Architect Podcast

If you’re not already listening to podcasts to sharpen your professional skills, this is your sign to start! With so many shows and amazing hosts ready to share their knowledge, podcasts have become an important tool for professionals, no matter the industry. 

For architects, staying in the loop and on top of industry trends is key to staying inspired. And in recent years, podcasts have become a great source for this insight and inspo. The best part? You get to sit back and relax while you learn something new or listen in the car while you relearn your commute to work. Keep on reading to see 5 of our favorite podcasts for architects we’re listening to right now.

1. Life of an Architect

With a creative mix of humor and practicality, the hosts of this podcast share stories that are informative, engaging, and approachable — using first-person narratives and anecdotes that have introduced transparency into what it really means to be a practicing architect. Listen Now

2. Archispeak

What’s it really like to work in architecture? The hosts of Archispeak know, and they’re here to share real-life experiences. Since 2012, Evan Troxel and Cormac Phalen have been podcasting their brand of real talk on everything from design, tools, and work/life balance to generational differences, mentoring,  job hunting, and more. Listen Now

3. Business of Architecture

Discover strategies, tips, and secrets for running a fun, flexible, and profitable architecture practice. The focus of this podcast is simple: discussion of ways for architects to create a dream architecture practice: design what you want, when you want, and get paid well for it. Listen Now

4. 99% Invisible

Design is everywhere in our lives, perhaps most importantly in the places where we've just stopped noticing. 99% Invisible is a weekly exploration of the process and power of design and architecture. Listen Now 

5. Buildings on Air

This podcast aims to demystify architecture through wild speculation, good conversation, and lots of skepticism about the “power of design”. Each show features guests from the many different facets of the architecture world in Chicago and beyond. Listen Now