Closing the Gap in Architecture Education – Interview with DesignX Accelerator

Closing the Gap in Architecture Education – Interview with DesignX Accelerator

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...
Urban BIGyard: Co-Housing Development by Zanderroth Architekten

Urban BIGyard: Co-Housing Development by Zanderroth Architekten

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 apartment building BIG YARD by Berlin based zanderroth architekten. When Sascha Zander and Christian Roth wanted to start up as architects after university they could...
How Startup Accelerator DesignX Turns Architecture Students into Entrepreneurs

How Startup Accelerator DesignX Turns Architecture Students into Entrepreneurs

Outdated teaching practices at architecture schools are finally giving way to a modern, tech-savvy approach to architectural education. MIT’s new DesignX accelerator helps architecture students become archipreneurs while still at school by providing a platform for developing business models, pitching and funding projects. One of the main reasons why architects...
Presenting Graypants’ Latest Product Line: Chronalights

Presenting Graypants’ Latest Product Line: Chronalights

Welcome to our projects series where we present design products, productized architectural design services and software solutions created by architects. This week we want to present you Chronalights, the latest product creation by the architect duo Graypants. Graypants is a team of problem solvers bridging the gap between art and design. With studios in Seattle...
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Product Design Made by Architects – How Graypants Built an International Brand

Product Design Made by Architects – How Graypants Built an International Brand

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...
17 Inspirational Archipreneur Quotes that will Motivate You in 2017

17 Inspirational Archipreneur Quotes that will Motivate You in 2017

In our interview series Archipreneur Insights we have spoken with more than 40 Archipreneurs. Experts and entrepreneurs in the field of architecture, building and development have answered our questions and giving us insight into their creative and unusual operations of their businesses and projects. From these interviews we want to share with you the most inspirational...
Living Air-Right: Redefining Affordable Housing in NYC

Living Air-Right: Redefining Affordable Housing in NYC

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 a project by New York City based architects Beomki Lee and Chang Kyu Lee. Adding cabins to unused roof tops like CABIN SPACEY or designing houses on misshaped “leftover” lots...
The Story Behind Monograph.io – a Beautiful Website Builder Tool from Architects for Architects

The Story Behind Monograph.io – a Beautiful Website Builder Tool from Architects for 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 field of architecture and beyond....
The New Rules for Architects and Developers: 5 Insights from an Industry Insider

The New Rules for Architects and Developers: 5 Insights from an Industry Insider

This open letter to architects by developer Gus Zogolovitch, Managing Director of Inhabit Homes and Director of Solidspace, was originally published on the blog of Inhabit Homes. We recently spoke with Gus; read our interview with him here. Gus grew up surrounded by architecture, encouraged by his architect father. In the course of his career...
How to Influence Urban Planning Decisions from Below with TransformCity

How to Influence Urban Planning Decisions from Below with TransformCity

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 community...
Tall, Green, and Global: 10 of the Most Innovative Architecture Projects of 2016

Tall, Green, and Global: 10 of the Most Innovative Architecture Projects of 2016

The year 2016 was a watershed moment for broad-based populist backlashes, from Brexit to Trump, “xenophobia” to “post-truth.” But looking back, this year’s architecture seems more and more like the sober run-up to these volcanic changes. by Zach Mortice From this perspective, Redshift’s list of the most innovative architecture documents a different ethos. The concerns...
Architecture meets Artificial Intelligence: How CoPlannery Brings AI to the AEC Industry

Architecture meets Artificial Intelligence: How CoPlannery Brings AI to the AEC Industry

A very warm welcome to Archipreneur Insights, the interview series with the architectural, design and building community’s 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 field of architecture and beyond. This...
The 10 Most Important Lessons Learned in 25 Years of Architecture Practice

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...
Architect Turns Tech-Entrepreneur: How Michael Kohn Launched His Virtual Collaboration Tool Stickyworld

Architect Turns Tech-Entrepreneur: How Michael Kohn Launched His Virtual Collaboration Tool Stickyworld

Archipreneur Insights is an interview series with experts and entrepreneurs in the field of architecture, building and development, highlighting the creative and unusual operations of their businesses and projects. Considering we’re very deep within the age of technology, we also look at how these community leaders have used alternative methods to achieve their career and...
6 Must-Watch TED Talks for Archipreneurs in 2017

6 Must-Watch TED Talks for Archipreneurs in 2017

Looking for some inspiration to strengthen you passion for Archipreneurship? This eclectic collection of TED Talks will inspire and motivate you to work smarter, faster and more creatively in 2017. TED Talks seem to have transformed from a platform which celebrates remarkable ideas to a format within which over-rehearsed performances aim to primarily entertain. Many...
Investment Banking, Gap Site Development and Building New Homes – an Interview with Gus Zogolovitch

Investment Banking, Gap Site Development and Building New Homes – an Interview with Gus Zogolovitch

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...