Episode 96: Harold Perks on the shift to Build-to-Rent models of residential design

Harold Perks is Director with Hames Sharley and has been a part of the practice for over a decade.As a registered Architect for over 18 years’, he has experience in mixed-use master planning, commercial, retail, high-end residential design, warehouse and hospitality architecture.  His passion for carefully-considered urban fabric regularly sees him working at the complex… Continue reading Episode 96: Harold Perks on the shift to Build-to-Rent models of residential design

EA427: Melissa Harstine – Why Client Interviews Are the Missing Link in Your Marketing

Why Client Interviews Are the Missing Link in Your Marketing Melissa Harstine helps service providers improve their sales and marketing with research-backed copy and case studies. As a trained journalist, she leverages customer interviews to craft words that inspire people to take action. Melissa lives in Kansas with her husband, Nate, and a backyard full… Continue reading EA427: Melissa Harstine – Why Client Interviews Are the Missing Link in Your Marketing

EA426: Marc Teer – Black Spectacles

Black Spectacles Marc Teer, FAIA, is the founder and CEO of Black Spectacles, an award-winning architect formerly at Gensler, Assistant Adjunct Professor at the Illinois Institute of Technology, and Chair of AIA Chicago’s Young Architects Forum. Marc founded Black Spectacles in 2010 to advance the creative potential of architecture and design through online learning and… Continue reading EA426: Marc Teer – Black Spectacles

EA425: Leah Bayer – When Small Firms Merge

When Small Firms Merge Leah Alissa Bayer, President of Operations & Culture of Architects FORA, is passionate about improving the quality of other people’s lives by fostering connections and positive experiences. Skilled in creative business management and storytelling, Leah designs systems and teams that are transparent, equitable, and healthy, which then carries into the architecture… Continue reading EA425: Leah Bayer – When Small Firms Merge

089: Small Firm Mentality

Can a large architecture firm operate with a small firm mentality? In this episode, we discuss this concept with Mike McGlone from Alamo Architects. The post 089: Small Firm Mentality first appeared on Life of an Architect. Continue reading 089: Small Firm Mentality at Life of an Architect.

Episode 50: Troy Creighton talks about the importance of making building materials in Australia, sustainability and smart drains

Troy Creighton is the managing director of Stormtech Grates & Drains who has some 31 years of working in the building materials industry. In 2004 Stormtech won a Design Mark at the Australian Design Awards for their drainage design and since 2006, Stormtech has been a member of the Standards Australia Committee and has been… Continue reading Episode 50: Troy Creighton talks about the importance of making building materials in Australia, sustainability and smart drains

Episode 67: Michael Teys & Craig Penton talk about building safety issues as well as the future of cladding and what is happening with cladding rectification

Michael Teys is a strata industry consultant with more than 30 years’ experience in strata law and management. He is a strata research academic with City Futures Research Centre at the University of NSW, where he holds an Australian Research Council grant to study the impact of large-scale strata on our cities.  Craig Penton is… Continue reading Episode 67: Michael Teys & Craig Penton talk about building safety issues as well as the future of cladding and what is happening with cladding rectification