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Season 1

Heritage for the next generation w/ Monica Rhodes

March 16, 2021

In this episode, I talk with the amazing Monica Rhodes. Our conversation meandered from the US Colored Troops to Fred Shuttlesworth to Contraband Camps & Negro baseball league stadiums. Monica previously worked at the Nat…

The love of building w/ Constance Lai

Feb. 24, 2021

In this episode, I talk with Constance "Connie" Lai about being an architect and a woman working in the preservation trades and construction field. We talk about professional differences she observed while completing her Ri…

Dismantling Preservation w/ Sarah Marsom

Jan. 28, 2021

This episode features a conversation with Sarah Marsom. We cover ways to make the preservation field more accessible, the impetus behind her Dismantle Preservation Conference and the importance of getting paid. Quote: "We a…

Site control & Catalysts w/ Patricia Ofori

Jan. 14, 2021

This episode features a conversation between me and Real Estate entrepreneur, Patricia Ofori. We talk about her journey of getting started in real estate, repurposing buildings, and the importance of knowing the process of …

Some of my favorite things from 2020

Dec. 30, 2020

**Some of the links above may be Amazon affiliate links, which means that if you choose to make a purchase, I will earn a commission. This commission comes at no additional cost to you.** This episode features some of my fav…

A Sense of Place w/ Professor Amber Wiley

Nov. 8, 2020

This episode features a conversation with Professor Amber Wiley. She is an old friend who is an Assistant Professor in the Art History Department at Rutgers University and a scholar who has traveled the world studying cultu…

Layers of Colonialism w/ Germaine Joseph

Oct. 20, 2020

**EPISODE CONTAINS EXPLICIT LANGUAGE** This episode features a conversation with Germaine Joseph with the Saint Lucia National Trust. We talk about heritage and preservation, colonialism, colorism, climate change, tourism, …

Taking up Space w/ Morgan C.B. Miles & Rasheda Tripp

Sept. 30, 2020

This episode features a conversation with Architect, Rasheda Tripp, and Developer, Morgan C.B. Miles. They were the only other two black women in my graduating architecture class at UVA and have been dear friends of mine fo…

Exploring & Reminiscing w/ Melissa R. Daniel

Sept. 17, 2020

**EPISODE CONTAINS EXPLICIT LANGUAGE** This episode features a conversation I had with Melissa R. Daniel of the Archispolly podcast. We cover a range of topics from safety in the built environment to the impacts on mentor h…

Race & Preservation w/ Brent Leggs

Sept. 2, 2020

This episode is a condensed version of the Race and Preservation conversation I had with Brent Leggs from the National Trust for Historic Preservation on the Quinn Evans Queries & Theories webcast. Links: UVA Memorial to Ens…

Education Connections & The Color of Law

Aug. 19, 2020

This episode explores how the Color of Law expanded my knowledge of Levittown and things we didn't learn in architecture school, FHA discrimination and family connections. Links to a few resources mentioned in the show: Colo…

Flesh-Colored Bandaids & Colored Restrooms

July 31, 2020

This episode explores the intentionality of design decisions. From selecting the color of flesh-colored bandaides, to designing colored bathrooms or locating confederate statues, design is not neutral. Links: Actual flesh-c…

It's all connected

July 14, 2020

The introductory episode that explores the interconnectedness of architecture, preservation, sustainability, race, and gender.