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Stadiums | Mercedes-Benz Stadium

What will future stadiums look like? Licensed engineer...architect...AND LEED BD+C certified professional, Erleen Hatfield, PE, AIA, Managing Partner of the Hatfield Group, joins us to discuss structural engineering, stadiums, and her work on the Atlanta Falcons Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Francisco Gonzalez Pulido, from FGP Atelier, shares his experience designing the Diablos Stadium in Mexico City. We also play "What Was That Like?!," asking what is like going to your first job interview?...


Net Zero Energy Buildings

As 2020 and 2030 rapidly approach, Net Zero is one of the biggest topics in the building industry. Kelly Lieu, Senior Consultant and Account Manager for the Southern California region at Ei Companies, joins the show for an enlightening conversation about what it means, code milestones, rating systems, the war between electricity and gas, key concepts to consider, and how to best execute your next project! Amir Rezaei, from Cannon Design, helps us out, providing his insight into high...


Cannabis Facilities

We tackle the controversial, complex, and rapidly evolving industry of cannabis...and its history will definitely spark a conversation, maybe even shock you. We also discuss issues and considerations for the various facility types: dispensary, grow, and extraction. Anthony Winston III, of Winston Engineering, helps us out by sharing his expertise in mechanical and electrical engineering. Lastly, Jason and Michelle are quizzed on their cannabis knowledge in a game sponsored by


The Slow Space Movement

Mette Aamodt, co-founder of Aamodt/Plumb and the Slow Space Movement, joins the show to discuss the Slow Space Movement - inspired by the Slow Food Movement. We discuss costs, process, application to large-scale home builders, and benefits to users and greater society. We also play "What Was That Like?!," asking what was it like to hire your first employee? Project Spotlights: Schindler House by Rudolph M. Schindler | West Hollywood, CA Grand Central Terminal by I. C. Buckhout | New York, NY...


Evolution of Architecture III

We conclude our 3-part miniseries with Mark R. LePage of EntreArchitect and Eric Reinholdt of 30X40 Design Workshop to continue the conversation on the evolution of architecture. We discuss what an architect does, the evolution of education, product development, remote work culture, living (and working) on your own terms, what the future will look like, and we play "What Was That Like?!," asking what was it like to be an intern? ... And Lance Cayko of F9 Productions also shares his...


Evolution of Architecture II

In part 2 of our 3-part miniseries, Dimitrius sits down with Evan Troxel of Archispeak Podcast & HMC Architects and Anthony Laney of Laney LA to continue the conversation on the evolution of architecture. We define what an architect does, discuss education, explore architectural software, highlight the evolution of the practice, share the best and worst of the business, ponder what the future will look like, and we play "What Was That Like?!," asking what was it like having your first all...


Evolution of Architecture I

Season two kicks off with part 1 of a 3-part miniseries! Dimitrius sits down with Dezeen's Emerging Architect of 2018, Chris Precht of Precht, Architizer's Emerging Firm of the Year, to discuss the state of architecture, define what an architect does, highlight societal concerns for architects to address, explore architecture's relevance to the public, and we play "What Was That Like?!," asking what was it like to get your first project? Project Spotlights: The High Line by James Corner...


Season 2 Preview

Season 2 Preview! We discuss what we've been up to over the break and what we have planned for this season and beyond! Show Music: Intro - "Keep Calm and Chill" from Soundroll Outro - "As Real as it Gets" by Matt Large Album artwork: Photo by Inzmam Khan from Pexels



An explosive growth of the craft brewing industry has resulted in comparable growth in commercial space being used for brewing. In this LIVE recorded episode, we are on location at Four Sons Brewing in Huntington Beach, CA to celebrate our first year anniversary, help raise funds for HomeAid OC, and discuss breweries! Evan Miles, a Project Manager at Home Aid OC, sits down with us to briefly highlight HomeAid, and Duke and Deven, of Four Sons Brewing, join the show to discuss more about the...



Airports are one of the most complex building types in the industry due to the extensive facilities and systems it must accommodate. Ben Regnier, Senior Associate at Gensler, joins the show to share his expertise. In this episode we discuss the evolution of airports and aviation, design and construction considerations, and a future of airport design focused on elevating the passenger experience. Show Music: Intro - "Funky Suspense" from History - "Enigmatic" from...


