Arts & Culture Podcasts
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The Arch Podcast with David Senden - episode 23
On this episode of The Arch our host talks with David Senden of KTGY Architecture + Planning. As part of the new generation of leadership at KTGY, David Senden is instrumental to the expansion and increased design profile of the firm. Mr. Senden specializes in urban infill residential and mixed-use developments, with work across the United States and internationally. In addition, he has a substantial portfolio of campus housing and specialty projects including affordable developments and...
The Arch Podcast with Mark Weaver - episode 22
On this episode of The Arch our host talks with Mark Weaver. Mark Weaver is synonymous with arts, culture and international travel. He scours the globe looking for the very best design and connoisseur collectibles for his highly discerning/sophisticated clientele. Whether a piece is in Rome or right in our own back yard, he will find it. A founding member of MOCA, a member of the Decorative Arts Council at LACMA and a patron of the Los Angeles Opera, Mark has an incredible eye for cultural...
The Arch Podcast with Tim Howell - episode 21
With nearly 30 years of experience in high-end residential woodwork, Tim Howell started his own shop in 1998, called HahaSoso. In this episode of The Arch Podcast, Tim discusses his entry into carpentry apprenticeship, and the origins of HahaSoso. “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 Southern California’s exciting architectural,...
The Arch Podcast with Ingalill Wahlroos-Ritter - episode 20
Ingalill Wahlroos-Ritter is an architect, educator, and design consultant specializing in the building envelope and the experimental architectural use of glass. She is Dean of the School of Architecture at Woodbury University and has taught at Yale, Cornell, UCL Bartlett School of Architecture, and SCI-Arc. Ingalill also serves as Director of WUHO, the Woodbury University Hollywood gallery, a venue for exhibitions, installations, and public dialogue, and serves on the Los Angeles Forum for...
The Arch Podcast with Anthony Poon - episode 18
Anthony Poon is an award-winning architect with top industry credentials spanning three decades. His Los Angeles-based company Poon Design Inc., a multi-disciplinary architecture studio serving national and international clients, has completed over 300 residential, commercial, religious, educational, and cultural projects. Having received over 50 national honors, the work of Poon Design has been featured in hundreds of articles. Mr. Poon is also an interior designer, graphic designer,...
The Arch Podcast with Michele Mattei - episode 17
Portrait and fine art photographer Michele Mattei is the guest in this episode of The Arch Podcast. A world-renowned photographer she began her photographic career in journalism. Michele has worked on many book projects, she has created a photographic series on female producers in Hollywood as well as dedicating a collection documenting on the adverse effects of silicon in women's bodies. She has also created a series for public television on child abuse and co-produced the "Longest...
The Arch Podcast with Erik Peterson - episode 16
PHX Architecture, led by award winning architect Erik B. Peterson, specializes in creating luxury/boutique design that is as innovative as each client. PHX is a full-service architectural firm for the luxury market providing a range of services focused on specialty commercial, hospitality, restaurant, clubhouse, and custom residential design. “The Arch” is a must-listen podcast for the art and design professional who enjoys looking beyond the superficial, focusing on enlightening...
The Arch Podcast with Laura Brophy & Andre Filip - episode 15
In this episode of The Arch, our host talks with Laura Brophy & Andre Filip. After successfully leading hundreds of domestic and international projects at both regional and national design firms, Laura formed Laura Brophy Interiors (LBI), where first-class service and design intuition is at the forefront of every design challenge she solves. Laura lives to seamlessly blend different styles in a fresh, spontaneous, and endlessly creative way. Andre Filip is the Founder and CEO of ELA, a...
The Arch Podcast with Carlo Caccavale - episode 14
In this episode of The Arch, our host talks with Carlo Caccavale, Hon. AIA|LA – Executive Director, AIA Los Angeles. Coupled with his knowledge of architecture and passion for policies that support excellence in the built environment, Carlo Caccavale brings 15 years of experience at the American Institute of Architects Los Angeles chapter to his position as its Executive Director. “The Arch” is a must-listen podcast for the art and design professional who enjoys looking beyond the...
The Arch Podcast with Paul McClean - episode 13
In this episode of The Arch, our host talks with Paul McClean. When Paul arrived in Southern California he worked for various local architectural firms before establishing McClean Design in 2000. "I feel that we have been very fortunate these last few years and have managed to complete many new homes. I have always enjoyed working with different people and am constantly amazed by the different and varied backgrounds of our clients. I have been able to establish lasting relationships with...
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,...