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Damian Barr's Literary Salon tempts the world's best writers to read exclusively from their latest greatest works and share their own personal stories. Star guests have included Bret Easton Ellis, Jojo Moyes, John Waters, Helen Fielding, Diana Athill and Louis de Bernières - all in front of a live audience at leading glamourous locations. Suave salonnière Damian Barr is your host. Don't worry it's not a book club - there's no homework. Salon Selective! Produced by Russell Finch.
 
Our mission at 1:100 Architecture Podcast is giving people just like us the confidence to thrive with originality, creativity and innovation. Our aim is to provide the best relatable content, design tips and architectural conversation for those of diverse backgrounds to be confident in their abilities. Stay up to date @1to100podcast Get in touch 1to100podcast@gmail.com
 
#IntotheLight a podcast discussing all things Growth, Wellbeing, mindset, and unlocking the barriers that prevent us from reaching our highest heights. Kelly has an array of skills transcending in the areas of Music Management, Talent Management, Business Operations, and wellbeing. Kelly started her career in the music industry a decade ago, working on Artist campaigns with the likes of Tinie Tempah, Wiz Kid, Jessie J, Not3s, Nana Rogues, and Lost Girl. She has also worked across Artist coll ...
 
Designed by the Julius Baer Foundation, the Wealth Inequality Initiative aims to shed light on the global challenge of wealth disparities. It connects worldwide key players and experts to awaken interest, circulate knowledge, mobilise stakeholders and drive action against wealth inequality. The Wealth Inequality Initiative Podcast Series features inspirational and influential personalities, including experts of wealth inequality. Christoph Schmocker, CEO of the Julius Baer Foundation, or Dr. ...
 
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Can architecture tackle Wealth Inequality? The academic in architecture and best-selling novelist Lesley Lokko thinks so. In this Wealth inequality Initiative podcast, she shares her experience and her new aspirations with the African Futures Institute (AFI) in Accra, Ghana. Find out more on www.wealth-inequality.net…
 
We're thrilled to bring you this new episode featuring Dinner Party by Sarah Gilmartin - a brilliant coming-of-age page-turner about the complications of sibling relationships and the trauma of family secrets. To mark the anniversary of a death in the family, Kate plans a dinner party - from the fancy table settings to the perfect Baked Alaska wait…
 
This week’s episode is a delight for anyone who loves to learn about historical events through the lens of fiction. Author Defne Suman brilliantly evokes the sprawling multicultural city of Smyrna through the lives of four families during the early 20th century as the Ottoman Empire is on the brink of collapse. In the first English edition of The S…
 
Will I ever be an architect? Is 7 years of Architecture all cap? Are you ready for a reality check? This episode explores Antonia's personal journey all the way from college to accredited Architect! Get ready for the realness of the grind to part 3, all the struggles and all the triumphs, and see if you have what it takes to make it! Listen Now! . …
 
We can’t wait for you to discover Harriet Evans’ gripping novel The Beloved Girls! Catherine, a successful barrister, vanishes from a London train station on the eve of her anniversary. But how and why? The answer lies buried in the past, in the events of the hot, seismic summer of 1989. At Vanes - a mysterious West Country manor house - a young gi…
 
Welcome back to the podcast! We scour the literary world for the best books to share with you and this episode's reading comes all the way from Accra, Ghana, as Lesley Lokko (supported by a beautiful dawn chorus of birds!) shares her new book, Soul Sisters, with us. It’s a rich, intergenerational tale of love, race, power and secrets that centres o…
 
Thuli Madonsela has been dedicating her life to advance social justice in South Africa, the country ranking 1st for inequality worldwide.In the 1st Wealth Inequality Initiative podcast, Thuli Madonsela comments on the situation of wealth inequality in South Africa, her recommendations to her students for effective change and the most urgent issues …
 
If you read one book this summer (although why would you read just one?!), you wouldn't be going wrong by making it The Stranding by Kate Sawyer. In the words of Marian Keyes, it’s 'GORGEOUS and original and captivating', and we love the extract Kate generously shares with us in this podcast episode! Ruth lives in the heart of London. Working, drin…
 
