EPISODE 133 | February 24, 2013

Digital Fabrication with Guy Martin

Guy Martin designs digitally and fabricates digitally. On this week’s episode of Burning Down the House, host Curtis B. Wayne…

EPISODE 132 | February 17, 2013

The Future of Midtown

Grand Central Terminal is 100 years old, and on today’s episode of Burning Down the House, Curtis B. Wayne reflects…

EPISODE 131 | February 10, 2013

Writing & Thinking About Architecture with Alexandra Lange & Duo Dickinson

How does one define “good” architectural criticism? This week on Burning Down the House, Curtis B. Wayne and frequent guest…

EPISODE 130 | February 3, 2013

The Shape of Things That Work

Katy Purviance Basic is talking about form and function on this week’s installment of Burning Down the House. Curtis B….

EPISODE 129 | January 27, 2013

The Room, The Street, & Human Agreement

Curtis B. Wayne celebrates light and architecture today by reading Louis Kahn’s famous American Institute of Architect Gold Medal acceptance…

EPISODE 128 | January 20, 2013

A New Humanism with Robert Lamb Hart

Architect and urban planner Robert Lamb Hart talks about redefining humanism on today’s episode of Burning Down the House, hosted…

EPISODE 127 | January 13, 2013

Printmaking with Dan Welden

Curtis B. Wayne is talking with master print-maker Dan Welden on today’s installment of Burning Down the House. Dan and…

EPISODE 126 | January 6, 2013

Winka Dubbeldam

Today on Burning Down the House, Curtis B. Wayne is joined in the studio by Dutch architect Winka Dubbeldam. Tune…

EPISODE 125 | December 16, 2012

Volunteerism & Service with Leah Kreger

This week on Burning Down the House, Curtis B. Wayne is discussing volunteerism with architect Leah Kreger. Leah has been…

EPISODE 124 | December 9, 2012

Defining Home with Charlotte Barnard & Duo Dickinson

How does one define a ‘home’? Today on Burning Down the House, Curtis B. Wayne is talking about ‘home’ from…

EPISODE 123 | November 18, 2012

Intervals and Proportions with Guitarist George Naha

Today on Burning Down the House, Curtis B. Wayne is joined in the studio by his old Cooper Union classmate,…

EPISODE 122 | November 11, 2012

Urban Resilience with Susannah Drake

This week on Burning Down the House, Curtis B. Wayne is joined by registered architect and landscape architect, Susannah Drake…

EPISODE 121 | November 4, 2012

The Great Debate with Duo Dickinson

This week on Burning Down the House, Curtis B. Wayne is joined by frequent guest Duo Dickinson of the Congress…

EPISODE 120 | October 28, 2012

Richard Yancey of Green Light New York, Inc.

In spite of Hurricane Sandy, Burning Down the House soldiers on! This week, Curtis B. Wayne calls in from his…

EPISODE 119 | October 21, 2012

Building Narrative with Jen Tullock

On this episode of Burning Down the House, Curtis B. Wayne is joined in the studio by Jen Tullock: actor…

EPISODE 118 | October 7, 2012

Barclays Center: Revisiting the SHoP Architects

On this week’s installment of Burning Down the House, Curtis revisits an August, 2009 episode of the show with Barclays…

EPISODE 117 | September 30, 2012

Revisiting Ergonomic Design

On this week’s episode of Burning Down the House, Curtis B. Wayne is talking about the ephemeral nature of architectural…

EPISODE 116 | September 23, 2012

David Bergman Returns

Architect and friend of the show David Bergman is back on Burning Down the House with Curtis B. Wayne this…

EPISODE 115 | September 16, 2012

Sustainable Design with David Bergman

On this week’s installment of Burning Down the House, Curtis B. Wayne is joined in the studio by architect David…

EPISODE 114 | September 10, 2012

The 13th Venice Biennale

On this week’s episode of Burning Down the House, Curtis B. Wayne is talking about this year’s Venice Biennale, featuring…

