Mark Gardner, a principal at Jaklitsch / Gardner Architects, joins the podcast to discuss designing across cultures, architecture as a social practice, and his non-traditional path to the field.

"I realized how a lack of construction experience or experience handling materials is a deficit to design thinking. If you’re working on a project, understanding how an assembly of things all go together doesn't limit you. It actually expands the possibilities of how you can design." — Mark Gardner

Hosted by Austin, Texas–based architect Aaron Prinz, Architectural Record’s DESIGN:ED podcast has featured the most renowned architects of our time—such as Art Gensler, Kengo Kuma, and Glenn Murcutt, as well as rising professionals in the next generation, such as Pascale Sablan, Michael Murphy, and Jenny Wu, all available in our library.