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The Architects - Show 336 - London Olympics Special

August 1st, 2012

Episode 245 of 346 episodes

we review and overview this year's Olympics, with special guests live from LondonTim Abrahams(author ofThe Stadium) and Michael Talyor (Hopkins). above: London Olympic Stadium,Populous(formerly HOK Sport), 2011 above: London VeloPark,Hopkins Architects, 2011 Look inside the London 2012 Velodrome with Paul Smith and Kevin McCloud on the Velodrome as well ArchDaily's extensive Olympic coverage ArcelorMittal Orbit by Anish Kapoor & Cecil Balmond NEWS ·Architecture Australia Houses Awards –Announced last week, John Wardle’s Shearer’s Quarters won house of the year. Kerstin Thompson, Owen and Voakes, CO-AP, Neometro, Andrew Burges, Make and Ariane Prevost were all the big winners on the night. Go tohttp://architectureau.comfor details. · Audio Architecture last week at Arts Centre as part of renewal - Close to 50,000 turn out to celebrate re-opening of Hamer Hall · Venturi to retire EVENTS ·HIROSHI NAKAO, Japan Wednesday 8th August, 6:00pm Faculty of Art Design & Architecture Caulfield Campus Building G, lecture theatre G1.04 Free Entry Hiroshi Nakao’s provocative and original practice spans architecture, installation, art practice and design teaching. He has completed a number of seminal built works in Japan, such as ‘Dark Box and Birdcage, Weekend House’, and artworks including ‘Black Maria’ and ‘Straight Strait Jacket’. · A Presentation byGregory Burgess, Tuesday, 7 August 2012, Drinks: 6.00 pm; Presentation: 6.15pm, Horace Lamb Lecture Theatre, North Terrace, The University ofAdelaidehttp://www.architecture.adelaide.edu.au/events/speaker-series/ ·Process–Living Futures, sustainable design - Suzette Jackson and Ed Cotter will present the concepts behind the Living Building Challenge + One Planet Living while Ralph Webster will discuss the implementation of green roofs. Mon 6 Aug, 6.30pm Loop, Free. · ABC seriesDream Buildis on Sunday nights at 8.15 pm after Grand Designs for next 8 weeks

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