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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.
 
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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The year was 1982, and in the small city of Allentown on the eastern edge of Pennsylvania sat an AM radio station called WSAN. For years, it had broadcast country music to the surrounding Lehigh Valley -- an area known for malls, manufacturing and Mack Trucks. WSAN was about to undergo a complete identity change, from a country station and to a ...…
 
Today we speak with the managing partner of HCMA Architects, Darryl Condon. HCMA is an 80 person multidisciplinary architecture firm based out of Vancouver, B.C. In today's episode, Condon reveals how to create a purpose-driven firm. He also reveals how creating a purpose-driven firm has led to the firm's greatest period of sustained growth. Ge ...…
 
Architecture is a process. In Episode 151 of Archispeak we discuss the importance of documenting our experiences and sharing, the good and the bad, as we navigate our stories in the profession. Photo by Cormac Phalen This episode of Archispeak is sponsored by: ARCAT: Search the ARCAT libraries for architectural building products to find specifi ...…
 
Dean Amale Andraos speaks with Evan Sharp, co-founder and chief product officer of Pinterest and Columbia GSAPP alumnus, in advance of his lecture at the school on September 7, 2018.They discuss how architectural thinking has informed Sharp’s practice as a designer and entrepreneur, and delve into the role of architects as image makers with the ...…
 
The Sear & Roebuck Mail Order Catalog was nearly omnipresent in early twentieth century American life. By 1908, one fifth of Americans were subscribers. At its peak, the Sears catalog offered over 100,000 items on 1,400 pages. It weighed four pounds. The Sears catalog tells the tale of a world -- itemized. And starting in 1908, the company that ...…
 
Andrés Jaque, Associate Professor and Director of the Advanced Architectural Design (AAD) program at Columbia GSAPP, speaks with architect and designer Marco Ferrari, co-founder of Studio Folder. Ferrari visited the school on June 6, 2018 to present a lecture as part of the AAD program’s Arguments Lecture Series, which examines the frontlines o ...…
 
A straw is a simple thing. It’s a tube, a conveyance mechanism for liquid. The defining characteristic of the straw is the emptiness inside it. This is the stuff of tragedy, and America. The invention of American industrialism, the creation of urban life, changing gender relations, public-health reform, suburbia and its hamburger-loving teens, ...…
 
Archispeak dives into the mailbag and gives back to the community with responses to some listener comments on this very special "Citizen Architect" 150th episode. Lizzie Fountain Park, Livermore, CA - Photo by Neal Pann This episode of Archispeak is sponsored by: ARCAT: Search the ARCAT libraries for architectural building products to find spec ...…
 
This episode turns our preconceived notion about Millennials and their choices in home decor on it’s head. In an interview with Susan Morrow (PR specialist by day, antique dealer by night), we are delightfully surprised to learn about the unexpected buying trends of this younger consumer. We also discuss an emerging trend of South African home ...…
 
Michelle Young ('12 MSUP) of Untapped Cities speaks with four recent members of the GSAPP Incubator: Mustafa Faruki ('10 M.Arch), Nile Greenberg ('16 M.Arch), Marcelo López-Dinardi ('13 MSCCCP), and Jieun Yang ('08 M.Arch). They discuss their experiences working at the Incubator over the past year, and the challenges and opportunities facing ar ...…
 
Blepharoplasty is often done to lift loose or sagging skin around the upper eyelids caused by aging. But for a lot of people of Asian descent, this surgery is not strictly about aging and more commonly referred to as “double eyelid” surgery. The double eyelid surgery adds a crease -- so instead of the skin of the upper lid running smoothly from ...…
 
Today we're going to talk about marketing and promotion in architecture. Our guest is Brynne Campbell, co-organizer of POP//CAN//CRIT, an annual panel-based symposium that brings together leading voices in architectural practice, academia and related fields within a Canadian context. She is 4 years into her PHD program at the Azrieli School of ...…
 
Today we're going to talk about selling architecture. Our guest is Brynne Campbell, co-organizer of POP//CAN//CRIT, a panel-based symposium that brings together leading voices in architecture practice, academia and related fields within a Canadian context. She is 4 years into her PHD program at the Azrieli School of Architecture & Urbanism, Car ...…
 
Most of the American west is owned by the Federal Government. About 85 percent of Nevada, 61 percent of Alaska, 53 percent of Oregon, the list goes on. And there have always been questions about how this immense swath of land should be used. Should we allow ranchers to graze cattle, or should the western land be a place where wild animals can r ...…
 
"Hey Siri, what's the future of architecture?" We all could use an intelligent assistant and in Episode 149 Archispeak discusses the roadblocks on the way to a model centric workflow in the profession of architecture. Photo by Evan Troxel This episode of Archispeak is sponsored by: ARCAT: Search the ARCAT libraries for architectural building pr ...…
 
For Americans, the sight of pagoda roofs and dragon gates means that you are in Chinatown. Whether in San Francisco, New York, Los Angeles, or Las Vegas, the chinoiserie look is distinctive. But for people from China, the Chinatown aesthetic can feel surprisingly foreign. The same goes for fortune cookies. Two stories from the 99pi archive abou ...…
 
Today is the second half of my interview with Jesse Cole, the marketing genius who transformed a struggling minor-league baseball team into a team that plays for sold-out crowds all season long. I first heard about Jesse from my friend Scott Beebe, who shared a presentation with me that Jesse did on designing the client experience - what happen ...…
 
Imagine if you could double, triple or even quadruple your word of mouth referrals. What if word about your firm spread so far and wide that people were lining up at your door? And what if you could do that without spending a single dime on advertising or marketing? Now that might sound like a nightmare to you-you're fine where you are, you don ...…
 
Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, right next to Santa Barbara, sits Montecito, California. The region endures a major fire approximately once every 10 years. For this landscape, fire is predictable and it is inevitable. Now, coupled with multi-year drought, it is becoming unmanageable. For decades, locals have taken fire as a fact of ...…
 
The career of an architect can take many paths. In this episode of Archispeak we discuss the many possibilities one can do after deciding to take a year off between changing majors to study architecture.
 
After the massive Panorama Fire in southern California in 1980, a young fire researcher named Jack Cohen went in to investigate the houses that were destroyed. One of the first things that Cohen did was to listen to emergency dispatch tapes from the day of the fire. And as he listened, he began to notice a pattern. People were calling in about ...…
 
Today you'll discover how one architect, his partner and team have revitalized downtown Durham, North Carolina, and built an impressive real estate portfolio in the process. As you create value for clients, why not get a piece of the action? Architect John Warasila and his team have done just that. Over the years, Warasila has built an impressi ...…
 
Four times every day, on radios all across the British Isles, a BBC announcer begins reading from a seemingly indecipherable script. "And now the Shipping Forecast issued by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency," says the voice over the wire. "Viking, North Utsire; southwesterly five to seven; occasionally gale eight; ...…
 
In today's episode of Business of Architecture, we talk with the founder of Alliance Architecture, an architecture firm with offices in DC, MD and North Carolina. In this episode, architect John Warasila talks about the importance of knowing the numbers of your business. He also shares how he's built a real estate portfolio by investing in his ...…
 
Join Archispeak for a journey of what it is like to be an architect for a day. Listen in as we discuss all of the things we do in a typical day. An architect's desk - Photo by Neal Pann This episode of Archispeak is sponsored by: ARCAT: Search the ARCAT libraries for architectural building products to find specifications, CAD details, BIM Objec ...…
 
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 ...…
 
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