219 episodes

What’s it really like to work in architecture? The hosts of Archispeak know, and they’re here to share real-life experiences. Since 2012 Evan Troxel and Cormac Phalen have been podcasting their brand of real talk on everything from design, tools, and work/life balance to generational differences, mentoring, job hunting and more. Probing questions, revelatory interviews, and unique insights have grown their audience and become a bi-monthly ritual for students and seasoned professionals alike. To join the conversation or learn more about the hosts, visit archispeakpodcast.com

Archispea‪k‬ Gābl Media // Evan Troxel & Cormac Phalen

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    • 4.7 • 125 Ratings

What’s it really like to work in architecture? The hosts of Archispeak know, and they’re here to share real-life experiences. Since 2012 Evan Troxel and Cormac Phalen have been podcasting their brand of real talk on everything from design, tools, and work/life balance to generational differences, mentoring, job hunting and more. Probing questions, revelatory interviews, and unique insights have grown their audience and become a bi-monthly ritual for students and seasoned professionals alike. To join the conversation or learn more about the hosts, visit archispeakpodcast.com

    #219 – They Became Dinosaurs

    #219 – They Became Dinosaurs

    We discuss the stronghold of the architectural profession's traditional apprenticeship model and how it has decreased innovation potential.

    • 36 min
    #218 – Sponsored – Glen-Gery Brick's FOLIO Launch

    #218 – Sponsored – Glen-Gery Brick's FOLIO Launch

    We talk with Tim Leese, the Director of Marketing at @GlenGeryBrick, about the launch of FOLIO — a new print publication that showcases inspirational design with the fundamental modular building material we all know as brick.

    • 31 min
    #217 – Architecture's Marketing Problem

    #217 – Architecture's Marketing Problem

    We discuss the topic of trusted brands, loyalty, quality, and how these ideas both do and do not apply to the practice of architecture.

    • 39 min
    #216 – The Two Things Architects Hate

    #216 – The Two Things Architects Hate

    We discuss some comments that have been made about Evan moving to a new job and how some of the fundamental problems in our industry aren't attractive but still need to be solved.

    • 43 min
    #215 – A Forced Release

    #215 – A Forced Release

    In this episode Evan and Cormac discuss a bit of nostalgia and how it can shape the future of our workplace.

    • 26 min
    #214 – It Was At A Zoo

    #214 – It Was At A Zoo

    We reminisce about the first concerts we attended and link those experiences back to architecture, space, and how they have the ability to affect people.

    • 22 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
125 Ratings

125 Ratings

MoTheReviewer ,

I listened to 11 episodes today alone

I discovered this show a couple weeks ago and fell in love. As an aspiring architect in college, this is very encouraging and helpful in practical way as well. It’s simply a few guys talking about architecture and life as an architect and it is so enjoyable.
It makes data entry and scanning documents a lot more interesting when you’ve got this in your ears!! I have also baked 2 pies to this, and listened during work commutes.
Please please bless yourself and listen to this podcast, you won’t regret it!

Sbadg ,

Eye-opening in the best ways!

You guys bring so much to the table, especially for students like myself. Some things you touch on, such as the lack of exposure to budgeting constraints in studio courses, have become talking points between students and faculty concerning our design programs. Great content, great dialog—keep it up!

Brandon Benzing AIA ,

Architect

Just started to listen in the past 6 months and have really enjoyed the insightful conversations. Thanks.

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