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‘Architecture is not only about laying bricks: it is a social construction’: Rozana Montiel VideoSubscription

2 March, 2017

The Moira Gemmill Prize shortlist: interview with Rozana Montiel


‘By creating public space you are able to create chances for social change’: Ada Yvars Bravo VideoSubscription

3 March, 2017

The Moira Gemmill Prize shortlist: interview with Ada Yvars Bravo


‘Can we do architecture that hits you in the gut? That’s a lifelong quest’: Johanna Hurme VideoSubscription

2 March, 2017

The Moira Gemmill Prize shortlist: interview with Johanna Hurme


‘I practice architecture as a language in itself’: Jing Liu VideoSubscription

28 February, 2017

The Moira Gemmill Prize shortlist: interview with Jing Liu


‘The architect is someone who can harness failure’: Interview with Pezo von EllrichshausenVideoSubscription

4 August, 2016

As an experience, the pavilion is just as much a physical reality as any other form of architecture


‘The generation of forms can catalyse change’: Interview with Kunlé AdeyemiVideoSubscription

2 August, 2016

Even simple pavilion projects have the potential to affect change


‘The typology of housing is a construct’: Interview with Cany AshVideoSubscription

27 July, 2016

How can housing offer residents a sense of agency?


Denise Scott Brown: The petition is my prize – and it's better than the PritzkerVideoSubscription

8 March, 2017

Jane Drew Prize 2017 winner Denise Scott Brown on sexism, prizes, low architectural pay and the fight for self-esteem

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Elizabeth Diller: ‘Trump is producing an activist generation’VideoSubscription

8 March, 2019

Winner of the Jane Drew Prize 2019, Elizabeth Diller, co-founder of Diller Scofidio + Renfro, talks Trump, High Lines and the state of American architecture when we catch her at the Women in Architecture awards in March 2019

Phyllis Lambert Interview

Interview with Phyllis LambertVideoSubscription

13 June, 2014

The founder of the Canadian Centre for Architecture and the woman behind the Seagram Building in Manhattan


Interview with Rachel Whiteread: ‘A memorial needs to be visible but not screaming’VideoSubscription

31 March, 2017

2017 Ada Louise Huxtable prize winner Rachel Whiteread talks to us about her ‘shy sculptures’, working in series, how Gordon Matta-Clark influenced her student days and why she finds it difficult to collaborate with architects.


Interview: Amanda LeveteVideo

15 October, 2015

‘The tree canopy is a natural place of gathering or retreat’: Levete talks through the concept of this year’s MPavilion


Interview: Anna Heringer VideoSubscription

17 March, 2016

‘Rammed earth and bamboo are not materials of the past’: Heringer on architecture’s impact on the planet’s resources

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Interview: Anupama Kundoo on craft and urbanisation in IndiaVideoSubscription

3 May, 2016

Architects’ ability to synthesise is crucial to help Indian cities keep up with unprecedented migration and provide necessary infrastructure to its newcomers, says Kundoo


Interview: Bernard TschumiVideoSubscription

10 September, 2014Updated: 23 March, 2015

Architect of Parc de la Villette, Parc Zoologique de Paris and the author of The Manhattan Transcripts speaks to Paul Finch about his education, work and critical position. Tschumi discusses his interest in the city, his admiration for Cedric Price and why he’s pessimistic about the future of architecture


Interview: Charles Jencks VideoSubscription

2 July, 2014

‘Architecture is a better profession than doctors, lawyers, bankers, accountants and all the other options,’ argues critic, writer and godfather of Postmodern architecture, Charles Jencks

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Interview: Design, Bitches VideoSubscription

17 March, 2016

‘There’s not a lot of historical boundaries’: Catherine Johnson and Rebecca Rudolph on Los Angeles’ history of architectural experimentation


Interview: Di Zhang VideoSubscription

17 March, 2016

‘I like to go through the emotional route for things’: Founder of WAA (We Architech Anonymous) discusses the work of her practice in Beijing’s competitive market

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Interview: Elisa Burnazzi VideoSubscription

17 March, 2016

‘Feminine values are very important’: Co–founder of Burnazzi Feltrin Architects who fell in love with architecture as a girl scout

Farshid Moussavi Interview

Interview: Farshid MoussaviVideoSubscription

3 February, 2015

Farshid Moussavi is director of Farshid Moussavi Architecture and Professor-in-Practice at Harvard GSD. In this in-depth interview she discusses her education, inspirations and career from interning with Zaha Hadid to publishing the Function series of books - a critical analysis of the role of ornament, form and style in architecture.

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Interview: Gabriela Etchegaray VideoSubscription

17 March, 2016

‘I became an architect out of curiosity’: Winner of the 2016 Moira Gemmill Prize for Emerging Architecture


Interview: Grupo TOMAVideoSubscription

22 September, 2015

‘The architect as a super-star is disappearing’: an interview with Chilean practice, Grupo TOMA

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Interview: Jeanne Gang on social infrastructureVideoSubscription

25 April, 2016

Studio Gang’s founding principal discusses the role architecture can play in creating a more equitable society, and reflects on what she learnt from designing the Arcus Centre for Social Justice Leadership

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Interview: Jenni Reuter VideoSubscription

17 March, 2016

From projects for the official home town of Santa Claus to underprivileged communities in Africa

Interview Julia Peyton-Jones

Interview: Julia Peyton-Jones on Serpentine pavilions and London's skylineVideoSubscription

25 April, 2016

Julia Peyton-Jones discusses the commissioning of the Serpentine pavilions and expresses her concerns about London’s skyline

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Interview: Marie Zawistowski VideoSubscription

17 March, 2016

‘As an architect you have to be optimistic’: Co–founder of onSITE and director of the design/buildLAB on how architecture must set things in motion

Interview with Nicholas Grimshaw

Interview: Nicholas GrimshawVideoSubscription

16 February, 2015

Nicholas Grimshaw set up his own practice immediately after graduating from the Architectural Association in 1965. In this intimate interview, he discusses his career, from his education and inspiration to his views on Postmodernism, innovation and anti-architecture

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Interview: Odile Decq on architectural research and rebels VideoSubscription

25 April, 2016

Odile Decq discusses the importance of design research and explains why education has a crucial role to play in raising the status of women in architecture


Interview: Richard Sennett VideoSubscription

29 September, 2015

Richard Sennett speaks on the social life and physical form of cities, and how urbanism can change them for the better, plus comments on London’s Garden Bridge proposal

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Interview: Sergei TchobanVideoSubscription

23 February, 2015

Sergei Tchoban, designer of the 2012 Russian Pavilion and Museum of Architectural Drawings in Berlin discusses his work and approach to architecture in this film interview produced by BerlinArtLink and Esenija Bannan


Interview: Terry FarrellVideoSubscription

30 May, 2014

A series of in-depth online films, exploring the life, work and influences of leading architects and thinkers. In the inaugural outing, Terry Farrell discusses with Paul Finch how his Newcastle background shaped his outlook and approach to design; why he doesn’t think of his architectural style as postmodern; and whether property developers are more creative than architects

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Madelon Vriesendorp: ‘There's a “coming out of hiding”’VideoSubscription

18 April, 2018

Winner of the Ada Louise Huxtable Prize 2018, Madelon Vriesendorp talks Lina Bo Bardi, bitches and cosmic jackets following the Women in Architecture awards in March