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Mastering Architecture Coordination:

Tips and Strategies with Kendrick Richardson from RDS Architecture

Blueprint Tour Season 1, Episode 13: Mastering Architecture Coordination: Tips and Strategies with Kendrick Richardson from RDS Architecture

Guest: Kendrick Richardson, RDS Architecture

Hosts: Kenny Shultz and Carter Huddleston Episode


In this episode, Kenny and Carter dive deep into the architectural world with Kendrick Richardson, a visionary from RDS Architecture. This episode is a mix of technical insights, personal experiences, and the occasional light-hearted banter that Blueprint Tour fans have come to love. Let's unpack some of the highlights and takeaways from this engaging conversation.

Key Takeaways:

  • Starting with a Vision: Kendrick shares his journey into architecture, driven by a passion for design and a commitment to adding value to every project he touches. His story is not just about buildings but about creating spaces that influence and improve the lives of those who use them.

  • Challenges in Architecture: From navigating client expectations to adapting to the evolving landscape of design and construction, Kendrick discusses the hurdles he faces and how he overcomes them. Much of the conversation revolves around clear communication and establishing trust with clients.

  • Innovation and Adaptation: The episode delves into how RDS Architecture stays ahead of the curve, embracing new technologies and methodologies. Kendrick highlights some innovative projects they've worked on, showcasing how flexibility and openness to change are crucial in the architectural field.

  • Collaboration and Coordination: A recurring theme throughout the episode is the power of collaboration. Kendrick emphasizes how working closely with engineers, contractors, and clients leads to successful projects. He shares insights into how effective coordination can solve complex design challenges and ensure that projects meet their vision and goals.

  • Future Trends: Looking ahead, Kendrick offers his thoughts on the future of architecture. He touches on sustainability, the integration of smart technologies, and the shift towards more community-centric designs. His perspective gives listeners a glimpse into where the industry is headed and how architects can prepare for these changes.

    Episode Highlights:

  • Kendrick's Approach to Client Relationships: Building trust and managing expectations are key. Kendrick's client-centric approach shines through as he discusses how he navigates these relationships.

  • Architectural Challenges and Solutions: The discussion includes real-world examples of challenges Kendrick has faced in his projects and the creative solutions employed to address them.


Season 1, Episode 13 of the Blueprint Tour with Kendrick Richardson, offers an insightful look into the architectural world. Kendrick's expertise and passion for architecture make this episode a must-listen for anyone interested in design, construction, and the future of our built environment.

Stay tuned for more episodes from the Blueprint Tour, where Kenny and Carter continue to explore the fascinating world of construction and design with industry experts.

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