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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 advent of smartphones, driverless...
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 market trends and new. While...
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....
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Outdated teaching practices at architecture schools are finally giving way to a modern, tech-savvy approach to architectural education.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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
4 Tips to Get Started with Virtual Reality in Architecture

4 Tips to Get Started with Virtual Reality in Architecture

You are walking through an elegant house, admiring the large living-room windows, the paintings on the wall, and the spacious kitchen. Pendant lights cast a soft glow, the terrazzo flooring gleams beneath your feet, the furnishings feel inviting. Then you take off the virtual-reality goggles and resume your meeting. by Kim O’Connell This scenario is becoming...
Top 10 Apps to Help You Achieve Your Goals and Build New Habits

Top 10 Apps to Help You Achieve Your Goals and Build New Habits

With the daily distractions of Facebook, emails and calls, it can become difficult to keep your eye on the ball. This is why having an app that tracks habits and helps you stay organized can made a huge impact on your professional and personal success. There are numerous digital tools dedicated to optimizing workflow, communication...
2016 in Review: 2 Years after Launching Archipreneur

2016 in Review: 2 Years after Launching Archipreneur

The second year of running Archipreneur has come to an end. Lots of things happened. First, I would like to thank you, the readers, for all of the support and great feedback. This is what motivates me and my team every day. Today I want to share a small recap of 2016 and provide an...