Category Archives: Podcast Episodes

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 […]

Are you open to Criticism?

http://traffic.libsyn.com/whitewashstudio/65_WhitewashStudio-Episode-065-Critisim.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSWe don’t always take criticism well. I know I struggle with it. I get wrapped up in the connection with my self worth and the value of my work. It becomes a reflection of who I am. What I’m capable of. […]

Yes will cost you.

http://traffic.libsyn.com/whitewashstudio/64_WhitewashStudio-Episode-064-Yes_Cost_You.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSI don’t want this to come across the wrong way, but you have to start saying no. You have to say no to the wrong things. To things that go against your values. Things that disrupt your Architectural process. Things that […]

Starving Artist is mindset

http://traffic.libsyn.com/whitewashstudio/63_WhitewashStudio-Episode-063-Money.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSArchitects don’t have to be starving artist. Artist don’t even have to be staring artist. It’s upsetting when I hear about Architects working for pennies. The story of the starving artist is ingrained in some of us. We’re told, if you […]

Illustrate your client’s story

http://traffic.libsyn.com/whitewashstudio/62_WhitewashStudio-Episode-062-Illustration.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSYou’ve met with your client and discovered all the answers to your questions. You’re now tasked at designing a space that meets your clients goals. Solves a particular problem. If you don’t have a clear vision on your clients goals go […]

Are you really listening to your clients?

http://traffic.libsyn.com/whitewashstudio/61_WhitewashStudio-Episode-061-Empathetic_Listening.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSWho is your client? This is important to know. Who are they? What are their struggles? What are their fears and what provides joy? We struggle with asking the hard questions when it comes to our clients. We don’t dig deep […]

Home

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. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Marc Sawyer (@wwsarchitecture) on Oct 20, 2019 at 3:07am PDT […]

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 […]