20 Best Podcasts About Sustainable Architecture of 2021

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Are you wanting to learn more about sustainable architecture? Well you’ve come to the right place. This is a curated list of the best sustainable architecture podcasts of 2021.

We have selected these podcasts for a variety of reasons, but they are all well worth a listen. We tried to select a variety of podcasts across the spectrum from hosts with a wide breadth of experience.

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Best Sustainable Architecture Podcasts 2021

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What’s Wrong With: The Podcast

  • Publisher: SOUR
  • Total Episodes: 61

What’s Wrong With (www/) is a diagnostic discussion series created by SOUR – an architecture and design studio. We interview progress makers, boundary pushers and creative leaders to diagnose and discuss the problems in various fields, with the goal of creating a research base for potential sustainable solutions applicable today and tomorrow.

Archgyan Podcast – An Indian Architecture Podcast

  • Publisher: Manish Paul Simon
  • Total Episodes: 60

Archgyan is a podcast that brings a selection of original interviews with architects, planners and designers from across India in the field of architecture. By an architect, for architects in India, the podcast aims to serve as a well-stocked cellar of information for reference and inspiration that will help them stay informed, get creative new ideas and engage with the architecture community. Tune in for a weekly dose of interesting information, innovation and original research that comments on modern architecture and focuses on creating sustainable architecture worldwide. Check out our website http://archgyan.com/ for more!

Architectural Alchemy

  • Publisher: Elise Sorge
  • Total Episodes: 11

A podcast about reconnecting with nature and ourselves via architecture and design to create happy, healthy homes. An interview series with experts on building and interior design, sustainable homes for building and renovating and how we can find balance for mind, body, spirit and our planet via our homes and spaces.

Bamboo U

  • Publisher: Orin Hardy
  • Total Episodes: 10

The Bamboo U podcast brings you conversations about design, creative thinking, architecture, and bamboo. Bamboo U is an educational experience that teaches people, how to design and build with bamboo. We run workshops that show our participants how to create innovative structures out of bamboo, and how to incorporate bamboo into their own projects. This show is a series of interviews with bamboo experts and pioneers who are exploring innovative ways to inspire the world to work with bamboo as a sustainable timber for the future.

Urban Echo

  • Publisher: Oscar Schrag
  • Total Episodes: 5

Urban Echo aims to address the challenges of sound pollution within cities. Through the mediums of urban planning, architecture, and product design this project explores how we might create more livable cities for a sustainable future and to optimize the quality of life and hearing health for those living within the complex urban environments of today. Ninety percent of New Yorkers are exposed to sounds over the EPA’s safe limit of 90 decibels. This is Estimated to be around four million New Yorkers and when expanded to other major urban areas across the United States account for about 72 million people. The NYPD reports around 1 million sound complaints a year. 37% of these are residential complaints and 37% are uncategorized most likely pedestrian, construction, or traffic noise (see Figure 1). Consistent sounds over 90 decibels degrade the stereocilia (cochlear hair cells) and consistently high decibel sound also results in higher heart rate and blood pressure.


  • Publisher: Floornature.com
  • Total Episodes: 28

ALL GOOD VIBES – connecting new architectural horizons: A new podcast that redefines sustainable architecture, projects and space according to an augmented concept of beauty. Promoted by the online portal Floornature and supported by the Iris Ceramica Group Foundation, All Good Vibes, on air from May 8, invites its guests to reflect on the future role of architecture and design, connecting different experiences, contexts and generations.ALL GOOD VIBES – connecting new architectural horizons is the brand new Podcast promoted by Iris Ceramica Group Foundation and international online architecture and design magazine Floornature.com, which promises good vibrations convertible into inspiration and creative thought for architects, designers and the rest of us.

Live. Well. Green.

