Google’s Sidewalk Labs Aims to Make Cities Smarter

Google’s Sidewalk Labs Aims to Make Cities Smarter

Tech giants are more frequently coming up with products that target urban environments. Google’s new startup, Sidewalk Labs, has already hit the streets of New York City and rolled out several products that promise to make urban infrastructure and public spaces more efficient. Our cities are changing rapidly, thanks to...
The Nightingale Model: A Collaborative Movement for Sustainable, Affordable Housing in the City

The Nightingale Model: A Collaborative Movement for Sustainable, Affordable Housing in the City

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...
Top 5 Online Tools to Track Building Projects around the World

Top 5 Online Tools to Track Building Projects around the World

Navigating the construction process just got a lot easier, thanks to online tools and search engines that provide most up-to-date information on new construction projects throughout the world. In order to succeed, business owners in the AEC industry need to arm themselves with information on their competition, key demographic and...
Steelhouse – Two Unit Property Designed, Developed and Built by Zack/de Vito

Steelhouse – Two Unit Property Designed, Developed and Built by Zack/de Vito

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 to you Steelhouse 1+2, designed, developed and built in-house by San Francisco based Zack/de Vito. We recently spoke with Jim Zack, founder of Zack/de Vito...
Award-Winning Architect Odile Decq on Rethinking Architectural Education

Award-Winning Architect Odile Decq on Rethinking Architectural Education

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...
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ArchiSnapper – Create Field Reports and Punch Lists with this App

ArchiSnapper – Create Field Reports and Punch Lists with this App

Automating administrative tasks doesn’t only save time, it also makes it significantly easier to communicate with clients and co-workers. The punch list, field & site report app ArchiSnapper aims to do just that – to allow thousands of professionals working in the AEC industry to generate and send out field reports with a single mouse click....
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 architecture, building and development. Get...
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 not find clients. So they...
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 lack business skills is the...
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 and Amsterdam, they design and create architecture,...
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...