Shoptalk is a current affairs podcast for architects and developers presented by Michael Hammond, co-founder and former editor in Chief of World Architecture News (WAN). Over the last ten years, Shoptalk has become an established platform for both topical news and profiles of international architects.
As of January 2109 shoptalk is now independent and is being ramped up and forming media partnerships with events and organisations and building a global distribution network.
Our Sunday Edit has included many well-known guests, including Thomas Heatherwick, Ken Shuttleworth, Criag Dykers, Louis Becker, Will Alsop, Rafael Vinoly, Ben Van Berkel, Wolf Prix, Peter Murray, Norman Foster, Daniel Libeskind, Amanda Levette, David Chipperfield,
Participating firms and organisations have included; Arup, Aecom, CTBUH, HOK, Gensler, Woods Bagot, Atkins, Crossrail, Ken Shuttleworth, City of Oslo, C40 and New London Architecture. Podcasts are available directly from Shoptalkpodcast.com and through iTunes. Our audience is global, mainly architects and the wider AEC community and depending on the content, shows typically attract 3-4000 listeners direct through our website and many more through the wider distribution network.