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Interviews

Design for Life: How to Balance Your Creative Practice

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 […]

Entrepreneurship

Starting an Architecture Firm: Practical Steps for Taking The Leap

.Starting an architecture firm 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 […]

Research

How Architectural Thinking and Research Collaboration Brings Value to Creative Industries

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 […]

Innovation

Thinking Ahead: Towards an Expanded Understanding of Design

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 is suggesting an expanded understanding of design and shares his views on the future of the built environment and architecture industries in the face of technological innovation and a […]

Interviews

UX for Space: Creating Meaningful Engagement through Data-Driven Design

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.

Interviews

Sensors for Cities: Ben van Berkel Explores Technology-Integrated Urban Design

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 […]

Startups

Architects as Inventors: Creating a Product from Concept to Market

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 of creating […]

Creative Strategies

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 […]

Architect as Developer

4 Ways to Become an Architect as Developer

If you’ve been thinking of transitioning from architectural design services to real estate development, there is no longer a reason to put it off. You can use the abundance of information online and the numerous successful examples of architects taking matters into their own hands and become an architect as developer. These sources of knowledge […]

Interviews

Founders of the d2 Conference Talk Architecture, Entrepreneurship and the Future of ArchViz

When I first spoke to Jason, Fabio and Christian– founders of the d2 Conference– about the possibility of doing an interview, my idea was to present three different people working in and around architecture, and ultimately coming together to pursue a single entrepreneurial idea. Here, they talk about their respective journeys from mainstream architecture to […]

Interviews

Bimarium Objects: A New 3D BIM Platform That Helps Architects Create Better, Smarter Designs

This weeks interview is with Diana and Stefan, the founders of Bimarium. Bimarium is a new kind of BIM platform that helps architects and interior designers be better at what they do, by providing wide range of BIM furniture objects that can be quickly discovered, accessed, organised and used in your projects. The models are […]

Interviews

How To Create Value Through Architecture Led Development With Asaf Gottesman

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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