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S03 Episode 20: Ellis Schoichet SAVE
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S03 Episode 20: Ellis Schoiche...

Principal of EASA Architecture

This episode featured Ellis Schoichet, who is the principal of EASA Architecture. EASA Architecture specializes in providing creative Architectural design services with unwavering attention to detail in design, service, and execution. Tom asks Ellis about his early i... READ MORE >

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S03 Episode 19: Gunita Kulikovska SAVE
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S03 Episode 19: Gunita Kulikov...

Founder and CEO of Vividly

In this episode, Tom is joined by Gunita Kulikovska, who is the founder and CEO of Vividly. Gunita is also an architect, a TedX speaker, as well as a strategic designer and curator of creative ideas and projects. She talks, among other things, about growing up in La... READ MORE >

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S03 Episode 18: Rick McPartlin SAVE
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S03 Episode 18: Rick McPartlin

President of The Revenue Game, LLC

This episode’s guest is Rick McPartlin, who is the President of The Revenue Game, LLC. The Revenue Game is a consulting firm dedicated to fundamentally changing the way to generate sales and revenue. Rick helps develop and deploy revenue strategies predictably to d... READ MORE >

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S03 Episode 17: Ron Loyd SAVE
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S03 Episode 17: Ron Loyd

National Sales Manager for KMEW

Tom is joined by Ron Loyd, who is the national sales manager for KMEW. KMEW is the manufacturer of CERACLAD, a leading brand of specialised exterior building products for over 30 years in Japan. Ron talks about working for the family business in building products led... READ MORE >

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S03 Episode 16: Stanley Saitowitz SAVE
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S03 Episode 16: Stanley Saitow...

Principal of Stanley Saitowitz | Natoma Architec...

In this episode, we are joined by Stanley Saitowitz. His San Francisco based firm, Stanley Saitowitz | Natoma Architects Inc, has been in practice for more than 30 years. They have an impressive collection of completed work including interior design, family homes, la... READ MORE >

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S03 Episode 15: Jack Matthews SAVE
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S03 Episode 15: Jack Matthews

Principal of John Matthews Architects

Tom is joined by Jack Matthews, principal of John Matthews Architects and former mayor of San Mateo, California. Jack talks about how his love of art and early memories of helping his contractor grandfather inspired him to become an architect. He also talks about wha... READ MORE >

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S03 Episode 14: Lara Deam SAVE
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S03 Episode 14: Lara Deam

Founder and CEO of Dwell magazine

Tom is joined by Lara Deam, who is the founder and CEO of Dwell Magazine and Dwell Media. Dwell is a guide for living with good design and focuses on both interior and exterior designs. Lara talks about how she was drawn in by the design world and how she came to set... READ MORE >

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S03 Episode 13: Geddes Ulinskas SAVE
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S03 Episode 13: Geddes Ulinska...

Principal of Geddes Ulinskas Architects

In this episode, we are joined by Geddes Ulinskas, Principal of Geddes Ulinskas Architects, which he established in 2005. He has over 20 years experience in residential and commercial design and lots to share with our listeners. Geddes talks about his early inspira... READ MORE >

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S03 Episode 12: Lynn Simon SAVE
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S03 Episode 12: Lynn Simon

Senior Vice President of Thornton Tomasetti

Tom is joined by Lynn Simon, who has more than 20 years experience in the green building industry. She is a green building pioneer and a leading authority in the industry and is consulted on hundreds of LEED projects. Lynn talks about what inspired her to become an a... READ MORE >

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S03 Episode 11: Peter DeMaria SAVE
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S03 Episode 11: Peter DeMaria

Architect and Principal of DeMaria Design Associ...

This episode focuses on Peter DeMaria, architect and principal of DeMaria Design Associates, a creative and innovative design firm offering architecture, planning, branding and interior design services. He shares his philosophy on life and design, from how to change... READ MORE >

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S03 Episode 10: Jon de la Cruz SAVE
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S03 Episode 10: Jon de la Cruz

Owner/Principal of De La Cruz Interior Architect...

