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.

#122 - Patience

In episode 122, Archispeak goes into the weeds to discuss the process of design and the patience it requires.

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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 registration required to download content. ARCAT has created a website devoted to you, the building professional, to find building product information fast and hassle free. Check out ARCAT today, at ARCAT.com.

  • CONSTRUCT: CONSTRUCT is the only dedicated national trade show and educational conference for the commercial building teams that spec and source building products. There are Over 40 solutions-based sessions in relevant topics from roofing and moisture management to technology and construction documents. Sessions are taught by 50+ leading industry experts like Thom Mayne, Paul Doherty, Joseph Lstiburek, Ph.D., Cherise Lakeside and many more. Visit constructshow.com to learn more about the upcoming conference being held at the Rhode Island Convention Center between September 13th through the 15th.

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Links

  1. Gray's Anatomy (not the TV show)

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#121 - Cool Tools for Podcasting

Learn about all the cool tools used we use in the production of the podcast in episode 121 as Archispeak takes you behind the scenes of the show and explains how the sausage is made.

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#120 - Architectural Adventures Part Three

Archispeak completes their summer vacation as we wrap up our architectural adventures.

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#119 - Architectural Adventures Part Two

Archispeak continues their summer vacation as we visit Fallingwater in part two of our architectural adventures.

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#118 - Architectural Adventures Part One

Come with Archispeak as we explore our summer vacations and discuss how travel enhances your architectural career in part one of our architectural adventures.

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#117 - Motivation

For Archispeak episode 117, we discuss how we stay motivated during the months and often years long process that is architecture. Along the way, we explore if external motivators really work or if what we really want is autometry, mastery and purpose from the practice.

What Evan calls, "Weekend Fun." - He's the one on the right.

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 registration required to download content. ARCAT has created a website devoted to you, the building professional, to find building product information fast and hassle free. Check out ARCAT today, at ARCAT.com.

  • HMC Architects is a healthcare, education and civic architecture firm with a sustainable approach to design. We create solutions that not only wow and withstand, but also enrich people’s lives and serve the greater good. Simply put, working here is awesome. To learn more or become part of our story, visit hmcarchitects.com

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Links

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Music

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#116 - Copy and Paste

Episode 116 of Archispeak explores the concept of designing by Google and asks if architects are taking ideological shortcuts when it comes to design. 

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#115 - Mentorship

Archispeak presents their "Guidebook to Mentorship" in episode 115 where we discuss the investment it takes plus the relationships and benefits it creates.

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#114 - #AIACon17

Archispeak brings the #AIACon17 to you with this special recap episode with interviews from those that attended the conference in Orlando.

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#113 - Description Goes Here

Archispeak discusses design, sustainability and how the sausage is made in a behind the scenes episode on how to select a new Twitter bio.

Chalk art Archispeak logo by Evan's kids

Chalk art Archispeak logo by Evan's kids

What should our new Twitter bio be?

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 registration required to download content. ARCAT has created a website devoted to you, the building professional, to find building product information fast and hassle free. Check out ARCAT today, at ARCAT.com.

  • HMC Architects is a healthcare, education and civic architecture firm with a sustainable approach to design. We create solutions that not only wow and withstand, but also enrich people’s lives and serve the greater good. Simply put, working here is awesome. To learn more or become part of our story, visit hmcarchitects.com

Would you like to sponsor Archispeak? It's easy! Visit our "Sponsorship" page for more information.

Connect with Archispeak

Between episodes, join the conversation with Archispeak on Twitter and Facebook and share your thoughts or call and tell us your story on the Archispeak Helpline at (415) 484-8496. Like the show? Please rate it on iTunes.

Links

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#112 - [EQxD] 2017

Archispeak welcomes back Rosa T. Sheng, Architect and Senior Associate with Bohlin Cywinski Jackson to discuss Equity. This time Annelise Pitts, a designer with Bohlin Cywinski Jackson joins the conversation to update us on Equity by Design in 2017.

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#111 - Forethought

Episode 111 of Archispeak is all about forethought and what does that really mean in architecture. 

Photo credit, Cormac Phalen

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 registration required to download content. ARCAT has created a website devoted to you, the building professional, to find building product information fast and hassle free. Check out ARCAT today, at ARCAT.com.

  • BQE Software: AIA Advantage Partner, BQE Software the makers of ArchiOffice, which is the only Office and Project Management Software designed specifically for architects. It will help you manage people and projects, while you focus on designing great architecture. Learn more at www.bqe.com/Archispeak.

  • HMC Architects is a healthcare, education and civic architecture firm with a sustainable approach to design. We create solutions that not only wow and withstand, but also enrich people’s lives and serve the greater good. Simply put, working here is awesome. To learn more or become part of our story, visit hmcarchitects.com

Would you like to sponsor Archispeak? It's easy! Visit our "Sponsorship" page for more information.

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The show is also supported by our listeners. Your generous donations keep the show going by paying for all the infrastructure it takes to make it possible. Become a “Friend of the Show” by donating at least $5 and you will get your name read on the next episode.

Episode 111 Friend of the Show

  1. Steve Hall

Connect with Archispeak

Between episodes, join the conversation with Archispeak on Twitter and Facebook and share your thoughts or call and tell us your story on the Archispeak Helpline at (415) 484-8496. Like the show? Please rate it on iTunes.

Links

  1. Balance as a Young Architect: A lesson in burnout - L2 Design, LLC
  2. Miller Lite Ad Full Contact Golf
  3. Panels - Panols Allows iPhone Photographers to Share Panorama Shots on Instagram.
  4. Tech conference photos - Evan Troxel
  5. Portola High School | HMC Architects
  6. Apple for Architects
  7. Integrated Path to Architectural Licensure (IPAL) at the University of Southern California
  8. Resilience Design

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Music

The music for this episode is Run by System Kid. You can buy their music on iTunes. Support the band!

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#110 - Sameness

Archispeak shakes their fists and yells at clouds in episode #110 as we discuss the destruction of the uniqueness of place and why architecture has become so homogenized.

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#109 - Inspiration

Architecture can inspire us to rethink and reshape our environment. In episode 109, Archispeak discusses where you can find that inspiration and how technology is making it easier.

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#108 - Universal Architecture Problem

Archispeak takes on the universal chicken-and-egg problem of standards, expectations and on-boarding in the practice of architecture.

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#107 - The Millennial Question

Archispeak is joined by architect Lora Teagarden of RATIO Architects and author/creator of AREsketches to discuss "The Millennial Question."

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#106 - A Day in the Life

Archispeak explores options for applying for architecture school and whether the profession is right for you. We also share our current projects and discuss continuing education.

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#105 - 2016 Year in Review

Join us for a review of 2016 in episode 105, as Archispeak closes out the year with a look back at a few of the shows accomplishments and reflects on a number of changes, in what will be remembered as quite a year.

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#104 - Gifts for Architects 4

The fourth annual Archispeak "Favorite Things" episode where we suggest items for that favorite architect in your life, which maybe you! Tune in for our holiday suggestions and treat yourself to an Archispeak t-shirt & mug at our store. Happy Holidays from Archispeak!

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#103 - #iamarchispeak

What happens in Washington DC, does not always stay in DC. In episode 103 of Archispeak, we are joined by several guests to discuss the post-election response by the AIA, subsequent reaction to that response and eventual apology. Where does the AIA and the architectural profession go from here? Listen in to find out.

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