The latest episode of the AZ Big Podcast with Michael & Amy has officially dropped. Episode 24’s guest is James Trahan, president at 180 Degrees Design + Build. He talks with Michael and Amy about affordable and sustainably built multi-unit housing, unique architectural projects and supply chain challenges in the construction industry.

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About James Trahan:


James  Trahan is a licensed architect in Arizona, Louisiana, Texas, Oklahoma, Colorado and Illinois. He holds a National Council of Architectural Registration Boards certificate as well as residential and commercial general contracting licenses in Arizona. James is a past recipient of the AIA’s Young Architect Award, as well as past president of both the AIA Rio Salado chapter and AIA Arizona. He has received 12 presidential commendations for his involvement in the American Institute of Architects and is involved in the local community. James serves as a board member of the Rio Salado Architecture Foundation.


About AZ BIG Podcast with Michael & Amy:

Hosted by AZ Big Media Editor in Chief Michael Gossie and Publisher Amy Lindsey, we take you behind-the-scenes of some of the most compelling storylines in the Grand Canyon State. The AZ Big Podcast will feature guests from a variety of industries, including legal, real estate, hospitality, athletics and more. Each episode will be about 15 minutes long to provide quick and concise information about each topic. In other words, it’s an easy listen that’s perfect for your morning or afternoon commute. Episodes will post weekly on Wednesdays and are available wherever you listen to your podcasts.