Inspiration for the Designer On the Go

Posted by Pete Hicks on 11/25/15 11:39 AM  |  3 min read time

Whether you’re traveling by car, plane, train, or even hoverboard this holiday season, we have a great lineup of podcasts to refuel your imagination. And if you’re staying closer to home, don’t worry, these inspirational episodes are the perfect way to gain new perspectives on design no matter where you are.

From left to right, Architects Steve Alden, Dylan Chappell, Michael Timcheck, and Ali Honarkar, Business of Creativity participants From left to right, Architects Steve Alden, Dylan Chappell, Michael Timcheck, and Ali Honarkar, some of our Business of Creativity participants

The Business of Creativity: Staying Creative in Your Firm
Whether making decisions about which projects to accept, driving a project's evolution, or delivering a design they're proud to put their names on, architects balance it all. Is it easy? Certainly not. Listen to how three architects deliver on these requirements to end up with more than just a predictable solution. Participants: Steve Alden, AIA, NCARB, Architect, Vectorworks, Inc.; Ali Honarkar, Owner, Division1 Architects; Michael Timcheck, AIA, Director, The M Group Architects + Interior Architects; and Dylan Chappell, AIA, Architect, Dylan Chappell Architects

The Business of Creativity: Expanding the Territory of Design with BIM, Part 1
BIM isn't just about the integrity of coordinated architectural documentation; it is a platform for elevating your creative expression. Learn from two renowned architects as they discuss their philosophies about BIM and the building arts. Participants: Richard Garber, AIA, Partner, GRO Architects, Director, NJIT School of Architecture and François Lévy, AIA, Principal, Lévy Kohlhaas Architecture

The Business of Creativity: Expanding the Territory of Design with BIM, Part 2
Listen in as architects turned authors share insights about design, building technology, and the state of architectural education. Their perspectives combine to reveal surprising conclusions about the impact of technology on creativity. Participants: Richard Garber, AIA, Partner, GRO Architects, Director, NJIT School of Architecture and François Lévy, AIA, Principal, Lévy Kohlhaas Architecture

The Business of Creativity: New School Architecture?
The spatial attributes of an educational institution can have a profound effect on the quality of the learning experience. Learn how to approach design for education’s sake as two architects discuss everything from the school’s location within a community to how the layout of classrooms, hallways, and central functions must be considered in order to achieve an environment that promotes academic success. Participants: Stan Rostas, AIA, IIDA, LEED AP BD+C, Founding Principal at Shook Kelley and Chad Hamilton, AIA, LEED AP, Principal at Hamilton+Aitken Architects

Want more? Check out our Inspiration page for continuing education webinars and the full Business of Creativity videos, and read case studies about firms transforming the world with Vectorworks software.

Topics: Architecture, Chad Hamilton, Education, François Lévy, New School Architecture, resources, Richard Garber, Stan Rostas, Steve Alden, The Business of Creativity, Ali Honarkar, BIM, Community, Dylan Chappell, Expanding the Territory of Design with BIM, inspiration, Michael Timcheck, podcasts, Staying Creative In Your Firm

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