Tag: creative strategies for architects
Career

5 Tips for Increasing Your Architecture Salary

A new biannual report released by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) showed that the average annual architecture salary was $84,000 for the first half of 2017, which marked a 2.8% improvement compared to the same period in 2015. The report covered 39 different positions across 26 U.S. states and 17 cities. However, according to […]

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5 Tips to Make Your Architecture Firm Ready for Growth

Running an architecture practice is not a sprint. It takes years and countless hours of dedication and careful planning to create a business that can weather crises and grow sustainably. Bringing in new work while handling the daily ins and outs of running a company requires a combination of talent, skill, team effort, a great […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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How to Develop a Strategy for Your Architectural Practice

Welcome back to “Archipreneur Insights”, our interview series where we talk to founders and entrepreneurs within the architectural and design community. Here, we ask them about how they started their businesses and the struggles they had to overcome, as well as the kinds of services and products they create and how they envision the future of the […]

Business

10 Things You Can Learn While Working For a Starchitect

Working for a starchitect can feel a little like walking on a tightrope. Daily pressures, competitiveness and tight deadlines have deterred many from the job, but the numerous benefits that these experiences offer easily outweigh their drawbacks and, crucially, always provide invaluable lessons for budding archipreneurs. Working for starchitect offices has become a controversial and […]

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Coincraft: Helping Architects Manage Their Time and Money with Ryan King

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. […]

Creative Strategies

7 Reasons Why Every Archipreneur Should Keep an Idea Book

Many successful entrepreneurs claim that taking notes and making lists should be treated as an indispensible part of your daily activities. Capturing ideas, writing down day-to-day, monthly and long-term goals can keep one productive and focused on getting things done. For example, Richard Branson keeps four types of lists: ideas, thing people say, people to […]

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How “Urban Transcripts” Makes Cities by Bringing Together Design, Research & Public Participation

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 […]

Books

10 Inspirational Books Every Archipreneur Should Read

Isaac Asimov once said: “Self-education is, I firmly believe, the only kind of education there is”. Successful entrepreneurs dominating the building industry today are continuously demonstrating that self-improvement and self-education are key ingredients in building great businesses. We advise you to take a cue from Asimov and read on. Managing a startup, real estate development […]

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How an Architecture Grad and Foodie Built an Ice Cream Empire Worth $7.5 Million

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 […]

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