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99% Invisible
Weekly
 
Design is everywhere in our lives, perhaps most importantly in the places where we've just stopped noticing. 99% Invisible is a weekly exploration of the process and power of design and architecture. From award winning producer Roman Mars. Learn more at 99percentinvisible.org. A proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX. Learn more at radiotopia.fm.
 
Discover strategies, tips and secrets for running a fun, flexible and profitable architecture practice. The focus here is simple: discussion of ways for architects to create a dream architecture practice: design what you want, when you want, and get paid well for it.
 
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Archispeak
Monthly+
 
What’s it really like to work in architecture? The hosts of Archispeak know, and they’re here to share real life experiences. Since 2012 Evan Troxel, Neal Pann, and Cormac Phalen have been podcasting their brand of real talk on everything from design, tools, and work/life balance to generational differences, mentoring, job hunting and more. Probing questions, revelatory interviews, and unique insights have grown their audience and become a bi-monthly ritual for students and seasoned professi ...
 
hpd architecture + interiors principals Laura Davis and Holly Hall share their thoughts and tips on architecture, from helping owners select the right architect to never being too late to begin a career in architecture.
 
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GSAPP Conversations
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GSAPP Conversations offer a window onto the expanding field of contemporary architectural practice through discussions on the current projects, research, and obsessions of a diverse group of invited guests from emerging and well-established practices. Hosted by Columbia GSAPP’s Dean Amale Andraos, the conversations also feature the School’s influential faculty and alumni, and give students the opportunity to engage architects on issues of concern to the next generation.
 
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Louis is a can of generic cola. He’s been on the shelf a long while, so he’s had some time to think. Go2 is a store brand. "People call it a knockoff," says Louis. "I've been called the best of the worst. Bottom-shelf. We can describe it as bottom-shelf. I'm at peace with that." Everything is Alive is an unscripted interview show with host Ian ...…
 
"Wow, that's a lot of money … I had no idea it was going to be that much!" If you've ever heard this before, then you've probably presented a proposal to a client. As architects we hear this from our clients all the time when we give them our proposals. There's a specific reason why they react this way. It's because their expectations don't mat ...…
 
In the spring of 1962, an ad man named Martin Speckter was thinking about advertising when he realized something: many ads asked questions, but not just any questions -- excited and exclamatory questions -- a trend not unique to his time. Got milk?! Where's the beef?! Can you hear me now?! So he asked himself: could there be a mark that made it ...…
 
Summer is once again upon us and in this episode of Archispeak we follow up on Evan's concrete countertop experience and throw some shade before heading out for our 2018 Summer Architectural Adventures. Summer 2018. This episode of Archispeak is sponsored by: ARCAT: Search the ARCAT libraries for architectural building products to find specific ...…
 
What does it take to earn 6 figures as an architect? In this episode of the Business of Architecture podcast, you'll discover 7 ways to earn 6 figures as an architect. Register for the FREE Firm Freedom Formula Online Training: https://www.businessofarchitecture.com/freedomwebinar Get access to the 4-part firm profit map here: http://freearchit ...…
 
This is a special presentation of episode #4 of Radiotopia's newest show ZigZag. Manoush and Jen give themselves 36 hours in San Francisco to come up with a financial backup plan, just in case this whole blockchain-token-thing doesn’t work out. Silicon Valley runs on VC money so maybe Stable Genius Productions should too? First, they talk to a ...…
 
The world is full of icons that warn us to be afraid — to stay away from this or not do that. And many of these are easy to understand because they represent something recognizable, like a fire, or a person slipping on a wet floor. But some concepts are hard to communicate visually, especially in a way that will work for generations to come. 99 ...…
 
Today, we speak with Alan McLenaghan, the CEO of SageGlass. SageGlass makes high performance, dynamic glass. After earning a PhD in Polymer Physics from Strathclyde University, Alan McLenaghan rose through the ranks of several organizations which led him to his current position as CEO of SageGlass. In today's interview, you'll discover how to i ...…
 
The (secret) bonus episode from the 2018 AIA National Conference in NYC that Neal doesn't know about, featuring special guests Bill Jannot of ARCAT and Joan Ferrin-Pann, architect at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (and Neal's better half). An iMessage sent from Neal to Joan after our recording session. Neal came close to figuring out wh ...…
 
