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English, Design, 4 seasons, 43 episodes, 1 day, 12 hours
How do we design buildings and cities for a planet in crisis? And how do we create an equitable world for all life? Join sustainability strategist and author, Nirmal Kishnani, on Ecogradia, a new weekly podcast where we explore the way forward with experts and practitioners at the frontlines of sustainable architecture and urbanism. If you seek inspiring stories and provocative points of view, innovative ideas, and solutions that are future-ready, Ecogradia is for you. Each episode pushes the boundaries of knowledge so you can shape your own journey, beyond ‘less harm’ to ‘doing good’. To get even more out of this podcast, go to to find all our episode notes. You can also follow us, leave a review or share your views on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube. The first season of Ecogradia is sponsored by the Holcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction.
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Industrial architecture: For efficiency and well-being

Factories have always been designed for profitability. However, as the Covid pandemic highlighted, a focus on worker well-being is equally important. Can industrial building typologies rise to the challenge?
4/30/202444 minutes, 47 seconds
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Heritage and tradition: Innovating for a sustainable future

Traditional architecture is a melting pot of history, culture and knowledge-systems spanning centuries. Its continued decline globally begs the question: what can the past offer to the present and the future?
4/2/202443 minutes, 11 seconds
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Integrated multisystem approach: A key to sustainable design

Each building is a nexus of multiple systems ‘talking’ to each other. This integrated approach is often key to optimising performance. But how does integration work? How do you rally stakeholders and negotiate trade-offs?
3/7/202440 minutes, 48 seconds
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Paul Finch, World Architecture Festival: The tastemaker (Part 1)

How does the architecture we praise today square up with a sustainability mandate? Do green imperatives dampen the spirit at the drawing board or can they lift design excellence to new heights?
11/7/202352 minutes, 51 seconds