FormRadion

FormRadion

Sweden

Välkommen till FormRadion, tidskriften Forms egen podcast om nordisk arkitektur och design.

Episodes

FormRadion #11: 23 minutes with David Chipperfield  

The British starchitect David Chipperfield has a golden proposal for Stockholm, a Nobel Center made of shimmering brass. In this episode, he talks to FormRadion about post-war architecture in the Swedish capital, curating the Venice Biennale 2012 and his personal relationship to modernism.

Broadcaster: Salka Hallström Bornold Reporter: Johan Deurell Interview with: David Chipperfield (David Chipperfield Architects Berlin) Sound producer: Lars William Language: English  
FormRadion #10: Talking Hackney – meet the Olympic architect Kathryn Firth  

The Sochi example shows that winning the Olympics is not only about medals, but also about the aftermath. The Olympic Park in Stratford is a different story. What started as an Olympic venture has become "London’s single most important regeneration project for the next 25 years". This spring, the park opened to the public. 

FormRadion meets Kathryn Firth, one of the masterminds behind the enormous project.

Broadcaster and reporter: Salka Hallström Bornold Interview with: Kathryn Firth (Chief of Design, London Legacy Development Corporation) Sound producer: Lars William Language: English  
FormRadion #9: A tiny fish and other stories from Tensta  

Late modernist cityplanning has taken on a different meaning today in Stockholm, the Swedish capital that has become one of the most segregated cities in Europe. "Tensta Museum: Reports from the new Sweden", currently shown at the art gallery Tensta Konsthall, is an exhibition on cultural heritage and identity in the Million Programme suburb – a remnant from a different era, when the Swedish welfare state was built. 

Broadcaster and reporter: Salka Hallström Bornold Interview with: Ulrika Flink (curator, Tensta Konsthall) Sound producer: Lars William Language: English Presented by: The Swedish furniture company Lammhults
FormRadion #8: Is globalization killing India's culture?  

What happens with the ancient culture of India when it gets targeted by the luxury industry, and Western style ideals? Salka Hallström Bornold meets Divya Thakur, founder and creative director of Design Temple – the brand and store in Mumbai, where Indian crafts meet contemporary design. "We are all citizens of the world. But I like celebrating our differences,"she says.
  Broadcaster and reporter: Salka Hallström Bornold Sound producer: Lars William Language: English

FormRadion #7: 53 minutes with Eero Koivisto  

20 years in practice - from Stockholm to Tokyo and Milan. This special episode is dedicated to Eero Koivisto of Swedish design and architect group Claesson Koivisto Rune. Our reporter Pontus Dahlman talks to Koivisto, one of the three founders, about creativity, identity and how to make it as a designer and architect.

Broadcaster: Salka Hallström Bornold

Reporter: Pontus Dahlman

Sound producer: Lars William

Language: English

FormRadion #6  

About the revival of Detroit, from deepest misery to a green haven. Salka Hallström Bornold talks to Chris Reed, the leading landscape architect behind the award-winning blueprint Detroit Future City - a plan where landscape strategy is key, as well as the local movement of community gardeners.

Broadcaster and reporter: Salka Hallström Bornold

Sound producer: Lars William

Language: English

FormRadion #5  

FormRadion ft. Alice Rawsthorn. Salka Hallstrom Bornold meets the famous design critic of International Herald Tribune and the New York Times, the author behind the new book Hello World: Where Design Meets Life. About being a design journalist in the age of consumerism, social media as a laboratory and how design always is rooted in broader changes.

Broadcaster and reporter: Salka Hallström Bornold

Sound producer: Lars William

Language: English

FormRadion #4  

The FormRadion team deals with a royal scandal and travels to the Architecture Triennale in Oslo. Curator Jeremie McGowan talks about the exhibition Far-out Voices, the wild minds of the 60s and the origins of green architecture. Helen and Hard architect Ane Skarpnes Dahl explains her view on sustainability. And Salka Hallström Bornold ponders on the royal debacle, Form Magazine's scoop on the design prince Carl Philip that has caused a commotion in Sweden this week. Language: English.

FormRadion #3  

About the Stockholm suburb that is about to be transformed into Zaha Hadid City, a Swedish avantgardist in Tokyo and vice versa: a Japanese view on Sweden. In this episode, architect Patrik Schumacher describes parametricism, Zaha Hadid Architects' approach to architecture. Issey Miyake designer Ulrika Elovsson talks about fashion on the verge of science and philosophy – and Japanese design entrepeneur Teruo Kurosaki explains his personal passion for Swedish design. Languages: Swedish and English.

FormRadion #2  

Om demokratisk arkitektur och popålderns halvt glömda stjärnor. FormRadion träffar arkitektkontoret Snøhettas grundare Kjetil T. Thorsen, den demokratiskt besjälade arkitekten – och svensk-brasilianska duon Urban Nouveau, som drömmer om att förvandla Stockholm till en polycentrisk stad. Dessutom, två levande legender: ikonstolen Karusellis skapare Yrjö Kukkapuro. Och art directorn Ruth Ansel, som berättar om hur Diana Vreeland inspirerade henne.

FormRadion #1  

Möt stjärnarkitekten Bjarke Ingels, designlegenden Neville Brody och arkitekterna som ska ge nytt liv åt Utøya. Missa inte premiäravsnittet av FormRadion, tidskriften Forms egen podcast!

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