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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: 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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?

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  • 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.

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  • 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!

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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).

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Pub Date: Apr 22, 2012 - 10:43 pm
  • 26: A New Bridge by Calatrava in Dallas
  • Listen:
  • A new bridge opens in Dallas, but is it art? Larry and Laura talk about the new Calatrava-designed bridge and Dallas' need for brand-name architecture.

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  • Pub Date: Feb 08, 2012 - 11:13 pm
  • 25: How Are You Wired? Finding Your Joy is Good for Business
  • Listen:
  • Laura & Larry talk about ah-ha moments from a workshop Laura attended with a business coach. Learn how you are wired and focus on activities that give you energy and feed your interests. You will be a better employee and avoid burn out.

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  • Pub Date: Dec 28, 2011 - 3:45 am
  • 24: Strategery? Business Planning for an Architecture Office
  • Listen:
  • Have you started planning for your business for the new year? Laura and Larry talk about strategic planning and Christmas shopping in the last podcast for 2011.

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  • Pub Date: Nov 16, 2011 - 4:00 pm
  • 23: Architects Speaking at Conventions
  • Listen:
  • Laura and Larry share what they've learned recently by becoming presenters at the Texas Society of Architects Convention and the Virginia Society AIA Convention.

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  • Pub Date: Oct 16, 2011 - 6:23 pm
  • 22: Interview with an Intern Pt. 2
  • Listen:
  • It's part two of Laura and Larry's discussion with student intern Chris.

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  • Pub Date: Oct 16, 2011 - 6:16 pm
  • 21: Interview with an Intern Pt. 1
  • Listen:
  • Laura and Larry grill their student intern Chris about his experience working in an architecture firm, his expectations, and his future.

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  • Pub Date: Aug 29, 2011 - 5:55 pm
  • 20: Busy, Busy, Trying to Balance Work and Life
  • Listen:
  • There's too much to do!! Laura and Larry talk about keeping your head up while balancing work, marketing, and home life.

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  • Pub Date: Jul 26, 2011 - 10:06 pm
  • 19: Simple Summer To-Do List for Homeowners
  • Listen:
  • Summer's flying by, and Larry and Laura suggest 10 simple tasks for homeowners.

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  • Pub Date: Jun 28, 2011 - 12:34 am
  • 18: Tips for Interns and the Architects Who Hire Them
  • Listen:
  • It's June, and as Larry and Laura prep to speak at the Texas Society of Architects convention in October, they share some tips for both interns and the architects who hire them.

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  • Pub Date: May 30, 2011 - 3:00 pm
  • 17: AIA National Convention Recap
  • Listen:
  • Larry talks about who and what impressed him at his first AIA National Convention.

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  • Pub Date: Apr 23, 2011 - 12:46 pm
  • 16: Architects & Architecture in Movies
  • Listen:
  • Laura and Larry skip their scheduled podcast topic to recap Larry's trip to Atlanta and discuss how architect's are portrayed and how architecture impacts movies.

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  • Pub Date: Mar 18, 2011 - 9:12 am
  • 15: Aging in Place and Universal Design: Why is this important now?
  • Listen:
  • We're all getting older and living longer. Laura and Larry talk about the importance of aging in place and universal design.

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  • Pub Date: Jan 26, 2011 - 6:10 pm
  • 14: Finding a Contractor
  • Listen:
  • The pros and cons in finding a good contractor for home construction projects.

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  • Pub Date: Dec 28, 2010 - 7:08 pm
  • 13: The First Interview with Your Architect
  • Listen:
  • What to ask the architect at your first meeting.

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  • Pub Date: Nov 23, 2010 - 4:09 am
  • 12: Just in Time for the Holidays
  • Listen:
  • Laura and Larry talk about getting your house fluffed and your presents bought.

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  • Pub Date: Sep 24, 2010 - 2:20 am
  • 11: Gays and Architecture
  • Listen:
  • It's Gay Pride in Dallas. Is Larry the only gay architect in Dallas?

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  • Pub Date: Aug 24, 2010 - 3:31 am
  • 10: Tales of the All-Nighter - Tips for Surviving Architecture School
  • Listen:
  • Architects Larry and Laura share tips for surviving architecture school.

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  • Pub Date: Jul 20, 2010 - 3:01 am
  • 09: Saving Money in the Heat of the Summer
  • Listen:
  • Larry and Laura share options for cooling off your electric bill and saving money.

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  • Pub Date: Jun 08, 2010 - 4:26 am
  • 08: Architecture On The Road
  • Listen:
  • Laura and Larry talk about making architecture part of your vacation.

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  • Pub Date: May 25, 2010 - 1:27 pm
  • 07: The Great Outdoors
  • Listen:
  • Laura and Larry offer some tips for enjoying your outdoor spaces.

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  • Pub Date: Apr 26, 2010 - 6:25 pm
  • 06: Things Your Professor Never Told You About Working in an Architecture Firm
  • Listen:
  • Laura and Larry talk about what they missed and what to look out for.

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  • Pub Date: Mar 14, 2010 - 6:25 pm
  • 05: Tips for Success When Working from Home
  • Listen:
  • Laura and Larry talk about tips for success when working from home.

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  • Pub Date: Feb 16, 2010 - 4:11 am
  • 04: Architecture Marketing 101 - Part 2
  • Listen:
  • Laura and Larry finish up with marketing tips for small firms and individuals.

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  • Pub Date: Feb 10, 2010 - 2:11 am
  • 03: Architecture Marketing 101 - Part 1
  • Listen:
  • Laura and Larry start the new year with some marketing tips for small firms and individuals.

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

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  • Pub Date: Nov 26, 2009 - 1:17 am
  • 02: The Architect's Love/Hate Relationship with Home Improvement Shows
  • Listen:
  • Laura and Larry kick off the holiday with a talk about the ups and downs of watching home improvement television.

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  • Pub Date: Nov 01, 2009 - 9:44 pm
  • 01: Five Things To Know Before Hiring An Architect
  • Listen:
  • Laura and Larry discuss ways for clients to prepare themselves as they begin the search for the architect made just for them.

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

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