Graffiti/Street Art

The controversial art form of Graffiti has grown from its outlaw past to be an accepted element in beautifying some urban communities. Danni Simpson, commercial and street artist, of Danni Simpson Art joins the show to discuss her style and inspiration, participation in the movement and experience of a renewed relationship between graffiti/street art, municipalities and the building industry. Show Music: Intro - "Funky Suspense" from History - "Enigmatic" from...



Urban population growth and the dependence on transportation has reached a point where 30 to 60% of urban areas are taken by roads and parking lots. Subsequently, mobility issues have exponentially increased. Brandon Reyes P.E., Project Manager at Michael Baker International joins the show to discuss changes in transportation on the horizon and how they may affect the future of spaces we occupy every day. Project Spotlights: The Boring Company's Tunnel Under Los Angeles Show Music: Intro -...


Haunted Spaces I

In the spirit of Halloween, Spaces Podcast presents the first edition of "Haunted Spaces." In this episode we highlight the Hotel Monte Vista in Flagstaff, Arizona and its collection of horrifying guests. Show Music: "Night of Chaos" Kevin MacLeod ( Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License "Ossuary 6 - Air" Kevin MacLeod ( Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License...


Multifamily + Affordable Housing

Multifamily housing has historically been an affordable housing solution, however, rising land values, housing policy and slow growth has even impacted its affordability. In this episode, David Senden, Principal and Board of Governors member of KTGY Architecture + Planning joins us to discuss project complexities and issues, political and societal changes, trends, and potential solutions to alleviate the housing crisis. Project Spotlights: Re-Habit | R+D Project by KTGY Architecture +...


Fitness Gym

Almost 75% of Millennials and Generation Z are willing to pay extra for sustainable offerings! This willingness will play a major role in the future of gym design and operations, especially if your workout can generate electricity. Yes, you read that right...generate your own electricity! Matt Thorsen, Product Manager at Sportsart joins the show to highlight the ECO POWR fitness line and discuss current and future trends in gym design and construction. Project Spotlights: Reebok/Gensler Gas...


Tech Revolution

In 10 short years, tech investments in the building industry have increased from $4.5 million to $1.38 billion annually! In this episode we discuss products and technologies that are changing the industry today and in the near future. We highlight wearable technology, management software, robots & drones, blockchain, social media marketing, VR & AR, and the implications of design software advancements. Google and Tesla and Amazon, oh my! Show Music: Intro - "Funky Suspense" from...



Buildings today cause 39% of CO2 emissions in the US. If you have not heard of LEED and or WELL, today's episode is a great intro into these industry design standards that are shifting buildings to healthier and more human-centric spaces. We discuss environmental and green building history, LEED and WELL basics, industry perception, issues and potential value. Project Spotlights: Operation Smile Global Headquarters | Virginia Beach, VA American Society of Interior Designer | Washington DC...


Career Planning in the Building Industry

Ever wonder what it's like to be an architect, engineer, developer or contractor? In today's episode we welcome our guest Puneet Comar, Director of Land Development, US West of IBI Group to join our discussion on career planning in the building industry. Through this discussion we'll discuss what attracted us to the industry, salary expectations, educational requirements, critical business issues to be addressed in the near future, licensing tips and what to consider when evaluating career...



A national conversation about housing is coming to the forefront. In this episode we explore how we may have gotten here. We discuss current issues of affordability, potential causes - labor shortage, rising land and material costs, immigration - and potential solutions now and in the future. Show Music: Intro - "Funky Suspense" from History - "Enigmatic" from Audio Clips: "The Feudal System and the Domesday Book," by ClickView and "The Disturbing History of...



Humans, throughout history, have had an innate desire to reach for the sky. Today we explored the avenue to do so via skyscrapers. We highlight the history, explore the economics of their development, and discuss trends of safety and innovation that have allowed these buildings to reach new heights! We pose the question, "How relevant are skyscrapers to Millennials?"... and find out Dimitrius' Top 5 movies with skyscrapers. Project Spotlights: Home Insurance Building by William Le Baron...