Malcolm talks to Ambrose Gillick, of Kent School of Architecture and Planning, for his lively podcast, A is for Architecture, about a career spent understanding that insulation, conservation, community, refit, timber, dense and green towns and their repair and regeneration are all part of the same big need to cherish the world, instead of cowping it for landfill – and about recovering the word “nice”, and the meaning of the terms “dealflow” and “gob-on”.

Image credit: NASA/Bill Anders