In this episode we have with us an Architect, Writer, Web Designer, teacher, podcaster and entrepreneur, Michael Lavalley.
Mike is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and a LEED AP. He’s currently an architect and project manager at Young + Wright Architects and he specializes in Architectural Design, Detailing, Project Management, 3D Modeling, Design Research, Sustainable Design, Graphic Design and much more.
He has 12 years of professional experience and he shares his research, experience and interests on his blog “Evolving Architect”. He’s also a co-host of his podcast called “Unpacking design” where they discuss all things design. Apart from that he’s a gamer and a chess fanatic.
In this episode he talks about his journey, how he creates content in architecture, about his podcast and his company Evolving Architect, some interesting tools that he uses and a whole lot more.
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02:52 How he got into Architecture?
09:55 How he got into Content Creation.
16:25 Managing Content Creation
20:42 How to be up to date with the advancement in architecture
31:11 Can you climb the ladder fast by upgrading your software skills?
39:14 Computational skills necessary for architects of the 21st century
50:56 Interesting tools he uses for Content Creation
01:01:47 Importance of stepping into other fields and incorporating it in architecture
01:07:41 Favorite Chess Opening
01:09:41 Mentor in your life
01:12:44 Favorite Books
01:15:11 Future Goals
01:17:01 Favorite Games
01:19:40 Advice for young architects
01:21:06 Thank you