Buildings On Air - Audio

Buildings on Air is a show that demystifies architecture through wild speculation, good conversation, a healthy dose of lefty political perspective, and lots of skepticism about the 'power of design.' Each show features guests from the many different facets of the architecture world in Chicago and beyond.

General inquiries and questions for our regular Mailbag segment (where we answer your questions with Ann Lui and Craig Reschke of Future Firm) to

Buildings on Air is from WLPN Lumpen Radio and hosted by Keefer Dunn. New episodes broadcast LIVE on WLPN first Saturdays of the month from 2-4pm. 


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Episode 17 - Mar 3, 2018

This episode of Buildings on Air! Architectural Workers on Strike, The Mailbag, and Housing from Talkin Socialism

First we hear a statement from the UK based anonymous collective Architectural Workers about the ongoing strikes. We also hear from a participant in the picket line about how architecture students are organizing in support of the strikes. 

Then! We answer your listener questions about buildings with Ann Lui and Craig Reschke in our mailbag segment. 

Lastly, the interviewing tables turn when we air a clip of Andre Callot interviewing Keefer Dunn from the Chicago Democratic Socialists of America podcast “Talkin’ Socialism” - be sure to listen and subscribe to Talkin Socialism here - the upcoming episode on housing will be jam packed with good stuff! (

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