In the first episode of the ArchHive Podcast, I talk with University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Architecture graduate student Josh Puppe about learning outside of studio, participating in competitions, and incorporating creative outlets into architecture.
In part two of our interview with Cruz Garcia and Nathalie Frankowski, founders of WAI Architecture Think Tank, we discuss the definition of 'icon', the impact of utopian/dystopian thinking, their experience at Taliesin West, the implications of an alternative approach, and architectural discourse as a profession. To learn more about Cruz Garcia and Nathalie Frankowski visit their websites: waithinktank.com, garciafrankowski.com, and intelligentsiagallery.com.
Nathalie Frankowski and Cruz Garcia, founders of WAI Architecture Think Tank, have a unique approach to their practice that spans a variety of media including teaching, exhibitions, art, and literature. After completing their Visiting Teaching Fellowship at the School of Architecture at Taliesin, Frankowski and Garcia are currently teaching as the Hyde Chairs of Excellence at the College of Architecture at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. In this two part interview we discuss the role of advancing architectural discourse, the tools of an alternative approach, and the significance of literature and narrative. To learn more about Cruz Garcia and Nathalie Frankowski check out their work at waithinktank.com, garciafrankowski.com, or intelligentsiagallery.com.
In the second part of our interview with Clint! Runge, co-founder of creative agency Archrival, we discuss challenges in starting a business, developing client relationships, and the entrepreneurial hustle. To learn more about Archrival and their work visit archrival.com.
With a degree in architecture, Clint! Runge has taken an alternative approach to utilize his creative potential. This departure from the architectural path led to the founding of Archrival. In the first part of our interview we discuss Archrival's role as a creative agency, the significance of the creative process in problem solving, and the benefits of having an architectural education in an alternative career path. To learn more about Archrival visit archrival.com.
In Part 2 of our interview with XCOOP co-founders Cristina Cassandra Murhpy and Andrea Bertassi we discuss challenges in starting a business, managing the office, and capitalizing on past experience. Visit xcoop.org to learn more about their informal business and the work they are involved in.
In this two-part interview we will be talking about XCOOP with co-founders Cristina Cassandra Murphy and Andrea Bertassi. In Part 1, we discuss patterns, globalization, and the advantages of an informal business. To learn more about their practice visit xcoop.org.
Our first part of the interview with Jim Dennell, of BCDM, covered topics such as leadership, markets, and how BCDM was established. In this second part of the interview we discuss challenges faced in getting a firm of the ground, learning the business skills necessary to run a practice, and utilizing previous experience. To find out more about Jim and his practice, check out bcdm.net.
In Part 1 of this interview with Jim Dennell, of BCDM, we discuss the type of work the office is involved in, finding a market, leadership roles, and the formation of BCDM. To learn more about Jim and his practice visit bcdm.net.
In Part 1 of our interview with Jeff Day we discussed the relationship between teaching and practice, office structure, and the founding of Min Day. In Part 2, we discuss the background and history of Min Day in further detail including: challenges faced when starting the firm, learning how to manage a business, and project types. In addition, we cover FACT (Fabrication And Construction Team) and Min Day's furniture company: MOD.