Tag: archipreneurship
Interviews

Architect Turns Tech-Entrepreneur: How Michael Kohn Launched His Virtual Collaboration Tool Stickyworld

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 […]

Interviews

Breaking the Mold in Architecture with Alexis Dornier

Welcome back to Archipreneur Insights, the interview series with leaders who are responsible for some of the world’s most exciting and creatively disarming architecture. The series largely follows those who have an architectural degree but have since followed an entrepreneurial or alternative career path but also interviews other key players in the building and development […]

Interviews

How to Redevelop a 100-Year-Old Hotel through Crowdfunding – with Greg Hennes

This week’s interview is with Greg Hennes, entrepreneur and founder of The Jennings Hotel. The Jennings Hotel is the world’s first crowdfunded hotel and artist residency. Greg’s career as an entrepreneur has gone in various directions. He is the co-owner of a camera equipment rental business in Portland, he created the brand and online shop […]

Marketing

How to Grow Your Architecture Firm through Marketing

Marketing is not simply an expense reserved for already established architecture firms. Small businesses in particular can benefit from a smart marketing strategy by aligning their operations with some of marketing’s most basic premises and concepts. Architects in general have a tendency to underestimate the importance of marketing in creating and running a successful business. […]

Creative Strategies

Top 10 Guidelines for Success in Archipreneurship

There are no clear rules to follow when it comes to making career choices in any industry, particularly in the entrepreneurial arena where business owners often have to come up with innovative, unconventional solutions to problems. In archipreneurship, which is still in its nascent state, AEC professionals often have to play by ear and reinvent […]

Creative Strategies

Thinking of Archipreneurship? How to Overcome Your Initial Fears in 7 Steps

Entrepreneurs are, by definition, dedicated to exploring new ways of running enterprises and generating innovation. This willingness to break away from traditional business models comes with a set of stresses and risks that far exceed those afflicting architects who work for a paycheck. The fear of failure and economic uncertainty are some of the biggest […]

Architect as Developer

Jonathan Segal – The Architect With No Need For Clients

Designing and building your own ideas as an architect without seeking constant compromises with the client sounds like the perfect job. As an architect developer, Jonathan Segal lives the high life by taking the role of client, contractor and property manager of his projects, and reaps the benefits from each of these functions. After completing […]

3D Printing

How Will 3D Printing Transform the A/E/C Industry?

As 3D printers have become more affordable, so have a myriad of startups worldwide made use of the rapidly evolving industry. New materials, manufacturing techniques, ambitious prototypes and open-source designs constantly push the envelope for today’s manufacturing solutions, but is 3D technology really destined to revamp the A/E/C industry? 3D printing, or “additive manufacturing” is […]

Interviews

From Leadership to Ownership: Launching Your Own Firm with Nina Freedman

“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 […]

Entrepreneurship

Why Entrepreneurship Needs a Place in Architectural Education

In the history of architecture, the gap between architectural education and practice has never been as evident and problematic as it is today. A volatile global economy and the emergence of new technologies have had both educators and young professionals in the A/E/C industry re-evaluate their options, and more and more are turning to entrepreneurship. […]

Interviews

Making BIG Ideas Happen through Design with Jakob Lange

Do you want to get an inside look into the minds of the initiators and performers of the architectural community? If so, we heartily welcome you to Archipreneur Insights! In this interview series, we talk to the leaders and key players who have created outstanding work and projects within the fields of architecture, building and […]

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