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Designing a world-class architecture firm

John Caulfield interviews Patrick MacLeamy, the former CEO of the national architecture firm HOK. MacLeamy talks about his new book, “Designing a World-Class Architecture Firm,” and shares his insights about the industry, past and present.

Patrick was with HOK for 50 years.

This Week's Segments

This week on The Weekly show, BD+C editors spoke…

This week on The Weekly show, BD+C editors spoke with leaders from KTGY Architecture + Planning, LS3P, and Omgivning on three topics:

  • Universal design in multifamily housing
  • Back to campus: What's working, what's not
  • Reimagining urban spaces: Making the old and tired new again

 

BD+C's John Caulfield interviews Karin Liljegren…

BD+C's John Caulfield interviews Karin Liljegren of the L.A.-based architecture firm Omgivning, which has recently released reports on adaptive reuse for workplaces, multifamily, and urban reprogramming.

Karin explains how empty or excess shopping malls, big boxes, ground-floor retail, and light industrial could be put to better use, and even makes the provocative claim that offices and restaurants have commonalities

With higher education now back to campus, it's…

With higher education now back to campus, it's time to assess the health and safety measures that the nation's colleges and universities put in place in response to the coronavirus outbreak.

Shawn Moorehead Sowers, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Higher Education Practice Leader with LS3P, talks with BD+C's David Barista about how the higher ed sector is handling on-campus learning during COVID.

BD+C's Robert Cassidy interviews Manny Gonzalez,…

BD+C's Robert Cassidy interviews Manny Gonzalez, FAIA, Principal with KTGY Architecture + Planning, on universal design in multifamily housing, based on Gonzalez's AIA CES course: 16 Things You Should Know About Universal Design

This week on The Weekly show, BD+C editors spoke…

This week on The Weekly show, BD+C editors spoke with leaders from KTGY Architecture + Planning, LS3P, and Omgivning on three topics:

  • Universal design in multifamily housing
  • Back to campus: What's working, what's not
  • Reimagining urban spaces: Making the old and tired new again

 

BD+C's John Caulfield interviews Karin Liljegren…

BD+C's John Caulfield interviews Karin Liljegren of the L.A.-based architecture firm Omgivning, which has recently released reports on adaptive reuse for workplaces, multifamily, and urban reprogramming.

Karin explains how empty or excess shopping malls, big boxes, ground-floor retail, and light industrial could be put to better use, and even makes the provocative claim that offices and restaurants have commonalities

With higher education now back to campus, it's…

With higher education now back to campus, it's time to assess the health and safety measures that the nation's colleges and universities put in place in response to the coronavirus outbreak.

Shawn Moorehead Sowers, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Higher Education Practice Leader with LS3P, talks with BD+C's David Barista about how the higher ed sector is handling on-campus learning during COVID.

BD+C's Robert Cassidy interviews Manny Gonzalez,…

BD+C's Robert Cassidy interviews Manny Gonzalez, FAIA, Principal with KTGY Architecture + Planning, on universal design in multifamily housing, based on Gonzalez's AIA CES course: 16 Things You Should Know About Universal Design

This week on The Weekly show, BD+C editors spoke…

This week on The Weekly show, BD+C editors spoke with leaders from HOK, Thornton Tomasetti, and ZGF Architects on three topics: 

  • Diversity and inclusion in the design profession
  • Artificial intelligence for building facade inspections
  • How to design a world-class architecture firm
Robert Cassidy interviews Camilla Watson, IIDA,…

Robert Cassidy interviews Camilla Watson, IIDA, and Dana Forfylow, both of ZGF Architects, about their role in the ZGF "Diversity & Inclusion Action Group," and its 5-point plan to address racial, ethnic, gender, and sexual orientation issues, both at the firm and in the larger design community.

David Barista talks with Badri Hiriyur, PhD, and…

David Barista talks with Badri Hiriyur, PhD, and Grant McCullagh from Thornton Tomasetti about the launch of the firm's latest AEC software tool, T2D2.

The software as a service (SaaS) platform uses artificial intelligence (computer vision powered by deep learning) to identify and assess damage and deterioration to building envelopes and structures through images.

This week on The Weekly show, BD+C editors spoke…

This week on The Weekly show, BD+C editors spoke with leaders from Buro Happold, FXCollaborative, Perkins and Will, Phelps Construction, and Statue of Liberty–Ellis Island Foundation on three timely topics:

  • Lessons from the award-winning Statue of Liberty Museum project
  • Designing for emotional learning in K-12 schools amid COVID-19
  • Assessing Los Angeles County's vulnerability to climate change
BD+C's Robert Cassidy interviews Steve Briganti,…

BD+C's Robert Cassidy interviews Steve Briganti, President, and CEO of the Statue of Liberty–Ellis Island Foundation; Nick Garrison, Partner, FXCollaborative; and Doug Phelps, President, Phelps Construction, on the design and construction of the Statue of Liberty Museum, which won a Gold Award in Building Design+Construction's 2020 "Building Team Awards."

BD+C's David Barista talks with Kami Kinkaid,…

BD+C's David Barista talks with Kami Kinkaid, LEED AP, Associate Principal and K-12 Education Leader with Perkins and Will, about how schools are handling "back to school" this fall, including design measures that support emotional learning and small cohort curriculum.

BD+C's John Caulfield speaks with Sabrina…

BD+C's John Caulfield speaks with Sabrina Bornstein of Buro Happold, which is leading a climate vulnerability assessment team for Los Angeles County. 

John Caulfield interviews Patrick MacLeamy, the…

John Caulfield interviews Patrick MacLeamy, the former CEO of the national architecture firm HOK. MacLeamy talks about his new book, “Designing a World-Class Architecture Firm,” and shares his insights about the industry, past and present.

Patrick was with HOK for 50 years.