Best Architecture podcasts — Building news, town planning, and design (Updated April 2018; image)
Related podcasts: Arts Architect Graphic Design Society Architects Design Tech Business Education Usmodernist Schindler Neutra Ncmh Modernist Lautner Wright Architecture Education Business Education Fine Arts News  
public [subscription 806]
show episodes
 
9
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.
 
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.
 
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
 
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.
 
A
Archispeak
Monthly+
 
What’s it really like to work in architecture? The hosts of Archispeak know, and they’re here to share real life experiences. Since 2012 Evan Troxel, Neal Pann, and Cormac Phalen have been podcasting their brand of real talk on everything from design, tools, and work/life balance to generational differences, mentoring, job hunting and more. Probing questions, revelatory interviews, and unique insights have grown their audience and become a bi-monthly ritual for students and seasoned professi ...
 
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.
 
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.
 
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.
 
V
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 ...
 
A
Archinect Sessions
Monthly+
 
Paul, Donna and Ken discuss the architecture news and topics with architecture's most influential figures.
 
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
 
A
Archive
Rare
 
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.
 
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.
 
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.
 
Chicago architecture, urbanism, and design, brought to you by Newcity.
 
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.
 
A
A Palaver
Rare
 
Das Medienarchiv
 
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 ...
 
Loading …
show series
 
The Gander Airport in Newfoundland was once the easternmost airfield in North America, so when transatlantic air travel was new and difficult through the mid-20th century, Gander played a critical role in getting people back and forth from Europe to America. This made the tiny town of Gander an unlikely international hub, hosting the likes of F ...…
 
President Trump may diss Mexico but designers and architects are flocking there. Now SCI-Arc has set up a satellite school in the capital and LA is learning from Mexico City. And, the buzz is starting for “Crazy Rich Asians.” Nelson Coates talks about the “unbelievable unabashed joy” of working as production designer on the movie and the role o ...…
 
This week we are joined by Michael Sorkin to discuss neighborhoods, gentrification, smart cities, city development, teaching design and more! Michael is an architect, educator and writer. He is the founder of Michael Sorkin Studio and Terreform - The Center for Advanced Urban Research, Director of the Masters of Urban Design Program at the City ...…
 
Almost every cinema is adopting a new gimmick in the hope of standing out from the crowd. But one cinema in London has such a unique history that it’s become as much of a cult hit as the films it presents.
 
USModernist Radio goes to Palm Springs each February for the incredibly popular Modernism Week. It’s a fascinating array of sunshine, architecture, lectures, parties, tours, exhibits, and you can even order martinis for breakfast. Yes, you can do that anywhere but you'll feel glamorous in Palm Springs. USModernist Radio's George Smart was there ...…
 
Jorge Otero-Pailos, Professor and Director of the Historic Preservation program at Columbia GSAPP, speaks with Brennan Gerard and Ryan Kelly, artists who use their performances as a form of inquiry and preservation, in advance of their lecture on March 22, 2018. They discuss the architecture of intimacy and its intersection with queer identity, ...…
 
We get a return ticket to one of the most important themes covered on ‘The Urbanist’ – mobility. As cities push to be less dependent on cars and promote public transport, we look at three outposts to see what they are getting right.
 
A controversial bill that would have led to more high-density housing in California died in a legislative committee this week. Why did SB 827 fail, and what’s next in the fight to build new housing?By webmaster@kcrw.org (KCRW, Frances Anderton).
 
Andre Walker became famous for being Oprah Winfrey’s hair stylist, but he is also known for something else: a system that he created back in the 1990s to market his line of hair care products. The system categorizes natural hair types, and it's often referred to simply as "the hair chart." The chart identifies four hair types and within each of ...…
 
A proposed state law could radically change California’s residential neighborhoods. Supporters hope the bill will create much-needed housing in the state’s growing cities. Critics say it will ruin their communities. And, Boyle Heights art galleries have been the target of an anti-gentrification campaign by artist-activists. One gallery owner of ...…
 
Is blogging a good strategy for architects? In this episode of the Business of Architecture Podcast, you'll discover how a Manhattan-based architect grew his firm from one part-time intern to a staff of 5 in 18 months using a blogging strategy to get clients. Leave your thoughts in the comments below. Register for the FREE Firm Freedom Formula ...…
 
This week Ben Meade, Design Director at Alloy Development joins us to discuss architecture, his work at Alloy, his crazy move to New York and his winning proposal with design group Maison to revamp Park Avenue in Manhattan as part of the design competition "Beyond The Centerline" hosted by the Fisher Brothers. Check out: www.maison.us.com and t ...…
 
Ronnie Scott’s has been bringing some of the best jazz performers and singers to London since 1959. This week, our own Daphne Karnezis peeks behind the curtain to tell us the story of one of Soho’s most iconic venues.
 
