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Qi Su

Qi Su is an architect who has worked for the architectural offices amphibianArc, MADAs.p.a.m. and Michael Sorkin Studio. He graduated from Harvard Graduate School of Design and is the only master’s student in school history who has won both the Peter Rice Prize for structural design invention and the Digital Design Prize for the innovative creation […]

Tian Deng

Tian Deng worked as an industrial designer after graduating from the Rhode Island School of Design. He worked on several hardware design and interactive design projects before he joined Qi Su and start working on Modelo in 2014. Tian and Qi developed a browser-based 3D design collaboration tool, which makes it easy to share and […]

Venture Capital

Building Ventures Closes $53 Million Built Environment Innovation Fund

Building Ventures, an early-stage investor committed to innovation in the built world, has closed its debut fund at $53 million. The fund was oversubscribed and surpassed its initial target. Building Ventures, founded by industry veterans Jesse Devitte and Travis Connors, is focused on investing in and mentoring built technology startups that will propel the built […]

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VR Sketch Helps you Create, Edit and View Models in Virtual Reality

VR Sketch is a plug-in for SketchUp which enable you to create, edit and view your models in virtual reality just as you would in SketchUp. It offers the easiest way to bring VR into your existing workflow with extremely intuitive tools. Architectural design is an inherently spatial discipline. Yet, for over 99% of its written […]

Jobs

Jobs in the Digital Era: New Career Opportunities in the Building Industry

The building industry is entering a new era of opportunity and disruption. In today’s digital world, buildings and cities are designed with bits as well as bricks. How will companies of the design and construction industry innovate and evolve in this changing landscape of technological innovation? What are the future job profiles in the digital […]

Virtual Reality

The Top 5 Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Apps for Architects

Virtual reality and augmented reality tools for the AEC industry are getting increasingly better and more optimized. As prices keep dropping, there are fewer reasons why every architect, engineer, contractor, and owner shouldn’t use some form of VR/AR in bringing their projects to life. From being a novelty a few years ago, VR/AR solutions are […]

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Smarter, Better Cities: Converting Data into Designs for Urban Planning with Antje Kunze

“Archipreneur Insights” is an interview series with experts and entrepreneurs in the field of architecture, building and development, highlighting the creative and unusual operations of their businesses and projects. Considering we’re very deep within the age of technology, we also look at how these community leaders have used alternative methods to achieve their career and […]

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Thoughts on Disrupting the AEC Industry

New technological advancements and an emerging globalized economy are radically altering all aspects of our built environment. Successful adaptation can be tested by the extent a development can attune itself to our ever-changing climate. But the AEC (Architecture, Engineering and Construction) industry still makes use of methods and technology that has long been considered old […]

Creative Strategies

5 Ways Architecture Students Can Get Started as Entrepreneurs

Do architecture students as a whole realize their entrepreneurial potential? I don’t believe so. Architecture students are a rare breed: creative perfectionists that are ambitious enough to accept all-nighters as the norm. But far too often they dismiss the financial value of their skillset and complain about the lack of job prospects and associated compensation. […]

Housing

Social Archipreneurship: How WikiHouse is Making Housing Affordable

WikiHouse is an open source construction system, whose aim is to use digital manufacturing to make it possible for anyone to cheaply design, download, ‘print’ and assemble structures without the need for conventional construction skills and tools. A few weeks ago a friend of mine asked me if I could help him with the design […]