Grow Your Architecture Firm with LinkedIn

Grow Your Architecture Firm with LinkedIn

With a multitude of social media platforms to choose from, architects have to be careful in choosing the right one in which to engage with others and to invest their time and money. Young companies and startups in particular stand to gain a good deal from using LinkedIn. Usually strapped...
Breaking the Mold in Architecture with Alexis Dornier

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...
The Pros and Cons of Starting out as a Freelance Architect

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...
How Architects Can Work with Informal Settlements – with 26'10 south Architects

How Architects Can Work with Informal Settlements – with 26’10 south Architects

A very warm welcome to Archipreneur Insights, the interview series with the architectural, design and building communities’ 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...
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7 Inspiring Female Archipreneurs Show How It's Done

7 Inspiring Female Archipreneurs Show How It’s Done

Is archipreneurship a perfect alternative to trying to break the glass ceiling? These 7 female archipreneurs are proving that innovation, great business, and passion all trump gender bias. The AEC industry suffers from a disproportionate number of male over female professionals. A large number of female architects leave the profession early on in their careers,...
How to Redevelop a 100-Year-Old Hotel through Crowdfunding – with Greg Hennes

How to Redevelop a 100-Year-Old Hotel through Crowdfunding – with Greg Hennes

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...
How Architects Can Use Instagram to Promote Their Work

How Architects Can Use Instagram to Promote Their Work

Since its launch in 2010, Instagram has become one of the most popular social media platforms with user-generated content. But how useful can Instagram be for architects and those working in the AEC industry? Apparently, extremely useful. Read on to find out how. The majority of architects still don’t see marketing as a hugely important...
Editor's Pick: How to Think Like an Entrepreneur with Roger and Gus Zogolovitch

Editor’s Pick: How to Think Like an Entrepreneur with Roger and Gus Zogolovitch

Welcome to Editor’s Picks, where we feature our favorite interviews, must-watch videos and innovative news from the architectural, design and building communities’ movers and shakers. This week, we want to share with you a talk with Roger and Gus Zogolovitch titled “How to Think Like an Entrepreneur”. An architect’s average median salary is very low,...
7 Productivity Tips for Archipreneurs

7 Productivity Tips for Archipreneurs

Emailing, endless meetings, and managing people can be overwhelming for young archipreneurs. How can you get the most out of your day and learn to prioritize tasks for optimum effectiveness? Sticking to a few key principles can make a huge impact on the success of your enterprise. Architects who diverge from the conventional career path...
Manhattan High-Rise Meets European Courtyard in BIG’s Courtscraper

Manhattan High-Rise Meets European Courtyard in BIG’s Courtscraper

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 recently completed “Courtscraper” by BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group. VIΛ 57 West, designed by BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group for the Durst Organization, introduces a new typology to New York City: the...
Editor's Pick: Crowdinvesting for Real Estate by Guerrilla Development

Editor’s Pick: Crowdinvesting for Real Estate by Guerrilla Development

Welcome to Editor’s Picks, where we feature our favorite interviews, must-watch videos and innovative news from the architectural, design and building communities’ movers and shakers. This week, we want to share with you a video by Guerrilla Development promoting cowdinvesting for their next real estate project The Fair-Haired Dumbbell. Guerrilla Development is not your average...
How to Create Unique Urban Projects as an Architect Developer with Matthew Griffin

How to Create Unique Urban Projects as an Architect Developer with Matthew Griffin

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...
Presenting the Redevelopment New Lab, which Brings Startups to a Former Shipbuilding Facility

Presenting the Redevelopment New Lab, which Brings Startups to a Former Shipbuilding Facility

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 recently completed redevelopment project New Lab by Macro Sea. We met David Belt, the Executive Director and Founder of Macro Sea and Nicko Elliott, the Design Director of the company in the...
How to Develop a Used Car Lot into a Trending Food Court: The Zipper by Guerrilla Development

How to Develop a Used Car Lot into a Trending Food Court: The Zipper by Guerrilla Development

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 The Zipper by Portland based Guerrilla Development. We interviewed Kevin Cavenaugh, architect developer and founder of the real estate development company Guerilla Development, last year. In the interview...
5 of the Most Innovative Architecture Firms

5 of the Most Innovative Architecture Firms

The AEC industry is notoriously slow to adopt new technologies. Cumbersome organizational structures and high financial stakes make it difficult for AEC professionals to experiment. Due to the limited role of architects in the project development process, innovative design solutions and experimentation with new manufacturing techniques are still confined to academic circles and research institutions....
How Modelo Started a SaaS Business

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...