The Architech Show

Architecture and Technology podcast hosted by Joe Banks, Greg Lamb and Willis Lim

Episode 18 - Jobs are going but Architects are safe!

June 29th, 2015
An article of interest submitted by one of our friends and listeners suggested that 40% of jobs could go in the next 10 to 15 years but Architects are safe. We discuss this and also if it is indeed possible to automate an architect's role in the design process along with the various advancements in Artificial Intelligence including an AI that learns to play Mario games.

Episode 17 - The Rise of the 3D Printers

June 23rd, 2015
3D printing was the topic of our very first episode and it was briefly covered in how it could be used in an architectural practice. This week we discuss what's been happening in the realm of 3D printing of late, some potential game changer technology and how close we are to realising the 'Two Weeks' mask of Total Recall.

Episode 16 - Last Weekly Tonight

June 17th, 2015

It's been a big week in technology news in the past week so we thought we'd bring you up to speed about what was announced what this could mean in the architectural space.

Episode 15 - This week at the Movies

June 9th, 2015

This week at the Movies, your critics Joe, Greg and Willis discuss the role of architecture at the movies. Not movies about architects or movies starring architects but movies in which architecture plays an important part of the story telling!

Episode 14 - I spit in your general direction!

June 1st, 2015

Joe has a bone to pick in this episode of The Architech Show. Who decides whether an older building is worth preserving even though it has outlived its purpose? Sometimes the effort of maintaining and preserving the older building costs more than the cost of replacing the building. Can a building be reconfigured in order to preserve its heritage yet be repurposed to suit modern times? We don't have the answers but it makes an interesting discussion!