In the United Kingdom, the freedom to walk through private land is known as “the right to roam.” The movement to win this right was started in the 1930s by a rebellious group of young people who called themselves “ramblers” and spent their days working in the factories of Manchester, England. Plus, bothy talk. Right to Roam…
 
Archispeak travels to the AIA Conference on Architecture 2018 and delivers a special episode, from New York, recapping the experience. Where's Neal? This episode of Archispeak is sponsored by: ARCAT: Search the ARCAT libraries for architectural building products to find specifications, CAD details, BIM Objects and more, free of charge, with no ...…
 
Today we speak with the author of 2 books, The Win Without Pitching Manifesto, and his latest book, Pricing Creativity. He's one of the world's leading experts on pricing for creative professionals. His name is Blair Enns, and in our conversation today you'll discover: Why you shouldn't send a written proposal (and what to do instead) What Blai ...…
 
In the 1980s, Pablo Escobar, the notorious drug lord, had effectively declared war on the Colombian state. At one point, his cartel was supplying 80% of the world's cocaine and the violence surrounding the drug trade had become extreme. The bloodshed was focused in the city of Medellin. As the years went on, Medellin became the most dangerous c ...…
 
Today we welcome Arianna Leopard back to the show. Arianna is the Director of Marketing and Public Relations at SB Architects, a firm with offices in Miami, San Francisco, and Shenzhen, China. In today's episode, you'll discover: How to create a business development plan that includes strategy as well as tactics The difference between getting p ...…
 
Until the early 90s, basketball uniforms were pretty tame. There had been real limits to what could be done with jerseys. All the details—the numbers, the names, the logos—had to be sewed on. Complicated graphics would have taken a massive amount of embroidery, which would have added additional weight and made the jersey hotter to wear. But dye ...…
 
Drawing a line or creating a model is easy, but actually building something is far more difficult. Join Archispeak as we discuss the details of what it takes to build it. The Tools - Photo by Evan Troxel This episode of Archispeak is sponsored by: ARCAT: Search the ARCAT libraries for architectural building products to find specifications, CAD ...…
 
Today I welcome back Eric Reinholdt to the Business of Architecture. Eric Reinholdt is the owner of 30x40 Design Workshop, based out of Mount Desert, Maine. His design focuses on simple, modern residential architecture. In addition to being an architect, Eric is one of the top architect content creators on Youtube. Practically every single week ...…
 
As the U.S. war effort ramped up in the early 1940s, the Navy put out a request for chair design submissions. They needed a chair that was fireproof, waterproof, lightweight and strong enough to survive a torpedo blast. In response, engineer named Wilton C. Dinges designed a chair made out of aluminum, bent and welded to be super strong. To sho ...…
 
Today I welcome Eric Reinholdt to the Business of Architecture. Eric Reinholdt is the owner of 30x40 Design Workshop, based out of Mount Desert, Maine. His design focuses on simple, modern residential architecture. In addition to being an architect, Eric is one of the top architect content creators on Youtube. You may ask what a content creator ...…
 
Svalbard is a remote Norwegian archipelago with reindeer, Arctic foxes and only around 2,500 humans -- but it is also home to a vault containing seeds for virtually every edible plant one can imagine. The mountainside Crop Trust facility has thousands of varieties of coconuts, corn, rice and more, serving as a seed backup for humanity. For each ...…
 
Listen to a special Royal Wedding episode of Archispeak as we discuss the psychological effects of the jury process plus the consequences of ignoring BIM and VR in the practice of architecture. Also, did you hear Yanny or Laurel? Archispeak Wedding Album This episode of Archispeak is sponsored by: ARCAT: Search the ARCAT libraries for architect ...…
 
Today, Rion Willard takes the mic and interviews architect Oliver Cooke. Oliver Cooke is the co-founder of Cooke Fawcett, a UK-based firm focused on cultural buildings. Register for the FREE Firm Freedom Formula Online Training: https://www.businessofarchitecture.com/freedomwebinar Get access to the 4-part firm profit map here: http://freearchi ...…
 
