Exploring Architecture & Material Culture with Nader Tehrani

August 18, 2023
Hosted by Carie Penabad

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In this episode of ON CITIES, host Carie Penabad speaks with acclaimed architect and educator Nader Tehrani. In this illuminating conversation, Tehrani delves into the intricate relationship between material culture and tectonic innovation. He elaborates on the ways that his work seeks to disrupt the construction industry by bridging the gap between the world of ideas and the world of making. Tune in Friday, August 18, 2023 at 11:00 AM EST, 8:00 AM PST on the Voice America Variety Channel https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/4119/on-cities and uncover the artistry and ingenuity behind the creation of spaces that shape our physical environment and impact the quality of our lives. You can find all previous episodes on Spotify, Apple iTunes or your favorite podcast platform.

On Cities

Fridays at 8 AM Pacific on VoiceAmerica Variety Channel

Did you know that the quality of our daily lives is directly influenced by the design of our built environment? Our homes, our work, the way we move, and where we play are all shaped by the design of our cities. This thought-provoking, new show from architect, urban designer, and educator Carie Penabad, examines the complex forces that shape the making of our physical world. Lively conversations with leading experts in a variety of fields engage some of the greatest challenges facing our cities today including climate change, affordable housing, embedded technologies, infrastructure design, the arts, urban policy, social mobility, and much, much more. Tune in every Friday at 11 AM (EST) 8 AM (PST) so that together we can design a better world.

Carie Penabad

Carie Penabad is an architect, urban designer and educator. A graduate of both the University of Miami School of Architecture and Harvard University Graduate School of Design, Penabad is principal of the Miami-based architecture firm of CÚRE & PENABAD The work of the firm is dedicated to creating an architecture of place where the design of buildings and the making of better cities is inextricably linked. The firm has received numerous awards including nearly twenty American Institute of Architects prizes. Most recently, the firm received the prestigious Emerging Voices award from the Architectural League of New York. This international competition recognizes individuals with a distinct design voice and a significant body of realized work. Parallel to her practice, Penabad is engaged in teaching, writing and research. She is currently a Professor at the University of Miami School of Architecture; and in 2013 was appointed the Louis I Kahn Visiting Assistant Professor at Yale University. Her publications include Marion Manley: Miami’s First Women Architect (University of Georgia Press, 2010); Call to Order: Sustaining Simplicity in Architecture (ORO Publishers, 2018) and the forthcoming book: Made in Miami/Hecho en Miami (ORO Publishers, 2023).

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