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Design & Other Fun Stuff

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Rank #96 in Design category

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Podcast interviews/discussions relating to architecture, design and other fun stuff.

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Design and other fun stuff

By Joyoer - Jan 28 2011
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Great information! I learned a lot -thank you!

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Design and other fun stuff

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Design & Other Fun Stuff

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Podcast interviews/discussions relating to architecture, design and other fun stuff.

Rank #1: AudioPost 31 -LEED Projects

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Today we speak with EcoDEEP's Kevin Flynn AIA LEED AP about LEED. This is an internationally recognized green building certification program. A few questions discussed include:
-What is the basic philosophy behind LEED?
-Are there different classifications depending on the building type?
-What are the categories within LEED and how does the point system work?
-What do people need to be aware of when looking into doing a LEED project?
-Basic steps to become certified -costs/paybacks?
-What do you see for the future in terms of LEED -building codes, etc.?

For more information visit www.mhuberarchitects.com

Aug 17 2011

37mins

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Rank #2: AudioPost 33 - Concrete

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Today we speak with Tom Graf, founder of Concrete Arts.  Tom is extremely knowledgeable and passionate about concrete.  His company is on the innovative edge with chemistry, finishes and the basic limits of concrete. A few questions discussed include:

-What is the history of concrete?

-What ways is concrete being used today?

-What types if finishes and sealers are available?

-Explain the sustainability of concrete.

For more information visit www.mhuberarchitects.com

Mar 12 2012

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Rank #3: AudioPost 34 - Landscaping

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Today we speak with Chris Matson from Environmental Landscape Management, Inc.  A few questions discussed include:

-What is your approach and philosophy to landscape design?

-Walk me through the process of working on a landscape project.

-Are you seeing trends to a more 'natural' landscape vs traditional or formal?

-How do you integrate the design/plant selections with the site and architecture?

For more information visit www.mhuberarchitects.com

Apr 25 2012

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Rank #4: AudioPost 35 Radon

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Today we speak with Mike Langer from Langer Construction about the mysterious gas 'Radon'. A few questions discussed include:

-What is Radon gas and where does it come from? -How does Radon get into our homes and what are the health risks? -What are a few misconceptions? -How do you test for Radon and what do the various levels mean? -What are the options for removing the gas from your home?

Feel free to contact Mike Langer at 651-261-1830 Dave Langer at 612-987-1878 or email Dave at langer427@gmail.com

Please subscribe to these podcasts also via iTunes. Search for the title 'Design & Other Fun Stuff'.

See www.mhuberarchitects.com for more information.

Sep 13 2012

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Rank #5: AudioPost 30 -What is the American Institute of Architects?

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Today we speak with a AIA Minnesota's Communication Director Jennifer Gilhoi about 'What is the American Institute of Architects?'. A few questions discussed include:
-What is the American Institute of Architects?
-How does the National/State/Chapter arrangement work?
-Why (and who) should think about becoming a member?
-What are the benefits and opportunities?
-What sort of Public Outreach or Community Interaction does the AIA get involved with and encourage?
-Is there information or resources the organization provides to the general public for those interested in working with an Architect or for just learning about architecture?

AIA Minnesota web: www.aia-mn.org
Architecture Minnesota Magazine web: www.architecturemn.com
AIA National web: www.aia.org

Please subscribe to these podcasts also via iTunes. Search for the title 'Design & Other Fun Stuff'
For more information see our website: www.mhuberarchitects.com

Jul 13 2011

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Rank #6: AudioPost 29 - Searching for Property

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Today we speak with a Real Estate Consultant Kris Jensen about what you need to know in searching for that perfect piece of property to build your new home or cabin. Kris is an Agent with Keller Williams Premier Realty. A few questions discussed include:
-What are the first/main things people need to be aware of when beginning the property search?
-What questions do you ask clients to get a better understanding of their goals?
-How do you present options?
-What information do you gather about a property to make sure it is a good fit/value?
-What typical costs are there associated with purchasing property?

Feel free to contact Kris via email at kjensen@kw.com or phone 651-491-3030
Web: www.kjensen.com

Please subscribe to these podcasts also via iTunes. Search for the title 'Design & Other Fun Stuff'.
Visit www.mhuberarchitects.com for more information.

Jun 09 2011

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Rank #7: AudioPost 27 - What is Passive House?

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In this AudioPost we speak with Jay Wiederholt, President of Passive House Alliance Minnesota. Jay and I met at a lecture discussing the philosophy and implementation of Passive House design. I was excited to sit down and ask a few general questions explaining Passive House. Some questions included:

-Summarize 'What is Passive House?'

-How/where did this idea start?

-Explain a few specifics that are critical to the philosophy.

-What things do people need to be aware of if they are interested in this type of project?

-Is there special training or documentation needed to have an 'official' Passive House?

-Always the tough question of costs and paybacks.

-How is this different from LEED?

For more information see Passive House Institute United States, Passive House Institute, National Advocacy Group and the International Advocacy Group.

Mar 25 2011

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Rank #8: AudioPost 26 - The General Contractor

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In this Audiopost, we speak with General Contractor Jay Cates of Cates Fine Homes. I have worked with Jay on several projects in the Twin City area and thought it would be a great idea to have him discuss the building process. Some of the topics include:

-What is a General Contractor?
-What steps or questions should people take or ask when looking to hire a Contractor?
-When is the best time to get the contractor involved in a project?
-What are the costs associated with hiring a contractor as well as any other project costs?
-Briefly walk us through a construction project from beginning to end.
-Any differences between new construction and a remodeling?
-What if the Owner wants to complete some of the work themselves?

You can reach Jay with additional questions at
Phone: (651)-439-2844 or Email: jay@catesfinehomes.com

Mar 02 2011

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Rank #9: AudioPost 25 - Insurance? What for?

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In this Audiopost, we speak with Insurance Agent Branden McDonald about what you need to know when starting a construction project.

Feb 09 2011

20mins

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Rank #10: AudioPost 24 - GeoThermal Basics

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We speak with Mike Anderson of Anderson Heating and learn the basics on geothermal heating and cooling.

Jan 25 2011

19mins

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