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Season 1

March 16, 2021

Heritage for the next generation w/ Monica Rhodes

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…
Feb. 24, 2021

The love of building w/ Constance Lai

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…
Jan. 28, 2021

Dismantling Preservation w/ Sarah Marsom

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…
Jan. 14, 2021

Site control & Catalysts w/ Patricia Ofori

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 …
Dec. 30, 2020

Some of my favorite things from 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…
Nov. 8, 2020

A Sense of Place w/ Professor Amber Wiley

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…
Oct. 20, 2020

Layers of Colonialism w/ Germaine Joseph

**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, …
Sept. 30, 2020

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

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…
Sept. 17, 2020

Exploring & Reminiscing w/ Melissa R. Daniel

**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…
Sept. 2, 2020

Race & Preservation w/ Brent Leggs

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…
Aug. 19, 2020

Education Connections & The Color of Law

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…
July 31, 2020

Flesh-Colored Bandaids & Colored Restrooms

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…
July 14, 2020

It's all connected

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