Architecture Episodes

Dec. 21, 2020

Sustainable architecture - Design, Materials and Cost - Janna Laan Lo…

It's a Solstice/Christmas/New Year double episode with Grain Architecture's founding director and designer Janna Laan Lomas about…

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Dec. 21, 2020

The architecture industry's response to climate change - Janna Laan L…

A conversation recorded with Janna Laan Lomas, founding director and designer at Grain Architecture about climate change and the …

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Dec. 6, 2020

Sand Stories - The sustainability of sand - Kiran Pereira - BS35

How many people realise that sand is a non-renewable resource?

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Nov. 8, 2020

45 years of Building Inspiration - Lloyd Kahn - BS32

Lloyd Kahn is the editor in chief at Shelter Publications, has now published eight books on building; this series is called The S…

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Sept. 7, 2020

The Rebel Architect - Scott McAulay - BS29

The journey from architectural student to becoming a force in the UK climate fight. Scott McAuley is spearheading a grassroots re…

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July 12, 2020

Earth floors are the most sustainable floors - Sukita Reay Crimmel

I'm delighted to be joined this week by Sukita Reay Crimmel. Sukita was one of my teachers right at the beginning of my journey i…

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May 28, 2020

How to make a Zero Carbon Britain - Paul Allen

I talk with Paul Allen from the Centre for Alternative Technology about how Britain can get to Net Zero carbon using only existin…

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April 22, 2020

How to retrofit our existing housing stock - Lucy Pedler

It's Building Sustainability's first birthday & most of the world is on lockdown... So this month sees a triple Building Sustaina…

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April 22, 2020

Sustainable Structural Engineering - Beth Williams

I have a conversation with Beth Williams, who is a Structural Engineer + Certified PassivHaus Designer. Passionate about diversit…

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April 22, 2020

What can festivals teach us about sustainability? - Claire O'Neill

The link between festivals and sustainability might not be immediately obvious. But, consider this. A festival is a reproduction …

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July 10, 2019

Creating new sustainable towns - Noel Isherwood

In this episode we talk to architect, Noel Isherwood. The discussion is largely based around Poundbury, which is the expansion of…

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