ArchitectChats Ep. 16: Dissecting the Code, Part 3 – Back to Basics | Arch Mag

A run-through the industry’s most common building codes can benefit any designer, from a budding intern to a seasoned architect. Certified building official and permits-and-inspections administrator Cheri Hainer reviews the fundamentals. By ARCHITECT Staff This is the third...
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ArchitectChats Ep.12: Dissecting the Code, Part 2 – Energy Essentials for Designers

What must architects know about the different energy codes—ASHRAE 90.1, IECC, and IgCC—that projects and certification programs mandate? Building-performance expert Kim Shinn and architect and code expert Maureen Guttman distill the key points. By ARCHITECT Staff This is the...
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ArchitectChats Ep. 11: Dissecting the Code, Part 1 – Raising Expectations

By ARCHITECT Staff Can—and should—regulation raise the bar for building performance nationwide? Code experts Cindy Davis and Steven Orlowski discuss the obstacles and strategies. In the cutthroat world of development, architects are often asked to qualify and quantify the merits...
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ArchitectChats: Episode 10 with MIT’s Skylar Tibbits on the Importance of Failure

The inventor of 4D printing and co-director of MIT’s Self-Assembly Lab discusses his research, the design technologies he’s most anticipating, and the role of failure in the pursuit of innovation. Skylar Tibbits knows his way around the fourth dimension—time, that is....
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ArchitectChats: Episode 8 with Rosa Sheng on Work, Life, and Balance

We discuss overcoming the fear of public speaking, advancement in architecture, and more with the founding chair of the AIA San Francisco committee Equity by Design. Meet Rosa Sheng, AIA, the woman at the helm of Equity by Design (EQxD), an AIA San Francisco committee formerly...
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ArchitectChats: Episode 7 with Gretchen Pfaehler on Historic Preservation

The chair of Washington, D.C.’s Historic Preservation Review Board discusses history and identity in preservation. In this episode, we sat down with Gretchen Pfaehler, AIA, the chair of Washington, D.C.’s Historic Preservation Review Board and the senior preservation...
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ArchitectChats: Episode 5 with Frank Gehry on Practice and the Profession

We caught up with the Pritzker laureate to get his thoughts on architectural practice today and advice for the next generation of architects. You’ve seen ARCHITECT in print and online, but have you heard us? You can now, loud and clear, with our new podcast, ArchitectChats....
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Announcing Our New Podcast: ArchitectChats | Architect Magazine

For our first episode, we talk with Amelia Baxter and Roald Gundersen, AIA, of WholeTrees Architecture and Structures, about how they’re engineering round timber to act like steel. You’ve seen ARCHITECT in print and online, but have you heard us? You can now, loud and...
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