Michael Hammond

Shoptalk presenter

Broadcasting the
voice of architecture
to a global audience

The Podcast

Presented by WAN’s Editor, Michael Hammond, Shop Talk features topical interviews with the movers and shakers of architecture. Focused on current news, our evolving programme provides a platform for architects to reach a wider and increasingly mobile audience.

WAN on Sunday

Our latest and most successful series features more relaxed interviews with prominent architects, delivering a unique insight into the people behind the architecture; exploring their creative roots, what drives them, music and inspirations…
WAN on Sunday is broadcast to our global subscriber base of 160,000 architects, developers and consultants…

Lance Josal #147 POSTED ON 13.10.2017 - [00:39:27]

The reality of architecture in a virtual world…

So it was with today’s guest that as the interview progressed, a whole new narrative started to evolve, one that could or should ring twin alarm bells of danger and opportunity to every practising architect.

Russell Acton #140 POSTED ON 18.11.2016 - [00:23:40]

A most uncommon building…

We spoke to Russell Acton, Principal at Vancouver-based Acton Ostry Architects who were the brains behind the building, in close collaboration with structural engineer Fast + Epp, tall wood advisor Architekten Hermann Kaufmann of Austria, and Structurlam in Penticton BC.

wp_infra #138 POSTED ON 25.10.2016 - [00:52:27]

Spotlight on inspirational infrastructure

Now that the dust is finally settling after the whirlwind that was UK Construction Week in Birmingham last week, we’ve had the chance to take stock of some of the fascinating encounters and discussions we experienced at the show.