Tag: Jonathan Segal
Architect as Developer

The Modern Architect-Developer: Benefits of Owning the Entire Process

Architect-Developer Jonathan Segal shares his insights about how Architects can regain control of the building process and return to the role of ‘Master Builder’ in a video interview with The Skyline Forum. In many cities in the late 1800s, the role of the architect encompassed the modern responsibilities of a developer including the purchase of […]

Career

7 Alternative Career Paths for Architects

Have you thought about an alternative career path as an architect? Compared to most other professions, architects are uncommonly malleable– as creatives and problem-solvers, they are able to put on many hats and apply their skills to a variety of challenges. The digital revolution, which intensified the sharing of knowledge and experience, has helped architects […]

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Reasons Why Architects Can Make Great Developers (or not?)

Are architects cut out for the world of real estate? Are we able to take the reins of our designs and take on full responsibility for our projects’ development and construction? Today, a majority of architects work solely on the design end of the development process. It is common knowledge that the net value of […]

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Jonathan Segal – The Architect With No Need For Clients

Designing and building your own ideas as an architect without seeking constant compromises with the client sounds like the perfect job. As an architect developer, Jonathan Segal lives the high life by taking the role of client, contractor and property manager of his projects, and reaps the benefits from each of these functions. After completing […]

Creative Strategies

5 Ideas to Start Out as an Archipreneur

The idea behind being an Archipreneur is very appealing. As an Archipreneur, you are in charge of building a business from your architectural skill set, so freeing yourself from the demands of your current job and creating the things that you truly love. In this article, I will share 5 ideas that will kick-start your […]

Architect as Developer

Architect as Developer: 5 Portraits of Successful Firms

More and more Architects become Archipreneurs by developing their own projects. The approach is appealing. You are your own client and decide about design and development in all aspects. The following 5 Architect as Developer offices successfully developed their own residential buildings, offices and mixed-use houses. John Portman & Associates John Portman is an american architect […]

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