If you live in an American city and you don’t personally use a wheelchair, it's easy to overlook the small ramp at most intersections, between the sidewalk and the street. Today, these curb cuts are everywhere, but fifty years ago -- when an activist named Ed Roberts was young -- most urban corners featured a sharp drop-off, making it difficult ...…
 
Have you ever been frustrated by the feast or famine cycle of not enough work or too much work? What if there was a way that you could control the number of meetings you have with qualified people who are predisposed to working with you? Tom Poland is the creator of "Leadsology" the science of being in demand, and he has developed a process tha ...…
 
"Part of the paradox at the heart of manufactured housing," explains Esther Sullivan, a sociologist at the University of Colorado Denver "is that it's precisely the thing that makes it so affordable that also makes this a highly insecure form of housing." Sullivan says that about a third of mobile homeowners live in parks where they rent a plot ...…
 
Join Cormac and Neal as they mourn the loss of Evan due to the mass purge initiated by Thanos in his quest to bring balance to the universe with some airing of grievances! This episode of Archispeak is sponsored by: ARCAT: Search the ARCAT libraries for architectural building products to find specifications, CAD details, BIM Objects and more, f ...…
 
Today we have world-class videographer Jeff Durkin with us to talk about using the power of video as a tool for persuasion and storytelling. Jeff studied architecture at the University of California Berkeley, worked for 10 years in the architecture industry and then transitioned to videography in 2008. He quickly found a niche using his underst ...…
 
When a doctor reveals a terminal diagnosis to a patient -- that process is as delicate a procedure as any surgery, with potentially serious consequences if things go wrong. If the patient doesn’t understand their prognosis, for example, they could end up making uninformed decisions about their treatment. That's why many medical schools now offe ...…
 
In remembrance of the 50th anniversary of the student protests at Columbia University in May 1968, we are rebroadcasting our conversation from last March with architect and Columbia alumna Sharon Egretta Sutton ('73 M.Arch). Sutton spoke with Columbia GSAPP Associate Professor Mabel O. Wilson ('91 M.Arch) about the publication of her book, When ...…
 
In today's episode, FreeeUp.com co-founder Connor Gillivan discusses how architecture and design firm owners can outsource to free up time and be more efficient. You'll discover: 3 keys to not making a mistake when you hire your next team member 6 things you can outsource as an architect to save yourself time What to consider when hiring a virt ...…
 
For nearly five decades, the laugh track was ubiquitous on television sitcoms, but in the early 2000s, it began to disappear. What happened? How did we get from the raucous canned laughter of the Beverly Hillbillies to the silent, sly “joke every 20 seconds” of 30 Rock? The curious story of the laugh track starts with one man who created the la ...…
 
Archispeak episode 140 goes on a road trip to look at some buildings and experience architecture. Listen in as we go on a wild ride through the American southwest. Photo by Evan Troxel This episode of Archispeak is sponsored by: ARCAT: Search the ARCAT libraries for architectural building products to find specifications, CAD details, BIM Object ...…
 
Ayala Levin speaks in advance of her lecture on April 16, given as part of the Detlef Mertins annual series. Having completed her Ph.D. at GSAPP in 2015, Levin is now an Assistant Professor at Northwestern University’s Art History department. Her research focuses on architectural knowledge exchange, with an emphasis on urban planning projects i ...…
 
Today we speak with architect Mel Price. Mel is a partner in the firm Work Program Architects based out of Norfolk, VA. She's an incredible leader committed to radical transparency in the firm and with her partner Thom White, she's built a thriving and financially successful office with a spectacular team. In today's interview, Mel talks about ...…
 
The Gander Airport in Newfoundland was once the easternmost airfield in North America, so when transatlantic air travel was new and difficult through the mid-20th century, Gander played a critical role in getting people back and forth from Europe to America. This made the tiny town of Gander an unlikely international hub, hosting the likes of F ...…
 
Jorge Otero-Pailos, Professor and Director of the Historic Preservation program at Columbia GSAPP, speaks with Brennan Gerard and Ryan Kelly, artists who use their performances as a form of inquiry and preservation, in advance of their lecture on March 22, 2018. They discuss the architecture of intimacy and its intersection with queer identity, ...…
 
