Architecture & Anthropocene podcast
A new podcast to discuss architecture, design, nature and technology in this the age of humans, the so-called Anthropocene era.
Architecture & Anthropocene, is a podcast produced by Triennale Milano, hosted by journalist David Plaisant.
In this 7-episode podcast David meets with design curator Paola Antonelli, Forensic Architecture founder Eyal Weizman, bio-acoustician Bernie Krause, urban thinker Ricky Burdett, and architects Shigeru Ban, Tatiana Bilbao and Assemble the London based architecture collective. A series of vital conversations expand and extrapolate the themes of the XXII Triennale di Milano titled Broken Nature: Design Takes on Human Survival. Architecture & Anthropocene goes behind the scenes, speaking with the men and women who are shaping the way our world is changing. Through these informal dialogues Triennale Milano is engaging with the most important issues facing the planet today.
The Architecture & Anthropocene podcast was recorded during Milano Arch Week 2019.
Paola Antonelli, & Glenn D. Lowry – Cultural Institutions: the R&D of society?
Eyal Weizman, Forensic Architecture – Truth as a practice
Bernie Krause – The ears of world
Shigeru Ban – Temporary or permanent?
Ricky Burdett – The urban age
Tatiana Bilbao – Architecture for all humans?
James Binning, Assemble – Collective thinking
David Plaisant is a freelance journalist and writer based in Rome, Italy. He began his career in London, where he worked in magazine publishing, five years of which was spent at the multimedia brand Monocle as a radio producer, and as Monocle’s Design Correspondent. Over a decade, either working in journalism or before that at design and architecture advocacy groups such as the RIBA, David has sustained a deep interest in the preservation and creation of better built environments. In Italy, his investigations continue and he is currently researching mid-twentieth century modernist architecture in Rome.