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On Doors and Redemption: Sean Joyner learns a lesson in the aisles of Home Depot

In a fit of frustration, Sean Joyner punched through his bedroom door, setting off a chain of events that would transform his perspective on life. What started as a quest for redemption turned into an eye-opening exploration of doors as more than mere barriers. Discover how measuring a door for replacement became a catalyst for personal growth, opening his eyes to the intricacies of architecture and transforming the way he perceives the world around him.

Dark Social and the Crucial Role of Marketing in AEC Industries

Over time, the AEC industries have struggled through the evolution of marketing strategies, moving from a historical aversion to advertising to slowly embracing modern, diverse marketing techniques. We’ll explore the historical context, the importance of marketing, the emerging role of content creation in the AEC industries, and the significance of Dark Social.

Depression-Proof Architecture Firms: Lessons for the Modern Era

In a recent episode of “Build Smart,” Patrick MacLeamy, FAIA shared the fascinating origins of HOK, an international architecture firm that has left an indelible mark on the industry. With a focus on George Hellmuth, the founding father of HOK, and the visionary principles he crafted to create what he called a “depression-proof” architecture firm, let’s explore these principles and analyze how they remain relevant and applicable in today’s ever-evolving architectural landscape.

The Path to Sustainable Urban Planning: 10 Reasons Why Livable Neighborhoods Matter

In the discussion of urban planning, the concepts of livable neighborhoods and sustainable urban development have become increasingly vital. These ideas find their roots in the pioneering work of Jane Jacobs, an influential urbanist, activist, and author. In this article, based on a recent episode of ‘She Builds’ podcast, we will explore the top 10 reasons why livable neighborhoods are crucial to shaping a viable future for our world. By focusing on the principles and life work of Jane Jacobs, we can pave the way for more sustainable and vibrant cities.


10 Tips for Seamlessly Integrating Personal Stories into Architectural and Development Projects

Incorporating personal stories into architectural and development projects can transform a space from mundane to extraordinary. A recent ‘Tangible Remnants’ podcast episode sheds light on the power of storytelling in architecture. By harnessing the emotional depth and human connection offered by personal narratives, architects and developers can create spaces that resonate with people on a profound level. In this post, we’ll explore the top 10 tips on how to better incorporate your own stories into your architectural and development projects.

Evgeniy Surzhan

Ready to Elevate Your Architecture Game?: Learn to streamline your firm with these easy business hacks

In the fast-paced world of architecture and construction, efficiency and effectiveness are paramount. Architects and builders constantly strive to deliver exceptional projects while managing complex tasks, budgets, and timelines. Fortunately, there are strategies and resources available that can help streamline your business operations, making it more productive and profitable. Today, we’ll explore key insights from a recent episode of the EntreArchitect Podcast and discuss how you can optimize your architectural or building firm.

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