Architect Nick Caravella interviews Young Architect host, Michael Riscica, about his career, the podcast, ARE Boot Camp, and beyond.
Rather than me interviewing someone this week, we have previous guest, Nick Caravella, back on the Young Architect Podcast to properly interview me so that you can learn more about my background, who I am, and what aspirations I have for this website platform and podcast.
It’s always great to chat with Nick and we discussed several different topics plus we went over several questions submitted by the Young Architect Listeners.
As you tune in, I share everything from the start of my career to the ARE Boot Camp today plus what positive changes have been made in the architecture industry and what else I think could be improved.
I’ll also share what it was like to be on the road touring across the USA to deliver several lectures and what future plans I have this year.
One-on-One Business Performance Coach and host of The Startup Sessions Podcast, Michael Knouse, has worked with Young Architect Podcast host, Michael Riscica, for two years to help him develop his business including the ARE Boot Camp. Working with Michael K. has helped Michael R. so much in developing his own business that he asked him to share how he became a business coach and how someone like himself can help architects launch their own project, company, or side hustle. As you listen, you’ll learn the importance of specializing, what to look for in a good business coach, and the importance of adapting and being open to learning in order to get to where you want to go.
Architect, Urban Designer, Former AIAS Carnegie Mellon President, Former AIAS National President, and current 2018 National Chair for the Young Architects Forum, Larry Fabbroni, joins the Young Architect Podcast to share his experience being involved in both AIAS and the Young Architects Form plus why the AREs credential are so valuable and how you can become a leader in the architecture industry.
Architecture student, Joseph Echavarria, is currently working on his M.Arch at the Rhode Island School of Design. Besides working hard at finishing his degree, he’s the Mastermind behind the YouTube vlogging series, The Architecture School Chronicles, as well as the Life of a Designer series and creator of the Life of a Designer Podcast. As you tune into this episode, you’ll find out why he started vlogging, how he’s improved his technique, what he’s learned while in architecture school, and his best advice for fellow architect students.
Architect Bea Spolidoro moved from Milan, Italy to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to pursue a career in architecture. Since moving there, she has learned many lessons and equipped herself with great skills and wisdom that all young professionals should hear. However, the most important factor for her in building a professional career is to volunteer. Not only to network, but to help others and build human interaction.
Bill Tripp, Architect and Professor at both Portland State University and the University of Oregon, shares why he has such a great interest in sustainable architecture, his top tips for anyone struggling with drawing, why you should have different sketchbooks for various purposes, and what the true essence of mentorship is plus he uncovers the many layers of the language of architecture.
Here we are already at episode 50 of the Young Architect Podcast! Can you believe it? In this episode, I’m going to give you an update about what’s going on with me, Young Architect, and what projects I have coming up for the rest of 2018.
University of North Carolina at Charlotte Professor, David Thaddeus, joins Michael to discuss the importance of education through travel, his thoughts on the ARE 5.0, and logical steps that architecture students should take when preparing and studying for their Architecture Registration Exams.
Assistant Director of Examination Research at the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB), Ryan Misner, sits down with Michael to talk about how he came to be involved in NCARB, the process of designing the ARE 5.0, the latest developments at NCARB, and what he and his team are doing to help aspiring architects do their very best on the AREs.
Project Manager and NAC Chair for AIA New York State, James Yankopoulos, shares all of the different projects he has been involved in including Freedom by Design and the Center for Emerging Professionals. Plus, James walks us through what it’s been like to work for the government of New York City in housing development and how much he’s learned since starting his career.
Architect and Director of Architecture at HA Architecture, Jamie Crawley shares his various experiences in the architecture and design industry. From teaching at Prairie View A&M University to taking the position as the 2015-2016 Co-Chair of the AIA Leadership Institute, Jamie has quite the background. Listen and learn how he’s helping young architects thrive plus how he balances it all by having a good understanding of time management and more.
PATH Architecture Associate and Architect, Kristin Slavin, shares her experience working with incorporating renewable resources into architecture, international travels, and how we can be more responsible for creating our own future.
Kristin has a ton of great tips on how to choose a graduate school, how to be more financially secure, and how to discover a career you’ll be passionate about for life.
Architect and Founder of Business Architecture, Enoch Sears, shares with Michael about what it’s like to leave your position at a firm or switch job roles to follow your passion, how to find a school that’s a right match for you, and how to get started with your own architecture practice.
Project Architect at Manuel Bermúdez Arquitecto in Puerto Rico, Mariela Bravo shares how she’s grown in the architecture industry and been helping other architecture students prepare for the AREs as well as her approach to mentoring interns and the role of women in the construction industry.
Program Assistant-Outreach Coordinator at The Trust for Public Land and Managing Designer - Consultant for the AIA Queens Chapter, Ruben Ramales shares what he’s learned and how much he’s grown thanks to his participation in many organizations such as AIA Queens and Emerging New York Architects (ENYA). In this episode, you’ll learn about Ruben’s incredible transformation as he shares stories about the obstacles he has overcome in high school, university, and beyond. Plus, you will find out how Ruben has taken his love for architecture and has done more with it be helping increase community engagement in New York City.
Architect and owner of CANVAS Architect in Washington D.C., Teri Coates, shares her inspirational story of challenging herself to both develop her career and do more for female professionals in the architecture industry. Teri also gives her advice on how to approach the AREs with a positive mindset, finding motivation to grow your career, and how we can help communities grow and thrive.
What is the best testing order and strategy for taking the Architect Registration Exam 5.0? How does it compare to ARE 4.0? How should I get started?
Architect, speaker, and author of the book, Design for Good, John Cary talks about his education, experiences, and what he’s doing now to make a difference for all architects and designers. Throughout his entire education and career, John has been passionate about helping architects gain the knowledge and ability to receive their license in a timely fashion so that they can start their careers and help communities grow.
Join us and discover why design can make a difference and how emerging architects can use their skills to make the world a better place.
Construction Project Manager and 2018 President Elect for CSI Portland, Ali LaManna, shares why she chose a career in construction over architecture, how the construction industry is growing, and what she’s doing to help more females become involved in the profession.
Al Gore and Lance Cayko of F9 Productions and Inside the Firm Podcast share with us what they’ve learned from graduating during a recession, taking on freelance work, and building their own firm. They’ve experienced so much in such a short amount of time including being on HGTV’s Tiny House, Big Living.
Eric Lussier of Let’s Fix Construction shares how he and Cherise Lakeside started the blog and what’s in store for the future including a new podcast. In addition, Eric shares his experience in the field of construction, why we should be sharing knowledge with each other and the power of networking with older generations to learn as much as we can.
Architect, Father, and now Business Owner, Josh Kunkel, shares how he combined skills and began a side firm with his wife and father. Plus, you’ll learn how he helped develop an awesome ARE study group and what he’s learned about managing his own time.
Former NCARB President and Architect, Kristine Harding, shares what changes have been happening within NCARB and how it has improved over the years. Plus, she shares what it’s like to be an aviation architect and her tips for taking the ARE exams.
Architect Nick Caravella shares what it’s been like to start over in a new city as well as his views on community, leadership, and mentorship. As you will find out, a good mentorship relationship is really key to helping young architects grow and develop their careers.
Former AIA Young Architect Regional Director and Architect, Kurt Neiswender, joins Michael Riscica to discuss the various studying and work he’s done throughout the US, his decisions to study Urban Design, and what he’s been doing to help the city of Flint, Michigan.