Ep 078: Redlines

Ep 078: Redlines

“Redlines” is the word used by architects to reference the red ink that is used to mark up corrections that need to be made on architectural drawings.

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Printing Architectural 3D Models

Printing Architectural 3D Models

Architects use 3D printers to explore ideas and for the last two weeks, we have been experimenting with the process for one of our residential projects.

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Ep 077: Design Better

Ep 077: Design Better

Most architects design until the drawings leave the office so why is there so much bad architecture out there? We can all aspire to Design Better.

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Architectural Graphics: Arrows or Ticks?

Architectural Graphics: Arrows or Ticks?

Architectural Graphics are a topic that I discuss a lot, and today is no different. Do you use arrows or tick marks at the end of your leader lines?

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Ep 076: Critical Skills of an Architect

Ep 076: Critical Skills of an Architect

Here are the top 4 critical skills a person should have to experience success and satisfaction as a practicing architect.

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Knowledge versus Tools

Knowledge versus Tools

I was having a conversation with some academic colleagues the other day and we got on the subject of knowledge versus tools. The basic idea of this chat was about what students should be learning during their architectural education. Which of these two ideas is more important or should take emphasis in the education of students?

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Ep 072: Architectural Disconnect

Ep 072: Architectural Disconnect

We are going to be talking about the fantasy of being an architect versus reality. Welcome to episode 72 “Architectural Disconnect”

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“Help” and “Service” are Not The Same Thing

“Help” and “Service” are Not The Same Thing

“Help” and “Service” are Not The Same Thing … but you already know this, right? One is provided at a cost while the other is provided for free.

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Ep 071: Architects on the Job Site

Ep 071: Architects on the Job Site

For an Architect, being on the job site is a vital part of their work process, but job site visits are a series of obligations fraught with increased liability.

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Residential Architecture 101: Shower Design

Residential Architecture 101: Shower Design

This is Residential Architecture 101: Shower Design – where we will be talking about the decisions that go into designing a proper shower

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