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The Architects - Show 148 - Critical Visions Part 2

April 22nd, 2008

Episode 58 of 346 episodes

Interview with Hannah Tribe and Marcus Trimblewww.tribestudio.com.au www.supercolossal.ch Interview with Chris Wilkinsonwww.wilkinsoneyre.com on the phone - Natasha Palich on her the 2020 SummitProject ZERO at Richmond Stationwww.ghd.com.au www.theage.com.au/news/environment/zero-building-and-the-search-for-the-holy-grail-of-greenness/2008/03/25/1206207106162.html Three huge turbines on Bahrain World Trade Centre are commissioned: www.worldarchitecturenews.com/index.php?fuseaction=wanappln.projectview&upload_id=2133 Vertical farm skyscrapers. http://weburbanist.com/2008/03/30/5-urban-design-proposals-for-3d-city-farms-sustainable-ecological-and-agricultural-skyscrapers/ Cynthia Smith Lecture, curator ‘Design for the other 90%’ at the Cooper Hewitt Design Museum in New York. The exhibition looks at designs that increase access to food, water, energy, education, healthcare and transport in developing nations – not slick aesthetics. Selling fast! 6.30pm Tuesday 29th April, ACMI, book online at www.nationaldesigncentre.com http://other90.cooperhewitt.org Wired magazine’s compilation of ‘Mile-high skyscrapers and floating cities that never were’ – 10 of the best visionary projects rendered in their proposed contexts. www.wired.com/culture/design/multimedia/2008/04/gallery_imaginary_cities?slide=1&slideView=3 Snohetta’s Oslo Opera House – amazing marble mountain by the bay, and looks like it means business too. Incredible interiors, none of it yelling too loudly, but doing plenty. www.arcspace.com/architects/snoehetta/oslo_opera/oslo_opera.html