The Second Studio Podcast: Interview with Rick Pleasure
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 totally different artistic professionals in unscripted conversations that permit for considerate takes and private discussions.
Quite a lot of topics are coated with honesty and humor: some episodes are interviews, whereas others are suggestions for fellow designers, critiques of buildings and different initiatives, or informal explorations of on a regular basis life and design. The Second Studio can be obtainable on iTunes, Spotify, and YouTube.
This week Architect Rick Pleasure, Founder and Principal of Studio Rick Pleasure joins David and Marina of FAME Structure and Design to debate his background; transitioning from his profession as a percussionist to structure; his philosophy and apply; the professionals and cons of design-build; his course of and ideas on architectural fashion; and extra.
Highlights and Timestamps
Structure college (08:50)
The sensorial facet of structure (15:15)
I feel scent is essentially the most vivid memory-provoking sense. Whenever you scent that minimize grass such as you simply stated, I am going proper again to Maine in my thoughts. And even I scent somebody baking cookies subsequent door, I can see my mom within the kitchen making cookies for us children. (17:58)
Life after commencement (18:24)
It’s a instructing studio. Typically I’ll go as much as someone’s desk and I am going to say “Flip off your displays and do not take a look at your watch or your telephone. What time is it?”… I would like folks to be architects, not technicians, not Revit folks. (28:44)
Course of (31:17)
Beginning an workplace (37:17)
Transition away from design-build (54:03)
I haven’t got a signature fashion for plenty of causes. I consider within the constructing tradition of place and discovering place by way of nature. (01:01:41)
Structure charges (01:08:50)
The younger people are keen to do initiatives for such low charges… For those who wished to purchase a used industrial constructing in downtown Tucson, you’ll pay 10% to an actual property agent who’s going to spend 4 days on it. And I’ll have 5 architects for 3 years and also you need me to do it for 3%? Now, that’s loopy, and I’m not going to do this to the occupation. (01:09:05)