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Curated conversations with contemporary critics on architecture, and architectural thinking.

Hosted by Vikram Prakash, Professor of Architecture, University of Washington, Seattle, USA.
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Mar 25, 2020

Living Upon the History by Siyu Qu, Lipeipei Sun, and Vlanka Catalan

This week, Vikram sits down with young professionals Sarah Burk, Siyu Qu and Will Crothers to talk about the scene, culture, aesthetic, and ethics of Seattle’s practicing architectural community in the city...

Mar 11, 2020

This week, Vikram and veteran guest, Mark Jarzombek, meet at MIT to discuss the status of the Global Project. This was recorded in front of an audience of Mark's students and teaching assistants who participated in a Q&A following our episode. 

A Global History of Architecture, Wiley, 2rd...

Feb 26, 2020

For Americans, it was the Vietnam War. For Vietnam and Laos, It was The American War. Next week, we are joined by photographers Pao Houa Her and Sadie Wechsler as we discuss relationships of the war, both past and present, within their current collaborative exhibit, The American War.


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Feb 12, 2020

This week, we are joined by prolific architect of northwest modernism, Gordon Walker as we discuss Grant Hildebrand’s biography, “Gordon Walker, A Poetic Architecture”   

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Jan 29, 2020

What can we learn about an urban environment when we understand it, both socially and spatially, as an ecology? This week, we investigate the intersection of environmental justice and public space with sociologist, Amita Baviskar as we discuss her new book, Uncivil City: Ecology, Equity and the Commons in Delhi