In this episode, we are joined by award-winning interior designer Jon de la Cruz who discusses his methods, challenges, the key to the success of De La Cruz Interior Architecture Design, and how he came to win Kitchen of the Year READ MORE >

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S03 Episode 9: Patrick Laidlaw SAVE
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S03 Episode 9: Patrick Laidlaw

Director of Business Development, WAC Lighting

In this episode, we are joined by Patrick Laidlaw, Director of Business Development at WAC Lighting, a technology-driven lighting company that specializes in state of the art LED light engines. Laidlaw discusses WAC's mission toward responsible lighting and where he... READ MORE >

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S03 Episode 8: Cathleen Curl SAVE
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S03 Episode 8: Cathleen Curl

Construction Attorney

In this episode, Tom sits down with Cathleen Curl, Partner, Manos & Curl LLP. Curl specializes in construction law and litigation and construction defects for commercial, residential, and public projects. Curl has represented general contractors, subcontractors, and... READ MORE >

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S03 Episode 7: Russ Naylor SAVE
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S03 Episode 7: Russ Naylor

Founder, NC2 Studio and Owner, BOK Modern

In this episode, Tom is joined by Russ Naylor, AIA and Founding Partner of NC2 Studio and Owner of BŌK Modern. Naylor's work within both companies makes him uniquely aware of the housing and hospitality market places' current design and functionality needs. Naylor d... READ MORE >

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S03 Episode 6: Lou Vasquez SAVE
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S03 Episode 6: Lou Vasquez

Principal, BUILD

In this episode, we are joined by Lou Vasquez, Founding Partner and Managing Director of BUILD, a  multifamily residential development firm. BUILD regularly partners with neighborhoods, private capital, and nonprofits to create urban spaces that benefit the communit... READ MORE >

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S03 Episode 5: Debbie Millman SAVE
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S03 Episode 5: Debbie Millman

Writer and Designer

In this episode, we welcome Debbie Millman, writer, educator, artist, designer, and host of the popular podcast, Design Matters. Named "one of the most influential designers working today" by Graphic Design USA, Millman discusses her early inspirations, how to design... READ MORE >

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S03 Episode 4: Liz Gibbons SAVE
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S03 Episode 4: Liz Gibbons

Mayor, Campbell, California and President, AIA S...

In this episode, Tom welcomes Liz Gibbons, Architect, Mayor of Campbell, California, and President of the American Institute of Architects Silicon Valley. Gibbons discusses her extensive experience working with federal and state legislators to transform her community... READ MORE >

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S03 Episode 3: Lewis Butler SAVE
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S03 Episode 3: Lewis Butler

President of Butler Armsden Architects

In this episode, Tom is joined by Lewis Butler, AIA and President of Butler Armsden Architects, an award-winning, high-end residential firm in San Francisco. The firm, which Butler started with his wife in 1985, specializes in new and remodeled homes throughout North... READ MORE >

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S03 Episode 2: Tobin Dougherty SAVE
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S03 Episode 2: Tobin Dougherty

Principal and Owner, Tobin Architects

In this episode, Tom sits down with Tobin Dougherty, Principal and Owner of Tobin Architects, the firm which he founded in 1977. Dougherty discusses his approach toward residential and commercial designs and how he brings warmth and a sense of comfort to modernism th... READ MORE >

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S03 Episode 1: David Anson SAVE
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S03 Episode 1: David Anson

Principal, Stonelight Tile

In this episode, we are joined by David Anson, Principal of Stonelight Tile, a handcrafted custom tile design firm established in 1920. Stonelight is unique among competitors as it produces titles from original molds from the time of the company's establishment, refe... READ MORE >

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S02 Episode 30: Clarence Mamuyac, Jr. SAVE
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S02 Episode 30: Clarence Mamuy...

