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Peopleverse 016: Michael Chambers

Michael Chambers, FAIA of MCA Specifications joins the Peopleverse podcast live from the Tect booth in the expo hall at the American Institute of Architects National Conference on Architecture which took place on June 23-25 in Chicago, Illinois. In this...

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Peopleverse 015: William Mandara Jr

Special guest William Mandara Jr, AIA of Mancini Duffy joins the Peopleverse to talk about a project that is sure to become an icon. It’s called TSX Broadway and it’s located at Times Square in New York City. Listen in as we go behind the scenes from the...

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Peopleverse 014: Mohammed Atif Shehzad

Mohammed Atif Shehzad of Atriade joins the Peopleverse podcast live from the Tect booth in the expo hall at the American Institute of Architects National Conference on Architecture which took place on June 23-25 in Chicago, Illinois. 

In this episode we...

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Peopleverse 013: David Corle

Glass aficionado David Corle joins the Peopleverse to talk about the benefits of engaging a product expert early in the life of a project and to share his knowledge and passion for glass.

This are so many great bits of information for design...

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Peopleverse 012: Mike Kunard

Mike Kunard of Hidden Step Marketing joins the Peopleverse live from the Tect booth in the expo hall at the American Institute of Architects National Conference on Architecture which took place on June 23-25 in Chicago, Illinois. 

In this episode we...

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Peopleverse 011: Gina Almaguer

Gina Almaguer of Ortal Fireplaces joins the Peopleverse live from the Tect booth in the expo hall at the American Institute of Architects National Conference on Architecture which took place on June 23-25 in Chicago, Illinois.

In this episode Gina and...

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Peopleverse 010: Alex Housten

Alex Housten of dormakaba Americas joins the Peopleverse live from the Tect booth in the expo hall at the American Institute of Architects National Conference on Architecture which took place on June 23-25 in Chicago, Illinois. We discuss how the team at...

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Peopleverse 009: Michele Hottel & Djana Venolia

Michele Hottel and Djana Venolia join the Peopleverse to talk about the tangible benefits of trusted relationships between supply and demand professionals in the building industry. While for many these kinds of relationships are elusive, Michele and...

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Peopleverse 008: Lynda Thompson

Lynda Thompson joins from the United Kingdom to talk about her role as an independent research and customer insight consultant in the building industry. We discuss her work and how it is helping to bridge the gap between building product manufacturers...

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Peopleverse 007: John Crosby

John Crosby joins the Peopleverse to discuss how the American Institute of Architects (AIA) is working to break down the barriers between supply-side manufacturers and the AIA’s 94,000 members of architectural professionals and to talk about the upcoming...

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34 min read

Peopleverse 006: Jeffrey Potter

Jeffrey Potter graduated from North Dakota State University in 2013 and started his specifications career in 2015 at HMC Architects. It didn't take long for Jeff to fall in love with specifications and the world of architecture, ultimately becoming the...

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Peopleverse 005: Alex Gore

Alex Gore is an architect, Principal and co-owner of the firm F9 Productions and the build firm F14 Productions. He also co-hosts the Inside the Firm podcast, is the author of the Creativity Code, and teaches at CU Boulder in the Architectural...
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Peopleverse 004: Cherise Lakeside

Cherise Lakeside, FCSI, CDT is a Senior Specification Writer at RDH Building Science in Portland, Oregon and has experience with many facets of the project team in the built environment. She has worked mostly in architecture with stints in construction,...

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Peopleverse 003: Bill Dawson

Special guest Bill Dawson is Executive Director of Concrete Products Group, LLC (CPG), a national US network of concrete masonry producers. The CPG consists of regional market leaders in the concrete products industry, and is organized to provide...

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Peopleverse 002: Laying the Groundwork

Special guest Robert Habian, AIA joins the show to help introduce the Peopleverse. Find out why we started the show, what we hope to accomplish with it, and what you can expect from each episode as we embark on this adventure together.

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Peopleverse 001: What is the Peopleverse?

✌️ We couldn't think of a better day to launch a new show than 2/22/22, at 2:22 PST no less. We call it Tect Tuesday. There's a certain ring to it all...

Listen to the teaser episode of the upcoming Peopleverse podcast and YouTube show

You may have...

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Advice for the Next Generation of AEC Industry Professionals

Here's a video presentation filled with actionable advice for students and early-career professionals in AEC from six thoughtful leaders in the industry.

