Events

MakeCity – A Festival for Architecture and Urban Alternatives

MAKE CITY is Berlin’s first festival for architecture and urban alternatives, bringing together architects, planners, civic groups and developers in a citywide conversation on thinking about and designing the city of Berlin differently. Read about the key topics and how to learn from Berlin’s vibrant Self Made City scene. In the last three weeks, Berlin […]

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Archipreneur Interview: Marta Brandão & Mário Sousa, Architects & Entrepreneurs

Welcome back to the interview series “Archipreneur Insights” at archipreneur.com with architects who do interesting things. The series highlights people who have an architectural degree but have since followed an entrepreneurial or alternative career path in the field. The fourth interview is with the founders of MIMA Lab, Marta Brandão and Mário Sousa from Viana […]

Creative Strategies

How to Launch an Architect’s Portfolio Website in 20 Minutes or Less

Your website is your online calling card for presenting your firm, showcasing your work and building up an audience interested in your design brand. Today, the easiest way to build a great website is by using a WordPress template. Read this step-by-step guide to launch a highly aesthetic website for your design business without spending […]

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How To Start Your Own Architecture Firm With Eric Reinholdt

Welcome back to the interview series at ARCHIPRENEUR.COM with architects who do interesting things. The series highlights people who have an architectural degree but have since followed an entrepreneurial or alternative career path in the field. This week’s interview is with Eric Reinholdt, an architect and entrepreneur from Maine, USA. Eric is also passionate about combining […]

Architecture

How the Bjarke Ingels Group Reinvented the Skyscraper

Creative innovations often occur when two separate, perhaps even conflicting, ideas get thrown together. We can see a fine example of this sort of innovation in Manhattan. Danish design firm BIG (Bjarke Ingels Group) created an entirely new residential building type by combining the European courtyard block with the American skyscraper, so introducing the “Courtscraper” […]

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How To Transition From Architecture To Development With Brandon Donnelly

Welcome back to the interview series at ARCHIPRENEUR.COM with architects who do interesting things. The series highlights people who have an architectural degree but have since followed an entrepreneurial or alternative career path in the field. Brandon Donnelly is an architect-trained real estate developer and blogger who lives and works in Toronto, Canada. I am a […]

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Architect+Entrepreneur: A Field Guide to Building, Branding, and Marketing Your Startup Design Business

Are you thinking about starting your own practice of architecture? Do you even know where to begin, or how? Most business books won’t help you in that special field of starting a design business. Eric Reinholdt once had the same problem. This is why he wrote his own handbook, packed with tips and advice he […]

Tools

10+ Aesthetic & Responsive WordPress Portfolio Themes for Architects

When it comes to websites of architecture firms, I strongly feel that a lot of things about their online presence can be improved. In this article, I will show you just over 10 beautiful WordPress portfolio themes, each perfect for professional websites about architecture. These themes provide the easiest and fastest way for an architect […]

Entrepreneurship

How a Young Architect Made over $203,000, One Year after Losing His Job

Pat Flynn was a young architect who got laid off in 2008 during the financial crisis. During that time, finding a new job was an impossible task. So, with just a simple blog about the LEED AP Exam, he started up an online business. 7 years later, his firm now generates more than $100,000 a […]

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Archipreneur Interview: KOHLMAYR LUTTER KNAPP, Architects & Hotel Entrepreneurs

Welcome to the new interview series at archipreneur.com with architects who are doing interesting things. The series will highlight people who have taken their architectural degrees and followed an alternative or entrepreneurial career path. The kick off interviewees are three young architects from Vienna – Theresia Kohlmayr, Christian Knapp, and Jonathan Lutter. The guys are still practicing architecture with their […]

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Top 5 Architectural Storytelling Tools to Market your Project

Why does a building have a certain shape? Why did you place a building on that particular spot in the site plan? You have to be able to explain the story of your design, to make it understandable for your audience. Whether you are an architect who wants to win over a client or a […]

Entrepreneurship

The Factory Berlin: Combining Architecture with Tech Founders

The Factory Berlin (Factory) is a start-up campus in Berlin-Mitte that brings the best technology businesses together with early stage start-ups and talents by providing an outstanding work environment, a curated community of founders, and high-quality events. Seeing it as a real estate product, it has the potential to go global. A New Incubator for […]

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