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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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...
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...
Design/Build as a Business Model – with Architect Developer Jim Zack

Design/Build as a Business Model – with Architect Developer Jim Zack

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...
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...
Going Green: Advice on Integrated Design, Life and Business with Craig Applegath

Going Green: Advice on Integrated Design, Life and Business with Craig Applegath

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....
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...
SMART Goal-Setting Techniques for a Successful New Year

SMART Goal-Setting Techniques for a Successful New Year

The end of year is always a good time for us to look back at our accomplishments and to review our future aims. To get you started, we’ve outlined a useful road map for setting and achieving business goals. Whether you are a student, sole practitioner, freelancer or business owner, setting goals can be a...
Turning Ideas into Products: 5 Architects who Successfully Sell their Designs

Turning Ideas into Products: 5 Architects who Successfully Sell their Designs

The emergence of interconnectivity, smart and sensor-driven designs, home automation, clean energy, shared knowledge, and efficient software have created numerous opportunities for those looking to build their businesses around products. This includes architects who, by design, have a large skill set that allows them to engage with a wide variety of business models. The idea...