13 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 • 16 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

    011 - Architect Brian Mackay-Lyons | A tale of two villages

    011 - Architect Brian Mackay-Lyons | A tale of two villages

    Vincent interviews Brian Mackay-Lyons Founder of Mackay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects.
    In conversation: Approaches to design, challenges of the profession, building a career, life as an architect and the future of the MLS Architects
    Get in touch: podcast@breakhouse.ca
    Host: Vincent Van den Brink, Architect + Partner, Breakhouse, Inc.Guests: Brian Mackay-LyonsAnnouncer: Danielle Pottier, Senior Architect, Breakhouse, Inc.Producer: Arthur Comeau, Tide School.

    • 1 hr 22 min
    010 - Creating memorable experiences I interview with Chef Anthony Walsh and Marco Gucciardi

    010 - Creating memorable experiences I interview with Chef Anthony Walsh and Marco Gucciardi

    Vincent interviews Chef Anthony Walsh and Marco Gucciardi from Oliver & Bonacini and Freehand Hospitality.
    In conversation: Creating and running a restaurant, challenges and opportunities in the business and perspectives on their new group of restaurants in Halifax Nova Scotia.
    Get in touch: podcast@breakhouse.ca

    Host: Vincent Van den Brink, Architect + Partner, Breakhouse, Inc.
    Guests: Anthony Walsh, Marco Gucciardi
    Announcer: Danielle Pottier, Senior Architect, Breakhouse, Inc.
    Producer: Arthur Comeau, Tide School.

    • 40 min
    009 - The Optimism of Architecture? | Interview with Dalhousie Architecture Students

    009 - The Optimism of Architecture? | Interview with Dalhousie Architecture Students

    Vincent interviews six students studying architecture. Colby Rice, Logan Hawkes, Cody Gaulton, Holly Mills, Mark Mackinnon and Cesar Basillo.
    In this conversation: the challenges of being a student today, priorities of a practice, finding a work life balance, fear and excitement of the future and more.
    Transcript and show notes: breakhouse.ca/podcast/9
    Get in touch: podcast@breakhouse.ca

    Host: Vincent Van den Brink, Architect + Partner, Breakhouse, Inc.
    Guests: Colby Rice, Logan Hawkes, Cody Gaulton, Holly Mills, Mark Mackinnon and Cesar Basillo
    Announcer: Danielle Pottier, Senior Architect, Breakhouse, Inc.
    Producer: Arthur Comeau, Tide School.

    • 55 min
    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

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

Finbarsmike ,

Easy and interesting!

And I like Vince’s voice too.

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.

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