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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Big Ideas or Technical Details?

Big Ideas or Technical Details?

Is the education of architecture school about the big ideas or the technical details? This is a question that has been on my mind quite a bit lately. So what should be the focus of the collegiate architecture school system?

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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 074: Architectural Memories that Matter

Ep 074: Architectural Memories that Matter

There are a handful of moments in a person’s professional life that really make an impact, and today we are discussing “Architectural Memories That Matter”

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Ep 073: Being Your Own Boss

Ep 073: Being Your Own Boss

Most architects dream of having their own architectural firm – There are many reasons why this makes sense, but it isn’t the right path for everyone.

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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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Ep 069: Better Faster Cheaper

Ep 069: Better Faster Cheaper

You’ve heard the phrase “Better, Faster, Cheaper, you can have 2” but is that true? This is really a conversation about quantity, quality, and ultimately value.

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