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On this episode, Doug and Steve interview New York City-based architect and professor, Mark Gardner.

Highlights: The guys learn about designing/building in the City and the unique challenges that it presents.

EPISODE 29

Interview with Architect Stephen Atkinson

On this episode, Doug and Steve interview Palo Alto- based architect, Stephen Atkinson.

Highlights: Stephen explains how he got to design his own “dream home” as a young architect.

EPISODE 28

Interview with Architect/Builder Jeremiah Russell

On this episode, Doug and Steve interview Little Rock based architect and builder, Jeremiah Russell.

Highlights: The guys learn about Rogue Architecture and their unique design-build approach.

EPISODE 27

Interview with Architect/Writer/
Teacher/Radio Host Duo Dickinson

On this episode, Doug and Steve interview the hugely prolific architect and writer Duo Dickinson.

Highlights: The guys learn about Duo’s multi-pronged approach to creating good buildings for everyone.

EPISODE 26

Interview with Interior Designer, Diana Byrne

On this episode, Doug and Steve interview New York-based interior designer, Diana Byrne.

Highlights: The guys chat with Diana about interior design intersects with architecture and how the lines between are often blurred.

On this episode, Doug and Steve interview New York-based architect and business consultant, Mark LePage.
Highlights:  The guys chat with Mark about EntreArchitect- a business resource for all design professionals.  And we hear how about Mark’s current dream house design in North Carolina.
On this episode, Doug and Steve interview Rhode Island-based architect, David Andreozzi.
Highlights:  The guys chat with David about his historical-based architectural style and how he adapts depending on context.
On this episode, Doug and Steve interview Maine-based architect, Eric Reinholdt.
Highlights:  The guys chat with Eric Reinholdt about his forays into film, craft-based residential design, and his popular Youtube page.

On this episode, Doug and Steve each give three insider tips on the subject of “Zoning and Codes”.

Highlights: The guys discuss important things to keep in mind that may not be all the exciting but someone has to do it!

On this episode, Doug and Steve each talk about three of their favorite tools as an architect.

Highlights: the guys discuss both old and new tools from pencils to drones and triangles to computers!

On this episode, Doug and Steve each give three insider tips on the subject of “Keeping Your Home Warm”.

Highlights: The guys discuss ways they keep their home warm by understanding fireplaces, windows, sealing gaps and more!

On this episode, Doug and Steve each give three insider tips on the subject of “Kitchens”.

Highlights: the guys discuss important things to remember when designing a kitchen and share some new awesome kitchen products!

On this episode, Doug and Steve each give three insider tips on the subject of “Door Handles”.

Highlights: the guys discuss how a door handle is more than a door handle. It’s the handshake of the building!

On this episode, Doug and Steve each give three insider tips on the subject of “Favorite Objects”.

Highlights: the guys discuss some of their favorite materials and objects they have used in their designs and own homes.

On this episode, Doug and Steve each give three insider tips on the subject of “Basements”.

Highlights: the guys discuss how the basement can be a lot more a space for storage and utility.

On this episode, Doug and Steve each give three insider tips on the subject of “Resilience”.

Highlights: the guys discuss “Resilience” i.e. the designing for weather-related events such as heavy wind, snow and floods.

On this episode, Doug and Steve each share their three favorite houses.

Highlights:
the guys present the houses that have influenced them the most in their careers.

On this episode, Doug and Steve each give three insider tips on the subject of “Fees”.

Highlights: the guys discuss a subject that architects don’t like to talk about publically- “how much will it cost to hire an architect?” and “what do I get for my money?”

On this episode, Doug and Steve each give three insider tips on the subject of “Doors”.

Highlights: the guys discuss different ways to re-think how to design a door, including front entry doors, pocket and barn doors.

On this episode, Doug and Steve each give three insider tips on the subject of “Doors”.

Highlights: the guys discuss different ways to re-think how to design a door, including front entry doors, pocket and barn doors.

On this episode, Doug and Steve each give three insider tips on the subject of “Inspiration”.

Highlights: the guys discuss what sources they look to for design inspiration for their projects.

On this episode, Doug and Steve each give three insider tips on the subject of “Additions”.

Highlights: the guys reflect back to their experiences designing additions and offer advice to homeowners considering adding space to their existing house.

On this episode, Doug and Steve each give three insider tips on the subject of “Architecture School”.

Highlights: the guys reflect back to their experiences in school as students and offer advice to those considering a career in architecture.

On this episode, Doug and Steve each give three insider tips on the subject of “Stairs”.

Highlights: the guys discuss how stairs can present an opportunity for a design statement and also showcase some very different types of stairs.

On this episode, Doug and Steve each give three insider tips on the subject of “Floors”.

Highlights: the guys discuss natural vs. synthetic materials, and review different types of wood flooring.

On this episode, Doug and Steve each give three insider tips on the subject of “DIY”- i.e. “designing it yourself”.

Highlights: see what the guys think about homeowners designing their projects without an architect.

On this special episode, Doug and Steve each discuss subjects that architects consider taboo for public consumption.

On this episode, Doug and Steve each give three insider tips on the subject of “Creativity”.

Highlights: the guys discuss how they avoid creative “blocks” when designing their projects.

On this episode, Doug and Steve each give three insider tips on the subject of “Roofs”.

Highlights: the guys discuss some different material choices such as slate and metal and consider the potential of solar roof shingles.

On this episode, Doug and Steve each give three insider tips on the subject of “Showers”.

Highlights: the guys discuss shower pans, how to make a feature wall and a product spotlight on a new outdoor shower system.

ABOUT DOUG & STEVE

DOUG PATT

Doug Patt is Registered licensed architect. AIA, NCARB certified. B.Arch, B.S. Arch and M. Arch. in architecture. He’s worked in the architectural field since 1993, specializing in high-end residential architecture. He’s been published in a variety of professional journals and magazines. Doug has worked on projects that have received American Institute of Architects (AIA) and Builders Awards in residential architecture. He’s the creator of How to Architect website and YouTube channel with over 100,000 subscribers and millions of video views web wide. He’s also the author of How to Architect, published by MIT Press Spring 2012 and a top seller. Doug is the Co-Founder of RootPhi, LLC a product development company. Co-creator and inventor of a three patented products. He’s created and spun out two businesses including Golaces, llc, which was acquired by a publicly held footwear company, and Reclaim, llc which licensed technology to San Francisco based soft goods company Timbuk2. Doug is the creator of the Architect’s Academy, an online classroom teaching architecture and design. He’s also a classically trained painter and sold artwork through Target stores nationally.

STEVE CHUNG

Stephen K. Chung, AIA is a registered architect and principal of Stephen Chung, Architect.  His Boston-based studio is focused on residential and hospitality projects. www.stephenchung.com  Current projects include a new 89 room boutique hotel in called The Sarasota Modern, a new 4000 sf waterfront house in Sarasota and a townhouse development and apartment building both in Boston.  In 2017 Stephen won a “Best of Houzz” Award for his residential design work.

In addition to practice, Stephen has taught design drawing at several institutions, including Northeastern, Cornell, Rhode Island School of Design, the University of Texas at Austin and Yale University.

Finally, Stephen is the creator, executive producer and host of the acclaimed public television series called “Cool Spaces: The Best New Architecture”. Season 1 of this landmark series debuted on PBS in 2014.  www.coolspaces.tv

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