Director of Membership at Open Architecture New York, Christina Esser, shares how she came to be involved not only in OACNY, but also with several other organizations including Rebuilding Together New Orleans, Day of Impact, and Architecture for Humanity. You’ll also hear her tips on overcoming adversity in the workplaces, how volunteer work can reveal both our strengths and weaknesses, and why she’s chosen to move on from design and try out construction management.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Co-Owner and Designer at Propel Studio Architecture and Website Founder of Talkitect, Lucas Gray, shares his experience and insight about working abroad, starting your own firm, and following a “non-traditional” career path in the field of architecture.
The Young Architect Podcast Reviews: Why You Should or SHOULD NOT Become an Architect.
The AIAS 2016-2017 Vice President, Rachel Law, spoke with Young Architect Podcast Host, Michael Riscica, about what she has helped to accomplish during her term, her job hunt experience, and why we shouldn’t be afraid to say ‘no’ to new challenges.