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Space to Thrive

Space to Thrive

By Ghafari
Space to Thrive is a podcast brought to you by Ghafari that explores the far-reaching impact of design and how it shapes our experiences. Join our hosts Andrew Cottrell, Joe Gonzalez, and Michael Lubbers as they chat with fellow designers and architects, as well as engineers, market leaders, and owners about the transformative power of design and how it influences the ways we live, work, and play.
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Episode 03: Double JAM Session
In Episode 03, "Double JAM Session", Joe, Andrew, and Michael are joined by designers and mentees John Testa, Angela Cwayna, and Matt Christie to talk about how mentorship is a two-way street and what inspires their designs. Plus, learn why “Andrew says no”.
35:32
October 14, 2020
Episode 02: Who Wants to Be a Mechanical Engineer?
In Episode 02, “Who Wants to Be a Mechanical Engineer?”, Joe, Andrew, and Michael are joined by special guest Shannon Reichow (Ghafari’s Assistant Manager of Mechanical Engineering) to talk about transformational design and how the unseen elements (think air ventilation systems) can reinforce the feelings of comfort and security we experience in a space. Plus, learn about the R-value and why you should own a log home.
33:55
September 16, 2020
Episode 01: Experiencing Community
How does design shape our everyday experiences? Space to Thrive – a new podcast brought to you by Ghafari – seeks to answer this question. In our first episode, our hosts Andrew, Joe, and Michael discuss the “space to thrive” mantra and the inherent challenges of designing spaces where individuals and communities can thrive. Plus, we learn what “doing straw” is.
35:53
August 17, 2020
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Space to Thrive is a podcast brought to you by Ghafari that explores the far-reaching impact of design and how it shapes our experiences. Join our hosts Andrew Cottrell, Joe Gonzalez, and Michael Lubbers as they chat with fellow designers and architects, as well as engineers, market leaders, and owners about the transformative power of design and how it influences the ways we live, work, and play. Subscribe now!
00:56
August 13, 2020