Episode One – Peter Murray

Peter Murray
Peter Murray (c) Simon Way

Architecture Masters is a new podcast about the people shaping our cities – a series of short conversations with some of architecture’s leading lights.

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.
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Pilot Episode – Carl Turner

Architecture Masters is a new podcast series about the people shaping our cities – a series of short conversations with some of architecture’s leading lights.

Carl Turner
Carl Turner (c) Agnese Sanvito

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.

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Building Something New

Architecture Masters is a new podcast about the people behind the buildings: a series of short conversations with some of architecture’s leading lights

These are the people quietly shaping our cities – all hugely respected within the architectural profession, yet somehow their modest profile often belies the impact they have on the world around us. Continue reading “Building Something New”