The Architects live from Venice! Including interviews with Gerard Reinmuth, Anthony Burke, Mimi Zeiger and Wouter Vanstiphout.
The Architects Radio Show were invited to exhibit as part of the exhibit Formations: New Practices in Australian Architecture in the Australian pavilion at the 2012 Venice Architecture Biennale. We designed and shipped over a fully self-contained micro mobile radio studio, on wheels, with a FM transmitter, aerial, mixing desk, 4 microphones and headsets, all running off a 12 volt car battery. We broadcast live during the first week of the biennale on the local FM spectrum in Venice, as well as doing a live link back to Triple R during our regular Tuesday night slot, and here's the result:
1/4 - Introduction, what we're doing in Venice, what is the Architecture Biennale, and the theme Common Ground as set by creative director David Chipperfield.
2/4 - Interview with creative directors of the Formations exhibit, Anthony Burke and Gerard Reinmuth, about their concept for the show and the work of the other participating practices.
3/4 - We speak with Mimi Zeiger, project manager for the US exhibit Spontaneous Interventions which looks at the "people and organisations that have intervened in their environments directly, without awaiting the arrival of top-down plans."
4/4 - Interview with Wouter Vanstiphout, partner of the Rotterdam-based architectural historians Crimson, about their exhibit The Banality of Good, which looks at the various urban descendants of Ebenezer Howard's Garden City diagram around the wo