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Episode 099

7 Success Lessons for Young Architects with Frank Harmon FAIA – Part 2

Enoch SearsMar 3, 2015

Today we continue our conversation with one of America's great architects, Frank Harmon FAIA. In this episode, Frank Harmon shares 7 key lessons for young architects that will help you become the architect of your dreams.

Frank Harmon, FAIA is an architect, educator at NC State University, a writer and illustrator at NativePlaces.org, and engages architects through public outreach at Activate14.

Harmon has received over thirty-seven AIA North Carolina awards. In 2003, a vacation house he designed in the Bahamas was named Project of the Year by Residential Architect magazine. In 2005, the same magazine named his firm Top Firm of the Year. Frank Harmon Architect has been named to Architect's Top 50 list 3 times.

In today's episode you'll discover:

  • What Frank Harmon learned about being a successful architect from Richard Meier
  • The secret to maintaining your architectural principles (hint: you won't starve)
  • How to give your client's counsellor and give them exactly what they want

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Enoch Bartlett Sears is the founder of the Architect Business Institute, Business of Architecture and co-founder of the Architect Marketing Institute. He helps architects become category leaders in their market. Enoch hosts the #1 rated interview podcast for architects, the Business of Architecture Show where prominent guests like M. Arthur Gensler, Jr. and Thom Mayne share tips and strategies for success in architecture.


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