  • Publisher: Kristina Hunter
  • Total Episodes: 67

How can I live a more sustainable life? What actions really make a difference for the earth? How can I live a better, greener life? How do I deal with eco-guilt? How can we create a better future for ourselves, society and the planet? The Live. Well. Green. podcast addresses these big questions and finds practical solutions for living lighter on the earth while working towards social and personal wellbeing. With over 20 years of experience in the field of sustainability and environmental health, teaching these subjects to more than 10,000 students in post-secondary programs of Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Architecture, Community Health Sciences, and MBA programs, host Kristina Hunter brings evidence-based concepts and solutions to each episode. Do you want to find inner calm while living more sustainably? Do you wish there was a trustworthy source of information for greener living? Do you seek evidence-based information on how to do the right thing for the planet? Then this is the podcast for you. Here we find real solutions to environmental issues while living better with ease. Kristina provides practical steps that you can take to implement Sustainable Wellbeing and Green Living without adding to your daily time-pressures. This is where sustainable living and personal wellness meet, and this is where people and the planet truly flourish! www.KristinaHunterFlourishing.com

Another Brick In The Wall

  • Publisher: Pedro Clarke
  • Total Episodes: 2

Thoughts and ideas, as well as interviews, focusing on materials and their performance, use and potential to build more sustainable buildings. Pedro Clarke is a registered Architect in both Portugal and the UK. He graduated from FAUP (Faculdade de Arquitectura da Universidade do Porto) in 2007 and also holds a Master Degree in Development and Emergency Practice from Oxford Brookes University. In 2014 he was selected for the Official Portuguese representation to the 14th International Architecture Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia. After 7 years working for both NGOs in Southern Africa and with Award Winning firms in Oslo and London, Pedro started his own firm in 2014, and continues to research the Architect’s role as a builder.

Ramboll podcasts

  • Publisher: Ramboll
  • Total Episodes: 4

Ramboll is a global engineering, architecture and consultancy company founded in Denmark in 1945.Our 16,000 experts create sustainable solutions across Buildings; Transport; Water; Environment & Health; Architecture, Landscape & Urbanism; Energy and Management Consulting. Across the world, Ramboll combines local experience with a global knowledgebase to create sustainable cities and societies. We combine insights with the power to drive positive change to our clients, in the form of ideas that can be realised and implemented. We call it: Bright ideas. Sustainable change. https://ramboll.com

Vertical City

  • Publisher: Lennon Richardson | Marketing Coordinator and VC Ambassador
  • Total Episodes: 28

Vertical City is building a foundation for a sustainable urban future. We interview the world’s top architects, urban designers, engineers, microbiologists, transportation and sustainability experts to discuss different technologies and ideologies in support of further developing the concept of a Vertical City as a potential solution to many of our world’s greatest problems. If you enjoyed this podcast, or you would like to learn more about urbanism, sustainability, innovation and large-scale architecture, visit us at www.verticalcity.org.

Capital Locast

  • Publisher: UN Capital Development Fund
  • Total Episodes: 18

The United Nations Capital Development Fund is a Centre of Excellence and Innovative Fund for Local Government Finance and Local Economic Development Finance. UNCDF and United Cities and Local Governments have joined in a coalition for a global financial ecosystem that works for cities and local governments. The climate emergency is real. The scale of the plastics problem is only just starting to be understood. Inequality and migration are increasing. Urbanization is unstoppable. The world’s response to these development challenges is Agenda 2030 and the 2015 Paris Agreement. But the development finance architecture is missing something. Local Governments are indispensable agents in solving these problems. Whilst national governments, civil society, and the private sector can achieve a lot, without a revolution in local government finance it will be impossible to build a sustainable liveable world. Our mission is to build the bridge to that future by leading the redesign of local government finance as an accelerator of global development. Capital LoCAST will be talking local, globally. In the first season of Capital LoCAST, experts and thought leaders will set out the economic analysis and the policy agenda for a financial ecosystem that works for cities and local governments.


  • Publisher: Egbeiyon Leonard
  • Total Episodes: 5

SILL TALKS is a podcast dedicated to providing information, finding new ways and developing strategies to help the Architect, Designer and Creatives build better businesses that are profitable and sustainable.In each episode, Arc Egbeiyon Leonard breaks down the core principles that makes architectural businesses worth going into hence helping you find the sweet spot between architecture and business.From Branding to Negotiation for architects to Learning how to find a Niche in Architecture as well as getting paid faster to Learning to deliver value through Architecture and many other ways to constantly grow your revenue and business as an Architect, Designer and a Creative in general.

