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Taking The Leap: Practical Steps for Starting Your Design Practice

Starting your design practice is the dream of many ­aspiring architects and designers. Founders ­ultimately have creative control and a high level of ­professional flexibility which can be very desirable. Here is your checklist for important considerations when thinking of starting your design practice. There are several approaches to starting out. Whether you choose to […]

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The 10 Most Important Lessons Learned in 25 Years of Architecture Practice

This article is an expansion on one part of our interview with Craig Applegath, Founding Principal of DIALOG’s Toronto Studio. The architect spoke from his experience of running a 150-person practice and listed 10 tips for archipreneurs interested in starting their own business. We think this list is inspirational and so we are sharing it […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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How Modelo Started a SaaS Business

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 […]

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How the Architects at ‘Deadline’ Became Their Own Clients to Design Their First Building

Welcome to our projects series where we present benchmarks of urban living – self developed by architects and creative city makers. This week we want to present you the project Slender – Bender by Berlin based Deadline. Slender – Bender is the first building of Deadline’s architects Matthew Griffin and Britta Jürgens. In embarking on this project […]

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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 […]

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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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