EPISODE 113 | August 26, 2012

Style Versus Fashion

Welcome to another installment of Burning Down the House, your weekly source for architecture and design discussion. On this week’s…

EPISODE 112 | August 12, 2012

Burning Down the House – Syncretism

This week’s episode of Burning Down the House is a response to last week’s interview with Elizabeth Heider of the…

EPISODE 111 | August 5, 2012

Elizabeth Heider of the U.S. Green Building Council

On this week’s episode of Burning Down the House, host Curtis B. Wayne is joined by Elizabeth Heider, one of…

EPISODE 110 | July 29, 2012

Interior Landscapes with Daniella Ohad Smith, Ph.D.

On this episode of Burning Down the House, Curtis B. Wayne is talking about interior landscapes with School of Visual…

EPISODE 109 | July 22, 2012

John Hill

This week Burning Down The House welcomes John Hill, author of Guide To Contemporary New York City Architecture as well…

EPISODE 108 | July 9, 2012

The American College of the Building Arts

In late May of 2012 Curtis B. Wayne had the pleasure to go to Charleston, South Carolina and talk with…

EPISODE 107 | July 1, 2012

It’s All of a Piece

On this week’s episode of Burning Down The House, Curtis B. Wayne delves into the format of the show and…

EPISODE 106 | June 24, 2012

unSchool of Architecture

This week’s episode of Burning Down the House tackles the enormous price or architectural school. Host Curtis B. Wayne is…

EPISODE 105 | June 17, 2012

James Howard Kunstler and Duo Dickinson

On this episode of Burning Down the House, Curtis B. Wayne is talking suburbia, oil, and energy with two call-in…

EPISODE 104 | June 10, 2012

Pentatonic

Today’s episode of Burning Down the House is all about the golden ratio, the Fibonacci series, and the pentatonic scale….

EPISODE 103 | June 3, 2012

Victoria Meyers

On this episode of Burning Down the House, our host Curtis B. Wayne is in the studio with architect Victoria…

EPISODE 102 | May 20, 2012

Jane Jacobs & John M. Johansen

On a beautiful day in New York City, Curtis B. Wayne decides to delve into the architectural history of the…

EPISODE 101 | May 13, 2012

Archispeak

What is archispeak and why can’t Curtis stand it? Tune in as he and a live caller discuss what’s happened…

EPISODE 100 | May 6, 2012

Docomomo

What does “modern” mean in today’s architectural world? Here to help answer that question this week on Burning Down the…

EPISODE 99 | April 29, 2012

CIAM & Brutalism

This week on Burning Down the House, Curtis teaches listeners about CIAM (Congrès International d’Architecture Moderne), British brutalism, Team X…

EPISODE 98 | April 22, 2012

Tales of Architecture Pt. II

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EPISODE 97 | April 15, 2012

Nature in the City

What happens when nature returns to the city? Tune in to this week’s episode of Burning Down the House as…

EPISODE 96 | April 1, 2012

The Real Architect’s Handbook

This week, Curtis B. Wayne is joined by writers Guy Horton & Sherin Wing who recently wrote and self-published The…

EPISODE 95 | March 25, 2012

Reston & Fermented Waste

Listen in this week on Burning Down the house as Curtis talks about growing up in a brand-new town, Reston…

EPISODE 94 | March 18, 2012

Passivhaus Continued

This week on Burning Down the House, Curtis has a discussion with returning guest Gennaro Brooks-Church of Eco Brooklyn about…

EPISODE 93 | March 11, 2012

Alexandra Lange

This week on Burning Down the House, Curtis B. Wayne has a conversation with architecture and design critic Alexandra Lange…

EPISODE 92 | March 4, 2012

Noble Environmental Technologies

This week on Burning Down the House, Curtis B. Wayne speaks to Robert L. Noble, Founder, Chairman and CEO, Noble…

EPISODE 91 | February 26, 2012

The Modern Modular

This week on Burning Down the House, Curtis B. Wayne has a modular-minded conversation with Joseph Tanney of Resolution: 4…

EPISODE 90 | February 12, 2012

Modernism vs. Heritage

Have we lost our heritage through Orthodox Modernism? Curtis B. Wayne continues some of the themes explored on last week’s…

EPISODE 89 | February 5, 2012

Quality with Dr. Wilfried Wang

Who to qualify, or identify quality in architecture is the topic of discussion this week on Burning Down the House…

EPISODE 88 | January 29, 2012

What About A License?