Sidewalk Radio with Gene Kansas

  • Publisher: AM 1690
  • Total Episodes: 52

Sidewalk Radio Airs Every 4th Monday at 8:30 and 6:30pm Hosted by Gene Kansas, Sidewalk Radio is a monthly, 20-minute, Special Feature radio show on Atlanta’s “Voice of the Arts” that thematically focuses on art, architecture, design, development, city planning and preservation. If you like to hear smart, cool, colorful people talking about culture, character and community, you’ll probably dig it. So tune in to “the first radio show dedicated to the history and preservation of Atlanta” (Atlanta Business Chronicle) live on WMLB AM 1690. About Our Sponsor: Perkins+Will is a collaborative design studio focused on creating sustainable and innovative design solutions for our clients through an integrated, interdisciplinary work process. Since 1935, Perkins+Will has been built on the strength of our talent and our relationships. The firm has grown through the quality of our work, the passion of our team and our commitment to developing ideas and buildings that honor the broader goals of society.


  • Publisher: BASE2 / John Manoochehri
  • Total Episodes: 9

Architecture, Tech, Sustainability for the Worlds We Make. Powered by Last Meter® How do we design, build, live, work in an urban, technological world? What happens after proptech & smart cities? How do we integrate sustainable living – via Last Meter® & more – as value layers in the new built environment? What space for nature? These and more are questions for Futureperfect Talks: worldwide designers, technologists, policymakers, entrepreneurs, hosted by architect & environmental scientist John Manoochehri. Last Meter® is the sustainable service integration platform of BASE2 Data + Design.

Home Design Academy

  • Publisher: Chris
  • Total Episodes: 26

Chris from n3 architecture reveals his home design and residential construction strategies to help homeowners learn more about the design and construction process so they can be better equipped to collaborate with builders, architects and contractors allowing them to make better, well-informed decisions when constructing or renovating their home. Discover tips to make your home more energy efficient, sustainable and durable to save money in heating and cooling costs. Your house is one of your largest and most substantial investments and you should never cut corners and use the wrong materials, bad design or outdated construction practices. If you are working with a limited budget I highly recommend that more money is put into building correctly and as energy efficient as possible, rather than spending on fancy materials.You will learn about the various phases of planning and implementing a residential construction project and the methods I use to design my projects.