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Peopleverse 016: Michael Chambers

By Evan Troxel, AIA on Sep 28, 2022 8:00:00 AM

Michael Chambers, FAIA of MCA Specifications joins the Peopleverse podcast live from the Tect booth in the expo hall at the American Institute of Architects National Conference on Architecture which took place on June 23-25 in Chicago, Illinois.

In this episode Michael gives an introductory master class into the specification process on projects. He not only shares useful information for architects and specifiers, but for building product reps and manufacturers as well.

Topics: architects podcast peopleverse specifications relationship consultant
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Peopleverse 015: William Mandara Jr

By Evan Troxel, AIA on Sep 14, 2022 6:51:47 AM

Special guest William Mandara Jr, AIA of Mancini Duffy joins the Peopleverse to talk about a project that is sure to become an icon. It’s called TSX Broadway and it’s located at Times Square in New York City. Listen in as we go behind the scenes from the very beginning of the feasibility studies all the way through construction with some fantastic stories along the way of this project that’s part historic Broadway theater, part high-rise hotel, part multi-event venue, and part performance backdrop situated at the “Crossroads of the World”.

Topics: architects podcast peopleverse developer
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Peopleverse 014: Mohammed Atif Shehzad

By Evan Troxel, AIA on Aug 31, 2022 7:00:00 AM

Mohammed Atif Shehzad of Atriade joins the Peopleverse podcast live from the Tect booth in the expo hall at the American Institute of Architects National Conference on Architecture which took place on June 23-25 in Chicago, Illinois. 

In this episode we discuss the value of leveraging relationships between design professionals and experts early to remove friction from the design process in regards to the complex nature of physical building security.

Topics: podcast peopleverse specifications relationship consultant
3 min read

Peopleverse 013: David Corle

By Evan Troxel, AIA on Aug 17, 2022 8:00:00 AM

Glass aficionado David Corle joins the Peopleverse to talk about the benefits of engaging a product expert early in the life of a project and to share his knowledge and passion for glass.

This are so many great bits of information for design professionals to glean in this episode that open up design possibilities, expose things everyone should be aware of in the product category, and learn significant ways to save money on projects. 

Topics: podcast peopleverse supply manufacturer
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Peopleverse 012: Mike Kunard

By Evan Troxel, AIA on Aug 10, 2022 7:00:00 AM

Mike Kunard of Hidden Step Marketing joins the Peopleverse live from the Tect booth in the expo hall at the American Institute of Architects National Conference on Architecture which took place on June 23-25 in Chicago, Illinois. 

In this episode we discuss Mike's role working with building product manufacturers to help them more effectively bridge the gap and reach design professionals. Building product manufacturers will not want to miss Mike's insight when it comes to getting found, communicating effectively, and getting invited to projects early.

For architects and design professionals it's reassuring to learn that people like Mike are out there, understanding what we need to give our design intent the best chances of surviving throughout the design and build process.

Learn more about Mike and add him to your Peopleverse.

Topics: podcast peopleverse supply manufacturer relationship marketing
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Peopleverse 011: Gina Almaguer

By Evan Troxel, AIA on Aug 3, 2022 8:00:00 AM

Gina Almaguer of Ortal Fireplaces joins the Peopleverse live from the Tect booth in the expo hall at the American Institute of Architects National Conference on Architecture which took place on June 23-25 in Chicago, Illinois.

In this episode Gina and Evan discuss how the element of fire has evolved in the digital age. They also talk about how fire can be used in new, unexpected ways as a tool in a design professional's toolbox.

Topics: podcast peopleverse supply manufacturer relationship marketing
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Peopleverse 010: Alex Housten

By Evan Troxel, AIA on Jul 21, 2022 6:00:00 AM

Alex Housten of dormakaba Americas joins the Peopleverse live from the Tect booth in the expo hall at the American Institute of Architects National Conference on Architecture which took place on June 23-25 in Chicago, Illinois. We discuss how the team at dormakaba is engaging to better serve architects during design with all-things building access.

After listening to this episode you'll likely think of door hardware, access control, safety, and security differently than before.

Topics: podcast peopleverse supply manufacturer relationship
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Peopleverse 009: Michele Hottel & Djana Venolia

By Evan Troxel, AIA on Jul 6, 2022 8:00:00 AM

Michele Hottel and Djana Venolia join the Peopleverse to talk about the tangible benefits of trusted relationships between supply and demand professionals in the building industry. While for many these kinds of relationships are elusive, Michele and Djana prove that not only are they possible, but that both sides find success when done right.