This week on Burning Down the House host Curtis B. Wayne is joined by returning guest and author Duo Dickinson…

EPISODE 87 | January 15, 2012

Amanda Kolson Hurley

This week’s guest on Burning Down the House is writer Amanda Kolson Hurley, who contributes to publications such as Architect…

EPISODE 86 | January 8, 2012

Urban Design, Transportation & Architecture

This week’s conversation on Burning Down the House focuses on the fusion between urban design, architecture, transportation and shape of…

EPISODE 85 | December 18, 2011

Low Budget, High Tech

On the last episode of Burning Down the House in 2011, Curtis B. Wayne has a conversation about low budget,…

EPISODE 84 | December 11, 2011

Free Cooper Union

FREE COOPER UNION! Students are protesting and architects across New York City are up in arms after Jamshed Bharucha, current…

EPISODE 83 | December 4, 2011

Wilfried Wang

This week on Burning Down the House host Curtis B. Wayne is joined by esteemed architect and professor Wilfried Wang….

EPISODE 82 | November 20, 2011

Art & Technology with Berardo Matalucci

This week’s guest on Burning Down the House is architect and technologist Berardo Matalucci of Echomaterico. Tune in for a…

EPISODE 81 | November 13, 2011

Greg La Vardera

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EPISODE 80 | November 6, 2011

CitiLogs

This week on Burning Down the House, Curtis is joined by Stubby Warmbold and Andrew Tomlinson of CitiLogs. CitiLogs is…

EPISODE 79 | October 30, 2011

Staying Put: Remodel Your House to Get the Home You Want

This week on Burning Down the House, Curtis B. Wayne is joined by friend of the show, architect and author,…

EPISODE 78 | October 23, 2011

Architecture Competitions

This week on Burning Down the House, Curtis B. Wayne is joined by a young group of architects who recently…

EPISODE 77 | October 16, 2011

Architecture Blogosphere

There is no reality in the absence of observation! Tune in to a blog-themed episode of Burning Down the House…

EPISODE 76 | October 2, 2011

Green Energy

This week on Burning Down the House, Curtis hosts the show solo to reflect on some things happening in the…

EPISODE 75 | September 26, 2011

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EPISODE 74 | September 11, 2011

New Jersey 9/11 Memorial

This week on a special and emotional episode of Burning Down the House, Curtis B. Wayne is joined by Jessica…

EPISODE 73 | August 21, 2011

Caroline Bailey and Ariana Bain

This week on Burning Down The House our vocabulary gets big with guests Caroline Bailey, playing vox populi, and Ariana…

EPISODE 72 | August 7, 2011

Kate Bakewell

This week Burning Down The House welcomes landscape architect and green-roofer Kate Bakewell. They talk design school, townscapes, architectural interventions,…

EPISODE 71 | July 31, 2011

Regulation & Relevance

EPISODE 70 | July 17, 2011

Going Green

Curtis continues the theme of “the green movement” and “organic architecture” on this week’s edition of Burning Down the House….

EPISODE 69 | July 10, 2011

Bob Fox

On this week’s episode of Burning Down the House, Curtis B. Wayne interviews Bob Fox, one half of the duo…

EPISODE 68 | June 26, 2011

The Pritzker Architecture Prize

This week on Burning Down the House, Curtis B. Wayne takes issue with The Pritzker Architecture Prize. What does one…

EPISODE 67 | June 12, 2011

Curtis’s Rules of Criticism

EPISODE 66 | June 5, 2011

Sustainable Aspects of Construction

On this week’s edition of Burning Down the House, Curtis breifly explores concepts of sustainable aspects of constructions. How green…

EPISODE 65 | May 22, 2011

Runway Model Architecture: A Discussion on the 2011 AIA with Duo Dickinson

Curtis B. Wayne has noted architect and friend of the show Duo Dickinson back on Burning Down the House this…

EPISODE 64 | May 8, 2011

Alec Appelbaum

In celebration of the 200th anniversary of The Commissioners’ Plan of 1811, Curtis B. Wayne is joined by noted writer…

EPISODE 63 | May 1, 2011

Rich Thrush

Rich Thrus of KAZ USA Inc. joins Curtis B. Wayne on a forward thinking episode of Burning Down the House….

