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Attention is an audio journal for architectural culture that uses the medium of sound and spoken word to capture a dimension of architecture otherwise lost in print. By precluding visual media, Attention strikes a distance between the distraction economy of much online media, creating an intimate and reflective space for the in-depth development of ideas and issues. Through interviews, roundtable debates, oral histories, field recordings, the exploration of archival recordings, experimental ...
 
Welcome to the Active Travel Podcast! We are founded by the Active Travel Academy, which was set up in September 2019, at the University of Westminster, to bring together expertise to lead research, teaching and knowledge exchange, with a focus on walking and cycling, and other ‘micromobilities’ from e-scooters to electric hand cycles; and reduction in car use. Our expertise comes from across the University and beyond, from disciplines including transport and urban studies, architecture, soc ...
 
This podcast celebrates some the, in our opinion, finest commercial real estate of London. London is home to some of the best and varied examples of architecture in the world that tell the rich historical tale of the UK’s capital city. We discuss these properties and, specifically, the properties that have been elegantly refurbished and repurposed into high-end modern office spaces. Office spaces that allow modern businesses to immerse within London’s fascinating past whilst operating in the ...
 
Podcasts from KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden. Interviews on research and innovations from KTH, sometimes with KTH:s partners. Podcasts are produced by the Communications Department at KTH. KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden, is the largest and oldest technical university in Sweden. No less than one third of Sweden’s technical research and engineering education capacity at university level is provided by KTH. Education and research spans from natural ...
 
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House Bill 1775 was supposed to do a lot of things: Ban critical race theory, ensure white students aren’t shamed for actions of their ancestors and limit difficult conversations in the classroom. But the actual effects are unclear. StateImpact’s Robby Korth sat down with Oklahoma State School Boards Association attorney Brandon Carey to discuss wh…
 
When a constituent first came came in to advocate for needle exchange programming, Oklahoma State Rep. Carol Bush wasn't sure what to think. That didn't sound like the kind of policy likely to succeed in Oklahoma's deeply conservative statehouse. She and other supporters focused on the policy's public safety benefits and leaned on famous Republican…
 
Oklahoma continues to rank top three in the nation for Hepatitis C deaths, but health officials are hopeful recent policy changes will help reverse the trend. Hepatitis C — a viral liver infection — is a problem nationwide. It’s the most prominent chronic blood-borne infection and leading cause of liver transplants. It can cause many complications,…
 
The Royal Exchange in the City of London was founded in the 16th century, in 1565, by the merchant Sir Thomas Gresham to act as a centre of commerce for the City. The site was provided by the City of London Corporation and the Worshipful Company of Mercers, who still jointly own the freehold interest of this landmark. It was London’s first purpose-…
 
Attending school remotely has been an inconvenience for students and parents, and a major burden for many. For children experiencing homelessness, it’s all but impossible. 25-thousand Oklahoma children didn’t have a permanent home - before the pandemic. StateImpact’s Robby Korth reports how the state’s only school tailored specifically for homeless…
 
Professor Aldred talks to Harriet Larrington-Spencer, a researcher at Healthy Active Cities at the University of Salford. Harriet, or Harrie, developed an interest in active travel after experiencing cycling in Copenhagen and the Netherlands, and after losing the use of her left arm following a collision with a driver. Harrie discovered that while …
 
A lawsuit settlement between Oklahoma’s State Board of Education and The Oklahoma Public Charter School Association will greatly change the way public schools are funded. StateImpact’s Robby Korth spoke to Chris Brewster, President of the charter school organization and superintendent of Santa Fe South in Oklahoma City about the genesis of the laws…
 
The striking nine-storey Victoria House in Holborn is built in the neoclassical style and is complete with Portland stone facades.It is actually described as being built in the ‘Néo-Grec’ style which was a Neoclassical revival style of the mid-to-late 19th century that was popularised in during the reign of Napoleon the third who reigned from 1852 …
 
SoonerSelect — otherwise known as managed care — will shift $2 billion in Medicaid funding to four private health insurance companies, tasking them with coordinating care for about 700,000 Oklahomans. Opponents are concerned the program was designed hastily, that it will reduce health access for low-income Oklahomans instead of improving it, that t…
 
In Kevin Stitt’s State of the State Address, the governor brought a new definition for the term “ghost students” to the mainstream. StateImpact’s Robby Korth and The Oklahoman's Nuria Martinez-Keel explain Stitt’s new definition and its effects on education funding policy.By StateImpact Oklahoma
 
The state Legislature’s session was badly disrupted last year by the pandemic . It’s back starting Monday, and faces a long list of pressing issues and unfinished work from 2020. StateImpact health reporter Chatherine Sweeney, education reporter Robby Korth, and criminal justice reporter Quinton Chandler met with Republican Oklahoma Senate Presiden…
 
Laura Laker interviews Fare City's Charles Critchell, the Active Travel Academy Media Awards' only double winner. In 2019 Charles won our investigations/long-term follow-up category for his piece, Burning Bridges, on the closure of Hammersmith Bridge to motor traffic, and in 2020 won the campaign or research category for a two-parter on non-commerc…
 
In the area surrounding Chancery Lane Tube station, there is a large cluster of some of London’s most important properties. Indeed, on the map of the area on the Historic England website, it appears that there are almost as many listed buildings as those that are not listed. One of those properties is No.25 Southampton Buildings and this sits in th…
 
Immersion learning works like this: students come to school and they learn in two languages, usually English and something else. But COVID-19 has made teaching at these schools difficult. StateImpact’s Robby Korth reports with Lenzy Krehbiel-Burton.By StateImpact Oklahoma
 
The eccentric Michelin House sits on Fulham Road in Kensington and its history is as colourful as its façade.It was built in 1911 and was the first permanent UK headquarters and depot of the Michelin Tyre Company.Designed by one of Michelin's employees, the striking building has three large stained-glass windows based on Michelin advertisements of …
 
Bruton Street is located in Mayfair in the West End of London and has a surprising past.No.17 Bruton Street was once a townhouse that belonged to the Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne and his wife who were the maternal grandparents of Queen Elizabeth II.And it was in this house, at 2.40 am on the 21st April 1926, that the Queen was born.The property…
 
An extraordinary building on Old Bailey sits opposite ‘The Old Bailey’ just steps from the magnificent St Paul’s Cathedral – possibly London’s most iconic historical landmarks.‘The Old Bailey’, today, is the common term for the Central Criminal Court of England and Wales, which is the most famous criminal court in the land and is named after the st…
 
Its modern name is believed to have roots in the 7th Century and so has long been a part of the City of London’s history. There is also evidence that, before it was christened, it was part of the Roman settlement of ‘Londonium’ with remnants of ancient life being found 10 feet below today’s pavements and bus lanes.Skip forward several centuries and…
 
StateImpact's Robby Korth reports on how masking rules are applied unevenly in Oklahoma's schools.A survey conducted by the State Department of Education last month found about 80 percent have some rules requiring masks in place. However, only about half of the state’s schools require masks in the classroom. Many policies simply apply to buses or h…
 
Oklahoma state schools superintendent Joy Hofmeister says it’s impossible to know what school will look like in the near and distant future. But, she tells StateImpact’s Robby Korth wearing masks and taking the virus seriously are critical to getting to a place where safe in person schooling is again the norm.…
 
Oklahoma has been using federal coronavirus relief funding to ensure everyone can get tested for free without requirements, such as symptoms or a known exposure. That helps public health agencies track and fight spread. That funding expires Dec. 31, and officials are urging Congress to replace it.By StateImpact Oklahoma
 
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