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Saturday, April 9, 2022 Growing Moss, Gathering Pace

Dan and Greg interview Matt Nardella, founder of Moss Design, a Chicago design-build firm with an array of residential and commercial projects, and a ...

Monday, April 4, 2022 Of Montreal, Hype-r-Mediocrity and All That

Dan and Greg reunite again in person, in Greg’s adopted home city of Montreal. Witness Greg’s Unified Theory of Montreal Modernism. Featuring music by...

Saturday, March 19, 2022 The Engine Room, the City, and Color Commentary

Building on the momentum of Episode 21, this special episode is a back-to-back Rees attack, with Greg and Dan both relaying their respective reports f...

Saturday, March 12, 2022 This is London: Rees Reminiscences

Greg, fresh from a trip to London, shares with Dan updates and reminiscences of the hale old town in the throes of ever-later capitalism, doffing hats...

Saturday, March 5, 2022 Hopeful Monsters, Strange Creatures and the Freedom of Choice

Designers, urbanists, public policy advocates, and any others are who would join the Urban Technology Program at the University of Michigan are “hopef...

Saturday, February 26, 2022 Around the World

The German publishing house DOM has released more than 130 Architectural Guides to regions, cities and countries around the world, as well as one guid...

Sunday, February 20, 2022 Too-Late Modernism?

Brutalism has had a rough time over the past decade. Can it be redeemed before it’s too late? Originally published in The Faster Times on October 8, 2...

Saturday, February 12, 2022 The Spell of Hot Desk

Silicon Valley prides itself on "innovation" and "disruption," and its products are meant to drive "sharing" and "collaboration," but the architecture...

Saturday, February 5, 2022 Games With New Frontiers, Alien Rococo, and Paper Money

Greg and Dan, back at it again, talking about Olympics architecture and urbanism, the Housing Crisis 2.0, and the greatest hits from the 60s, 70s and ...

Tuesday, February 1, 2022 Can You Say Velaslavasay?

An interview with Sara Velas, founder, Velaslavasay Panorama, Los Angeles. Intro / Outro: “Heartaches,” Al Bowlly, Sid Phillips & His Melodians Di...

Sunday, January 23, 2022 Notes from Underground

A tour of the abandoned Pacific Electric Subway Terminal in downtown Los Angeles. From Unfrozen 1.0, originally posted May 11, 2012. Intro/Outro: "Do ...

Wednesday, January 19, 2022 What Fresh McMansion Hell is This?

Unfrozen interviews Kate Wagner, creator and curator of McMansion Hell. Intro: "Suburbia," by Pet Shop Boys Discussed: - The special McMansion Hell th...

About the Show

Unfrozen is a podcast about architecture and urbanism. 

Daniel Safarik is a recovering journalist and an attempted architect. He is the Director of Research and Thought Leadership at the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. In previous lives he's been a financial technology reporter, rock vocalist and marketing director for architecture firms.

Greg Lindsay is a journalist, urbanist, futurist, and speaker. He is co-author of Aerotropolis: The Way We’ll Live Next.

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