EPISODE 62 | April 10, 2011

Concerning Licensure

Fans of Burning Down the House are in for a treat this week as Curtis is joined by friends &…

EPISODE 61 | April 3, 2011

The Problem with Wind Power

Is wind energy the answer? We sure hope so, but Curtis B. Wayne explains why it’s not so easy as…

EPISODE 60 | March 20, 2011

Libraries

Are libraries dead? Do we need books anymore? Has digital media taken over the printed word? What does the future…

EPISODE 59 | March 13, 2011

Passivhaus Continued

This week on Burning Down the House, host Curtis B. Wayne revisits the German Passivhaus standard for energy efficiency in…

EPISODE 58 | March 6, 2011

Passivhaus

This week on Burning Down the House, Curtis explores the German Passivhaus standard for energy efficiency in a building, reducing…

EPISODE 57 | February 20, 2011

Bucky Fuller, Sustainability & Restoration

What does Richard Buckminster ‘Bucky’ Fuller have to do with sustainability you might ask? On the latest episode of Burning…

EPISODE 56 | February 13, 2011

Let The Sun Shine

Let there be light! This week on Burning Down the House, Curtis sheds some light on light – and its…

EPISODE 55 | February 6, 2011

Digital Media with Aaron Ginsberg

On a youth-infused episode of Burning Down the House, Curtis B. Wayne is joined by designer and iconographer Aaron Ginsberg…

EPISODE 54 | January 30, 2011

Get a Little Crazy with Duo Dickinson

On the latest episode of Burning Down the House, Curtis welcomes back Duo Dickinson to the show. Together they discuss…

EPISODE 53 | January 23, 2011

Formtion

Burning Down the House debuts at it’s new time slot – now airing live every Sunday at 4:30PM EST. Tune…

EPISODE 52 | January 13, 2011

Duo Dickinson & Kathy Rowe

This week on Burning Down the House Curtis revisits Duo Dickinson over the magic of telephony for a discussion about…

EPISODE 51 | January 5, 2011

American College of Building Arts

With Simeon Warren Brought to you by Tekserve

EPISODE 50 | December 23, 2010

Music & Architecture w/ Nick Agneta and Jacob Alspector

This week, on 2010’s final Burning Down the House, Curtis sits down with two talented architects who also happen to…

EPISODE 49 | December 16, 2010

Memorials: For The Living or The Dead

Jessica Jamroz (schwartzarch.com), Gregory Gilderman (thedailybeast.com) & Caroline Bailey (retiringbydesign.com) Brought To You by Tekserve (www.tekserve.com)

EPISODE 48 | December 9, 2010

Dr. Carmen Quinton

Whole Episode Below, Chapters and Tags Coming Soon… This episode brought to you by Whole Foods Market (www.WholeFoods.com)

EPISODE 47 | December 2, 2010

Duo Dickinson

On this week’s Burning Down The House, Curtis calls up Duo Dickinson, architect, author, and co-founder of The Congress of…

EPISODE 46 | November 25, 2010

The Program

EPISODE 45 | November 17, 2010

Licensure In The USA

This week on Burning Down the House Curtis hosts a number of friends of the show, with architect Jacob Alspector,…

EPISODE 44 | November 11, 2010

Henry Gifford vs. The USGBC

This week on Burning Down the House Curtis addresses Henry Gifford (of Gifford Fuel Savings INC) and his claim that…

EPISODE 43 | November 3, 2010

The Black Prince, Part 2

The Shocking Conclusion of “THE BLACK PRINCE, A Dark and Twisted Tale of Aristocracy and Architecture” —————————————————————————————————— Written & Performed…

EPISODE 42 | October 27, 2010

The Black Prince, Part 1

“THE BLACK PRINCE, A Dark & Twisted Halloween Tale About Aristocracy and Architecture” —————————————————————————————————— Written & Performed by CURTIS B….

