This week we are joined by Michael Sorkin to discuss neighborhoods, gentrification, smart cities, city development, teaching design and more! Michael is an architect, educator and writer. He is the founder of Michael Sorkin Studio and Terreform - The Center for Advanced Urban Research, Director of the Masters of Urban Design Program at the City College of New York and has authored numerous books such as '20 Minutes in Manhattan'.
This week Ben Meade, Design Director at Alloy Development joins us to discuss architecture, his work at Alloy, his crazy move to New York and his winning proposal with design group Maison to revamp Park Avenue in Manhattan as part of the design competition "Beyond The Centerline" hosted by the Fisher Brothers.
This week we discuss Chase Bank's plans to demolish it's current headquarters. Located in Midtown Manhattan, 270 Park Avenue will be the tallest building ever demolished. The problem? Preservationists, historians and feminists want it saved! The International Style building was designed by a female Architect and constructed in 1960. Should it be saved?
This week architectural and urban designer Mahshad Ahmadzadeh, Bruce and Emma discuss traveling to Peru, Americans buying real estate in Cuba, the gentrification of communities, getting laid off, interior design offices, getting hit on through LinkedIn, working with all women, construction management and more!
This week Bruce and Emma are joined by Fashion Designer Brett Gangs, Partner of Gangs Studio. The three discuss fashion design school and industry, luxury brands, fast-fashion companies, the #metoo and #timesup movements, designing on a budget, design competitions, craftsmanship, the best glues for model building and more!
This week Bruce and Emma review Star Wars: The Last Jedi, epic movie soundtracks, discuss the genius of John Williams (composer of Star Wars, Indiana Jones, Jurassic Park, Jaws), ethnicity, mean Chinese teachers, novice musicians and Bruce gives his thoughts on Wonder Woman's appearance in the Justice League!
This week Bruce sits down with guests Christine Mar and Justin Nuckles. Christine is a former level 10 gymnast and is currently getting her Doctorate in Physical Therapy in NYC. The three discuss the world of competitive gymnastics, sports injuries, surgeries, physical therapy, the GMAT, MBAs, kids sports and much more!
This week Bruce and Emma discuss Monday's pipe bombing in NYC, group mentalities, annoying people who talk about sports teams, "Are the Olympics a waste of resources?", icons & city development, eminent domain, developer & political corruption in the development of the Barclays Center, the Brooklyn Nets, stadium designs and more!
This week's guest is California Architect Richard Lee. Richard has practiced Architecture for over 30 years and has experience in a wide variety of building types. He currently holds his own practice in Southern California. Bruce and Richard discuss the UFC, Floyd Mayweather, Conor McGregor, DC & Marvel comics, using social media to become successful, problems in design education today, the specialization of Architecture, Houzz, bad clients, Frank Gehry's Walt Disney Concert Hall and much more.
Guest of the week Kevin Kwan currently leads the technology team at an executive recruiting agency. This week Bruce and Kevin talk website design templates, work productivity, team management, social development, 'Is competition good for kids?', social media. useless microwave buttons, iPhone X, new technologies and more!
This week's guest is Iti Pawha. Iti is an Architect in New York currently working on multi-story residential projects across the country. Iti was born in India, educated in Singapore and in the US. The three discuss indy cinema, 80s aesthetics, is architecture graduate school worth it?, firm organization, visas, immigration and much more!
This week's guest is Iti Pawha. Iti is an Architect in New York currently working on multi-story residential projects across the country. Iti was born in India, educated in Singapore and in the US. The three discuss India, Singapore, the benefits of international schools, architecture, single-party governments, dating and much more! designpodcastarchitecture
This week features Pierce Clark. Pierce is a New York real estate developer and architectural designer, currently working for one of the top real estate companies in New York City. The three discuss development and architecture, the low salaries of architects, dating in nyc, gay bars, office party drag shows and much more!
This week features Pierce Clark. Pierce is a New York real estate developer and architectural designer, currently working for one of the top real estate companies in New York City. The three discuss development and architecture, the problems of the profession of architecture, the suburbs, social media, muscle gains, Disney characters, groping and more!
This week's special guest Roy Baker, New York architect and teacher. Bruce, Emma and Roy discuss the absurdity of spinning classes in NYC, why the iphone 8 is pointless, Roy's experience of fashion week in Paris, sex issues in Silicon Valley, murdering goldfish, adopting dogs in Brooklyn, the documentary 'What The Health!' and much more! podcastdesignarchitecture
This week Bruce and Emma cover their trip to the Hamptons: sun burns, lobster rolls, spoiled teens, finance bros and character stereotypes. The two also discuss self-centered people, bad presenters, air-quality sensors for the office, bad user interface design and weirdos at night in NYC! designpodcast architecture
This week we discuss the fantastic documentary Class Divide (a film about class division and gentrification in the West Chelsea neighborhood of New York City and its effects on public housing), the design of the High Line, sex & voyeurism in the Standard Hotel, private versus public schooling, educational equality, being wealthy versus successful, and "Is luxury Architecture evil?" designpodcastarchitectureeducation Explicit
Part 2 of the Design Companion! This week our review of the 2017 MoMA PS1 Architecture Installation "Lumen" (by Jenny Sabin Studio) continues. The discussion goes deep, comparing architecture to mathematics, questioning fancy design writing and tackling issues of aesthetic consistency, being honest, improving yourself as a designer and advancing the profession of design.
This week we discuss nose picking, eating dinner at the office, being denied samples at Ample Hills Ice Cream, felt & poop art, French Independence Day (Bastille Day) & bathroom stall types & etiquette. This week's Design Companion covers the 2017 MOMA PS1 Architecture Installation "Lumen" by Jenny Sabin Studio, and the four finalists of New York City's "Driverless Future Challenge" competition who envision what New York City would be like with autonomous cars: "sAVe" by IBI Group, "Public Square" by FXFOWLE Architects, "Urban Oasis" by Lily Shi, Yodai Yasunaga, Jiaming Zhang & "QueueY" by Daniel Hui, Danil Nagy, Spencer Wright. Congrats to all the finalists and winners!
Jazz Musician Don Ellis, Playing the Trumpet, Review of Wonder Woman Movie, People Who Dress Weird, Architects Who Pretend to be Designers, Review of Santiago Calatrava's NYC Transportation Hub "The Occulus", Frank Lloyd Wright Versus Architecture Now, Designing in the Computer Versus by Drawing Hand, Pre-Computer Generation Architects, Design & Pointless Meetings