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The Architecture Happy Hour
hpd architecture + interiors principals Laura Davis and Holly Hall share their thoughts and tips on architecture, from helping owners select the right architect to never being too late to begin a career in architecture. Learn more about hpd architecture + interiors at www.hpdarch.com.

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  • Pub Date: Mar 06, 2018 - 8:00 am
  • 71: A Chat with Shylo Preston at The Kitchen Source
  • Listen:
  • Laura and Holly recap the recent meetup of The Architecture Happy Hour networking group at the Kohler Signature Store. Laura shares an interview she did at The Kitchen Source with Shylo Preston, a Kitchen & Bath Sales Designer.

    Find the show notes on our website: www.hpdarch.com/ahh71

    We love to hear from our listeners. Contact us here: www.hpdarch.com/contact-us

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Refresh Your Home for Spring
  • Pub Date: Feb 21, 2018 - 1:00 am
  • 70: 20 Ways to Refresh Your Home for Spring
  • Listen:
  • Laura and Holly share ideas on ways to refresh your home for Spring by making it more happy, healthy, efficient, and beautiful.

    Read the blog on this topic here: www.hpdarch.com/refresh-home-spring/

    We love to hear from our listeners. Contact us here: www.hpdarch.com/contact-us

    Learn more about hpd architecture + interiors: www.hpdarch.com

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The Architecture Happy Hour podcast
  • Pub Date: Sep 15, 2017 - 12:15 pm
  • 69: When Did You Know You Loved Architecture?
  • Listen:
  • Help us welcome our new co-host, Holly Hall, architect and interior designer at hpd architecture + interiors in Dallas, Texas.

    Holly shares stories about growing up around architecture and going from a journalism major in college to being one of only a few women in the architecture program at the University of Texas.

    We'll hear about changing technology (you'll be glad you never had to create architectural specifications 50 years ago) and how typing can get you through an all-nighter.

    Please send Holly a welcome message on our Facebook Page:
    www.facebook.com/archhappyhour

    We love to hear from our listeners. Contact us here: www.hpdarch.com/contact-us

    Learn more about hpd architecture + interiors: www.hpdarch.com

    Connect with us on Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/hpdarchitecture

  • Pub Date: Sep 08, 2017 - 10:00 am
  • 68: Exciting News and a Look Back at Lessons Learned
  • Listen:
  • Join Laura and Larry for Larry's last happy hour podcast as they look back on what started it all, what they've learned, and the next adventure as Holly Hall joins Laura as co-host.

    We love to hear from our listeners. Contact us here: www.hpdarch.com/contact-us

    Learn more about hpd architecture + interiors: www.hpdarch.com

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  • Pub Date: May 31, 2017
  • 67: The Magic Behind Cruise Ship Architecture
  • Listen:
  • Larry and Laura discuss recent soccer goals, listening to Michelle Obama speak about life outside the White House, and the architecture of cruise ships.

    We love to hear from our listeners. Contact us here: www.hpdarch.com/contact-us

    Learn more about hpd architecture + interiors: www.hpdarch.com

    Connect with us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/archhappyhour

    Connect with us on Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/hpdarchitecture

  • Pub Date: Feb 24, 2017 - 11:30 am
  • 66: A Chat with Architects Felderman Keatinge
  • Listen:
  • Laura and Larry speak with Stanley Felderman and Nancy Keatinge of Felderman Keatinge in California about office culture, human-centric design, and how working together as husband and wife continues to drive their creativity and passion for architecture.

    Learn more about Felderman Keatinge at
    www.fkastudio.com

    We love to hear from our listeners. Contact us here: www.hpdarch.com/contact-us

    Learn more about hpd architecture + interiors: www.hpdarch.com

    Connect with us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/archhappyhour

    Connect with us on Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/hpdarchitecture


  • Pub Date: Feb 13, 2017 - 2:15 pm
  • 65: Talking Money with Clients
  • Listen:
  • Laura and Larry discuss the challenges surrounding talking money with clients and how sometimes the best solution is to just rip off the band aid.

