Stress and the value of an architect

British architect Debbie Bentley explains the emotional aspects of renovations and the value of hiring an architect. 

Episode Recap

  • Many people underestimate the full psychological impact of renovating their house
  • Financial issues will be raised
  • What is the value of an architect? 

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About this episode’s guest

Debbie Bentley is an architect living in Carlisle MA. From her Houzz profile: Transition I Space focuses on designing sustainable buildings that integrate landscape and architecture to create a peaceful relaxing spaces to inhabit. Every project is unique, designed to reflect the land and environment it sits in and the requirements and budget of the client. I have worked on projects that range in size from small meaningful renovations and additions that transform your home, to estate design and palaces for kings, ( in the Middle East).

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Thanks to Ray Bernoff, the editor of the show.

The music is Blueberry Festival Footrace by David Fisher and performed by Hanneke Cassel

Cover Art by Sam White

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