All posts by thomasmsawyer

Process

http://traffic.libsyn.com/whitewashstudio/74_WhitewashStudio-Episode-074-Process.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSIs your process written down and is it fluid? We should always be refining our process for creating and designing architecture. In order to create a process. One that allows you and your clients to have the most success with each […]

Are your clients making a mistake?

http://traffic.libsyn.com/whitewashstudio/73_WhitewashStudio-Episode-073-Mistake.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSIs it the right time for them to be renovating their house? Do they have other parts of their life together? I try to figure this out all the time. Is a renovation what they should be doing right now? Or […]

Having trouble coming up with ideas?

http://traffic.libsyn.com/whitewashstudio/72_WhitewashStudio-Episode-072-Trouble_with_ideas.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSHaving trouble coming up with designs? You have to start drawing. I know it feels strange to start drawing without knowing what you’re going to draw. You have to break the tension you have with the page. You look at the […]

The Unknown

http://traffic.libsyn.com/whitewashstudio/71_WhitewashStudio-Episode-071-Unknown.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSThe unknown is the scariest part of architecture. Things will arise later and derail the momentum of the project if the question is not asked now. Assumptions you made will spring up and try to correct themselves. Those are the things […]

Think like an Architect

http://traffic.libsyn.com/whitewashstudio/70_WhitewashStudio-Episode-070-Theory.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSThere are two kinds of Architecture schools. Practical based and theory based. When people ask me what architecture school was like, I usually say the school I went to was very theory based. Meaning all the day to day the business […]

Architecture School

http://traffic.libsyn.com/whitewashstudio/69_WhitewashStudio-Episode-069-School.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSI’ve been hearing a lot lately about schools. How they’re overpriced. How they don’t prepare you. How you rack up debt for no reason. How you can do without college for some of today’s jobs. Architecture isn’t one of them. View […]

The key to becoming a professional

http://traffic.libsyn.com/whitewashstudio/68_WhitewashStudio-Episode-068-Responsibility.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSResponsibility. The key to becoming a professional. Being an Architect that your clients respect. The expert. The one people depend on. The key to all of that is to take responsibility for everything that happens during your projects. View this post […]

I’m on a Quest

http://traffic.libsyn.com/whitewashstudio/67_WhitewashStudio-Episode-067-Quest.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSVR has not fully arrived. It’s available to the elite crowd. It’s clunky, difficult and expensive if you want to take advantage of the out of the box solutions. There are several companies that have jumped on the release of the […]

People

http://traffic.libsyn.com/whitewashstudio/66_WhitewashStudio-Episode-066-People.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSWe’re working and designing for people. It’s not just us out there. The clients are people. The inhabitants are people. They have emotions and feelings, and we have to expect complications. People are hard to read. Difficult to understand and impossible […]