The Pride Road Architects Podcast

The Pride Road Architects Podcast

Pride Road is the UK's Architectural Practice Franchise. We are leading the flexible working movement for Architects. Here on this podcast, we talk about the business of Architecture, the RIBA, marketing, sales, running your own practice, start-up, flexible working, women in architecture, career development, and more! We help architects get the architecture business they're dreaming of, with the added support from a trusted and experienced brand.

Episodes

August 17, 2021 26 min

Architecture in the Den: with Landscape Architect Nicola Phillips

 

https://youtu.be/rUSACFseF6c

 

NICOLA JAYNE LANDSCAPE DESIGN LTD is an independent landscape design consultancy based in Stockport, Cheshire. Specialising in residential landscape design from inception, planning submission to detailed design.

 

We have extensive experience in the residential sector from one dwelling up to designing the green infrastructure fo...

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Gregory Cowan works as a freelance academic, and is currently developing programmes for The Architects Coach, based on more than thirty years of international experience in practice, undergraduate and postgraduate education, and continuing professional development education for architects. He supervises doctoral research and teaches at the University of Wales Trinity St David, Institute of Inner City Learning. An Australian Londone...

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Tim Clark DipArch (Bartlett UCL); RIBA; MA (York); M.ASCE; MCIArb; FRAS; Hon.FICWCI; FCIEA; GSAS CGP (Sustainability All Sectors).

Tim is a licensed Architect in New York and California, registered with ARB London and in Bavaria, where he now lives. His pioneering work at the University of York to enable health-sector Architects to become CEOs, led to Professorships at Queens University Belfast and at the University of Yaounde in ...

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Roger Wu is currently the Executive Director, Project Development, of Haw Par Music Foundation Limited (HPMF), a not-for-profit organisation set up to oversee the operations of Haw Par Music - a centre for cross-culture exchange through music, heritage and the arts based in the revitalised Haw Par Mansion in Tai Hang, Hong Kong. Roger was also the Chief Curator or the 2019/2020 Hong Kong Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture. 

 

Prio...

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Ming Cheng is an architect, town planner, urban designer and educator with over 20 years of professional experience practicing as an architect and urbanist. He worked on a diverse range of projects both in the UK, the US and overseas, from one-off urban infill housing project on behalf of Islington Council, school and cultural projects in England, regeneration of the dockyards in Cardiff, Town Hall campus regeneration masterplan fo...

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About Dimitrij

Registered & chartered architect. I research, imagine, design, invent, construct, tinker, consult, explore & solve puzzles!!

Sometimes I sketch, film, build physical & digital models.?

Ultimately designing experiences through tangible?environments of landscape & infrastructure.

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YouTube?https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7rC__5YTIzimGV7EXIcAAQ

Instagram?https://www.instagram.com/architect_t.i.q/...

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Louise is a conservation accredited architect at Arup. Louise began her career as an office junior at Purcell architects in York in 2006 where she quickly realised she wanted to be an architect. The next decade saw her choose universities which supported her interest in built heritage, following completion of her Part II, Louise joined the AABC apprenticeship programme to become an accredited conservation architect.

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Louise has ...

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About John Warburton

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I am an ARB registered architect with strong skills in 2D and 3D CAD and BIM applications. I've worked in architecture in the private sector for my whole 43-year career and have experience with practices of all sizes. I've designed and managed projects in the UK and the Middle East. In my time I have had major roles in everything from a small single room domestic extension right through to an Olympi...

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- Where do you find clients in the first place?

- How do you reach out to clients?

- How often do you follow up with people?

- How do you structure your week/month? (how much time do you spend on marketing/business development/doing actual architectural work?

- Charging by the hour/by project/ percentage on the cost of the project?

- What are appropriate rates?

- How do you network?

- How do you exchange ideas with colleague...

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A chat about honing all-important networking skills - what works and how to close the deal.

In earlier podcasts Lisa and her guests have explored the benefits of networking , and how to start to take joy in doing so – networking is one key business skill that often stretches architects out of their comfort zone. So how do you broaden your professional networks?

In this session Lisa and her guest Rachel Bell, of Stride Treglown, w...

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A chat about how architects can make visual communications work for them

 

This podcast is about drawing. Taking an architectural idea and bringing it to life on paper in order to have an open discussion with clients or to ensure colleagues and contractors have a clear and concise understanding of the project. It’s an essential part of the life of a building. Yet the reality is that there are many ways to communicate visually, fr...

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Join in the conversation in the comments…

1. Considering where the profession is at the moment (imminent climate crisis, post-pandemic, bridging the gap between education and practice), why is collaboration important now more than ever?

2. How does collaboration impact the industry?

3. Should collaboration be a greater part of the programme during the university years?

4. What can be done to support a healthier attitude towards...

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Join in the conversation in the comments….

Do you think the work / life balance is improving?

Does being a parent affect your chances of success within a company?

Would you advise females to have a career within the construction industry, given the current flexibility?

Does being a parent benefit you work in anyway?

 

Pride Road Franchise grew out of Founder Lisa Raynes’ refusal to accept that there was only one way for a wom...

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Architecture in the Den: Serious Play with Pablo Apolinar

aka the awesome Lego journey taken by two architects 

 

Lego is one of those toys that is ubiquitous in schools, early years settings and the homes of young children.  The name itself derives from the Danish phrase leg godt which translates as ‘play-well’. And in the hands of a young Pablo Apolinar, an amazing journey began with these bricks, put simply Lego had an influe...

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Hi I am Roxanne Townsend, I usually go by Roxy. I am originally from the Midlands, I studied at Nottingham Trent for Part 1 and the University of the West of England for Part 2 and Part 3. I am now an Architect at Stride Treglown in Bristol, I am part of the schools team and I design secondary schools. Alongside my role as an Architect I am also a LandAid Ambassador, RIBA Mentor and FFT (Forum for Tomorrow) committee member. I have...

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Architects work notoriously long hours, so much so that when you calculate an hourly rate, it doesn’t go very far.  So what steps could you take to make sure your time is valued by others as much as it is worth to you?

Host Lisa and her guest Dominic Hailey have about 40 years’ experience of the business of architecture between them.  Tune in to hear them chat about how to make money as an architect and share their tips on how to ...

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Tune in to hear Lisa and Catherine reflect on how their careers have developed, and their tips on getting the best out of working with colleagues and for clients.

 

Listening is a crucial ingredient for building healthy relationship which nourish strong leadership and thriving organizations. If you think this is an overstatement, just think of a recent time when you felt like no one was listening. How did that make you feel? Did ...

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BUY YOUR TICKETS HERE https://www.sarakolata.com/sheroes​ Lisa Raynes and Sara Kolata host an amazing array of Women Architects, join us 12-14th May. In this podcast, Lisa introduces 4 amazing speakers, Graciela Carrillo, Simone De Gale, Lira Luis and Catherine Davis with co-host Sara.

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You've started on the journey to becoming an architect , what road will you choose from here and how will you keep on track?

Rachel, Bethany, Amanda, Adonai, Basma, Naomi and Cindy are the brains behind 1:100 Architecture Podcast, and after completing their degrees in Architecture they started their podcast! It wasn’t what they thought they would be doing after graduation, but the unique timing of finishing RIBA Part 1s just b...

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What are the building blocks for a healthy work/life balance as an architect?  Tune in to hear Lisa  and her guest Sana Tabassum discuss...

The architecture profession has notoriously long hours, and when you calculate the time actually spend in the office this means that highly-qualified professionals are working for minimum wage rates. The years of study becoming an architect also have long hours as standard.

So what options ar...

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