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http://traffic.libsyn.com/whitewashstudio/60_WhitewashStudio-Episode-060-Home.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSThere are a lot of places that can symbolize home for us. We can have more than one place that’s considered home. I have my home here in the city but I also have the home I grew up in. A […]

Guessing?

http://traffic.libsyn.com/whitewashstudio/59_WhitewashStudio-Episode-059-Guessing.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSYou never want to be guessing or making assumptions when it comes to client work. In architecture there are a lot of questions you need to be asking. Get the answers you need to be successful with the project. View this […]

Form follows Function

http://traffic.libsyn.com/whitewashstudio/58_WhitewashStudio-Episode-058-Form.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSAs Architects we hear this all the time. Form follows function. Remember those phrases that stand out from Architecture school. Burned in your mind. This one is the most popular. Let’s dig into what it means. Don’t design Architecture for beauty […]

Expectations

http://traffic.libsyn.com/whitewashstudio/57_WhitewashStudio-Episode-057-Expectations.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSAnytime we start something new we are going to have expectations. They could be good or bad. Depending on your outlook on the project. What we have to do as architects is not only take our expectations into account but take […]

Communicate as a Designer

http://traffic.libsyn.com/whitewashstudio/56_WhitewashStudio-Episode-056-Drawing.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSOne of the most important skills you can build as an architect is the ablitiy to drawing by hand. When I think of the ability to draw, I don’t mean realistic amazing works of art. I mean communicative drawing. View this […]

Don’t add unnecessary complexity

http://traffic.libsyn.com/whitewashstudio/55_WhitewashStudio-Episode-055-Complexity.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSI want to talk about something I do a lot. It tends to paralyze me. It keeps me from moving forward on a project or goal because what’s out in front of me looks too hard. I’m talking about complexity. View […]

Backup your work

http://traffic.libsyn.com/whitewashstudio/54_WhitewashStudio-Episode-054-Backup.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSI almost don’t like to talk about things like this for fear of jinxing myself. But I want to mention backing up your work. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Marc Sawyer (@wwsarchitecture) on Sep 8, 2019 at […]

Attitude is Everything

http://traffic.libsyn.com/whitewashstudio/53_WhitewashStudio-Episode-052-Attitude.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSI wanted to talk about attitude and how important it is to your work as an architect. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Marc Sawyer (@wwsarchitecture) on Sep 2, 2019 at 10:23am PDT As architects we’re often thought […]

Writing Habit

I see a man on a corner. He’s waving at something. The building that used to be there next to him is demolished. The intersection looks barren. This is what came to me during my writing session. I was writing to see if something would strike me. To keep me writing. Getting words on the […]