EPISODE 41 | October 20, 2010

Go Home!

This week on Burning Down the House Curtis speaks to Katy Purvíance Basič of the Verb School and architect Nick…

EPISODE 40 | October 13, 2010

Rudolf Steiner and Friends

Using Rudolf Steiner as a catalyst for a historical analysis of the Vienna Secession, Curtis looks at the flow of…

EPISODE 39 | October 6, 2010

Design On The Cheap

This week on Burning Down the House Curtis speaks to Rich Thrush, industrial and product designer. They speak about the…

EPISODE 38 | September 29, 2010

Primer in Acoustics (or What You Can and Cannot Do About Your Neighbor’s Hip Hop Habit)

This week on Burning Down the House Curtis discusses a topic dear to the heart of New Yorkers yet usually…

EPISODE 37 | September 22, 2010

Rebuilding New Orleans

This week on Burning Down the House Curtis and friends speak to Wayne Curtis, journalist and resident of New Orleans…

EPISODE 36 | September 15, 2010

The March of Dollars Across The Landscape

This week’s Burning Down the House is a potpourri of news and thought from across the spectrum of architecture and…

EPISODE 35 | September 8, 2010

The Cordoba Initiative

This week on Burning Down the House Curtis and regular guest Caroline Bailey speak with Kate Howe, the graphic designer…

EPISODE 34 | September 1, 2010

Collaboration

This week on Burning Down the House Curtis laments the slow decline and potential disappearance of works by masters like…

EPISODE 33 | August 25, 2010

Donna Sapolin and Jacob Alspector

This week on Burning Down the House Curtis sits down with Donna Sapolin and Jacob Alspector to discuss the DIY…

EPISODE 32 | August 18, 2010

Roderick L Knox, Matt Arnold & Katy Purvíance Basič

This week on Burning Down the House Curtis and guest host Roderick L. Knox sit down with Katy Purvíance Basič,…

EPISODE 31 | August 11, 2010

David McFadden from The Museum of Arts & Design

This week on Burning Down the House Curtis spoke to David McFadden, chief curator at the Museum of Art and…

EPISODE 30 | August 4, 2010

Jessica Sheridan and Dr. Jacob Alspector

On this week’s Burning Down The House, Curtis is joined by Jessica Sheridan, Editor-In-Chief of the AIA NY’s online magazine…

EPISODE 29 | July 28, 2010

Caroline Bailey and Jake Alspector

This week on Burning Down the House Curtis sits down with cultural anthropologist Caroline Bailey and architect Jake Alspector of…

EPISODE 28 | July 21, 2010

Julie Iovine

This week Curtis spoke to architecture reporter, editor and critic Julie V. Iovine, the executive editor of The Architect’s Newspaper….

EPISODE 27 | July 15, 2010

Nick Agneta, Architect

Nick Agneta, Architect

EPISODE 26 | June 30, 2010

Prince Vader

This week on Burning Down the House Curtis covers the unholy scandal of Charles Windsor, Prince of Wales, firing “damn…

EPISODE 25 | June 23, 2010

Roderick L. Knox & Matthew Arnold

Curtis sits down with Cooper Union’s Prof. Roderick L. Knox and architect Matthew Arnold to talk about the shockingly shifting…

EPISODE 24 | January 3, 2010

Leather Architecture

This week’s theme on Burning Down The House is Leather Architecture.

