Israel Medina

Israel Medina

Co-founder & VP of Design

Pair Inc

New York City

Israel Medina is Co-founder & VP of Design at Pair Inc, an augmented reality platform that lets users design layouts in real time within their space, at true-scale, and with full freedom of movement. Pair has reached over 20 countries and has helped over a quarter-million users experience design in Augmented Reality (AR). A former architect, Israel Medina’s career spans over 10 years including a range of projects from international urban planning and large scale residential to commercial interiors and 3D animations, university lecturer, and professor of architecture.

While no longer a practicing architect, Israel Medina’s desire is to help the profession continually evolve through innovation in technology and education.

Articles featuring Israel

10 Best Apps for Architects That Make Life Easier

These 10 apps for architects have grabbed the spotlight in recent years as innovative problem-solving tools that make life easier for architects. Innovative tech solutions– from 3D printing to project management tools and drone-based monitoring systems– are revolutionizing the way architects work. These tools allow them to optimize their workflows, increase ROI and communicate better […]

From Architect to Tech Founder: Israel Medina on the Augmented Reality App Pair

A very warm welcome to Archipreneur Insights, the interview series with the architectural, design and building community’s movers and shakers. In this series we get to grips with their opinions, thoughts and practical solutions and learn how to apply their ideas to our own creative work for success in the field of architecture and beyond. This […]

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 […]

Quotes from Israel

  • "Even if you don’t have the perfect idea to begin with, having a great team allows you to quickly adapt and continually innovate."
  • "One tip I always try to keep in mind: “Your network is your net worth”."
  • "Being able to show young architects that there are different ways to grow and innovate within their profession, is inherent in every aspect of our company culture and something I believe is necessary if we expect architecture to evolve."
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