Architect Ellen Cassilly worked in Paris with Christian DePortzamarc, who you’ll recall was a winner of the Pritzker Prize, and Arata Isozaki in Tokyo, before coming to North Carolina. After bringing exciting projects together for other firms, such as the NC Museum of Art Ampitheatre, she started Ellen Cassilly Architect in 1999. She is feature ...…
 
Archispeak episode 139 goes down to the bolts with a discussion about visiting past projects and explores the relationship of furniture to architecture. Stair and railing design by Evan Troxel This episode of Archispeak is sponsored by: ARCAT: Search the ARCAT libraries for architectural building products to find specifications, CAD details, BI ...…
 
Jarrett Ley, a dual degree graduate student in the Architecture and Critical, Curatorial and Conceptual Practices program at GSAPP speaks with Keller Easterling on the occasion of her lecture on April 4, 2018. They discuss her work investigating infrastructure space, which Easterling describes as “a set of rules and relationships in which build ...…
 
This week Ken, Donna and I talk about some topics in recent architecture news, along with a little discussion about dealing with criticism.
 
Cape Town was set to run out of drinkable water in less than 10 days from now. But as the city narrowly avoided the dreaded “Day Zero”, it has ignited a worldwide debate about the issue and how to ensure this won’t happen in the near future elsewhere.
 
Discover how architect Dan Sherer created a systematic marketing process for his architecture firm. Register for the FREE Firm Freedom Formula Online Training: https://www.businessofarchitecture.com/freedomwebinar Get access to the 4-part firm profit map here: http://freearchitectgift.com.
 
A has a massive housing problem. There are a number of initiatives to resolve the homeless crisis and the creation of more affordable housing. But, do any of these solve the basic problem in LA, which is resistance to the construction of new housing?By webmaster@kcrw.org (KCRW, Frances Anderton).
 
To this day, architects tend to turn their noses up at Las Vegas, or simply dismiss it as irrelevant to serious design theory. But as Denise Scott Brown discovered in the mid-1960s, there is so much to learn from Las Vegas about how to make architecture that speaks to people and not just to architects. Lessons from Las Vegas…
 
Facebook has tweaked its design to give users clearer control over their information. Can these changes help the social media giant become “friends” again with its users? The Bombay Beach Biennale has come to the Salton Sea. How do the locals feel about the influx of art and opera? And CalArts marks the 50th anniversary of the “House of Dust,” ...…
 
Adolf Loos’s essay ‘Ornament and Crime’ (1910) is considered the classic modernist polemic against the frills and folderols of the established arts of the day. We're in the city of Freud — and the neurotic subtext is very close to the surface. We discuss a little of Loos’s career as an architectural iconoclast, jersey fanatic, and pervert :-/ T ...…
 
This week we discuss visiting Japan: tourist traps, why Kyoto wasn't that great, the lamest monkey park ever, staying at a temple with rude monks, eating octopus on a stick and fatty tuna sushi that melts in your mouth!
 
Monocle’s Fernando Augusto Pacheco looks at the enduring appeal of record shops and how they can define cities. From music megastores to that cosy record shop, he muses on the main challenges of music stores today.
 
USModernist Radio goes to Palm Springs each February for the incredibly popular Modernism Week. It’s a fascinating array of sunshine, architecture, lectures, parties, tours, exhibits, and you can even order martinis for breakfast. Yes, you can do that anywhere but you'll feel glamorous in Palm Springs. USModernist Radio's George Smart was there ...…
 
Luiza Furia, a first-year M.Arch student speaks with German architect Juergen Mayer H. of J. MAYER H. und Partner, Architekten, in advance of his lecture at the school on March 26, 2018. They discuss Mayer’s work in Georgia, and how the pace of development in cities such as Berlin can affect the character of a city. Mayer also touches on his ex ...…
 
This week is all about animals and cities: from backyard chickens to birdwatching and even entrepreneurs making life easier for your furry friend. Plus: how can we design our public spaces in a more animal-friendly way?
 
The battlefield has always been at the mercy of the climate, but there was a time in U.S. military history when we did more than just pray for advantageous weather. We tried to create it. Making it Rain
 
California is beginning to allow the testing of self-driving cars with no humans at the wheel. Critics say the technology is not ready for the roads, but supporters say autonomous vehicles will make streets safer. And Christopher Hawthorne is leaving his post as the Los Angeles Times’ architecture critic to take up a new job as the city of LA's ...…
 
Today we speak with an architect who, three years ago, realized that his passion for the practice of architecture was dying. Perhaps you've felt this way or you feel this way now. Perhaps you feel that drafting away arranging details on sheets or answering RFIs isn't what you are cut out to do. Or maybe you just spend to much time doing the sma ...…
 
This week we discuss our trip to Japan! Japan's amazingly clean public transportation systems and sidewalks, butt-cleaning toilets and the best ramen ever.
 
