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Recent appearances in the news media or in person:

Interviewed in Matthews, D., ‘What Might Independence Mean for Scotland’s Universities?’, Times Higher (12 June 2014) http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/features/what-might-independence-mean-for-scotlands-universities/2013795.article

Peta Meyer, ‘Built for sex: how architecture dictates bedroom habits’, interview with Richard J. Williams, Arts Hub (4 June 2014) http://architecture.artshub.com.au/news-article/features/architecture/built-for-sex-how-architecture-dictates-bedroom-habits-243878?utm_source=ArtsHub+Australia&utm_campaign=0411bb9fa7-UA-828966-1&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_2a8ea75e81-0411bb9fa7-303088749

 

‘Edinburgh’s Arrested Development’, Times Higher (6 March 2014) http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/features/culture/edinburghs-arrested-development/2011724.article

‘Where are architecture’s Bravehearts’, Building Design (21 February 2014) http://www.bdonline.co.uk/news/analysis/where-are-architecture’s-bravehearts?/5066701.article

‘You’ll Love the Way it Makes You Feel’, keynote paper on recent American TV drama at Senses and Sensibility, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Florianopolis, Brazil (07-10 November 2013)

‘Working in Higher Education is Unlike any Other Job’, Daily Telegraph (31 October 2013) http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/educationopinion/10414230/Working-in-higher-education-is-unlike-any-other-job.html

‘What are you Reading?’, Times Higher (24 October 2013) http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/books/daniel-binney-paul-greatrix-sara-read-nigel-rodenhurst-and-richard-j-williams/2008285.article

Carey Dunne, ‘The Five Sexiest Building Designs’, Co.Design (October 2013) http://www.fastcodesign.com/3018691/hot-properties-the-5-sexiest-building-designs?partner=newsletter

Keith Miller, review of Sex and Buildings, Daily Telegraph (September 2013) http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/books/historybookreviews/10304206/Sex-and-Buildings-Modern-Architecture-and-the-Sexual-Revolution-by-Richard-J-Williams-review.html

Radio interview for Monocle (August 2013). 30 mins into the programme. http://monocle.com/radio/shows/section-d/97/ 

‘Could Zurich’s ‘sex boxes’ could have a role beyond prostitution?’, Building Design (30 August 2013) http://www.bdonline.co.uk/comment/could-zurichs-sex-boxes-could-have-a-role-beyond-prostitution?/5059768.article

Times Higher Education (THE), Books podcast. 40 min interview with Karen Shook. http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/comment/podcasts/the-books-podcast-richard-williams-interview/2006728.article

Times Higher Education (THE), forthcoming book of the week. Review article and interview (22 August 2013) http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/books/sex-and-buildings-modern-architecture-and-the-sexual-revolution-by-richard-j-williams/2006572.article

Monocle, radio interview. More details soon

Building Design, interview ‘Architects Always Seem Pretty Uncomfortable with Feelings’ (9 August 2013). Register for free to read: http://www.bdonline.co.uk/culture/architects-always-seem-pretty-uncomfortable-with-feelings/5058889.article

Guardian, quoted by Fraser MacDonald in ‘Scotland’s Modernist Buildings Die Another Death…’ (26 July 2013) http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk-news/scotland-blog/2013/jul/26/scotland-modernist-inverkip

Financial Times, quoted by John McDermott in ‘Capital Punishment’ (26 July 2013) http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/44f591c0-f44a-11e2-8459-00144feabdc0.html#axzz2aKg7m5AL

Clarin (Buenos Aires), ‘Que relacion hay entre los edificios y la moral sexual’ (15 July 2013). Interview in Spanish for the main BA newspaper. http://arq.clarin.com/arquitectura/relacion-edificios-moral-sexual_0_956304693.html 

Jezebel, ‘Communal Living May Make For Sexier Times’ (30 June 2013) http://jezebel.com/communal-living-may-make-for-sexier-times-625961973

The Herald, ‘Sex and Morningside (Or the Erotics of Architecture) (1 July 2013), http://www.heraldscotland.com/arts-ents/books-poetry/sex-and-morningside-or-the-erotics-of-architecture.1372690564?_=2fcac0831501e23934f23a620f112f9919090739

Aeon magazine, ‘Can architecture improve our sex lives?’ (June 2013) http://www.aeonmagazine.com/living-together/can-architecture-improve-our-sex-lives/

BBC Radio 3, ‘The Verb’, 3 May 2013. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01s35n4

STV http://video.stv.tv/bc/news-130218-g-magazine/?redirect=no

Foreign Policy

http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2013/02/13/scotch_this_plan_edinburgh_scotland_independence

The Times

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/uk/scotland/article3691437.ece

Scotsman:

http://www.scotsman.com/news/brian-ferguson-royal-mile-plan-for-edinburgh-1-2808042

http://www.scotsman.com/edinburgh-evening-news/latest-news/us-magazine-s-damning-criticism-of-edinburgh-1-2797002

Herald:

http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/home-news/edinburgh-labelled-a-dystopian-dump-unfit-for-independence.20248638

Edinburgh University podcasts: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tzs2rpLQ2Xk http://www.ed.ac.uk/news/2013/podcast-260413 (episode 3, ‘Mirror Mirror’)

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