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First Aired - 08/13/2009 08:00PM Download MP3 (Full Episode)
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This week on Burning Down The House, host Curtis B. Wayne is joined by an expert panel of aspiring "master architects". They discuss the relationships and responsibilities between designers, contractors, builders, and clients.
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Shop architects, Bill Sharples, Chris Sharples, Corey Sharples, Roderick L Knox, production, construction, critiquing tradition, Columbia University, www.shoparc.com, executing design, post structuralism, Bernard Tschumi, materials, manufacturers warranty, legalities, fabricators, developing designs from the ground up, deep immersion in history of design, visionary passion, good liberal arts education, holistic approach, theology, philosophy, comparative religion, art history, internships, eight years of education required to be a licensed architecture, architecture is a lifelong learning experience, renaissance education, school debt, structural engineer, recession, starving artists attitude, Wall St., graphic design, historian, fine arts, managing egos, abroad experience, drawing on different skill sets, printmaking, Dickinson College, some tools prevent creative aspirations, drawing as a tool, computers, 3D drawing, modeling, carpenters, Greenport, Long Island, budgeting, public bid, carousel house, creating a visualization device to convey the intricacies of design, painting, calking, crude technology, graphic projection, mechanical drawing, drafting, Cooper Union, vocational education, ingredients inspire creation, knowing the possibilities of materials,
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building models, Philip Johnson, if making buildings is so much fun, who would want to go on vacation, walking around with a mason square, liability issues, insurance, transparency, aesthetics, Howard Hughes, razzle dazzle, form follows performance, political issues, cultural, zoning issues, art deco model, financially viable plans, Michael Graves, zinc, shadow drawings, John Ruskin, cathedral, organic form, variations, Hong Kong, balconies, playing with the standard sheet size, roofing contractors, putting a puzzle together, Houston St & Mulberry St, Puck Building, computer assisted design, porterhouse, buildings live in their environment, Rudolf Steiner, craftsmanship, architects have an obligation to the public, leeway to take liberties, Pre-Raphaelite, separating architects from builders, contextuality,
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practicing architecture is almost painful, simplicity can be confusing, leaving leeway for adjustments, you can't expect competent construction from drawings anymore, communication, money is made on complexity, working more than necessary on a project, AIA guidelines, seeing a job all the way through has become a dream, offering clients integrity, construction administration, The American Institute of Architects, the built environment, speaking on the clients terms, clients don't want to hear the truth, one of 10 projects you design get built, cost concern, self serving approach doesn't work, Frank Lloyd Wright, George Costanza, Tom Hanks, Woody Harrelson, Indecent Proposal, Charles Bronson, Richard Gere, Howard Rourke, asking a client; what doesn't work for you?, single family houses, how it's built doesn't matter, except when it's the only thing that matters, apropos, looking at other industries and how they operate, Air Space Industry, measurement tolerance, Kelly Johnson, no nonsense architecture, British Museum, Yale, wood paneling, six story yellow brick warehouse, Bugatti,

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First Aired - 10/29/2009 08:00PM Download MP3 (Full Episode)
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Curtis B. Wayne talks with guest Jake Alspector about the new masters and what they can collectively do about taking responsibility for the entire process of creating the built environment
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the legacy of Charles Gwanthley, golden handcuffs, white buildings, natural materials, Richard Meyer, the Eisenman house in Vermont had to be restored, the aesthetic goals outweighed everything else, constructability, pragmatics, this is not a new argument, flat arches, slanted arch bricks, these buildings have lasted 150+ years, there is a show at Cooper on the history of architectural drawing, 7th st between 4rd and 4th ave, Roberta's, temporary dirt track, low performance motorcycle race, color theory, the more natural light the lighter the color should be, how can we reclaim the title of master builders?, architecture is all inclusive, embracing that concept, modeling for the physical world, Colin Rowe, architect talk isolates us from the public, Terry Gilliam, Bob Siegel, The Smith House, a pristine pavilion that lives in a world without weather, practice vs. praxis, caring about materials lead to fabulous expressions of cast iron structure, Houghten Gallery, feng shui, calculus takes aggregations of data and systematizes it to come to a mean string of data, the mathematics of the ideal villa,

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First Aired - 06/16/2011 04:30PM Download MP3 (Full Episode)

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