10 episodes

Conversations about design, architecture, and industry. By Breakhouse, a Canadian strategic design firm. breakhouse.ca/podcast

New episodes a couple times per month.
podcast@breakhouse.ca

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    • 5.0 • 12 Ratings

Conversations about design, architecture, and industry. By Breakhouse, a Canadian strategic design firm. breakhouse.ca/podcast

New episodes a couple times per month.
podcast@breakhouse.ca

    008 - The culture of an office | Interview with Bruce Kuwabara

    008 - The culture of an office | Interview with Bruce Kuwabara

    Vincent interviews Bruce Kuwabara: Bruce Kuwabara is a founding partner of KPMB Architects and the Chair of the Canadian Centre for Architecture in Montreal.
    In this conversation: how to grow an office and maintain its culture, drawing and the design process, value of and more.
    Transcript, mood board examples, and show notes: breakhouse.ca/podcast/8
    Get in touch: podcast@breakhouse.ca

    Host: Vincent Van den Brink, Architect + Partner, Breakhouse, Inc.
    Guest: Bruce Kuwabara, Architect,  a founding partner of KPMB Architects and the Chair of the Canadian Centre for Architecture in Montreal.
    Announcer: Danielle Pottier, Senior Architect, Breakhouse, Inc.
    Producer: Arthur Comeau, Tide School.

    • 23 min
    007 - Self-Branding and Expression By Design | Interview with Musemo Handahu

    007 - Self-Branding and Expression By Design | Interview with Musemo Handahu

    Vincent interviews Musemo Handahu, digital content creator, writer, style guru, and Tedx speaker.
    In this conversation: Design, brand, and self-identity; the daily grind and creative process of a digital content creator; self-expression and brand alignment decisions, and much more.
    Transcript, mood board examples, and show notes: breakhouse.ca/podcast/7
    Learn more about Musemo Handahu at misslionhunter.com and follow her on Instagram @misslionhunter
    Get in touch: podcast@breakhouse.ca

    Host: Vincent Van den Brink, Architect + Partner, Breakhouse, Inc.
    Guest: Musemo Handahu (@misslionhunter)
    Announcer: Danielle Pottier, Senior Architect, Breakhouse, Inc.
    Producer: Brenden Sommerhalder, Director, Analytics + Integration, Breakhouse, Inc.
    Production Assistant: Jamie White, Manager, Social Media, Breakhouse, Inc.
    Theme music: Ghettosocks

    • 50 min
    006.2 - How to Build a Better Architect | Interview with Christine Macy (Part 2)

    006.2 - How to Build a Better Architect | Interview with Christine Macy (Part 2)

    Vincent continues his interview with Christine Macy, architect, researcher, and former Dean of Architecture at Dalhousie University.
    In Part 2 of this conversation: the future of architectural education, importance of physicality in design and building, and advice for students and leaders about bringing life experience to your work.
    Transcript and show notes: breakhouse.ca/podcast/6.2
    Learn more about Christine Macy at her faculty page.
    Get in touch: podcast@breakhouse.ca

    Host: Vincent Van den Brink, Architect + Partner, Breakhouse, Inc.
    Guest: Christine Macy, Architect, Researcher, and former Dean of Architecture at Dalhousie University
    Announcer: Danielle Pottier, Senior Architect, Breakhouse, Inc.
    Producer: Brenden Sommerhalder, Director, Analytics + Integration, Breakhouse, Inc.
    Production Assistant: Jamie White, Manager, Social Media, Breakhouse, Inc.
    Theme music: Ghettosocks

    • 36 min
    006.1 - Landscape, Identity, and Connected Architecture | Interview with Christine Macy (Part 1)

    006.1 - Landscape, Identity, and Connected Architecture | Interview with Christine Macy (Part 1)

    Vincent interviews Christine Macy, architect, researcher, and former Dean of Architecture at Dalhousie University.
    In Part 1 of this conversation: food, landscapes, monuments, and festivals as community identity makers, ideas of land ownership and use, integrating professional points of view to see a bigger whole, and more.
    Transcript and show notes: breakhouse.ca/podcast/6.1
    Learn more about Christine Macy at her faculty page.
    Get in touch: podcast@breakhouse.ca

    Host: Vincent Van den Brink, Architect + Partner, Breakhouse, Inc.
    Guest: Christine Macy, Architect, Researcher, and former Dean of Architecture at Dalhousie University
    Announcer: Danielle Pottier, Senior Architect, Breakhouse, Inc.
    Producer: Brenden Sommerhalder, Director, Analytics + Integration, Breakhouse, Inc.
    Production Assistant: Jamie White, Manager, Social Media, Breakhouse, Inc.
    Theme music: Ghettosocks

    • 40 min
    005 - Building Between Conflicting Views | Interview with Mayor Mike Savage

    005 - Building Between Conflicting Views | Interview with Mayor Mike Savage

    Vincent interviews Mike Savage, a president of the World Energy Cities Partnership, Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership member, and mayor of Halifax Regional Municipality.
    In this conversation: Leadership through collaboration, influencing sustainable development with policy and incentives, and the ongoing effort to make Halifax the most inclusive, entrepreneurial, and livable city it can be.
    Transcript and show notes: breakhouse.ca/podcast/5
    Learn more about Mayor Mike Savage at halifax.ca/mayor
    Get in touch: podcast@breakhouse.ca

    Host: Vincent Van den Brink, Architect + Partner, Breakhouse, Inc.
    Guest: Mike Savage, Mayor, Halifax Regional Municipality
    Announcer: Danielle Pottier, Senior Architect, Breakhouse, Inc.
    Producer: Brenden Sommerhalder, Director, Analytics + Integration, Breakhouse, Inc.
    Production Assistant: Jamie White, Manager, Social Media, Breakhouse, Inc.
    Theme music: Ghettosocks

    • 39 min
    004 - Life is Short (Open a Restaurant) | Conversation with Jane Wright

    004 - Life is Short (Open a Restaurant) | Conversation with Jane Wright

    A roundtable chat with Jane Wright, founder of Jane's on the Common restaurant and Jane's Catering and Events, along with your host Vincent and Breakhouse partner Peter Wuensch.
    In this conversation: the magic of a successful restaurant, the oversized importance of space and experience design in hospitality, and the go-and-get-it attitude and work ethic of the woman who made it happen.
    Transcript and show notes: breakhouse.ca/podcast/4
    Get in touch: podcast@breakhouse.ca

    Host: Vincent Van den Brink, Architect + Partner, Breakhouse, Inc.
    Guests: Jane Wright (Jane's On the Common & Jane's Catering and Events), Peter Wuensch (Breakhouse founding partner)
    Announcer: Danielle Pottier, Senior Architect, Breakhouse, Inc.
    Producer: Brenden Sommerhalder, Director, Analytics + Integration, Breakhouse, Inc.
    Production Assistant: Jamie White, Manager, Social Media, Breakhouse, Inc.
    Theme music: Ghettosocks

    • 44 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

Archi-Intellect ,

Great Hosts and Great Conversations

I always enjoy this podcast and how the guests and conversations - no matter how locally based - feel relevant to broader themes in society, culture and design.

Ja3esB ,

Architecture isn’t just visual

A great listen. Keep up the awesome guest list.

Albooody ,

Interested to hear more!

Design/business podcast that is light and quick.

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