Georgia Pritchett knows a little something about living with anxiety. From worrying about the monsters under her bed as a child (Were they comfy enough?), to embracing womanhood, (One way of knowing you have crossed from girlhood to womanhood is that men stop furtively masturbating at you from bushes and start shouting things at you from cars. It's…
 
To celebrate Pride Month we wanted to gift you an exclusive release of this special private Salon, with the one and only Garth Greenwell! Garth and Damian talked writing, queerness and 'Cleanness', in this online Salon last year. Garth originally charmed us all at a Salon at The Savoy in 2016 with his debut novel 'What Belongs to You'. He reads his…
 
Hey guys, as we come to the end of Season 2, we thought it was only right that we address social media and the way different platforms will bring out different personalities. We're also joined by a very special guest, Jason Boyle, founder of Global Architect Alliance. . Jason Boyle is an Architect in the UK. He is currently the RIBA ambassador for …
 
After Robbie Fehler’s sudden death, his wife and daughters unite in their struggle to save their pest control company’s finances and the family’s future. To survive, they must overcome a political chasm that threatens a new civil war as the values that once united them now divide the very foundation they’ve built. Through alternating point-of-views…
 
A photograph is hung on a gallery wall for the first time since it was taken two decades before. It shows a slaughter house in rural Ireland, a painting of the Virgin Mary on the wall, a meat hook suspended from the ceiling - and, from its sharp point, the lifeless body of a man hanging by his feet. The story of who he is and how he got there casts…
 
In a holiday house by the sea, in a big, messy family, one teenager watches as brothers and sisters, parents and older cousins fill hot days with wine and games and planning a wedding. Enter the Goddens - irresistible, charming, languidly sexy Kit and surly, silent Hugo. Suddenly there's a serpent in this paradise - and the consequences will be dev…
 
How do women do it? Architecture is such a time-consuming and demanding career, and at times it gets hard to dedicate time to your life outside of architecture. Is it true that you can prioritise your family and still progress in the industry? This episode explores the balance between motherhood and the architectural career. Our guest, Lisa Raynes …
 
As we continue to highlight young adult fiction books throughout the month of May, we invite you to enjoy a spine tingling reading by international bestselling author Krystal Sutherland. House of Hollow is a dark and twisted modern fairytale about a glamorous trio of otherworldly young women, who share the secret of what really happened to them all…
 
For a change of pace we’re featuring our very first children’s book on the Lit Salon podcast! As a special treat, all this month we’ll be featuring children’s and YA books, selecting titles for kids and adults who are kids at heart. We’re kicking things off with the riveting fantasy novel Feast of the Evernight by Ross Mackenzie (suitable for ages …
 
What is the difference between RIBA Part 1 & 2? We were wondering the same thing! Who better to answer than someone going through it? Brad shares his experience working as a part 1 Architectural assistant and his transition into Part 2 education. Touching on the exploitation of newly grads, salary, and preparation for next steps… Sounds interesting…
 
We’re thrilled to feature another unmissable novel by a debut author exploding onto the literary scene. The Final Revival of Opal and Nev by Dawnie Walton is a novel Cosmopolitan is calling 'an absorbing tale bursting with colour', told through an oral history reminiscent of bestselling novel Daisy Jones & The Six, but with its own unique style and…
 
Welcome to the latest instalment of Salon News! Listen in for all the goss on mystery filming Damian's doing, our new Reading Agency partnership, proof that books make you a better person, and our upcoming Salons - the next few months are promising to be glorious! We start with an incredibly exciting FREE Salon on Thursday 22nd April (8pm UK time),…
 
We're delighted to share an exclusive extract with you from this immersive, sweeping debut! In Lucy Holland’s Sistersong we travel back to 6th century Britain to a kingdom besieged by Saxons and their Christian god. Three sisters are all that stands between the old ways and a world on the precipice of change. Riva, Keyne and Sinne become entangled …
 
Who better to wrap up International Women's Month than with this special guest. No April Fools here.. we've just decided that we wanted to treat you all for showing us so much love and support. With so much recognition for changing the narrative for so many in architecture, we’re excited to announce, Professor Lesley Lokko. Founder and director of …
 
