Interview: Jonathan Tate of OJT

In December 2017, I sat down with Architect & Developer Jonathan Tate of OJT in New Orleans, LA. See more information about OJT at their website. Also, listen to Jonathan’s recent interview on the National Real Estate Forum podcast here. Jonathan Tate: Why we ended up doing development work had nothing...

Interview: Peter Guthrie of DDG

In October 2017, I sat down with Architect & Developer Peter Guthrie of DDG in New York, New York. See more information about DDG at their website.  Peter Guthrie: So I was in Brooklyn. I knew I couldn’t find the perfect client. They weren’t just popping up. How do you...

Interview: Jared Della Valle of Alloy

In September 2017, I sat down with Architect & Developer Jared Della Valle of Alloy in Brooklyn, New York. See more information about Alloy at their website. Watch Jared lecture in a panel on Architect as Developer at Harvard here. Jared Della Valle: It was my thesis in graduate school,...

Interview: Alex Barrett of Barrett Design

In September 2017, I sat down with Architect & Developer Alex Barrett of Barrett Design in Brooklyn, New York. See more information about Barrett Design at their website. Watch Alex lecture in a panel on Architect as Developer at Harvard here.   Alex Barrett: I realized that there was something...

Interview: The UP Studio

  In August 2017, I sat down with John Patrick Winberry, Adam J. Wanaselja, and Jeffrey Ramierez of the Architect & Developer firm, The Up Studio in Queens, New York. See more information about The UP Studio at their website. Also checkout the website for their first development, West Beech, here....

Interview: WC Studio

In July 2017, I spoke with John Wolters and Cady Chintis of Architect & Developer WC Studio in Tacoma, WA. See more information about DDG at their website.  John Wolters: What we look for are the properties that typical developers and builders are bypassing. We look for properties that prove...

Interview: Kevin Cavenaugh of Guerrilla Development

In July 2017, I spoke with Architect & Developer Kevin Cavenaugh of Guerrilla Development in Portland, OR. See more information about Guerrilla Development at their website.    Kevin Cavenaugh: I knew that architects would toil for years making super low money. That is all fine, but the bad part was...

Interview: Tim McDonald of Onion Flats

 In July 2017, I sat down with Architect & Developer Tim McDonald of Onion Flats in Philadelphia, PA. See more information about Onion Flats at their website.  Tim McDonald: We call ourselves an unintentional company. I wanted to start an architecture gallery. It seemed like a gallery was the combination...

Interview: Mike Benkert, AIA

  In June 2017, I sat down with Architect & Developer Mike Benkert, AIA in Cincinnati, OH. See more information about Mike at his website and follow along his Home 2.0 Blog for his latest updates. Also check out his video series on YouTube. Mike Benkert: Learning by experience is by far...

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