Topics: architects podcast peopleverse supply manufacturer demand relationship
4 min read

Peopleverse 008: Lynda Thompson

By Evan Troxel, AIA on Jun 1, 2022 7:00:00 AM

Lynda Thompson joins from the United Kingdom to talk about her role as an independent research and customer insight consultant in the building industry. We discuss her work and how it is helping to bridge the gap between building product manufacturers and the product specifiers on the design team.

Topics: podcast peopleverse supply specifier demand neutral facilitator research
38 min read

Peopleverse 007: John Crosby

By Evan Troxel, AIA on May 18, 2022 7:00:00 AM

John Crosby joins the Peopleverse to discuss how the American Institute of Architects (AIA) is working to break down the barriers between supply-side manufacturers and the AIA’s 94,000 members of architectural professionals and to talk about the upcoming AIA Conference on Architecture which is happening June 22-25 at McCormick Place in Chicago.

Topics: podcast peopleverse supply AIA demand
37 min read

Peopleverse 006: Jeffrey Potter

By Evan Troxel, AIA on May 4, 2022 7:00:00 AM

Jeffrey Potter graduated from North Dakota State University in 2013 and started his specifications career in 2015 at HMC Architects. It didn't take long for Jeff to fall in love with specifications and the world of architecture, ultimately becoming the head specifier at HMC Architects in 2020. Jeff is currently working at Deltek as a Specifications Solutions Product Manager helping shift the industry towards a revolutionary approach to specifications.

Topics: podcast peopleverse specifications specifier CSI CDT
52 min read

Peopleverse 005: Alex Gore

By Evan Troxel, AIA on Apr 20, 2022 7:00:00 AM

Alex Gore is an architect, Principal and co-owner of the firm F9 Productions and the build firm F14 Productions. He also co-hosts the Inside the Firm podcast, is the author of the Creativity Code, and teaches at CU Boulder in the Architectural Engineering department.

Topics: architects podcast peopleverse
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Peopleverse 004: Cherise Lakeside

By Evan Troxel, AIA on Apr 6, 2022 6:00:00 AM

Cherise Lakeside, FCSI, CDT is a Senior Specification Writer at RDH Building Science in Portland, Oregon and has experience with many facets of the project team in the built environment. She has worked mostly in architecture with stints in construction, MEP Engineering, and now building science during her career.

Topics: podcast peopleverse specifications specifier CSI CDT
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Peopleverse 003: Bill Dawson

By Evan Troxel, AIA on Mar 23, 2022 6:00:00 AM

Special guest Bill Dawson is Executive Director of Concrete Products Group, LLC (CPG), a national US network of concrete masonry producers. The CPG consists of regional market leaders in the concrete products industry, and is organized to provide consistent, top-quality products to regional and national customers.

Topics: podcast peopleverse supply association masonry CMU manufacturer
23 min read

Peopleverse 002: Laying the Groundwork

By Evan Troxel, AIA on Mar 10, 2022 6:00:00 AM

Special guest Robert Habian, AIA joins the show to help introduce the Peopleverse. Find out why we started the show, what we hope to accomplish with it, and what you can expect from each episode as we embark on this adventure together.

Topics: podcast peopleverse
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Peopleverse 001: What is the Peopleverse?

By Evan Troxel, AIA on Feb 22, 2022 2:22:00 PM

✌️ We couldn't think of a better day to launch a new show than 2/22/22, at 2:22 PST no less. We call it Tect Tuesday. There's a certain ring to it all...

Listen to the teaser episode of the upcoming Peopleverse podcast and YouTube show

You may have heard of the metaverse. We're doing something different. Welcome to the Peopleverse.

Learn more and subscribe at https://peopleverse.fm

Topics: podcast peopleverse youtube
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Advice for the Next Generation of AEC Industry Professionals

By Evan Troxel, AIA on Feb 17, 2022 7:00:00 AM

Here's a video presentation filled with actionable advice for students and early-career professionals in AEC from six thoughtful leaders in the industry.

Topics: architects & engineers peopleverse students
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Students: Join the Peopleverse & Begin Building Your Network

By Evan Troxel, AIA on Feb 11, 2022 6:00:00 AM

 

Topics: architects students