Episodes

Archispeak is a casual conversation about all things architecture, and we invite you to listen in as we talk about everything in the profession, both the good and the bad. Think you already know what architecture is really about? Tune in to find out.

#99 - Make a Difference

In Archispeak Episode 99, we explore the topic that architecture is for the people and not just the rich and how it can make a difference in everyone's life.

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#98 - Shut Up and Work

Join Archispeak in Episode 98 in the "HR Free Zone" as we lift the veil on the hidden realities of working in the architectural corporate environment verses the experience of the college studio.

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#97 - Survive Architecture School

It is back to school time here at Archispeak. In episode 97 we provide our tips to survive and succeed in Architectural school plus the profession in general.

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#96 - Favorite Tools

Archispeak continues its summer of fun in Episode 96 by talking about our favorite tools.

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#95 - Introspection

In episode 95 of Archispeak we lay back on the psychiatric couch and go introspective. Join us as we stare down the road and assess life, personal experiences and our contributions to the world.

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#94 - Perfuction

Perfect doesn't exist. Or does it? In episode 94 of Archispeak we discuss how perfection can have a paralyzing effect on creativity and can be a "serial killer" to getting things done.

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#93 - Architect Experience

Archispeak looks back at #AIACon16 and shares some interviews with the leading software providers to the architectural profession and talks with NCARB to learn more about AXP and the future of licensure.

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#92 - RKtekt

Archispeak goes "after dark" in episode 92 and lets the fur fly in a candid conversation about licensure in the profession of architecture.

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#91 - Architect Ninja Warriors

Rock Star and Architect Ninja Warrior herself, Rosa Sheng who is instrumental in Equity by Design [EQxD] joins Archispeak in Episode 91 to recap #AIACon16 and the EQxD Hackathon which took place at the AIA Convention in Philadelphia.

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#90 - Day Three #AIACon16

In our third of three special episodes from the AIA Convention host city of Philadelphia, Archispeak discusses the experience of attending #AIACon16 as we recap the second day and look forward to day three at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

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#89 - Day Two #AIACon16

Day Two of the AIA Convention at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia is here and Archispeak looks back at the first full day. Join Archispeak for the second of three special episodes as we discuss the events of #AIACon16.

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#88 - Day One #AIACon16

This year architects and those in the architectural industry gather in the City of Brotherly Love, Philadelphia! The AIA Convention takes place at the Pennsylvania Convention Center and Archispeak is here to share with our listeners the vibe of the event. Join Archispeak for the first of three special episodes as we discuss what we are looking forward to at #AIACon16 Day One.

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#87 - Break the Cycle!

How do you keep good employees when the talent war is raging on? In episode 87 of the Archispeak Podcast we build on the discussion of why good employees leave & talk about what it takes to keep people at our firms by creating deep engagement to be able to grow into the future.

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#86 - I Quit!

In the immortal words of Johnny Paycheck, You can take this job and shove it! In episode 86 of the Archispeak Podcast we discuss the top reasons why good employees quit their jobs.

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#85 - Go Punch Some Architecture

In episode 85 of Archispeak, we asks our listeners, "What keeps you going?" Architecture is a difficult profession, so what is it? Do you love the process? Is it the challenge? Join us as we explore capital 'A' architecture and discover that our architectural relationship status is: "It's complicated."

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#84 - Dawn of Pann

Have you ever wanted to start your own architectural firm? If so, then you will want to listen to this episode of Archispeak. Join us as we lay back on the psychiatric couch and analyze the realities of being your own boss and discuss the difficult decision of going back to working at a firm.

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#83 - Goals

Archispeak episode 83 is all about goals. We begin the show with a discussion about completing a company performance review then explore the importance of writing down your goals and the difference between personal and professional goals. - "You have to know where you are going in order to get there." 

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#82 - Your Ad Here

Is the architectural website a 21st century business card? Do you even need one to market your architectural practice? Listen to episode 82 of Archispeak as we explore these questions and discuss who owns the documentation and imagery of the projects you have worked on.

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#81 - Refer to Structural

Season 4 begins! What's the most common architectural note on a set of plans? "Refer to Structural." In episode 81, Archispeak explores the value of a good engineer and discusses how to get their best work out of them.

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#80 - F%$k Working Hard

How hard do you work? So much so that you have made yourself physically sick? What is it about the profession of architecture that makes us practically kill ourselves and be proud that we have done it? Lay back on the psychiatric couch and join Archispeak as we explore this concept and discuss jobs that will make you miserable.

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