Architects Climate Action Network

Let’s Talk about Climate Action with Lauren Shevills and Joe Penn We are in extraordinary times; a lot of us working remotely and meeting daily to keep in touch, and make sure our business is moving forward. As Anylabtalks we help to stay connected and meet new people talking about the things we are most passionate [...]

Gilles Retsin

What is the value of challenges in architecture? *This interview was recorded in UCL Bartlett School of Architecture in London on May 13, 2019. Some parts of the conversation have been transcribed and edited and slightly condensed for clarity. Nurgul Yardim: What projects you are currently working on that you are especially excited about? Gilles [...]

Mina Hasman & Phil Obayda / SOM

We’re happy to be back on the air with our second season. In this episode*, our guests are Mina Hasman and Phil Obayda.  *This interview was recorded in Skidmore, Owings & Merrill London headquarter at SOM-designed Broadgate Tower on April 17, 2019.    Mina Hasman has been an associate at SOM since 2012. She graduated [...]

Dezeen Day

In this episode anylabtalks featuring “Dezeen Day”, an international architecture and design conference took place on 30 October. This episode’s guests are Paola Antonelli, Arthur Mamou-Mani, Rachel Armstrong, Liam Young, Benedict Hobson, Patrik Schumacher and Dara Huang.  The interviews were recorded in Dezeen Day at BFI Southbank, London. In this exclusive interviews Nurgul Yardim Mericliler [...]

Arch+Dsgn Summit

Anylabtalks Podcast LIVE: Role of the global architect with Kirsten Lees This special podcast recording and live audience Q&A took place at the İzmir Architecture Center, Turkey on Thursday 26 September. Moderated by Anylab founder and #anylabTALKS podcast host Nurgul Yardim Mericliler, the talk explored Kirsten Lees’ thoughts on the role of the global architect, the [...]

Mat Barnes

This episode’s guest is Mat Barnes, director of CAN: Critical Architecture Network in London. CAN is an architecture studio that designs buildings, environments and installations. Prior to founding CAN, Mat was an Associate at Studio 54 Architecture where he was responsible for the award-winning Peabody infill housing projects. He has been a guest critic at [...]

Angela Dapper

This episode's guest is Angela Dapper, principle of Grimshaw Architects; leading hotel, commercial and cultural projects. This interview was recorded in Grimshaw Architects in London. Angela is currently focused on research and development of people based on buildings integrated with public space. Before joining Grimshaw, she was a Partner at Denton Corker Marshall Architects where [...]

anylabTALKS episode #7

In this episode, AnylabTALKS guest is Patrik Schumacher principal of Zaha Hadid Architects. This exclusive interview was recorded in Zaha Hadid Architects Studio in London. Patrik is one of the most influential figures in architecture today, with his educational background in both philosophy and architecture. We talk about his leadership in a world-famed firm carrying one of [...]