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Wood-Concrete-Glass

Wood-Concrete-Glass

By Wood-Concrete-Glass

A podcast discussing the multifaceted process of property development.
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Tree protection requirements
Tree protection requirements
The most frustrating part of your project maybe currently growing on the site.
11:35
February 14, 2019
Communication skills
Communication skills
All skills can be enhanced through the STAG model
12:49
February 12, 2019
Get your reps in
Get your reps in
life is about finding ways to get repetitions in. If you want to learn and grow, you need reps.
12:60
February 08, 2019
Assessment of Future Use
Assessment of Future Use
When planning a development project consider the best use of the property and the future use plan of your local government
13:20
February 06, 2019
Good neighbor policies
Good neighbor policies
Even if your municipality doesn’t have one... being a good neighbor and keeping the job site neat and well maintained will pay off in the long run.
12:26
February 05, 2019
Be taught, then teach
Be taught, then teach
As you are being instructed in a new skill, find someone to share your newly acquired learnings with.
12:39
February 04, 2019
teaching and asking good questions
teaching and asking good questions
Know what you are looking for before asking a question
09:55
February 02, 2019
STAG model for skill acquisition
STAG model for skill acquisition
Frameworks allow benchmarks to be determined. This gives a more honest look at what you like and don’t like than sheer interpretation in the moment
13:24
February 02, 2019
Getting third party agreement
Getting third party agreement
Sometimes there are additional jurisdictional bodies you need to gain approval from. Make sure you consider it before applications are made.
12:60
January 31, 2019
Asbestos removal
Asbestos removal
One of the little surprises of the construction process...
13:30
January 30, 2019
Studios and accessory buildings
Studios and accessory buildings
Build your own oasis in your backyard
13:09
January 29, 2019
Jan 28 - suites.
Jan 28 - suites.
Income helpers can help your qualify for a mortgage, so do your homework ahead of time.
12:29
January 28, 2019
I’m back...
I’m back...
Hopefully I can catch a streak and get some consistent posts.
04:19
January 25, 2019
My microphone hasn’t been working right
My microphone hasn’t been working right
My apologies
00:40
November 17, 2018
episode 27 - the waiting game
episode 27 - the waiting game
Once the application is submitted to the city you wait here are A couple productive tips to pass the time
12:26
November 16, 2018
episode 26 - presenting your application
episode 26 - presenting your application
Appearances are important. How you present yourself with your project documents is really important.
12:59
November 14, 2018
Episode 35 - build a plan set
Episode 35 - build a plan set
The first build.... is the plan set
13:42
November 14, 2018
episode 25- structural plan set
episode 25- structural plan set
A quick overview of adding a structural plan set to your application package
13:06
November 07, 2018
episode 24 - a dream project
episode 24 - a dream project
Dreaming about starting a project. I really like creative small architecture
13:04
November 07, 2018
episode 23 - the five main drawings
episode 23 - the five main drawings
The Application package must include these five pages. site, elevation, floor , cross section and details.
13:16
November 05, 2018
episode 22 - I forgot to publish
episode 22 - I forgot to publish
It was a busy Friday at work and forgot to press the publish button.
12:40
November 04, 2018
Episode 21 - Building the application package
Episode 21 - Building the application package
On a rainy day... I try and discuss rapport building with the staff
13:39
November 02, 2018
Episode 20 - Developing the self, while developing a lot
Episode 20 - Developing the self, while developing a lot
Using an unfamiliar process like a renovation or building. to build your personal skills and confidence
13:50
October 31, 2018
Episode 19 - back from vacation
Episode 19 - back from vacation
Audio quality is low. Back fresh from TO... Toronto, Ontario for those outside of Canada.
11:43
October 30, 2018
Episode 18 - Not in my front yard
Episode 18 - Not in my front yard
A look at how to address zoning regulations that may not be obvious
10:59
October 17, 2018
Episode 17 - The process of learning processes
Episode 17 - The process of learning processes
I compare the building process to my new practice of yoga
13:27
October 16, 2018
Episode 16 - dealing with people
Episode 16 - dealing with people
Understanding when people can’t help you and how to work around it.
12:42
October 15, 2018
Episode 15 - S - in review
Episode 15 - S - in review
A review of how all the pieces of the “Study” section of the STAG model inform the next stage. “Teach”
12:43
October 11, 2018
Episode 14 - Demolition
Episode 14 - Demolition
Things to think about as you are about to tear a house down..
13:20
October 11, 2018
Episode 13 - 5 available options and the neighbors
Episode 13 - 5 available options and the neighbors
When you are considering where you fit on the property lifecycle start at the neighbors
12:52
October 10, 2018
Episode 12 - 5 options in your Land
Episode 12 - 5 options in your Land
When considering what you can do with your property your real have 5 choices..
11:27
October 05, 2018
Episode 11 - don’t get hustled
Episode 11 - don’t get hustled
To protect yourself from the assholes of the industry, learn the basics.
13:11
October 04, 2018
Episode 10 - dealing with city hall
Episode 10 - dealing with city hall
What attitude do you need to bring to the table when dealing with the city
13:04
October 03, 2018
Episode 9 - inspiration
Episode 9 - inspiration
Enjoy a trip to the art gallery for inspiration
12:54
October 02, 2018
Episode 8 - potential setbacks
Episode 8 - potential setbacks
Don’t let zoning set backs become a project setback...
12:05
September 27, 2018
Episode 7 - Density and Site coverage
Episode 7 - Density and Site coverage
A look at some of the restraints zoning can provide. Creativity is born out of restriction
13:23
September 27, 2018
Episode 6 on the road
Episode 6 on the road
Talking about minor inspections
10:28
September 26, 2018
Episode 5 - Zoning Use and Size
Episode 5 - Zoning Use and Size
When first looking at your properties zoning parameter ensure the use fits
11:55
September 24, 2018
Episode 4 - more on title.
Episode 4 - more on title.
After my cursory mentioning of the importance of a title search, I have it an episode
12:57
September 22, 2018
Episode 3 - title search
Episode 3 - title search
This was not a good walk. People everywhere distracted from my message
12:16
September 21, 2018
Episode 2 - the S... in the STAG model
Episode 2 - the S... in the STAG model
I discuss the study that is required at the start of building project.
07:40
September 19, 2018
Episode 1 - WCG Introduction
Episode 1 - WCG Introduction
welcome to Wood Concrete Glass where I take on the challenge of deconstructing the construction process
09:55
September 18, 2018