For those of you who remember our Shoreditch House days, we launched Craig Taylor’s 'Londoners' there to great acclaim. The Canadian journalist is part of our beloved alumni so while we can’t celebrate his follow-up book 'New Yorkers' in person, we’re thrilled to offer our listeners the next best thing. Craig’s new book captures the city’s vibrancy…
 
Hey guys, welcome back to another episode. But this time we found a sense of closure in finding out what was behind the doors of the mysterious RIBA Part 3. Joining the team as part of this episode is Amrit Seera, a British-Sikh designer based in South East London, a self-proclaimed Maximalist, Pop Culturalist, Part-Time Twitter Activist and up-and…
 
What purpose does religion serve in our understanding of architecture and the built environment? Does it serve anything at all? In this heated and energetic episode, we discuss the purpose of religion and how can help us understand the built environment and further question the intentionality and purpose behind sacred spaces. . Joining us this week…
 
No one really knows what happened that night. The seas were calm, the doors locked from the inside of the lighthouse and all the clocks were stopped. Somehow they vanished without a trace, leaving their widows and the villagers with so many unanswered questions. Over time the simplest explanations gave way to conspiracy theories and ghost stories, …
 
We're delighted to share Ali Benjamin's exclusive reading from The Smash-Up with you! A novel with rather more than a soupçon of satire, this timely book hones in on a snapshot of history to probe the depths of the culture wars in America. Zo is swept up in the politics of the #MeToo movement, the Kavanaugh hearings, and her duties to the feminist …
 
How has your year been so far? Our Refresh and Reset episodes are a chance to genuinely check-in with each other and you guys. Refresh and reset episodes are a casual chat that gives us an opportunity to hold accountability to our side hustles and to track our career progression, mental health, all of the above and all above that. . Our mission at …
 
We’re delighted to be featuring Lesley Storm’s beautiful collection of poems - It's About Time: Poems of an Uncertain Woman. At 67-years-old, Lesley has written a meditation on the passing of time, her reflections living as a trans woman and overcoming adversity, and what it means to her to be a woman. Here are love poems, life poems, elegies, auba…
 
Welcome to the latest instalment of Salon News! Listen in for all the goss on our upcoming Salon which already promises to be our most-attended online Salon ever! We'll be speaking with Russell T Davies, the writer/creator of It's A Sin, the Channel 4 series that's on everybody's lips at the moment, as well as Queer As Folk, Dr Who, Years and Years…
 
Welcome back to Season 2! The theme for this season Understanding Architecture. So what does this mean? Well, that's completely up to you. This season is down to interpretation, with influence from designers, creatives and experts globally. What does architecture genuinely mean to you and how do you create impactful design decisions? In our first e…
 
Our latest Salon Exclusive is particularly dear to us. Deborah Orr was a friend of Damian - they grew up in the same corner of Scotland at different times and both wrote memoirs about it. ‘Motherwell’ is Deborah’s memoir and it is as brilliant as the woman herself was. Deborah was a glittering regular at our Salons over the years- maybe you met her…
 
Listen in to our exclusive launch of 'Some Body To Love' with Alexandra Heminsley. In this special online Salon we celebrate the brilliant new book from the author of 'Running Like A Girl' and 'Leap In' on her publication day! In her latest memoir Alex takes her body as her subject: we wince at every needle as she reveals what IVF is really like an…
 
We’re thrilled to introduce you to another stellar debut author - Robert Jones, Jr. And his novel The Prophets. Robert is founder of the social media community Son of Baldwin, which speaks powerfully from a Black queer perspective. Robert famously said: ‘We can disagree and still love each other, unless your disagreement is rooted in my oppression …
 
Hey everyone, the time has finally come! It's the final episode of the season but you knew we wouldn't leave it on a dry note. This episode explores the film Inception, directed by Chris Nolan, a pioneer in the media and arts industry. If you haven't watched a Nolan film before, Inception should be your first! I think it's fair to say that this yea…
 
