London Met alumni Antonio Capelao launches Architecture for Kids podcast series

A new podcast that aims to engage children and young people in discussions about the built environment has been launched by London Metropolitan University alum, Antonio Capelao.

Date: 23 February 2024

In collaboration with the Built Environment Trust, the Thornton Education Trust, and the Welsh School of Architecture at Cardiff University, where Capelao teaches undergraduate students, the podcast aims to ignite conversations about engaging children and young people in shaping the built environment. 

The Architecture for Kids podcast series, airing every Saturday between 4pm and 6pm, features over 25 episodes delving into project-based learning pedagogies and co-design practices involving children and young people. The podcast explores the importance of involving children in discussions about architecture, making it a must-listen for parents, guardians, educators, and anyone passionate about the future of our built environment. 

To date, the series has received acclaim, with featured episodes available on major platforms like Apple, Spotify, Google, Amazon, and YouTube. As the series evolves, future episodes will showcase interviews with children, young people, and their parents, comprehensively exploring the multifaceted world of architecture. 

Capelao graduated with a Master's degree in Project Architecture for Rapid Change and Scarce Resources under the guidance of Professor Maurice Mitchell at the School of Art, Architecture and Design. 

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