EPISODE 23 | December 17, 2009

Sustainable Architecture & Design

This week on Burning Down The House Skip Backus of the Omega Institute joins Jake Alspector & Gennaro Church-Brooks to…

EPISODE 22 | December 6, 2009

Revolution

Curtis B. Wayne gets his first call-in guest as the theme of this show is “revolution”. Topics discussed include Pelli…

EPISODE 21 | December 1, 2009

Garbagology

This week is all about trash on Burning Down The House. Curtis B. Wayne and Jacob Alspector discuss garbage as…

EPISODE 20 | November 23, 2009

Student Passions II

Student Passions II

EPISODE 19 | November 16, 2009

Students & Eloquence

This week on Burning Down The House, students give reactions on the eloquence & architecture theme. Each student focuses on…

EPISODE 18 | November 9, 2009

Architecture & Eloquence Part 2

A continuation on last week’s discussion with Roderick L. Knox about eloquence in architecture.

EPISODE 17 | November 1, 2009

Architecture & Eloquence

This week on Burning Down The House, Curtis B. Wayne is joined by friend of the show Roderick L. Knox…

EPISODE 16 | October 25, 2009

The New Masters

Curtis B. Wayne talks with guest Jake Alspector about the new masters and what they can collectively do about taking…

EPISODE 15 | October 19, 2009

Marketing & Promotion

October 22, 2009; On this episode of Burning Down the House Curtis B. Wayne discusses marketing, advertising and pure hucksterism…

EPISODE 14 | October 11, 2009

Good, Bad & Ugly Product Design

The Good, the Bad, the Ugly, the Butt Ugly and the Criminal; Discussions with Curtis B. Wayne, Manuel Saez, and…

EPISODE 13 | October 5, 2009

Darwin Martin Houses

Thursday October 8, 2009 – Curtis B. Wayne discusses Frank Lloyd Wright and the turn of the twentieth century with…

EPISODE 12 | September 28, 2009

LEED, Energy & Everything In Between

Greed for LEED. October 1, 2009. Burning Down the House, Curtis B. Wayne discusses “Green Building” with Henry Gifford, Gennaro…

EPISODE 11 | September 13, 2009

Tales Of Manhattan With The Allens

Curtis B. Wayne discusses the influence of trains and the rail on 18th, 19th and 20th century New York City…

EPISODE 10 | September 7, 2009

White Rabbit (Tales Of Architecture)

On the September 10, 2009 episode of Burning Down the House, Curtis B. Wayne tells the tales and histories of…

EPISODE 9 | August 30, 2009

The Dark Side Of Green

The Dark Side Of Being Green: Curtis and guest Katy Keifer discuss the overlooked implications of “going green”. http://burningdownthehouse-radioarchitecture.blogspot.com email:…

EPISODE 8 | August 24, 2009

Design For Everyman

This week on Burning Down The House, Curtis B. Wayne talks about internet journalism & design trends with a panel…

EPISODE 7 | August 17, 2009

Sports Architecture

This week on Burning Down The House, Curtis B. Wayne discusses what’s behind a sports stadium, both architecturally & culturally.

EPISODE 6 | August 9, 2009

Taking Responsibility (ShoP Architects)

This week on Burning Down The House, host Curtis B. Wayne is joined by an expert panel of aspiring “master…

EPISODE 5 | August 3, 2009

Living In A Modern House

Curtis B. Wayne discusses New York City Architecture and related themes with Oliver E. Allen, journalist, author and historian, and…

EPISODE 4 | July 27, 2009

Student Passions I

Curtis B. Wayne discusses Architectural Education and the themes of passion, obsession and ideas with students Eric Moed and Brian…

EPISODE 3 | July 20, 2009

Recycled, Reclaiemd & Re

On this episode of Burning Down the House Curtis B. Wayne poses the question: Recycling; bonus or bogus? Guests: interlocutor…

EPISODE 2 | July 13, 2009

Feng Shui Concepts

In this week’s Burning Down The House, Curtis B. Wayne interviews Jennifer Ellen Frank, Feng Shui Master, on the art…

EPISODE 1 | July 9, 2009

Firmitas, Utilitas & Venustas

The premier of Burning Down the House is moderated by architect and writer Curtis B. Wayne. The discussion centers around…