In this episode, we're talking about Material Health and Transparency as it pertains to the practice of architecture: what it's all about, why it's important, and the architect’s professional obligation related to building products.
We have all heard the phrase “Better, Faster, Cheaper, you can have any 2.” Is it actually true? Yes, of course, it’s true, but we are going to talk about it anyways because this is really a conversation about quantity and quality, which is ultimately a conversation about value.
Becoming an architect is hard, but we all know that. You go to school for a long time and work and study, but upon graduation you are not an architect. So when does that moment happen? Welcome to Episode 68: “Where is the Finish Line?”
There is a nostalgia associated with sketching in the architecture profession. But is sketching still an integral part of the design process? Sharpen your pencils and pull out your favorite pen, because we are talking about "Architects and Sketching" in Episode 66 of the Life of an Architect podcast.
Since this is the final episode of the year AND the 2020 Life of an Architect podcast season, there is no better way to end the year than to dedicate an entire episode to hypothetical questions … so welcome to the Hypothetical Show!
Answering the question "What exactly does a typical day in the life of an architect look like?" is nearly impossible. There are certain things that seem to be fairly standard to one of my “typical” days, but if I were to compare a day last week with a day from five years ago, those days would look completely different. How different? That’s exactly what we are discussing on today’s show.