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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

    • Arts
    • 4.8 • 172 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.

    370: Looking Over the Horizon with Griff Davenport

    370: Looking Over the Horizon with Griff Davenport

    This week, I'm speaking with Griff Davenport, FAIA, who is the DLR Group's Chief Executive Officer.

    Griff leads the firm's executive leadership team and collaborates with the senior leadership to craft the firm's business strategy and to progress the evolution of DLR Group design.

    In this conversation, we go deep into the importance of culture, mission, vision, and values in a practice and leadership.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    369: Hospitality Beyond the Aesthetic with Arnaud Zannier

    369: Hospitality Beyond the Aesthetic with Arnaud Zannier

    This week, I am speaking with Arnaud Zannier, Founder of Zannier Hotel Group. This is a must-listen for those firms who are interested in working in high-end hospitality.

    When building the Zannier Group brand, Arnaud's focus was on creating an alternative luxury experience, which led to developing a series of hotels in extraordinary locations from the French Alps to Cambodia, to the Namibian savanna to, most recently, in Vietnam.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    368: Designing an Architecture Practice with Anthony Laney

    368: Designing an Architecture Practice with Anthony Laney

    This week, we're speaking with Anthony Laney, Co-Founder, and Partner of Laney LA, an architecture firm based in Los Angeles predominantly focused on residential work.

    In this conversation, Anthony discusses their marketing strategies and their business approach. He goes into a lot of depth about the core values and beliefs of the firm and why they are so important for everything they do from hiring to growing the business to deciding what kinds of projects they should be taking on.

    • 53 min
    367: Happitecture - Building a Thriving Practice and Community with Michelle Fenton

    367: Happitecture - Building a Thriving Practice and Community with Michelle Fenton

    Today, I'm speaking with Michelle Fenton who runs Khora Architecture, a firm based in Vancouver, Canada.

    She also hosts the podcast Happitecture, which aims to discover what it takes to develop resilient, sustainable, thriving, inclusive, and happy communities.

    In this episode, we're going to talk a little bit about Michelle's journey as she reflects on the ups and downs and how she laid the foundation for a holistic, powerful practice.

    Happitecture Podcast: https://www.happitecture.com/

    • 34 min
    366: Elevating the Client Experience with Peter Twohy

    366: Elevating the Client Experience with Peter Twohy

    Architect Peter Twohy runs residential architecture practice in Baltimore, Maryland.

    Over the past 16 years, Peter has gone from designing basements and porches to being recognized as one of Baltimore's premier architects.

    Today, Peter shares lessons learned building his firm as well as a powerful strategy he's using to win better clients and earn fees that he deserves for his creative work.

    • 45 min
    365: Connecting the Architecture Community with Paul Petrunia

    365: Connecting the Architecture Community with Paul Petrunia

    Today, I have the honor to speak with Paul Petrunia, founder of Archinect.

    Launched in 1997, Archinect.com is the most established online architecture communication and content source for the architecture and design community. Tens of thousands of architects, students, and fans browse the site daily for the latest jobs, news headlines, competition, event listings, featured editorials, and active discussions.

    • 42 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
172 Ratings

172 Ratings

ElinMD ,

Business is relationships

Hi Enoch,
I’m an MD in the ER with 30 years experience. Why do I listen to your podcast?

You have terrific integrity while interviewing the great Architects of our time. Thank you for bringing the best out of these individuals. Personal stories and discussion of values, thoughtful questions, and your constant regard for your guests keeps me coming for more.
Every service business has very similar issues and areas that can be expanded such as customer acquisition, employee development, diversification, financial cultivation and values expression.
Your discussions are highly relevant to our changing times.
Thank you thank you
Ælin Ritchie MD

ana😁🤑 ,

i love it!

i love this podcast i am 17 years old and am going to be an architect in the future. i would love it if you did a q&a episode about the upbringing and more :)

Sarah Broughton, AIA ,

Very Inspiring

Your podcast is awesome, thank you so much for doing it and for your dedication to the business of architecture. I get something from every episode that we immediately discuss and implement to some degree. We have had our firm for 17 years and hearing from colleagues who are questioning and pushing the profession is extremely inspiring and helpful! Thank you!

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