Our editor Andrew Tuck takes us to London’s National Theatre, a brutalist wonder built by the architect Sir Denys Lasdun.
 
In this digital age, everyone’s taking photos, billions of them, primarily with their phones. We talk today about architectural photography, and how both digital and social changes in photography affect decisions about the kind of buildings we see built, the design competitions where photos play a part, and how you can take better photos of arc ...…
 
Archispeak episode 138 kicks off with a look back into our childhood and marches down the superhighway of life to try and understand why design is such a struggle. 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 Obje ...…
 
James Brillon, a third-year M.Arch student, speaks with European architects Giovanni Piovene and Ambra Fabi of PioveneFabi in advance of their lecture at the school on March 19, 2018. They discuss how objects play into architecture and how they attempt to use local materials in their projects to see cities in different ways. They also touch on ...…
 
Politics and city living are intertwined – and there’s no better place to witness it than at a demonstration. Be it a students’ march, silent walkout or pro-immigration protest, it’s about coming together in a public space for a rallying cry that screams “enough!”.
 
As Uber investigates last week’s fatal crash in Tempe, Arizona involving a self-driving car, the company has decided to pull its application to test self-driving cars on California streets. What does this mean for California's plans to continue testing autonomous vehicles?By webmaster@kcrw.org (KCRW, Frances Anderton).
 
Have you ever wanted to work for clients with a mission that you are passionate about? Well, today we speak with Christina Congdon, project and operations manager of Environmental Works. Environmental Works is a Community Design Center based in Seattle Washington. In this episode we talk about what inspired Christina to follow a career path in ...…
 
They are hulking, but graceful -- human-made whales that float in the air. For over a century, lighter-than-air vehicles have captured the public imagination, playing a recurring role in our dreams of alternate realities and futures that might have been. In these visions, cargo and passengers traverse the globe in smoothly gliding aircraft, the ...…
 
The final episode of DnA’s Bridges and Walls examines the "fourth border,” the Southland’s seashore. Undersea fiber optic cables connect the world, but why is Hermosa Beach a popular landing site for them? What price do we pay for our digital connections? And we'll consider an alternate route for traffic-weary Angeleno commuters: a ferry servic ...…
 
This week: A survey of Norman Foster’s office shows it pays 10.5% more to its men and there are less women in senior positions (what do general surveys like this actually mean? Should we aim to have equal parts men and women in offices?), a re-useable tampon device, reacting to friends’ babies, the new social media app VERO, Instagram and Presi ...…
 
In 2023 a new museum for modern and contemporary art is coming to Brussels​. We ask whether architecture ​and good design can bring new life to ​the Belgium capital.​
 
USModernist Radio goes to Palm Springs each February for the incredibly popular Modernism Week. It’s a fascinating array of sunshine, architecture, lectures, parties, tours, exhibits, and you can even order martinis for breakfast. Yes, you can do that anywhere but you'll feel glamorous in Palm Springs. USModernist Radio's George Smart was there ...…
 
In this episode we explore in two early schemes for mass housing, at Pessac and in Stuttgart. Among many other things, we talked about — - Bourneville - New Lanark - Arnold circus - Bruno taut’s horseshoe estate - Pessac - Henri Frugès - The Weissenhofseidlung - Margarete Schutte-Lihotsky - Hannes Meyer’s essay ‘The New World’ Music & Interlude ...…
 
This week we have Mike Eliason on the podcast, Seattle-based Project Manager at Patano Studio and proponent of Passivhaus, Baugruppen , and a car-free cycling life. Long-time Archinectors may recognize him by his username holzbox, OP to a forum favorite minimal details .
 
Korean architect Minsuk Cho speaks in advance of his keynote lecture taking place during GSAPP Alumni Weekend on June 2, 2018. After graduating from the M. Arch program in 1992, he established Cho Slade Architecture in 1998, with fellow GSAPP alumnus James Slade. In 2003, Cho returned to Korea to open his own firm, Mass Studies, to great succes ...…
 
Traffic is so awful that dreaming up alternative transit routes is now an LA pastime. And for those sitting on the 405 or PCH, one idea that is being floated -- excuse the pun -- is the idea of ocean-based transit.By webmaster@kcrw.org (KCRW, Frances Anderton).
 
Around the world you’ll find examples of cities that were built to order. Because whether it’s a megalomaniac’s metropolis in the middle of the desert or a new administrative capital for a reviving nation, there’s something appealing about starting from scratch.
 
The way we draw our political districts has a huge effect on U.S. politics, but the process is also greatly misunderstood. Gerrymandering has become a scapegoat for what’s wrong with the polarized American political system, blamed for marginalizing groups and rigging elections, but there’s no simple, one-size-fits-all design solution for drawin ...…
 
Google login Twitter login Classic login