107 episodes

Join architect Evan Troxel as he explores important topics surrounding the co-evolution of technology and architecture. Guests from the architectural community and beyond join in long-form conversations about the influence digital transformation is having on the profession with long digressions on leadership, change management, knowledge transfer, where all this may lead to in the future of the building industry, and more.

TRXL Evan Troxel // Gābl Media

    • Technology
    • 5.0 • 22 Ratings

Join architect Evan Troxel as he explores important topics surrounding the co-evolution of technology and architecture. Guests from the architectural community and beyond join in long-form conversations about the influence digital transformation is having on the profession with long digressions on leadership, change management, knowledge transfer, where all this may lead to in the future of the building industry, and more.

    105: ‘Pick Your Niche’, with Ian Janicki

    105: ‘Pick Your Niche’, with Ian Janicki

    Ian Janicki of Homestead joins the podcast to talk about what architecture schools have been and still are focused on versus what opportunities exist because of recent changes in legislation (California’s SB 9), the importance of infill—especially for solving the housing crisis, why architects should consider learning real estate, how to make more developers, entrepreneurship in the architectural profession, making the case for why we should be wrapping our collective heads around the potential of architecture as product and how to scale an idea to affect change, how to protect a business to avoid what Ian calls “the lumpiness of the profession”, NIMBY-ism and YIMBY-ism, and more.

    • 1 hr 9 min
    104: ‘Going Deeper Than the Surface We’re Scratching’, with Michael Ermann

    104: ‘Going Deeper Than the Surface We’re Scratching’, with Michael Ermann

    Michael Ermann of Virginia Tech and Amber Book joins the podcast to talk about intuition and meaning, the necessity for architects to go deeper than ever before, how the profession is ignoring market forces, and we have a critical conversation about architectural education and practice.

    • 1 hr 24 min
    103: ‘Through the Abstraction Ladder’, with Kyle Bernhardt

    103: ‘Through the Abstraction Ladder’, with Kyle Bernhardt

    Kyle Bernhardt of TestFit joins the podcast to talk about his career spanning from school to Autodesk to TestFit, leadership, communication, bridging between different groups within an organization, discussion about the unchangeable soul of an app, reducing friction in our processes, addressing unmet expectations, new chapters and new opportunities during one’s career, and so much more.

    • 1 hr 17 min
    102: ‘There’s So Much to Do’, with Doris Sung

    102: ‘There’s So Much to Do’, with Doris Sung

    Doris Sung of DOSU Studio Architecture joins the podcast to talk about her research and entrepreneurial forays into smart materials and more specifically her work with thermal bi-metal, her journey creating building products that don’t require electrical or mechanical infrastructure, teaching in architecture and the upcoming USC undergraduate degree for entrepreneurialism, and more.

    • 49 min
    101: ‘Finding Better Ways’, with Jordan Rogove and Wayne Norbeck

    101: ‘Finding Better Ways’, with Jordan Rogove and Wayne Norbeck

    Special guests Jordan Rogove and Wayne Norbeck lead two NYC-based firms: DXA Studio and Liv Connected. They join the podcast to talk about using prefab modular as a strategy for the delivery of productized architecture, how architecture can save people’s lives, the ‘volumetric modular’ system they’ve developed, the benefits of prefab, the value of their tight collaboration with a dedicated and experienced fabrication outfit, the importance of creating a sense of purpose in their work, and more.

    • 1 hr 16 min
    100: ‘Negative Compound Interest’, with Paul Wintour

    100: ‘Negative Compound Interest’, with Paul Wintour

    Special guest Paul Wintour of Parametric Monkey joins the podcast to talk about his description of the gap that exists in the profession between innovation and adoption, just how far behind we really are and how much work there is to do to catch up, technical debt in architectural practice, the reality that most digital tools that are developed in firms are incomplete and unused, transactions versus relationships, recalibrating practice, and more.

    • 1 hr 7 min

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22 Ratings

22 Ratings

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I’m an architect and this podcast provides valuable insight and interesting discussions about the latest technology and it’s opportunities for the profession. Great guests, topics, and audio quality.

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