Many architects aspire to start their own architecture firm one day. They dream of complete autonomy in choosing projects, being their own boss and establishing their name as a respected architect. Starting your own architecture firm can be an amazing achievement. However, the journey to success is often one that is fraught with difficult roadblocks. … Continued
In a recent live talk with Architizer, Archibiz Co-Founder and Chief Mentor Ray Brown sat down with Architizer to discuss some of the most common mistakes architects make when they start their own practice.
Yvonne Meng and Amber Laing, founders and directors of Circle Studio, tells their story of what led them to start their practice. Start-Up Series is a newly launched series at Archibiz, where we bring you a first-hand look into conversations with start-up architects. The architects we will interview will range in years of experience and life stories.
Daniel Moore, founder of Open Creative Studio, tells his story of what led him to start his practice after working for Breathe Architecture three times. Start-Up Series is a newly launched series at Archibiz, where we bring you a first-hand look into conversations with start-up architects. The architects we will interview will range in years of experience and life stories.
Richard FitzGerald is the director of Richard FitzGerald Architects, a small architecture firm that primarily focuses on residential projects. FitzGerald started his firm in 2018 after working for Melbourne-based NTF Architecture for more than eight years. Archibiz: How did you know when you were ready to break off on your own? FitzGerald: I suppose I always … Continued
Jose Rodriguez is the director of PLOT Architecture and Urbanism, a Geelong-based firm he founded at the start of 2020. Rodriguez started his firm after working at Powell & Glenn Architects and Chamberlain Architects for five and two years, respectively. As he builds his practice, Rodriguez said he’s particularly interested in “new forms of housing … Continued
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