President and CEO, ELS Architecture and Urban De...

In this episode, Tom is joined by Clarence Mamuyac, Jr., FAIA, LEED AP BD C, and President/CEO of ELS Architecture & Urban Design. Mamuyac discusses his firm's 45-year mission toward designing public spaces that bring people together. Mamuyac shares how his firm's su... READ MORE >

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S02 Episode 29: Peter Borzak SAVE
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S02 Episode 29: Peter Borzak

CEO and Founder, Pine Tree

In this episode, Tom is joined by Peter Borzak, CEO and Founder of Pine Tree, a leader in the acquisition, development, leasing and management of necessity-based retail properties throughout the United States. Brozak started the firm over 20 years ago and has since o... READ MORE >

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S02 Episode 28: Jeff Wilson SAVE
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S02 Episode 28: Jeff Wilson

Founder and Chairman, Kasita Modular Homes

In this episode, Tom is joined by Jeff Wilson, Founder and Chairman of Kasita, which builds 352-square-foot smart tiny homes that boast the latest technologies. Jeff discusses founding his company and how he temporarily lived inside of a dumpster to help fix the home... READ MORE >

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S02 Episode 27: Paul Wiseman SAVE
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S02 Episode 27: Paul Wiseman

Principal, The Wiseman Group

In this episode, Tom welcomes Paul Wiseman, Principal of The Wiseman Group, one of the country's top interior design firms. Wiseman shares his inspiring journey toward building the legendary firm and how he incorporates a deep commitment to connectivity and authentic... READ MORE >

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S02 Episode 26: Alyosha Verzhbinsky SAVE
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S02 Episode 26: Alyosha Verzhb...

FAIA Principal

In this episode, Tom is joined by Alyosha Verzhbinsky, a building designer whose diverse portfolio encompasses educational, health care and preservation projects. Verzhbinsky discusses his empathetic approach to crafting memorable public interfaces, which has led to... READ MORE >

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S02 Episode 25: Ivar Satero SAVE
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S02 Episode 25: Ivar Satero

Director, San Francisco International Airport

In this episode, Tom welcomes the director of America's seventh-busiest airport, Ivar Satero. Satero discusses his overseeing of the airport's $2.5 billion improvement plan that is set to meet LEED Gold Certification and last 10 years, which will include expansive te... READ MORE >

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S02 Episode 24: Kyle Pickett SAVE
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S02 Episode 24: Kyle Pickett

Managing Principal, Urban Fabrick, Inc.

In this episode, Tom welcomes Kyle Pickett, Managing Principal at Urban Fabrick, Inc. and Executive Director of the William J. Worthen Foundation. Pickett discusses his firm's adjustment to the untimely passing of Bill Worthen FAIA, LEED Fellow, the cutting-edge sust... READ MORE >

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S02 Episode 23: Richard Pollack SAVE
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S02 Episode 23: Richard Pollac...

Architect and Consultant

In this episode, Tom is joined by Richard Pollack, architect and Principal at Pollack Consulting and founder of Pollack Architecture, which he sold in 2012. Pollack now works as a consultant across the architectural, interiors, engineering, and construction industrie... READ MORE >

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S02 Episode 22: Terry Beaubois SAVE
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S02 Episode 22: Terry Beaubois

Architect and Lecturer, Civil and Environmental...

In this episode, Tom is joined by Terry Beaubois, Architect and Lecturer, Civil and Environmental Engineering. Beaubois discusses his advice for budding architects looking to break into the industry and the thrill that is Silicon Valley architecture READ MORE >

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S02 Episode 21: John King SAVE
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S02 Episode 21: John King

Urban Design Critic, San Francisco Chronicle

In this episode, Tom welcomes John King, San Francisco Chronicle's urban design critic, where he covers architecture, planning, and related issues in the Bay Area. John discusses his work in the field, as well as the latest news surrounding prominent and controversia... READ MORE >

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