Darien Hsu Gee is an award-winning author of five novels and winner of the 2019 Poetry Society of America's Chapbook Fellowship. We’re always saying we want to share more poetry so we’re thrilled to share this beautiful collection with you that traces the author’s matrilineal heritage through five generations - Other Small Histories. If you enjoyed…
 
Douglas Stuart has just won The 2020 Booker Prize for his incredible debut novel 'Shuggie Bain', so to celebrate we're releasing the never-published-before Literary Salon we held with Douglas in June! In a special private event Douglas joined us online all the way from New York, along with viewers from around the world, and treated us to the very f…
 
Unsure and nervous about the transition from part 1 to part 2? Hosted by our girl, Basma, this penultimate episode of our first season will cover all the misconceptions and what is to be expected when moving onto studying Part II. We are so thankful to be joined by Delfina Couceiro, a second-year MArch D Architecture student from Oxford Brookes Uni…
 
Our recent event with Dolly was our most popular online Salon to date, with hundreds and hundreds of Salonistas joining from all over the world – and we have a an exclusive clip for you to feast your ears on, about the highs and lows of sex with a new flame. Even more excitingly, the whole evening can now be yours forever for the price of a drink! …
 
Welcome to the latest instalment of Salon News! We've had so much excitement recently and so many people wanting to hear what we’ve got coming up, so we've answered your call. Listen in for all the goss on THE RETURN OF OUR TV SERIES, what the last Salon of the year is (and yes there are still some tickets though they're flying!), who's been sharin…
 
Hey everyone, we're back with another episode but this time we are addressing the sensitive topic of mental health. Tired? Drained? Dehydrated? Sound familiar? Mental health comes in many different shapes and sizes and sometimes it isn't always distinguishable. In this episode, we address our personal experiences in architecture, how we experienced…
 
We're back with another episode here on the 1:100 podcast, the voice of creative women of colour. In today's episode, we touch on the pressures associated with architecture, how to distinguish these, where they come from and how to tackle the overall issue. We know we're late with this episode but forgive us, we're currently facing a global pandemi…
 
We love a debut author and emerging Northern literary talent Eliza Clark is no exception. In Boy Parts we meet Irina who obsessively takes explicit photographs of the average-looking men she persuades to model for her, scouted from the streets of Newcastle. Placed on sabbatical from her dead-end bar job, she's offered an exhibition at a fashionable…
 
In need of some mid-week inspiration? Hosted by our girl, Amanda, this weeks episode explores the idea of purpose in design and how we define our architectural duties: name vs nature. We are blessed to be joined by Senior Project Officer for Greater London’s Regeneration Team and 1/3 co-founders of Black Females in Architecture, Neba Sere, who shed…
 
“Tamara is going to kill her mother, but she isn't the villain…” The Sound Mirror spans three familial generations from British Occupied India to Southern England following the joys and heartaches of Tamara, Claire and Ada. But how do their lives intersect? Through intimately rendered characters, Heidi James has crafted a haunting and moving examin…
 
We're back again with another episode... and another guest! Hosted by our girl Adonai, we're touching on the importance of community engagement in Architecture and how this affects wider society, cultures and subcultures. We're joined by the very relatable freelance architectural designer Melissa Haniff. Melissa also works as a development coordina…
 
We're back again with another episode but this time we've switched it up. Spending 24 hours in the studio was tough but acted as a pinnacle part of the architecture journey. We're joined by Randy Forson, CEO and founder of Change for Ghana and representative for Penoyre and Prasad who speaks of his studio experience at the University of Nottingham.…
 
Premiering at the Literary Salon we have Neil Blackmore’s wildly seductive new novel. Raised in isolation, Edgar and Benjamin Bowen have lived a cloistered life. But now they’re on a Grand European Tour to improve their station in the world they're discovering that climbing the social hierarchy is not without its perils. If you liked The Talented M…
 
NOW LIVE: Refresh + Reset What have you been up to in August? Our refresh and reset episodes are a casual chat give us an opportunity to catch up on our side hustles and track our career progression, mental health, all of the above and all above that. Find out more about Check out some of our pages: @bethany_tamara @cindz_art @nem.arch…
 
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