Introducing Curbed’s new podcast: ‘Nice Try! Utopian’

The first season of “Nice Try!” tells the stories of the world’s most fascinating communities. What’s a perfect place? And how do we get there? Utopia is a tantalizing pursuit that’s remained achingly elusive ever since the word “utopia” was coined by author Thomas...
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Why Architects Should Be ‘ALL In’ for Diversity

The profession would benefit from a workforce with a representative range of backgrounds and experiences, says National Organization of Minority Architects president Kimberly Dowdell. By Wanda Lau Listen to more podcast episodes from ARCHITECT here. It’s no secret that the...
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Podcast: What is Progressive Architecture?

Listen to the jury of the 66th Annual P/A Awards—Paul Andersen, J. Frano Violich, and Claire Weisz—discuss what progressive architecture means to them, and how that definition is changing design. By Katie Gerfen Listen to more of ARCHITECT’s podcast episodes here. For the...
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What Is a Smart City? Listen to Three Experts Debate

Architect Paul Doherty, policy and sustainability expert Debra Lam, and author Anthony Townsend exchange opinions and insights on why companies across all sectors want a stake. By Wanda Lau Welcome to season four of ARCHITECT’s podcast. Listen to more episodes here. These...
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ArchitectChats Ep. 27: Dissecting the Code, Part 8 – Tall Buildings Get a Safety Check for Seismic Risk

San Francisco recently commissioned a landmark study to ascertain strategies to mitigate earthquake damage to buildings. Principal resilience analyst Danielle Mieler explains why architects and engineers in every city should read it. By Wanda Lau In season three of...
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ArchitectChats Ep. 26: Timber on the Rise, Part 9 – Behind the Scenes at Hampshire College’s Kern Center

Bruner/Cott Architects’ Jason Jewhurst and Hampshire College past president Jonathan Lash discuss the Living Building’s conception and impact on themselves and the greater community. By Wanda Lau ArchitectChats‘ Timber on the Rise series highlights innovations...

ArchitectChats Ep. 23: Dissecting the Code, Part 6 – Initiatives to Expedite the Review Process

Chief building officials from Washington, D.C., and Arlington, Va., discuss e-permitting and single-day permitting evaluations to streamline code review for architects and builders. By ARCHITECT Staff Now in season three of ArchitectChats, we are continuing our Dissecting the...
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ArchitectChats Ep. 22: Timber on the Rise, Part 7 – Katerra Tackles the Inefficiencies of the Building Industry

The 2,000-person—and counting—technology and construction company is investing heavily in R&D and mass timber production and design, says Katerra Architecture president Craig Curtis. Today, the firm announced its acquisition of Michael Green Architecture. By ARCHITECT Staff...
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ICC Releases New Building Safety Podcast

ICC Pulse is a monthly podcast that offers listeners the inside scoop on the International Code Council and the building safety industry. By Lauren Shanesy In an effort to raise more awareness about building safety, the ICC released a new podcast Wednesday focusing on building...
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ArchitectChats Ep. 21: Timber on the Rise, Part 6 – How to Design Commercially Viable Mass Timber Buildings

After serving as architect-of-record on the largest wood structure constructed in modern U.S. history, DLR Group principal Stephen Cavanaugh and his team are continuing that model in other cities. By ARCHITECT Staff ArchitectChats‘ Timber on the Rise series highlights...
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