism major in college to being one of only a few women in the architecture program at the University of Texas. We'll hear about changing t ...…
 
Dean Amale Andraos speaks with GSAPP Associate Professor Laura Kurgan, who directs the school's Visual Studies curriculum and the Center for Spatial Research. Her work explores subjects ranging from digital mapping technologies to the ethics and politics of mapping, and the art, science and visualization of data. They discuss the Center for Spa ...…
 
This week we talk with Jonathan Massey, the new Dean at the University of Michigan's Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning. We talk about his approach to architectural education and his previous roles at Syracuse and the California College of the Arts, where he finished his deanship this year. We also discuss the world of architect ...…
 
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Monocle 24: The Urbanist
 
We speak to the co-author of ‘The Public Wealth of Cities’ to find out about boosting prosperity in our urban centres. Plus: we head to East London to discover a rooftop dwelling disguised as a warehouse air duct.
 
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