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58. Can I Be My Own GC?
In this episode we sit down and discuss when it is a good idea and not so good of an idea for clients to act as their own GC. We reveal the biggest challenges that people face when trying to be their own builder and why hiring a professional General Contractor is the best option in most cases.
Breck also shares insight to why he hired his own builder, despite having years of experience in the field.
57.How Logistics Impact Architecture with Project Manager Jill Ramirez
In this episode we sit down with TSI Project Manager, Jill Ramirez to talk all things logistics in the architecture industry. She shares explains how factors like remote building locations, or congested areas, and even bridge height can all greatly impact the transportation of materials to a project site.
56. Designing Inclusive Spaces Everyone Can Enjoy with Jill Ramirez
Why do we have to leave our homes in order to enjoy beautiful spaces?
In this episode we sit down with TSI's Project Manager Jill Ramirez, to talk about why design inclusivity is important and how having access to beautiful spaces affects a society. We also talk about why cost is such a big holdup for creating inclusive spaces and why the industry is seeing a growing demand for flex spaces.
54. Going to Mars Ain’t Sh*t Compared to Changing the Housing Industry With Jeff Wilson of Jupe
In this episode we sit down with Jeff Wilson, the founder of Jupe - a disaster relief company dedicated to creating housing solutions for those that have lost theirs.
Jeff talks about how the Covid-19 pandemic set the trajectory for the current model, the importance of volume versus square feet, and the current work Jupe is doing to provide housing for Hawaiian's affected by the Maui Fires.
53. Container Home FAQ: Structural Engineering with Bill Runkle
In this episode we sit down with Bill Runkle of Runkle Consulting and TSIs' go to structural engineer to discuss the importance of his role throughout the process of building. Bill also shares the story of how serving in the United States Military threw him into the world of shipping container architecture.
49. Architecture: The Ever- Changing Profession
In this episode Breck shares his thoughts on how architecture has shifted throughout the course of history despite an architect's basic responsibilities remaining the same. He also gives insight into our litigious society and the implications it has on the architectural and building industry.
46. Developing Unique Short Term Rentals - Case Study With Stillwater Stays
In the booming short term rental market, unique stays are king.
That’s why on our latest podcast, we sat down with Rachel and Scott from Stillwater Stays - the duo behind the popular container home Airbnbs located in Northern Michigan, situated on a 50+ acres horse farm.
45. Developer Case Study: Janice Stitzer Of The Uncommon Developer
In this special episode Claire, Leslie, and Breck, sit down with notable developer Janice Stitzer to talk about her 4 step development process. She shares her insider guidance on everything from land acquisition to building a real building and everything in between.
40. Client Case Study: Hidden Box House
In this very special episode we sit down with our clients Rhys and Nicky, and talk about their project the Hidden Box House. We unpack the journey of finding the perfect property and how the demand in vacation rentals is leading to homes paying their own mortgages.
39. Buying Home Plans On The Internet: Who Can You Trust And What Is Legit?
In this episode Leslie, Breck, and Claire unpack everything you need to know to make smart choices when it comes to buying builder ready plans. They discuss key things to look for from a seller and why sellable plans are not as simple as buying and building.
38. Lessons From The Field With Developers Darnell And Katrina Stewart
In this episode Breck, Leslie, and Claire sit down with developers Katrina and Darnell Stewart to share their experience as first time developers and how adapting to change allowed their project to take off. They also discuss overcoming hurdles like land accusation and finding partnerships.
37. Container Possibilities With Davin Burkhart, of ROXBOX Containers.
Leslie, Claire, and Breck talk with Davin Burkhart of ROXBOX Containers, about the versatility of shipping containers, why TSI and ROXBOX form a perfect yin and yang partnership and benefits of building with containers in natural disaster areas.
34. Client Case Study: LG Land & Capital
Cal Lewellyn and Dylan Gilezan are the two developers behind LG Land & Capital...and they just happen to be our clients.
In this special case study episode, Leslie, Breck, and Claire sit down with Cal and Dylan to talk about their current project in Louisville, KY, and how the ageism in the industry has impacted them as young developers.
32. Alternative Construction For Veteran's Housing With Deshawn Wilson
We are firm believers that veterans deserve a place to call home.
That's why on this very special episode we sit down with veteran and TSI team member Deshawn Wilson to talk about how alternative construction is providing solutions to the veteran housing crisis in the United States.
23. Top 3 Questions You Didn't Know You Should Ask
Asking questions is the most important thing a client can do to make sure their project becomes a reality. We frequently answer the most common questions, but through our years of experience we have also found the questions that we wish clients would be asking.
20. Being a Good Steward with Project Manager, Jill Ramirez
Here at Three Squared we don't work like everyone else, because we simply aren't like everyone else. That's why we want to introduce you to our special guest & masterful Project Manager, Jill Ramirez, to discuss the much needed diversity in the design world.
18. 5 Questions to Stop Asking Your Architect (With Love)
When wanting to build there is understandably a lot of questions you'll want to know. However buildings are complex structures... especially when using alternative methods of construction. That's why in this episode Breck breaks down 5 commonly asked questions, so you can be better prepared to begin your project.
15. "Keep Up Or Get Left Behind" & Why The Building Industry Needs To Change
The phrase "keep up or get left behind" has never been more relevant than now in the construction world. The collapse of the supply chain has severely impacted the international housing crisis, and as we discuss in this episode, the way the world builds needs to evolve with the changing times.