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  • Pub Date: Jul 13, 2016 - 10:30 am
  • The Market Goes Pop?
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  • Is the commercial construction market in Dallas reaching a tipping point? Laura and Larry discuss the escalating cost to build commercial property in Dallas and its surrounding areas, and if the market has reached a point where costs outweigh return. Also, it was Larry's first week of flying solo. Did he opt for Judge Judy or Family Feud, and what color is his muu-muu?
  • Pub Date: Jun 27, 2016 - 4:20 pm
  • The More You Know?
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  • As Summer heats up, Larry and Laura discuss contractor roundtable groups and how knowing about other architects' businesses could be beneficial for the profession.
  • Pub Date: May 31, 2016 - 10:15 am
  • When I Grow Up...
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  • Larry's on the countdown clock to finding a new job. And Laura shares her recent experience speaking at Career Day at her son's school. What do you want to be when you grow up?
  • Pub Date: May 09, 2016 - 6:30 pm
  • Good Technology Gone Bad
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  • After a brief detour about softball, Laura and Larry talk about getting ahead of ourselves thanks to technology and how technology has allowed us to move away from process - and not always to our benefit.
  • Pub Date: Apr 24, 2016
  • Leave, Love, and List
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  • Larry's bidding farewell to HPD, and "Love It or List It" finds themselves in some hot water. Laura and Larry share their thoughts about the recent lawsuit against the producers and hosts of "Love It or List It", then talk about Larry's imminent departure from HPD and everyone's future plans.
  • Pub Date: Apr 10, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Zaha Hadid 1950-2016
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  • Iconic architect Zaha Hadid passes unexpectedly, leaving a gap in the architecture world. Laura and Larry discuss the potential impact on role models for future women architects as well as the impact on her own firm.
  • Pub Date: Mar 28, 2016 - 4:29 pm
  • Who Do You Trust?
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  • Spring is here which means wacky weather for Texas. With an unexpected tornado last December and several hail storms since the start of 2016, the contractors are rolling in. But who do you trust? Laura and Larry discuss some signs to look out for should you find yourself seeking repairs for weather related damage.
  • Pub Date: Mar 06, 2016 - 10:45 am
  • Is It Worth It?
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  • Is getting your architecture license really worth it? Larry's niece wants to know the good and the bad of having a license, as well as what you can and cannot do with or without one. Plus Laura and Larry talk a little about upcoming changes to the Intern Development Program.
  • Pub Date: Feb 21, 2016 - 11:30 am
  • Getting the Business
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  • Business networking can result in multiple referral sources. So who gets the business? Laura and Larry discuss how to divvy up referrals to fellow professionals and what to look for in pairing clients and friends with networking associates.
  • Pub Date: Feb 08, 2016 - 9:50 am
  • Building Costs and Reality
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  • The new year couldn't get far before Laura and Larry have their annual discussion about construction costs, the unreality of HGTV, and the new challenge posed by Consumer Reports.
  • Pub Date: Jan 24, 2016 - 1:58 pm
  • It's a Challenge!
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  • They're back!! Laura and Larry return to talk about how to work with challenging clients in a busy work environment.