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Open Lagos

Open Lagos

By Open House Lagos
OPEN LAGOS PODCAST will explore Lagos’s past, present, and future – featuring perspectives and stories about Lagos city, and grappling with the challenges it faces after Covid-19 and beyond. It will create a cultural platform to discuss the most salient issues facing our city today and celebrate the people, companies, and stories behind Lagos' built environment.
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Preserving Cultural Tourism & Architectural Heritage

Open Lagos

In this episode, Instructor at Architecture is Free Foundation and Toye, an architectural student give us a closer look at methods of archiving architectural works for future years and the evolution of architectural representation from pen and paper drawings to sophisticated computer models. These legacies are not only captured in the buildings we occupy but also in sketches, physical models, and digital drawings that tell us a story for our comprehension.
May 18, 2022
Building an Architecture and Design Community
As many of us who are familiar with Architecture know, the community is very important. And battling late nights with fellow students in the studio. Forming strong bonds with your peers who understand the struggle of professional pursuit. That community fuels many of us. Architecture itself benefits from the pool of knowledge, as techniques and vernacular skills are exchanged, resulting in more complex, intelligent design that has taken into consideration different perspectives. Today, we had with us Ife Somefun, and were going to delve into the importance of building and participating in Architectural Communities.
October 07, 2021
Preserving Cultural Tourism & Architectural Heritage-part 2
This episode continues from the last episode's deep dive into the importance of cultural preservation. Today, we are investigating how we can go from high-minded theories to real-life executions of cultural preservation and architectural heritage.
June 18, 2021
Preserving Cultural Tourism & Architectural Heritage
Cultural and heritage tourism has become a major source of revenue for many communities and states across the globe. Imbued with a message from the past, the historic monuments of generations of people remain to the present day as living witnesses of their age-old traditions. “People are becoming more and more conscious of the unity of human values and regard ancient monuments as a common heritage. The episode explores tourism and architectural heritage in Africa.
April 26, 2021
Health & Architecture
Architecture is a Critical Ingredient of Pandemic Medicine The effects of the covid-19 have caused a massive change to our daily lives, changes that happened rapidly and abruptly. Suddenly, we've been forced to wonder if our tiny offices are properly ventilated and whether our general hospitals or primary health care centers were designed with pandemics in mind.  As we increasingly spend more time indoors, we must now ask ourselves, how do the spaces we interact with everyday influence our mental and physical health? 
March 17, 2021
Welcome to the Open Lagos Podcast, where we explore Lagos’ past, present, and future. We dive into perspectives and stories about Lagos and the salient issues facing our city. We celebrate the place-makers and innovators behind Lagos' built environment, dive into the history of the city, and glimpse into its possible futures. This is the very first episode of Open Lagos Podcast. Today we will be talking about what this podcast is all about and why we decided to explore the topics we will be discussing.
February 22, 2021