Architects have up until recently remained rather reluctant to organise and act collectively, but in light of the erosion of their working conditions, is it time they began to think seriously about unionising?
With Islam?s most holy city undergoing rapid development, this episode delves into the complex city that lies beyond the mosque.
Recording and discussing the city through sound offers a vital means through which to challenge the dominant ways in which architecture and cities are represented. In this episode, we begin to explore the possibilities of audio-only urban representation.
From Hitler's favourite architect Albert Speer to the present-day controversies surrounding the Qatar World Cup, this episode considers what responsibility architects have for the wider societal structures within which they work.
What to do with the abundance of unfinished structures currently dominating the Italian landscape?
Calais, a town in northern France, functions as a hard border where migrants end up building their own cities. How do architects relate to this complex geopolitical situation?
Gaika and Ash Sarkar discuss London's near future and its recent past, particularly as it relates to the legacy of the London Riots.
Alexandra Lange is the architecture critic at Curbed and writes for media outlets such as New Yorker. Her latest book is The Design of Childhood.
While modernist housing estates are still being despised and demolished, a renewed interest is nowadays making their commodified preservation possible.
Video games have changed the way we interact with cities and space. If we neglect this fact then we leave an increasingly vital cultural medium open to reactionary representations of the world around us.
In this podcast episode, we go inside Amsterdam's designer data tower and talk to several experts about the architecture, environmental impact and cultural significance of data centres.