22 episodes

The podcast for urbanists fighting climate change. Hosted by Ross O'Ceallaigh, a planner and urban designer based in London, this show explores how architects, planners, policy makers and designers can make cities more sustainable, healthy and happy.

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The podcast for urbanists fighting climate change. Hosted by Ross O'Ceallaigh, a planner and urban designer based in London, this show explores how architects, planners, policy makers and designers can make cities more sustainable, healthy and happy.

    #21: Jake Attwood-Harris (Hawkins\Brown) - Whole Life Carbon, Zero Carbon Architecture and Retrofitting for Sustainability

    #21: Jake Attwood-Harris (Hawkins\Brown) - Whole Life Carbon, Zero Carbon Architecture and Retrofitting for Sustainability

    Jake is Sustainable Design Advisor at Hawkins\Brown where he led the development of the free open-source Hawkins Brown Emissions Reduction Tool, also referred to as H\B:ERT, which is a whole life carbon calculation tool. Jake works across all project...

    • 1 hr 6 min
    #20: Jonny McKenna and Dhruv Sookhoo (Metropolitan Workshop) - A New Kind of Suburbia and Practice-Based Research

    #20: Jonny McKenna and Dhruv Sookhoo (Metropolitan Workshop) - A New Kind of Suburbia and Practice-Based Research

    Today's episode is a conversation with Jonny McKenna and Dhruv Sookhoo of Metropolitan Workshop, a leading practice of architects and urban designers based in London and Dublin. Jonny McKenna is Director of their Dublin office, an architect and urban...

    • 1 hr 9 min
    #19: Virginia Cinquemani - Key Skills for a Successful Sustainability Career

    #19: Virginia Cinquemani - Key Skills for a Successful Sustainability Career

    Today's episode is a conversation with Virginia Cinquemani.Virginia is the founder and director of Green Gorilla Consultants, a unique training and coaching company focusing exclusively on empowering sustainability professionals to become the most...

    • 51 min
    #18: Liza Degtyareva (4D Sustainability) - Small Business Sustainability, Regenerative Economy, and UN Sustainable Development Goals

    #18: Liza Degtyareva (4D Sustainability) - Small Business Sustainability, Regenerative Economy, and UN Sustainable Development Goals

     Liza is a business consultant, social innovator and advocate for regenerative economy. She's a member of the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership network and has extensive experience working in several industries and countries as project...

    • 49 min
    #17: James Godfrey-Faussett - Growing Urban Forests with the Miyawaki Method

    #17: James Godfrey-Faussett - Growing Urban Forests with the Miyawaki Method

    James grows urban forests around the UK with his company Wild Urban Spaces and with rewilding organisation SUGi. He is an expert in the use of the Miyawaki Method of afforestation, which is a Japanese approach to rapidly creating healthy, native forest...

    • 53 min
    #16: Are Tall Buildings Sustainable?

    #16: Are Tall Buildings Sustainable?

    In today's episode we are asking, are tall buildings sustainable? It is often argued that because of their density, tall buildings are essential for sustainable cities to support public transport, walking, cycling and thriving communities. However, once...

    • 37 min

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