    We love to hear from our listeners. Contact us here: www.hpdarch.com/contact-us

    Learn more about hpd architecture + interiors: www.hpdarch.com

    Connect with us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/archhappyhour

    Connect with us on Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/hpdarchitecture

  • Pub Date: Jan 27, 2017 - 4:45 pm
  • 64: The Joys of Dealing with the City Permit Office
  • Listen:
  • Larry and Laura kick off their ninth season of The Architecture Happy Hour and 2017 discussing recent their recent experiences with the city permit office. And having to break bad news to their respective clients.

    We love to hear from our listeners. Contact us here: www.hpdarch.com/contact-us

    Learn more about hpd architecture + interiors: www.hpdarch.com

    Connect with us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/archhappyhour

    Connect with us on Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/hpdarchitecture

  • Pub Date: Dec 14, 2016 - 12:15 pm
  • 63: Year-End Madness: Clients, Cookies, and Christmas!
  • Listen:
  • Laura and Larry share the year-end madness since the last podcast! Clients, cookies, and Christmas!

    We love to hear from our listeners. Contact us here: www.hpdarch.com/contact-us

    Learn more about hpd architecture + interiors: www.hpdarch.com

    Connect with us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/archhappyhour

    Connect with us on Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/hpdarchitecture

  • Pub Date: Sep 29, 2016 - 9:15 am
  • 62: Never Too Old to Become an Architect
  • Listen:
  • Laura and Larry discuss a recent listener's e-mail about starting architecture school later in life and navigating both family and career.

    We love to hear from our listeners. Contact us here: www.hpdarch.com/contact-us

    Learn more about hpd architecture + interiors: www.hpdarch.com

    Connect with us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/archhappyhour

    Connect with us on Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/hpdarchitecture

  • Pub Date: Aug 05, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • 61: Listener Mail: How Custom Home Design Works
  • Listen:
  • Laura and Larry respond to a listener's questions about how designing a custom home in the US works.
  • Pub Date: Jul 25, 2016 - 3:30 pm
  • 60: The Romance of Hand Drawing is Still Alive
  • Listen:
  • Are we missing something important by no longer drawing by hand? Laura and Larry discuss Larry's recent experience with a client's reaction to a hand drawing of their home. In the era of computer renderings, are architects missing an opportunity by not presenting hand drawings to clients?
  • Pub Date: Jul 13, 2016 - 10:30 am
  • 59: Is the Commercial Market at a Tipping Point?
  • Listen:
  • 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 24, 2016 - 4:20 pm
  • 58: A Look at Round Table Masterminds and Architects
  • Listen:
  • As Summer heats up, Larry and Laura discuss contractor round table groups and how knowing about other architects' businesses could be beneficial for the profession.
  • Pub Date: May 27, 2016 - 10:15 am
  • 57: When I Grow Up... Following Your Passion
  • Listen:
  • 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
  • 56: Has Technology Ruined the Design Process?
  • Listen:
  • 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
  • 55: Larry's Leaving, Love It or List It
  • Listen:
  • 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.

    We love to hear from our listeners. Contact us here: www.hpdarch.com/contact-us

    Learn more about hpd architecture + interiors: www.hpdarch.com

    Connect with us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/archhappyhour

  • Pub Date: Apr 10, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • 54: Zaha Hadid 1950-2016
  • Listen:
  • 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
  • 53: Finding a Contractor You Can Trust
  • Listen:
  • 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
  • 52: Is Getting Your Architect License Worth It?
  • Listen:
  • 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
  • 51: Getting the Business - The Art of Networking
  • Listen:
  • Business networking can result in multiple referral sources. So who gets the business? Laura and Larry discuss how to divy 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
  • 50: Building Costs and Reality
  • Listen:
  • 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
  • 49: How to Work with Challenging Architecture Clients
  • Listen:
  • They're back!! Laura and Larry return to talk about how to work with challenging architecture clients in a busy work environment.
  • Pub Date: Apr 03, 2015 - 5:00 pm
  • 48: Does Video Have a Place on an Architect's Website?
  • Listen:
  • Larry and Laura talk about the benefits of adding video to your website as well as their own recent foray into the world of video. Stay tuned!
  • Pub Date: Mar 09, 2015 - 10:00 am
  • 47: Keeping Architecture Project Expectations in Check
  • Listen:
  • Laura and Larry have returned from baby hiatus!! And 2015 is off to a busy start for everyone. If you're starting a project, be sure to talk with your team about your expectations as well as find out how they expect your project to proceed.
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