Posts Tagged ‘National Radio’

Zero waste: does fashion eclipse architecture for innovation?

Monday, March 28th, 2011

Last Saturday’s “This Way Up” on National Radio profiled the current exhibition at the Dowse.  The idea of zero waste in fashion, it appears from the interview, is not just a simple pragmatic one – but has had positive effects for innovatively rethinking fashion more conceptually.  The exhibition “Yield: making Fashion without Making Waste” is curated by Holly McQuillan and Timo Rissanen and is on until 26 June.

Fashion offensives

Wednesday, November 11th, 2009

Architecture has historically had a difficult relationship with fashion, and, despite the challenges of the Urbis generation, it continues to perpetrate an image of consistent fundamentals, along with its younger siblings: Urban Design and Town Planning. (more…)

Ian Athfield on National Radio

Sunday, March 1st, 2009

On Sunday 1st of March, Chris Laidlaw interviewed Athfield about ‘the role of architecture in our society and on our environment.’

The Podcast can be accessed from here.

Hurrah for National Radio

Sunday, February 22nd, 2009

Yes I know we’re all meant to say “Radio NZ: National” but National Radio rolls off the tongue so much easier. Anyway this weekend has had a number of interviews etc. which will be of interest to members.

On Saturday Kim Hill interviewed Reid Ewing, Professor of City and Metropolitian Planning at the University of Utah, about smart urban growth. Today’s “Insight” programme was on tagging, following after the “Arts on Sunday’s” programme last week on Street Art.

Also today, Chris Laidlaw spend some time discussing issues around the viability of KiwiRail on the “Sunday Group,” and this afternoon Ngahuia Te Awekotuku talked about Maori heritage arts. Finally, there was a piece on the Peace Wall at the corner of Ponsonby and K Roads in Auckland.