Science Sisters: Stories of Success in STEM

  • Publisher: Shenandoa Toote
  • Total Episodes: 8

Get inspiration, advice. Learn tips from like-minded minorities on similar journeys in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Eavesdrop as Shenandoa Toote (MS in Vision Science, Certified Coach) interviews women across the US. Find support, shortcuts. Optimize your focus. STEM fields come with challenges for everyone. Professional perspectives of colleagues just ahead of you in reaching goals are invaluable. Minority women, like Hidden Figures, have impacted STEM opportunities. Successful black scientists had community in competitive career paths. And you? Living with unexpected roadblocks: money issues, homesickness, men who believe women are not critical thinkers, lack of classroom skin color and gender diversity, when to use a resume vs a CV, knowing who is your advisor, mentor, or sponsor…these discussions equip you to make decisions, give you ideas for internships, research/laboratory or work experience, provide insights on career paths outside of academia (professorship/tenure) & industry, like corporate business. Info for students in high school/college beginning to plan for higher education, recent university graduates, or post-doctoral fellows. Get practical insights, suggestions, tricks. Celebrate black & women’s history months, international day of women & girls in science. Cell Biology Zoology Genetics Pharmacology Toxicology Ecology Drafting Physiology Civil Design Biochemistry Pathology Operations Astronomy Nuclear Surveying Statistics Physics Psychology Atmospheric Experimental Natural Conservation Immunology Veterinary Industrial Computational Manufacturing Mining Safety Medicine Military Meteorology Quantitative Applied Space Aerospace Marine Sustainable Agriculture Dairy Livestock Poultry Agronomy Horticulture Breeding Protection Integrated Pest Range Chemistry Environmental Wetlands Urban Forestry Pulp Fish Wildlands Communication Animation Video Effects AI Informatics Programming Vendor Certification Analyst Page Digital Modeling Warehousing Database Graphics Modeling Virtual Environments Simulation Telecommunications Networking LAN WAN Security Assurance Multimedia Webmaster Project Bioengineering Ceramic Biomolecular Structural Transportation Highway Hardware Laser Mechanics Mineral Architecture Petroleum Textile Construction Mechatronics Robotics Automation Laser Integrated Circuit Instrumentation Robotics Heating Ventilation Conditioning Refrigeration Solar Quality Wastewater Recycling Hazardous Plastics Welding Semiconductor Occupational Automotive Hydraulics Fluid Software Packaging Nanotechnology Structural Photo Radiation Radio Biophysics Botany Phytopathology Histology Developmental Embryology Bacteriology Virology Parasitology Mycology Entomology Behavior Ethology Wildlife Microbial Eukaryotic Genomics Endocrinology Reproductive Cardiovascular Exercise Vision Optics Oncology Cancer Molecular Biometry Bioinformatics Biomathematics Biotechnology Aquatic Limnology Systematics Epidemiology Neuroanatomy Neurosciences Algebra Functional Geometry Topology Financial Probability Airpower Art Naval Strategic Signal Geospatial Joint Media Cyber Warfare Combat Directed Energy Acoustics Observables Stealth Operational Undersea Warfare Ground Aircraft Armament Explosive Bomb Disposal Task Force Missile Munitions Ordinance Radar Communications Biopsychology Nutrition Interaction Sustainability Astrophysics Planetary Climatology Dynamics Inorganic Organic Polymer Geology Geochemistry Geophysics Seismology Paleontology Hydrology Petrology Oceanography Geosciences Atomic Particle Plasma Temperature Condensed Matter Acoustics Biotechnology Power Cognitive Psycholinguistics Comparative Social Psychometrics Cyber Forensics Counterterrorism Archeology Econometrics Geographic Cartography Aeronautics Aviation Cytotechnology Pharmaceutics Pharmacognosy Pharmacoeconomics Cosmetic Preventive Epidemiology Health Infectious Diseases Actuarial Computer Research Electronics Technologies CADD Soil Wood Water Child

KTH Techtalks

  • Publisher: Hakan Soold
  • Total Episodes: 27

Podcasts from KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden. Interviews on research and innovations from KTH, sometimes with KTH:s partners. Podcasts are produced by the Communications Department at KTH. KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden, is the largest and oldest technical university in Sweden. No less than one third of Sweden’s technical research and engineering education capacity at university level is provided by KTH. Education and research spans from natural sciences to all branches of engineering and includes Architecture, Industrial Management and Urban Planning. Several national research centres are hosted by KTH. KTH is also a major partner in two out of three European Knowledge and Innovation Communities formed by the prestigious EU organization EIT (European Institute of Innovation and Technology); InnoEnergy within the field sustainable energy and EIT ICT Labs within information and communication research. Five strategic multidisciplinary research platforms have been formed to further enhance KTH’s attraction as a major strategic research partner. KTH is an international university with many international researchers and students, especially at Master’s level. Extensive international research and educational exchange programmes allow for exchange with universities and colleges in Europe, the U.S. and Australia, but also increasingly in Asia. KTH is a partner in several international university networks such as CLUSTER and T.I.M.E. KTH was founded in 1827 and the main campus is located in attractive, and now listed, buildings in central Stockholm since 1917. In addition, KTH and Stockholm University jointly offer study programmes and carry out research in biotechnology and physics at nearby AlbaNova University Center. The School of Information and Communication Technology is located on the Kista campus, in the northern part of Stockholm, and there are additional campuses located in Haninge, Flemingsberg and Södertälje in the southern metropolitan area.

Sustainable Development and Architecture

  • Publisher: Bond Institute of Sustainable Development and Architecture
  • Total Episodes: 10

Sustainable Development and Architecture

Urban Water Issues, Fall 2010

  • Publisher: Loren Oki
  • Total Episodes: 18

In UC Davis course LDA190, Loren Oki, associate specialist in Cooperative Extension, in the Department of Plant Sciences hosts the fall 2010 Landscape Architecture brownbag seminar on sustainable development. A number of speakers will address challenges and solutions to urban water issues.

Today’s Architecture

  • Publisher: Hugo Taillandier
  • Total Episodes: 7

Today’s Architecture is a podcast about how to create a more sustainable architecture enhancing life and nature on this planet.

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