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#Playlist: This Week’s Podcast

Would you like to meet inspiring podcasts on Urbanism, Design, and Architecture? | 99% Invisible |

Podcasts seem to me as if it loudly allows us to argue, think, and understand. Well, but how’s the situation for disciplines like urbanism, design, and architecture? Can they be understood without being visual?

How does an architect who tries to explain his/her design through pages of the slide presentation express himself to an audience without visual? Or how can a city, a design be described?

99% Invisible

99% Invisible is about all the thought that goes into the things we don’t think about.

99% Invisible

No doubt 99% Invisible one of the most popular design podcasts. Hosted by Roman Mars, the podcast’s name was derived from a quote by Buckminster Fuller: “Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.” Its goal is to talk the unseen aspects of design, and architecture. For this, in my opinion, the most binding aspect of the podcast is Mars’s expression method. He tells completely riveting tales of design. He dives into extraordinary topics in every podcast.

If you don’t know Roman Mars, you should definitely listen to the TED talk speech first. I am sure you will enjoy watching the reconstruction of the podcast on stage.

… %99 Invisible. I’m Roman Mars ……. 

Good Flag, Bad Flag: How to design a great flag?

His short-term narratives, which he previously made alone, now continues as longer narratives by including various interviewees in his story. I can honestly say that every episode is incredibly enjoyable. You should definitely listen to every narrative. You can also visit its page to read all episode descriptions.

Ever wonder how inflatable men came to be regular fixtures at used car lots? Curious about the origin of the fortune cookie? Want to know why Sigmund Freud opted for a couch over an armchair?

99% Invisible


 EPISODE 86- Reversal of Fortune / Infrastructure

EPISODE 116- Breaking the Bank/ Architecture

EPISODE 143- Inflatable Men/ Objects

EPISODE 302- Lessons from Las Vegas / Architecture

EPISODE 323- The House that Came in the Mail / Architecture

I would be pleased if you recommend an episode for me too because I have many episodes to listen to.
Also, Do you have a podcast suggestion for the next week?

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