Andre Walker became famous for being Oprah Winfrey’s hair stylist, but he is also known for something else: a system that he created back in the 1990s to market his line of hair care products. The system categorizes natural hair types, and it's often referred to simply as "the hair chart." The chart identifies four hair types and within each of ...…
 
Is blogging a good strategy for architects? In this episode of the Business of Architecture Podcast, you'll discover how a Manhattan-based architect grew his firm from one part-time intern to a staff of 5 in 18 months using a blogging strategy to get clients. Leave your thoughts in the comments below. Register for the FREE Firm Freedom Formula ...…
 
Archispeak episode 139 goes down to the bolts with a discussion about visiting past projects and explores the relationship of furniture to architecture. Stair and railing design by Evan Troxel This episode of Archispeak is sponsored by: ARCAT: Search the ARCAT libraries for architectural building products to find specifications, CAD details, BI ...…
 
Jarrett Ley, a dual degree graduate student in the Architecture and Critical, Curatorial and Conceptual Practices program at GSAPP speaks with Keller Easterling on the occasion of her lecture on April 4, 2018. They discuss her work investigating infrastructure space, which Easterling describes as “a set of rules and relationships in which build ...…
 
Discover how architect Dan Sherer created a systematic marketing process for his architecture firm. Register for the FREE Firm Freedom Formula Online Training: https://www.businessofarchitecture.com/freedomwebinar Get access to the 4-part firm profit map here: http://freearchitectgift.com.
 
To this day, architects tend to turn their noses up at Las Vegas, or simply dismiss it as irrelevant to serious design theory. But as Denise Scott Brown discovered in the mid-1960s, there is so much to learn from Las Vegas about how to make architecture that speaks to people and not just to architects. Lessons from Las Vegas…
 
Luiza Furia, a first-year M.Arch student speaks with German architect Juergen Mayer H. of J. MAYER H. und Partner, Architekten, in advance of his lecture at the school on March 26, 2018. They discuss Mayer’s work in Georgia, and how the pace of development in cities such as Berlin can affect the character of a city. Mayer also touches on his ex ...…
 
The battlefield has always been at the mercy of the climate, but there was a time in U.S. military history when we did more than just pray for advantageous weather. We tried to create it. Making it Rain
 
Today we speak with an architect who, three years ago, realized that his passion for the practice of architecture was dying. Perhaps you've felt this way or you feel this way now. Perhaps you feel that drafting away arranging details on sheets or answering RFIs isn't what you are cut out to do. Or maybe you just spend to much time doing the sma ...…
 
Archispeak episode 138 kicks off with a look back into our childhood and marches down the superhighway of life to try and understand why design is such a struggle. Photo by Cormac Phalen This episode of Archispeak is sponsored by: ARCAT: Search the ARCAT libraries for architectural building products to find specifications, CAD details, BIM Obje ...…
 
James Brillon, a third-year M.Arch student, speaks with European architects Giovanni Piovene and Ambra Fabi of PioveneFabi in advance of their lecture at the school on March 19, 2018. They discuss how objects play into architecture and how they attempt to use local materials in their projects to see cities in different ways. They also touch on ...…
 
Have you ever wanted to work for clients with a mission that you are passionate about? Well, today we speak with Christina Congdon, project and operations manager of Environmental Works. Environmental Works is a Community Design Center based in Seattle Washington. In this episode we talk about what inspired Christina to follow a career path in ...…
 
They are hulking, but graceful -- human-made whales that float in the air. For over a century, lighter-than-air vehicles have captured the public imagination, playing a recurring role in our dreams of alternate realities and futures that might have been. In these visions, cargo and passengers traverse the globe in smoothly gliding aircraft, the ...…
 
Korean architect Minsuk Cho speaks in advance of his keynote lecture taking place during GSAPP Alumni Weekend on June 2, 2018. After graduating from the M. Arch program in 1992, he established Cho Slade Architecture in 1998, with fellow GSAPP alumnus James Slade. In 2003, Cho returned to Korea to open his own firm, Mass Studies, to great succes ...…
 
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