10 episodes

Join the Danish Architecture Center as we chat with some of the world’s leading architects, designers, planners, and engineers about their work and ideas. Let’s Talk Architecture introduces you to the creative and innovative minds behind the future of our buildings and cities. Generous funding is provided by Realdania and the Danish Industry Foundation which also support BLOX Talks, DAC’s evening lecture series with the speakers featured here. Learn more at dac.dk/en/podcast

Let's Talk Architecture Dansk Arkitektur Center (DAC)

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Join the Danish Architecture Center as we chat with some of the world’s leading architects, designers, planners, and engineers about their work and ideas. Let’s Talk Architecture introduces you to the creative and innovative minds behind the future of our buildings and cities. Generous funding is provided by Realdania and the Danish Industry Foundation which also support BLOX Talks, DAC’s evening lecture series with the speakers featured here. Learn more at dac.dk/en/podcast

    Our planet’s future and the drivers of change: Arup’s Chris Luebkeman

    Our planet’s future and the drivers of change: Arup’s Chris Luebkeman

    What will our world look like in 2075? How will we solve our planet’s biggest energy, waste, climate change, water, demographic, urbanization, or poverty challenges? In a lively conversation about the future and our understanding of world citizenship, Chris Luebkeman, Global Foresight Leader at the engineering, architecture, and planning firm of Arup, shared his thoughts with DAC’s Jen Masengarb.

    • 18 min
    Time as a resource: Anupamu Kundoo

    Time as a resource: Anupamu Kundoo

    Indian architect Anupamu Kundoo’s buildings often use very traditional and sustainable materials but used in surprising and experimental ways. Kundoo sat down with DAC’s Jen Masengarb to discuss the planet’s rapid urbanization and how as a contemporary designer she is working to help build a more equitable and sustainable economy for skilled local craftsmen.

    • 12 min
    Racing to finish Sagrada Familia: Arup’s Tristram Carfrae

    Racing to finish Sagrada Familia: Arup’s Tristram Carfrae

    How do you finish one of the world’s most famous unfinished buildings? Without a set of original plans, a group of engineers and craftsmen are using new technologies and adapting historic techniques to finish Sagrada Familia by 2026. Arup engineer Tristram Carfrae sat down with DAC’s Jen Masengarb to discuss the project and what he’d like to ask Antoni Gaudi if the architect were alive today.

    • 17 min
    Life on our planet not centered around us: Bruce Mau

    Life on our planet not centered around us: Bruce Mau

    “Everything we are doing right now, we don’t know how to do. That’s the magical thing about design.” Designer Bruce Mau joined DAC’s Jen Masengarb to discuss Massive Change Network’s current projects and his ground-breaking collaborations with leading architects, museums, and companies. Mau speaks about caring for our planet and argues this is the best time in human history to be alive.

    • 19 min
    DAC’s home in a transparent BLOX: OMA’s Ellen van Loon

    DAC’s home in a transparent BLOX: OMA’s Ellen van Loon

    For OMA partner architect Ellen van Loon, a building’s spatial form and the relationship between interior and exterior has always been of great fascination. She joined DAC’s Jen Masengarb to discuss the design process for the BLOX building in Copenhagen – the mixed-building that is also home to DAC – and what happens when she returns to ‘spy’ on the users of spaces she has designed.

    • 19 min
    Architecture on Mars?: BIG’s Jakob Lange with Tor Nørretranders

    Architecture on Mars?: BIG’s Jakob Lange with Tor Nørretranders

    Bjarke Ingels Group has been working with the Dubai Future Foundation to imagine a 2117 city on Mars. BIG Partner Jakob Lange and popular science author Tor Nørretranders sat down with DAC’s Jen Masengarb. What is the role of architects in creating a sustainable Martian environment? And what could this exploration teach us about Earth? Generous funding is provided by Realdania and the Danish Industry Foundation which also support BLOX Talks, DAC’s evening lecture series with Lange and Nørretranders.

    • 22 min

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