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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: 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
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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
  • 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
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  • 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.
  • Pub Date: Oct 05, 2014 - 1:00 pm
  • 46: The Little Things Needed for Big Change
  • Listen:
  • 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.
  • Pub Date: Jul 27, 2014 - 4:00 pm
  • 45: Is It Time to Make a Change in Your Career?
  • Listen:
  • 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.
  • Pub Date: May 27, 2014 - 2:30 pm
  • 44: Home Renovation - Wants vs. Needs
  • Listen:
  • Laura and Larry talk about getting what you want out of a renovation, whether it's a true want, something culturally related, or just about the way you live.
  • Pub Date: Apr 28, 2014 - 3:00 pm
  • 43: Adding a Second Floor to Your Home
  • Listen:
  • Laura and Larry talk about adding a second floor to a one story home. Many families like where they live, but they need more room. Adding a room on the first floor might not be an option. Hear what considerations must be made when adding a second floor.
  • Pub Date: Feb 25, 2014 - 10:35 pm
  • 42: For the Love... Accommodations for a Disabled Pet
  • Listen:
  • Larry's dog Ginny is down to three legs, and he and Laura discuss the issues to think about when bringing home a disabled pet.

    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: Oct 30, 2013 - 10:10 am
  • 41: Why Should I Be a Mentor?
  • Listen:
  • Laura and Larry discuss Larry's first experience with being a mentor and why mentoring benefits not only the intern but also the mentor.

    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: Aug 20, 2013 - 9:00 am
  • 40: Living in Smaller Homes
  • Listen:
  • How much space is too much space? Can we live in less? Laura and Larry discuss the need for living larger and one contractor's quest to make smaller functional.

    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: Jul 30, 2013 - 8:15 pm
  • 39: It's Listener Mail! Using an Architect vs. a Designer
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  • Laura and Larry share a recent e-mail conversation with listeners from Portland, Oregon about using an architect versus using a designer.

    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: Jul 09, 2013 - 10:00 pm
  • 38: How Do You Communicate Ideas to Clients?
  • Listen:
  • How do your clients understand your design? Laura and Larry discuss different options for communicating ideas to clients, from paper cut-outs to 3D imagery.

    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: May 03, 2013 - 11:00 pm
  • 37: Rescuing Clients and Their Projects from Bad Design
  • Listen:
  • Laura and Larry share their experiences rescuing clients and their projects - about being the second phone call the client makes - after they're already involved with a contractor.

    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: Mar 31, 2013 - 10:00 pm
  • 36: Can I Be My Own General Contractor?
  • Listen:
  • 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?

    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: Feb 25, 2013 - 11:00 pm
  • 35: What to Look for When Buying an Older Home
  • Listen:
  • Laura and Larry share ideas about where to look under the hood when buying an older home.

    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: Jan 29, 2013 - 11:00 pm
  • 34: Lessons From Our First Five Years in Business
  • Listen:
  • It's been five years(!) in business. Laura and Larry share some of the important lessons they've learned over the last five years. And also talk a little about winter break!

    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: Dec 17, 2012 - 10:00 pm
  • 33: Changing the Conversation with a Potential Employer
  • Listen:
  • Laura and Larry discuss the unusual uptick in business and the need for job applicants to change the conversation with potential employers.

    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: Nov 26, 2012 - 11:15 pm
  • 32: My Degree is Worth What?
  • Listen:
  • Larry finally gets to vent about the latest study on why you shouldn't get an architecture degree.

    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: Oct 03, 2012 - 8:45 am
  • 31: What Does It Take to Practice Architecture in the US?
  • Listen:
  • Larry and Laura answer a listener's question about practicing in the US as a foreign architect as well as recap their recent visit to Atlanta.

    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: Sep 05, 2012 - 11:15 pm
  • 30: Update your Home's Style From Brady Bunch to Modern
  • Listen:
  • Do you live in a 1970's house but have a more contemporary bent? Laura and Larry talk about simple ideas and a few complex options for providing your home with a more modern aesthetic.

    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: Jul 31, 2012 - 10:50 am
  • 29: Who's your...Architect?!?!
  • Listen:
  • Who's your favorite architect? Laura and Larry get down to figuring out just who their favorite really is (not counting themselves).

    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: Jun 26, 2012 - 10:30 pm
  • 28: Houses and Baseball Size Hail - A Bad Combination
  • Listen:
  • 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.

    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 24, 2012 - 11:31 pm
  • 27: Tips For Selling to Architects
  • Listen:
  • Whether you're an intern, a vendor, or a client, Larry and Laura offer tips to selling yourself, your product, or your project to architects.

    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

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