Tangible Remnants

Tangible Remnants

A podcast for lovers of existing buildings who want to learn from the past to shape a better future.

Join sustainable preservation architect, Nakita Reed, as she explores the interconnectedness of architecture, preservation, sustainability, race and gender. You’ll learn about people, buildings, and policies that made a historical impact and hear from women and BIPOC practitioners who are impacting the built environment today.

This podcast is part of the // Gābl Media Network.

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Aug. 23, 2023

Design the Future w/ Lindsay Baker & Kira Gould

This week's episode features a fun conversation with Lindsay Baker and Kira Gould. These two women are amazing advocates for sustainability in AEC industry and have an inspiring podcast called Design the Future. They had me...

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Aug. 8, 2023

California Black History w/ John William Templeton

This week's episode features a fun conversation with John William Templeton from the Expo floor at the 2023 American Institute of Architects (AIA) Convention. John shares his gift of using research to tell fuller stories of ...

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July 13, 2023

Guerilla Preservation w/ Dr. Kwesi Daniels

This week's episode features a fun conversation with Dr. Kwesi Daniels. We talk about his journey into the profession, various tools of the trade, and having a 'Guerilla bag'. Building Highlight: Tuskegee University Sage Hall...

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June 22, 2023

Reglazing Modernism w/ Angel Ayon

This week's episode features a conversation between me and Angel Ayon of Ayon Studio. We cover his journey into the profession, the development of the Reglazing Modernism book, and the creation of Ayon Studio. This was a fu...

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June 5, 2023

Impact & Legacy w/ Melanie Ray

This week's episode features a conversation with Baltimore architect, Melanie Ray, of Hord Coplan Macht. We cover her journey into the profession, the impact NOMA has had on her career and various tips for students pursuing ...

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April 26, 2023

Refresh | Episode 13: Heritage for the Next Generation with Monica R…

This week's episode is a refresh of Episode 13 with Monica Rhodes from 2021. We talk about her journey to the profession and all of the amazing work she's done in the profession. Links: Monica Rhodes website Shownotes from o...

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April 14, 2023

Around the World w/ Indu Chakravarthy

This week's episode features a conversation with the super insightful Indu Chakravarthy. We go around the world in this episode as she discusses her upbringing, education, and work experiences. It's a fun conversation that mi...

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April 7, 2023

Refresh | Episode 6: Taking Up Space w/ Rasheda Tripp & Morgan C.B. M…

This week's episode is a refreshed replay of Episode 6 with Architect, Rasheda Tripp & Developer, Morgan C.B. Miles. They were the only other two black women in my graduating architecture class at UVA and have been dear frie...

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March 31, 2023

Revealing Parallel Histories Hidden in Plain Sight: feat. Tangible Re…

This episode is an edited recording from the February 2023 Live Show at the Octagon Museum featuring a conversation with Sarah Shoenfeld and Derek Musgrove. The focus of the discussion was on the work we've been doing to elev...

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Feb. 9, 2023

Sliding into 2023

This is a shorter episode than usual and features 2023 upcoming events and happenings Links: Tickets for 2/15/23 live show Derek's book - Chocolate City: A history of Race and Democracy Andrew's book - A Better Life for Their...

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Dec. 21, 2022

She Builds Podcast w/ Norgerie, Jessica & Elizabeth

This week's episode features a conversation with Jessica, Elizabeth (Lizi), and Norgerie of She Builds Podcast. Their podcast features the seldom-told stories of women who build; women whose worth is not taught in schools, b...

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Dec. 3, 2022

The Clifton House w/ Sidney Clifton

This week's episode features a conversation with Emmy-nominated producer, Sidney Clifton. She is the daughter of Maryland laureate, Lucille Clifton, and launched the Clifton House Project: a writer’s and artist’s workshop an...

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