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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.

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.
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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.

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English


Episodes

78: Property Secrets You Need to Know

11/7/2018
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How do you know if a home is going to be easy to renovate? What secrets could your house be hiding from you and how do you find out? Architect and Host, Laura Davis will walk you through how to research a property to reveal potential deal breakers and problems that will make remodeling or adding onto a home difficult or even impossible. See show notes at www.hpdarch.com/ahh78. in this episode In Episode 78 of The Architecture Happy Hour Podcast, Laura shares tips on how to research a...

Duration:00:28:48

77: How to Get Rid of Your Stuff to Re-Imagine Your Home

10/24/2018
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Do you feel like you are drowning in STUFF? Are all your possessions stressing you out more than they bring you joy? It's time to break down the steps for sorting, purging, donating, and organizing your things so you can sleep at night! Join us on The Architecture Happy Hour podcast as residential architect, Laura Davis shares how to get rid of your stuff to re-imagine your home. See show notes at www.hpdarch.com/ahh77. in this episode In Episode 77 of The Architecture Happy Hour Podcast, we...

Duration:00:35:05

76: Saving the Alexander Mansion

10/12/2018
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Where do you start if you are planning to restore a historic home? Laura and Holly walk you through the steps they are following in the restoration of the Alexander Mansion in association with The Dallas Woman’s Forum. See inside this architectural gem yourself by joining Laura and Holly at several upcoming events at the Alexander Mansion. Links and dates to the events open to the public appear below. See photos and full show notes at www.hpdarch.com/ahh76. in this episode In Episode 76 of...

Duration:00:36:24

75: When Do I REALLY Need an Architect?

10/5/2018
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If you are about to start a home renovation project, how do you know who to call? Do you REALLY need an Architect? Laura and Holly present a useful checklist of questions to help you decide whether you need a contractor, an interior designer, an architect, or all three. See photos and full show notes at www.hpdarch.com/ahh75. in this episode In Episode 75 of The Architecture Happy Hour Podcast, here's what we learned: Check if you need a building permit Different communities have different...

Duration:00:35:20

74: Commercial Architect vs. Residential Architect. Husband vs. Wife.

9/28/2018
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Tune in for our first showdown at the AHH corral. Join us as host Laura Davis interviews her husband architect Bob Davis about the differences and similarities between commercial architecture and residential architecture. This episode will be of special interest to architecture students and interns. Please note: No marriages were harmed in the making of this podcast. See Show Notes at www.hpdarch.com/ahh74. In this Episode In Episode 74 of The Architecture Happy Hour Podcast, Laura...

Duration:00:41:20

73: Surprising Trends in Millennial Home Decor

8/31/2018
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This episode turns our preconceived notion about Millennials and their choices in home decor on its head. In an interview with Susan Morrow (PR specialist by day, antique dealer by night), we are delightfully surprised to learn about the unexpected buying trends of this younger consumer. We also discuss an emerging trend of South African home design. See Show Notes at www.hpdarch.com/ahh73. By the way, Holly, my co-host, was unavailable for this recording. She will be back on a future...

Duration:01:23:41

72: 7 Ways to Update Your Kitchen from Traditional to Contemporary

3/10/2018
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In Episode 72 of The Architecture Happy Hour Podcast, Laura and Holly share their tips on how to update your kitchen to a more contemporary style. Learn how to break down a kitchen renovation into parts to make the selections and decisions easier.

Duration:00:22:35

71: A Chat with Shylo Preston at The Kitchen Source

2/27/2018
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In Episode 71 of The Architecture Happy Hour Podcast, Laura and Holly recap the recent meetup of The Architecture Happy Hour networking group at the Kohler Signature Store. Laura shares an interview she did at The Kitchen Source with Shylo Preston, a Kitchen & Bath Sales Designer. About Your Hosts hpd architecture + interiors principals Laura Davis and Holly Hall are both registered architects and interior designers in Dallas, Texas specializing in residential design. Laura and Holly co-host...

Duration:00:17:38

70: 20 Ways to Refresh Your Home for Spring

2/21/2018
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Laura and Holly share ideas on ways to refresh your home for Spring by making it more happy, healthy, efficient, and beautiful. Read the blog on this topic here: www.hpdarch.com/refresh-home-spring/ 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 Connect with us on Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/hpdarchitecture

Duration:00:42:33

69: When Did You Know You Loved Architecture?

9/15/2017
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Help us welcome our new co-host, Holly Hall, architect and interior designer at hpd architecture + interiors in Dallas, Texas. Holly shares stories about growing up around architecture and going from a journalism major in college to being one of only a few women in the architecture program at the University of Texas. We'll hear about changing technology (you'll be glad you never had to create architectural specifications 50 years ago) and how typing can get you through an all-nighter. Please...

Duration:00:25:39

68: Exciting News and a Look Back at Lessons Learned

9/8/2017
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Join Laura and Larry for Larry's last happy hour podcast as they look back on what started it all, what they've learned, and the next adventure as Holly Hall joins Laura as co-host. 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 Connect with us on Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/hpdarchitecture

Duration:00:30:38

67: The Magic Behind Cruise Ship Architecture

5/31/2017
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Larry and Laura discuss recent soccer goals, listening to Michelle Obama speak about life outside the White House, and the architecture of cruise ships. 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 Connect with us on Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/hpdarchitecture

Duration:00:27:50

66: A Chat with Architects Felderman Keatinge

2/24/2017
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Laura and Larry speak with Stanley Felderman and Nancy Keatinge of Felderman Keatinge in California about office culture, human-centric design, and how working together as husband and wife continues to drive their creativity and passion for architecture. Learn more about Felderman Keatinge at www.fkastudio.com 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:...

Duration:00:40:56

65: Talking Money with Clients

2/13/2017
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Laura and Larry discuss the challenges surrounding talking money with clients and how sometimes the best solution is to just rip off the band aid. 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 Connect with us on Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/hpdarchitecture

Duration:00:29:53

64: The Joys of Dealing with the City Permit Office

1/27/2017
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Larry and Laura kick off their ninth season of The Architecture Happy Hour and 2017 discussing recent their recent experiences with the city permit office. And having to break bad news to their respective clients. 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 Connect with us on Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/hpdarchitecture

Duration:00:21:53

63: Year-End Madness: Clients, Cookies, and Christmas!

12/14/2016
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Laura and Larry share the year-end madness since the last podcast! Clients, cookies, and Christmas! 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 Connect with us on Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/hpdarchitecture

Duration:00:20:40

62: Never Too Old to Become an Architect

9/29/2016
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Laura and Larry discuss a recent listener's e-mail about starting architecture school later in life and navigating both family and career. 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 Connect with us on Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/hpdarchitecture

Duration:00:25:03

61: Listener Mail: How Custom Home Design Works

8/5/2016
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Laura and Larry respond to a listener's questions about how designing a custom home in the US works.

Duration:00:39:33

60: The Romance of Hand Drawing is Still Alive

7/25/2016
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Are we missing something important by no longer drawing by hand? Laura and Larry discuss Larry's recent experience with a client's reaction to a hand drawing of their home. In the era of computer renderings, are architects missing an opportunity by not presenting hand drawings to clients?

Duration:00:30:05

59: Is the Commercial Market at a Tipping Point?

7/13/2016
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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?

Duration:00:26:59