You need to craft a story. And the story needs to contain the typical elements of a story: a hero, a protagonist, a conflict, a reversal, a resolution. Think of the Bible or the Koran – these compelling stories have shaped the fates of nations. Your’s doesn’t need to be as dramatic, but it needs […]
Time is money. Extra time spent on each task or project can add up and can potentially cost you not only money but also opportunities.
Discover my key takeaways from the Business of Architecture show. You’ll also get a sneak peek at the upcoming Business of Architecture Summit.
Discover why architects Rand Soellner and Craig Issac have created an organization to support residential architects.
Discover how architect Ryan Hansanuwat went from drafter to Vice President of his firm in under 3 years. Today’s episode is all about career advancement in architecture – how to start out small and make sure you are on the path to success.
Whether you have a mature firm looking to re-define its direction or a start-up firm that is charting its course, you don’t want to miss this episode. Listen in as we discuss the important elements of an architect’s business plan.
As architects, we generally get to ‘make architecture’. But how many different ways exist for actually getting projects built and/or creating architecture?
In this episode we discuss 4 of professor Dan Willis’ ‘7 Strategies For Making Architecture’. They are: collaboration and conviviality (or take the client to lunch) the respected professional and the troping of limitations unconventional practices (or the ‘day job’) the imaginatively flawed and provacatively incomplete Daniel Willis is a professor at the H. Campbell and […]
Starchitecture is not the real problem. Bad buildings are. Excessive egos and a lack of collaboration on all levels of the design process, from making the design to working with clients, consultants and experts, and extra-commission stakeholders (neighbors, communities, governments) is a problem, but not nearly as much as the real problem:
Architect and author Rena M. Klein literally wrote the book on small firm management. Listen in as we discuss how to get extraordinary results (and avoid the common mistakes) of small architecture firm management.