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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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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
It's Laura's last podcast before baby number two!! Larry and Laura talk about the little things you discover you need whether getting ready for a new baby or getting ready for finishing a new home. And how both should reflect the authenticity of the owner or parent.
Is it time for a new job? Laura and Larry share some subtle clues about when it's time to start searching for a different employer. Also included - a quick re-cap of the 2014 AIA National Convention in Chicago.
Laura and Larry share an e-mail from a potential client about being their own general contractor and discuss what to consider when asking yourself that question. Do I know enough to shepherd a project through from start to finish?
Are you ready for baseball size hail? Laura and Larry talk about the recent hail storm in Dallas and how to prepare yourself for what comes after as well as steps you can take to ready yourself next time.