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Projects

Four Corners Loft in DUMBO by Worrell Yeung

NYC-based architecture and design studio Worrell Yeung has completed the architectural renovation and interior design of a 3,200 square-foot loft in the landmarked Clocktower Building in the DUMBO neighborhood of Brooklyn. The design of the loft was inspired and informed by the space’s unique panoramic views of Manhattan and Brooklyn. Two interior volumes are the […]

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Transforming Practice: Chris Precht Represents a New Generation of Design Entrepreneurs

Visionary young architect Chris Precht shares his thoughts on the shortcomings and opportunities of architecture to help humans connect with nature and combat climate change, insular thinking and consumerism by engaging with the real world. In the age of Instagram, Precht values authenticity, collaboration and empathy as guiding principles to create good buildings and inspire […]

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Outdated Job Market: A New Way of Connecting Talent and Companies in the Built Environment

Architects and co-founders Julia Stöckert and Andrea Kaiser share how SKILLARY seeks to make better connections between talents and potential employers in the built environment. On SKILLARY, companies in search of architects or engineers describe their Company DNA which includes their vision and values most relevant to potential talent. candidates are matched with companies on […]

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Design Tools for Sustainable Building: Cove.Tool Automates Energy Optimizations

cove.tool is a software product grown and developed by Pattern r+d, a sustainability consulting firm led by building scientists and architects Patrick Chopson and Sandeep Ahuja. From their vast experience working on high profile projects with complex stakeholder groups, they identified the need for a decision-making tool which could assess options for cost and energy […]

Startups

7 Inspiring Startups Combining Architecture and Tech

The definition of an architecture and tech startup has drastically changed over the last few decades. Young enterprises trying to break into the AEC industry today are diverse, working across technologies and scales, and are using innovative business models. Over the last decade the AEC industry has seen an emergence of multidisciplinary, tech-savvy firms that […]

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10 Best Emerging Architecture Firms in 2017

At the end of every year we take a look at some of the most promising emerging architecture practices that exemplify innovative and experimental aspects of the architectural profession. These enterprises often work across disciplines and scales, and manage to push the envelope despite their small size, geographical constraints or youth. We’ve compiled a list […]

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Monograph: A Website Builder for Architects, by Architects

Tired of constantly modifying your website, finding and integrating plug-ins, and setting up hosting? Monograph Website takes away all the hassle involved in website building and offers a solution specially developed for AEC professionals. Among the many communication channels architects use to reach out to potential clients and create a following, the website is arguably the most important one. […]

Cities

Booming Cities: 6 European Startup Hubs for Architects

Finding the right location for a startup is one of the main factors, which can determine the success of a young business. These 6 European startup hubs are offering amazing programs, mentoring and investment opportunities for archipreneurs. Starting a company can be extremely stressful. Fresh graduates, freelancers and directly employed architects looking to create startups […]

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The Pros and Cons of Starting out as a Freelance Architect

Freelancing can be a great option for architects looking for more autonomy and freedom in their work. Although there are drawbacks to this kind of work, there are specific strategies that you can use to overcome the challenges and uncertainties of going solo. It is easy to look down on freelancing. Those who are employed […]

Startups

10 Best Architecture Startups in 2016

Established architecture firms are great sources of knowledge for archipreneurs, but nothing invigorates the industry or inspires peers as much as emerging young talent. Architecture startups exemplify the most experimental aspects of the profession, and push the envelope when it comes to business models, marketing strategies and design innovation. Architecture startups are often at the […]

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How an Architect Created a Crowdsourcing Platform for Interior Design – with the Founder of CoContest

Do you want to get into the heads of the top initiators and performers in the field of architecture, building and development? 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. Get to know how they […]

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A New Way of Presenting Space in the Internet with Archilogic

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. This week’s interview is with four architects from Zurich, Switzerland. The founding team of archilogic.com: Pascal Babey, Frederic Schwarz, […]

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