“Redlines,” by Out Of Architecture hosted by Jake Rudin and Erin Pellergino, is a thought-provoking podcast that delves deep into the heart of the design profession, unraveling the intricate tapestry of experiences that often go unnoticed in the world of architecture.
With a commitment to unveiling the stories that may be privately endured within the design community, “Redlines” seeks to unite professionals, foster understanding, and facilitate healing.
At the helm of editing this impactful podcast is Niall Mackay, The Podcast Guy, and founder of Seven Million Bikes Podcasts. With a rich background in podcasting, Mackay brings a unique blend of expertise and passion to “Redlines.” His journey from an avid podcast listener to a podcasting enthusiast and educator has equipped him with the skills to curate engaging and meaningful stories.
“As a podcaster, my passion is to amplify the voices that often go unheard. I am so excited to be working with Out Of Architecture on this podcast. ‘Redlines’ is a platform where stories become a powerful catalyst for unity, understanding, and healing.”Niall Mackay
“Redlines” is not just a podcast; it’s a platform that amplifies the voices of individuals within the design profession, allowing them to share their experiences anonymously. The podcast recognizes that the very experiences that isolate professionals in their working world can also be the stories that bind the community together. Each episode of “Redlines” confronts the core issues that plague the design profession, shedding light on everyday conflicts, discomfort, and workplace turmoil.
In hosting ‘Redlines,’ our goal is to create a space where architects can share their stories authentically and anonymously. Each episode is a journey into the heart of the design profession, unraveling the complexities that shape our collective experiences.
Working with Niall has been invaluable, as his expertise and passion for podcasting bring a unique dimension to each episode.Jake Rudin
The episode titled “You Don’t Look Like You Could Represent the Firm” is a poignant exploration of Natasha’s (not her real name) turbulent journey—an accomplished architect with over 14 years of experience. This episode navigates through the challenges Natasha faced and provides a platform for her story to be heard. The use of pseudonyms allows for anonymity, creating a safe space for professionals to share their truths without fear of judgment.
One of the strengths of “Redlines” lies in its commitment to addressing pressing issues within the design profession. In the episode, “Exploitative Visa Practices and Effects on Immigrant Architects,” exposes the withholding of critical information by architecture firms, creating an uneven power dynamic as they hold visa sponsorship over young professionals. By shining a light on these exploitative practices, “Redlines” contributes to a broader conversation about ethics and fairness within the industry.
Niall Mackay, as the editor of “Redlines,” brings a discerning eye to the production of each episode. His expertise in podcasting and dedication to storytelling is evident in the seamless flow of content, capturing the essence of each professional’s narrative. Mackay’s role extends beyond editing; he serves as a guide, providing advice and guidance to the hosts, helping them foster a sense of community and support.
In the ever-evolving landscape of architecture and design, “Redlines” stands as a beacon, inviting professionals to reflect on their experiences, confront challenges, and envision a path forward.
Niall Mackay’s commitment to the podcasting craft and his role as the editor of “Redlines” showcases the power of storytelling to drive change, foster empathy, and create a community bound by shared experiences.
As “Redlines” continues to unfold the narratives that shape the design profession, it not only serves as a valuable resource for those within the industry but also contributes to a broader dialogue about the human side of professional life. This podcast emerges as a testament to the transformative potential of storytelling within the world of design and architecture.