Biba Dow co-founded Dow Jones Architects in 2000 and was shortlisted this year for Architect of the Year in the Women in Architecture Awards. In our interview, Biba shares how she has cultivated a practice over time that is enriched by cultural projects and opportunities to share knowledge. Why did you and your husband Alun […]
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 […]
As technology accelerates into every professional industry, it’s crucial for architectural education to progress from teaching only a traditional building design process. At Technical University of Munich (TUM), a new research department is focusing on the interdisciplinary development and research competencies in architecture. We talked to Dr. Gerhard Schubert and Christos Chantzaras, two of the […]
Guest author Jerónimo van Schendel, architect and Director of the Master’s program in Architectural Management and Design at IE School of Architecture and Design in Madrid shares his views on the future of the built environment and architecture industries in the face of technological innovation and a new age for entrepreneurship. Over recent decades the […]
David and Simon founded CO-Office in New York City with an aim to improve client engagement in the project process. Their design approach is bottom-up and not top-down, similar to User Experience design. With an emphasis on collecting quantitative data to support their design intuition, CO-Office proves that good Design is also good business.
How will buildings and cities communicate with their users in the future? Which technologies will remain relevant for the architectural profession? In this interview, Ben van Berkel shares inspiring insights about founding UNSense, his new ArchTech start-up on sensorial technologies for future cities. After building and operating a very successful architecture office for the last […]
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 […]
As architecture students, Daniel and Lisbeth had an idea for a room that can be used internally and externally. To do this, they designed a one-of-a-kind facade system and have spent the last five years bringing the concept to life as founders of Flissade. In the following interview Daniel describes the intensive process that has […]