The Arch Podcast
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Podcast by FORM Magazine
The Arch Podcast with Joseph Spierer - episode 12
In this episode of The Arch, host Jeff Urdank talks with Joe Spierer, principal, Joseph Spierer Architects, Inc. Throughout the South Bay, Spierer has developed a reputation for harmoniously blending indoor and outdoor spaces and making best use of the spectacular views for which the area is known. “The Arch” is a must-listen podcast for the art and design professional who enjoys looking beyond the superficial, focusing on enlightening conversations with both the famous and not-so famous of...
The Arch Podcast with Ed Ogosta - episode 11
In this episode of The Arch, host Jeff Urdank talks with Ed Ogosta, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, founding principal at Edward Ogosta Architecture. In addition to running his practice, Ogosta serves in local government as Chair of the Planning Commission for Culver City. This civic role reflects his deeply held belief in the value of architecture’s potential to serve the community. As a local resident and the only architect on the commission, he balances the responsibility of protecting the city’s...
The Arch Podcast with Teal Brogden - episode 10
In this episode of The Arch, host Jeff Urdank talks with E. Teal Brogden IALD, MIES, LC. Bold, dynamic, unafraid of taking risks through lighting, Teal is an inspiring design thinker who reaches deep for the artistic essence, the core of a design challenge. Her curiosity fuels the exploration that allows the possibilities embedded within a design to come forward. As an avid listener, Teal enjoys the refinement that comes with vetting concepts in a collaborative team forum. Just as there is...
The Arch Podcast with Michael Franklin Ross - episode 9
In this episode of The Arch, host Jeff Urdank talks with Michael Franklin Ross, FAIA. As an architect, educator and journalist, Michael Franklin Ross, FAIA is one of LA’s preeminent advocates for design excellence. His writings have appeared in numerous publications, such as Progressive Architecture, Architectural Record and The Architect’s Newspaper. He served on faculty at Tokyo University, UCLA and SCI-Arc. Form Magazine is especially honored to be talking with Michael as his work appears...
The Arch Podcast with Timothy Robert Smith - episode 8
In this episode of The Arch, host Jeff Urdank talks with Timothy Robert Smith a Los Angeles oil painter, muralist and multi-media artist, using observational techniques to investigate the nature of perception. His work fuses together multiple perspectives into a kaleidoscopic vision, playing with our understanding of time and space, and blurring the line between personal and collective experience. “The Arch” is a must-listen podcast for the art and design professional who enjoys looking...
The Arch Podcast with Anthony Morey - episode 7
In this episode of The Arch, host Jeff Urdank talks with Anthony Morey a Los Angeles-based designer, writer, theorist, and curator. Currently, he is the Executive Director & Chief Curator at a+d museum along with being an editor-at-large of Architect, a discussion moderator at Harvard University Graduate School of Design, and Design Studio Faculty at USC in Los Angeles. His work and research is invested in the tensions between text, psychology and image and their relationship to architecture...
The Arch Podcast with Scott Baker - episode 6
In this episode of The Arch, host Jeff Urdank talks with Scott Baker, President of RELM. As a champion of urban landscapes, he has catalytically transformed the Southland with commissions at LAPD Headquarters, Santa Monica College, Long Beach Airport, and soon, UCSD’s downtown campus, Park and Market. Scott’s fervent drive to cultivate urban life has earned him tremendous recognition. He leads Metro’s largest TOC initiatives—Ivy Station, NOHO, and Crenshaw Crossing—masterful in transforming...
The Arch Podcast with Jonathan Lopez - episode 5
In this episode of The Arch, host Jeff Urdank talks with Jonathan Lopez, an Associate Principal/Design Director for Retail Design Collaborative (RDC). Jonathan leads project visioning for RDC with a diverse range of architectural and planning design experience. He has designed numerous award-winning and published projects of various building typologies both nationally and internationally. “The Arch” is a must-listen podcast for the art and design professional who enjoys looking beyond the...
The Arch Podcast with Mat Gleason - episode 3
In this episode host Jeff Urdank talks with Mat Gleason, founder of the highly controversial Coagula Art Journal. Mat Gleason is an internationally recognized art critic and curator of contemporary art. The New York Times described him as a “famously provocative Los Angeles art critic,” while the L.A. Weekly once referred to him as a “cranky, self-exiled gossipmonger. “The Arch” is a must-listen podcast for the art and design professional who enjoys looking beyond the superficial, focusing...
The Arch Podcast with Carol Bishop - episode 2
In this episode host Jeff Urdank talks with Carol Bishop. Ms. Bishop’s work has been widely exhibited in America and Europe. Frank Lloyd Wright: The Romantic Spirit was exhibited at the Huntington in San Marino and at the Bismarck Foundation, Paris. Fantome: Memory and Dream of I.M. Pei marks the first living American woman to have a solo show in the Carousel du Louvre in Paris. “The Arch” is a must-listen podcast for the art and design professional who enjoys looking beyond the superficial,...
The Arch Podcast with Doug Hill - episode 1
In this episode host Jeff Urdank talks with photographer Doug Hill. Hill’s commercial architectural photography has been widely published in House Beautiful, Coastal Living, Architecture, Architectural Record, Domus, World Architecture, Interior Design and Interiors. His images have also appeared in numerous books on architecture and interior design. He has been teaching photography at UCLA Extension since 1994. “The Arch” is a must-listen podcast for the art and design professional who...