Episode 36: JMP’s John McAslan & Troy Uleman talk about the Central Station redesign, urban planning and the process of design

In a coup for Talking Architecture & Design, we finally get to speak with the indefatigable Scotsman John McAslan and well-known local architect Troy Uleman from JMP about a wide range of subjects including the Central Station rebuild, the changing work culture in architectural firms and why architects must have a specific procedure when they… Continue reading Episode 36: JMP’s John McAslan & Troy Uleman talk about the Central Station redesign, urban planning and the process of design

Episode 52: Koichi Takada talks about sustainable design and how COVID-19 has forever changed how we work, live and design our buildings

Koichi Takada is a member of a new generation of architects that aim to ‘naturalise’ architecture in the urban environment – an approach he developed after living in cities of high urbanization: Tokyo, New York, and London. In this interview, he talks about his latest projects, why bringing the ‘outside-in’ is the new black, and… Continue reading Episode 52: Koichi Takada talks about sustainable design and how COVID-19 has forever changed how we work, live and design our buildings

Episode 96: Harold Perks on the shift to Build-to-Rent models of residential design

Harold Perks is Director with Hames Sharley and has been a part of the practice for over a decade.As a registered Architect for over 18 years’, he has experience in mixed-use master planning, commercial, retail, high-end residential design, warehouse and hospitality architecture.  His passion for carefully-considered urban fabric regularly sees him working at the complex… Continue reading Episode 96: Harold Perks on the shift to Build-to-Rent models of residential design

Episode 50: Troy Creighton talks about the importance of making building materials in Australia, sustainability and smart drains

Troy Creighton is the managing director of Stormtech Grates & Drains who has some 31 years of working in the building materials industry. In 2004 Stormtech won a Design Mark at the Australian Design Awards for their drainage design and since 2006, Stormtech has been a member of the Standards Australia Committee and has been… Continue reading Episode 50: Troy Creighton talks about the importance of making building materials in Australia, sustainability and smart drains

Episode 67: Michael Teys & Craig Penton talk about building safety issues as well as the future of cladding and what is happening with cladding rectification

Michael Teys is a strata industry consultant with more than 30 years’ experience in strata law and management. He is a strata research academic with City Futures Research Centre at the University of NSW, where he holds an Australian Research Council grant to study the impact of large-scale strata on our cities.  Craig Penton is… Continue reading Episode 67: Michael Teys & Craig Penton talk about building safety issues as well as the future of cladding and what is happening with cladding rectification

Episode 26: Talking Architecture & Design talks with Dyson’s Will Darvill & Associate Professor Sean Cain from Monash University

In Episode 26 of Talking Architecture & Design, we talk innovation, design, disruption and of course what’s the latest cool gadget from the super-innovative engineers at Dyson. Featuring Dyson’s Will Darvill & Associate Professor Sean Cain from Monash University, this podcast talks about light technology, circadian lighting, lighting as a recuperative solution and how we… Continue reading Episode 26: Talking Architecture & Design talks with Dyson’s Will Darvill & Associate Professor Sean Cain from Monash University

Episode 95: Harvey Male, Buchan’s Living sector leader talks about the secrets behind build-to-rent

Harvey Male is Buchan’s Living sector leader, which encompasses the firm’s residential, hospitality and build-to-rent portfolio. In this episode, he talks about  how buildings work and how to balance commercial viability while also delivering environmental and community benefits.  Harvey’s expertise lies in architectural and masterplan design and project coordination of cultural and civic projects, medium… Continue reading Episode 95: Harvey Male, Buchan’s Living sector leader talks about the secrets behind build-to-rent

Episode 29: Talking Architecture & Design speaks with Jodie Taylor, International Towers’ head of Marketing & Stakeholder Engagement

During FRONT 2019, we sat down with International Towers’ head of Marketing & Stakeholder Engagement, Jodie Taylor, to talk about, corporate design, her Indigenous heritage and how the Big End of Town is learning to embrace and promote Australia’s rich and deep Indigenous heritage. Read More