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Discover strategies, tips and secrets for running a fun, flexible and profitable architecture practice. The focus here is simple: discussion of ways for architects to create a dream architecture practice: design what you want, when you want, and get paid well for it.

Business of Architecture Podcas‪t‬ Enoch Bartlett Sears

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    • 4.5 • 10 Ratings

Discover strategies, tips and secrets for running a fun, flexible and profitable architecture practice. The focus here is simple: discussion of ways for architects to create a dream architecture practice: design what you want, when you want, and get paid well for it.

    357: Leadership in Trying Times with SOM

    357: Leadership in Trying Times with SOM

    We kick off Women’s History Month here in the Business of Architecture Podcast with three impactful and accomplished women who are making history in their own right here with us today.

    Carrie Byles, Xuan Fu, and Laura Ettelman compose the executive committee of Skidmore, Ownings and Merrill, one of the world’s most highly respected and successful architecture firms, otherwise known as SOM.

    • 43 min
    356: Designing Your Brand with Bryon McCartney

    356: Designing Your Brand with Bryon McCartney

    Today I speak with Bryon McCartney, a branding and web design expert who helps AEC firms use branding & marketing to increase their visibility & influence so they can attract & win better clients and projects.

    In today’s episode, you’ll discover the difference between “brand” and “branding” as well as Bryon’s opinion on what you should be thinking about when you market your firm.

    • 27 min
    355: Architect to Builder (Offering Construction Services) with Alex Gore and Lance Cayko

    355: Architect to Builder (Offering Construction Services) with Alex Gore and Lance Cayko

    Today we have Alex Gore and Lance Cayko of the Colorado firm F9 Productions.

    They have just launched an online course walking you through everything you need to know to add construction services to your offerings.

    These guys also run a great podcast related to everything about running a firm. Search for “Inside the Firm” in your favorite podcasting app.

    Head over to BusinessofArchitecture.com/builder and use the coupon code “BOA” for 15% off their newly released Architect to Builder course.

    • 38 min
    354: Succeeding at Design with Lee Skolnick

    354: Succeeding at Design with Lee Skolnick

    Our guest today is Lee Skolnick FAIA, who runs an award-winning architecture practice based in New York City.

    The firm, Skolnick Architecture + Design Partnership is about 30 people strong, and has an accomplished portfolio of museum, cultural and luxury residential projects.

    In today’s episode, we discuss how Skolnick has grown the practice to win significant commissions around the world.

    • 54 min
    353: Entrepreneurship in Architecture with Mark R. LePage

    353: Entrepreneurship in Architecture with Mark R. LePage

    Today, I speak with architect Mark R. LePage, founder of EntreArchitect.

    Today we discuss entrepreneurship, especially as it relates to the world of architecture.

    We also discuss innovation in business including one trend today that can set you up for success tomorrow.

    Check out Mark's work at
    EntreArchitect - https://entrearchitect.com/
    Gābl Media - https://gablmedia.com/

    • 28 min
    352: It's About the People with Arturo Chavez

    352: It's About the People with Arturo Chavez

    Today I speak with the managing partner of Page’s office based in Houston, Texas.

    Page is a multi-disciplinary firm with 9 offices around the world. Previous to his position with Page, he led design teams at CRS and HOK.

    Today, Chavez speaks about the key to leadership, working with people, and how to create an organization that performs at its best.

    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

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10 Ratings

10 Ratings

jimifacio ,

just as relevant on the other side of the pond

I have been listening to Enoch and guests for years now, first from the UK where I practiced for 10 years, and now in Germany where I have been for the last couple.

Initially I was drawn by Enoch’s interviewing style and choice of guests, which must be said has only improved along the way. With my “maturing” in the business however, I find more and more that the topics are just as relevant this side of the Atlantic, perhaps not in the detail of contractual nuances, but certainly in the general views/relationships/challenges/good-practice-advice-vs-established-non-optimal-ways-of-doing-things.

The duration of the episodes is perfect to fill in a commute or business flight, and Enoch’s enthusiastic personality makes a very refreshing change to the daily “Berliner schnauze”

Many thanks and do keep it up!

Dipun Gandhi ,

Helps Architects to conquer the World!

This podcast is fantastic and is one of the most insightful, informational, and useful discussions not just for Architecture but for all Design professions.
I actually find it significantly more useful than in the Academic institutions, especially relating to practical experiences.
Enoch appears to interview a good blend of design practitioners and business experts, and asks questions that are current and relevant.
An excellent listen.

Ben - HousePlanningHelp.com ,

Insight for Architects

I think Enoch is a great interviewer. He's finding some interesting topics and great guests. If you are an architect, you should give it a listen!

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