You've seen ARCHITECT in print and online, but have you heard us? You can now, loud and clear, with our new podcast, ArchitectChats. Here, our editors talk with the people who are working at the cutting edge of design, technology, and practice in architecture. We'll talk with them about what they're doing, where they're headed, and how you can learn from it.

In this episode, we sat down with Gretchen Pfaehler, AIA, the chair of Washington, D.C.'s Historic Preservation Review Board and the senior preservation architect at Beyer Blinder Belle. The Wisconsin native talks about how she became a preservation architect and the challenges and opportunities in her role.

Episode 7: Gretchen Pfaehler on Historic Preservation [SoundCloud] + [iTunes]

This episode was produced by Hallie Busta, Austin Heller, Lauren Honesty, and Sara Johnson.

Gretchen Pfaehler, AIA, is the chair of Washington, D.C.'s Historic Preservation Review Board.

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