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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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ArchitectChats Ep. 20: Dissecting the Code, Part 5 – Code Review, Meet Automation

Smartreview Inc. is digitizing one often-excruciating aspect of the building permitting process with its cloud-based Automated Plan Review software. By ARCHITECT Staff Now in season three of ArchitectChats, we are continuing our Dissecting the Code series, which highlights...
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ArchitectChats Ep. 13: Timber On the Rise, Part 1 – Dowel-Laminated Timber

Lucas Epp of StructureCraft Builders describes the science behind one of the newest mass timber products on the market, and how it could help change the face of timber construction. By ARCHITECT Staff ArchitectChats is kicking of our second four-episode series this season,...
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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 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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