The Second Studio Podcast: Worth of Structure
The Second Studio (previously The Midnight Charette) is an specific podcast about design, structure, and the on a regular basis. Hosted by Architects David Lee and Marina Bourderonnet, it options completely different artistic professionals in unscripted conversations that permit for considerate takes and private discussions.
Quite a lot of topics are lined with honesty and humor: some episodes are interviews, whereas others are ideas for fellow designers, critiques of buildings and different tasks, or informal explorations of on a regular basis life and design. The Second Studio can also be accessible on iTunes, Spotify, and YouTube.
This week David and Marina of FAME Structure & Design talk about their keep on the Lighthus, a trip rental residence designed by Peripherie Design Studio’s William Liow, AIA. The 2 cowl the design of the house, the worth of structure, speaking to shoppers, what architects do, and extra.
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Highlights & Timestamps
(00:00) Acoustics, fountains, and flooring
(15:13) Appreciating how up to date structure is created
(21:20) The worth of structure
You see quite a lot of houses which have loopy a monetary worth hooked up to them… and I don’t perceive the place the precise worth is. […] Sure, a home has a monetary worth related to it, however principally it’s imagined to help how you reside on a day-to-day foundation and be good at doing that, in any other case, it’s not a home.
Sadly a lot of the houses are crap. Not simply when it comes to development high quality, but additionally when it comes to the way it makes you are feeling and the way it performs as a machine for residing. What meaning is most individuals have solely skilled that, in order that they don’t really know what it feels wish to be in an area that was nicely designed. It turns into very tough to convey that to any person since you’re to promote them one thing that haven’t felt but and also you nearly have to expertise it.
(27:27) Speaking structure.
(41:47) The cultural worth of structure
In class, you’re taught to consider structure as an important a part of society and tradition, and that as an architect you’re producing issues that contribute to each. So structure is an expression of up to date tradition, a criticism of tradition, and a method to advance tradition. Take into consideration that. Most training architects, who perhaps simply do good easy homes, have that seed of thought planted of their minds from after they have been in class. As soon as that concept will get in there, it by no means leaves and each architect aspires to that. However that a part of structure and designers that’s most likely the least well-known amongst shoppers seeking to rent an architect.
Take a look at The Second Studio Podcast’s earlier editions.