Tag: architecture entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship

How Startup Accelerator DesignX Turns Architecture Students into Entrepreneurs

Outdated teaching practices at architecture schools are finally giving way to a modern, tech-savvy approach to architectural education. MIT’s new DesignX accelerator helps architecture students become archipreneurs while still at school by providing a platform for developing business models, pitching and funding projects. One of the main reasons why architects lack business skills is the […]

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

Investment Banking, Gap Site Development and Building New Homes – an Interview with Gus Zogolovitch

Do you want to get into the heads of the top initiators and performers from 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 development. Get […]

Interviews

The Solidspace DNA: Roger Zogolovitch Shares His Insights on Being an Architect Developer

Do you want to get into the heads of the top initiators and performers from 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 development. Get […]

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 […]

Entrepreneurship

Editor’s Pick: How to Think Like an Entrepreneur with Roger and Gus Zogolovitch

Welcome to Editor’s Picks, where we feature our favorite interviews, must-watch videos and innovative news from the architectural, design and building communities’ movers and shakers. This week, we want to share with you a talk with Roger and Gus Zogolovitch titled “How to Think Like an Entrepreneur”. An architect’s average median salary is very low, […]

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 […]

Business Models

How to Productize Architectural Services

Are you stuck in the endless cycle of reinventing your service with every new project? Tired of negotiations, meetings and writing proposals? There is an effective way to optimize your design-based business that will allow you to finally stop wasting precious time. Productizing architectural services will enable you to streamline your procedures and create assets […]

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 […]

Interviews

Revolutionary Tools for the Architecture Industry: Marc Kushner on Architizer

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 […]

Technology

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 […]

Architect as Developer

Co-Housing: A Chance to Start Your Own Project

If you’re tired of waiting for investors and want to jumpstart your own project, co-housing might be the perfect solution. Over the last few decades co-housing has become a way for architects to self-initiate and realize projects that would hardly see light of day through conventional project development channels. What is Co-Housing? Co-housing is an amalgamation […]

Get the Newsletter

Subscribe to Archipreneur’s Newsletter and get Weekly Built Environment News.

    Join the Archipreneur Newsletter
    Get Our Best Content on Architecture, Development and Entrepreneurship. Weekly Delivered to Your Inbox for FREE.