Chris Dyson – Episode Five
On the programme this week is Chris Dyson, principal of Chris Dyson Architects – a multi-award-winning practice, much lauded for their sensitive conservation work on historic buildings in London. In today’s episode we speak about Chris’s passion for drawing and his work for James Stirling. We talk about going to boarding school and walking the … Continue reading "Chris Dyson – Episode Five"
Mary Duggan – Episode Four
On the podcast this week is architect Mary Duggan. In 2004 Mary and her then partner Joe Morris founded Duggan Morris Architects which quickly went on to become one of the most critically acclaimed young practices of the early 2000s. Over the intervening 12 years the practice grew from a team of two – to … Continue reading "Mary Duggan – Episode Four"
Peter Rees – Episode Three
My guest this week is Peter Rees, now Professor of Places and City Planning at The Bartlett School of Architecture at University College London. Before returning to the Bartlett in 2014, Peter was, for nearly 30 years, the Chief Planning Officer in the City of London. Over this time he oversaw the architectural transformation of the … Continue reading "Peter Rees – Episode Three"
Hazel Rounding – Episode Two
On the programme this week is Hazel Rounding, Director at award-winning architectural practice shedkm. In this week’s podcast we ask what it means to have a ‘house style’. We also talk about shedkm’s new style of house. We talk about opportunities in Croydon and regeneration in Liverpool. We ask why colour palettes matter and from … Continue reading "Hazel Rounding – Episode Two"
Peter Murray – Episode One
For this week's episode we speak to acclaimed architectural communicator Peter Murray about his career spent writing and talking about architecture. We discuss the founding of both Blueprint Magazine and the London Festival of Architecture. Peter tells us how architects can be better communicators and how to make sure you get things done. And finally, we find out which architect dressed up as a pantomime cow for a protest and which engineer went a year without speaking.
Pilot Episode – Carl Turner
For the pilot episode we speak to RIBA Manser Medal-winning architect Carl Turner about what it’s like to build, then sell your dream home. We talk about gentrification in Brixton, the threat from Brexit and why architects are always moving offices. From a brutalist carpark in Peckham to temporary buildings in Tokyo, we talk about how long buildings should last and why architects have to take risks to get ahead.
Architecture Masters – Introduction
Architecture Masters is a new podcasts about the people behind the buildings: a series of short conversations with some of architecture’s leading lights.