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Isamu and Marley Wright Kanda - Photo by Matt Delphenich
REAL ESTATE - INTERVIEW
An architect does not need to design large-scale buildings or houses to show his or her creativity. Small size minimalist projects such as "Cabin on a Rock" can reflect its architects' perspectives with all the details. I talked to Isamu Kanda, the architect of this minimalist building, about his career and his projects.
by Meryem Aksoy
Keri Murray
REAL ESTATE - INTERVIEW
Successful architects not only create visible influences with the buildings they design, but also create inspiration for the next generations to reveal their passion for architecture. Jørn Utzon inspired the next generations with the Sydney Opera House he designed. I talked with Keri Murray, who inspired by the Sydney Opera House to pursue a career in architecture.
by Meryem Aksoy
New Las Vegas Municipal Courthouse is efficiently designed to better serve the current and future needs of the citizens of the city of Las Vegas. Photo courtesy of The Molasky Group. (PRNewsfoto/The Molasky Group)
REAL ESTATE - COMPANY NEWS
The Molasky Group Partners With City of Las Vegas To Develop Municipal Courthouse
Source : The Molasky Group
Blackbaud's state-of-the-art, eco-friendly world headquarters to drive disruptive innovation and impact for global good at increased scale (PRNewsfoto/Blackbaud)
BUSINESS - COMPANY NEWS
Software leader's state-of-the-art, eco-friendly hub to drive disruptive innovation and impact for global good at increased scale
Source : Blackbaud
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Eric Barnes, Founder and CEO of KOR Water
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Lincoln Kayiwa, Founder and CEO of KAYIWA
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Telami
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Architect Interviews
Robin Komita
REAL ESTATE - INTERVIEW
Houses are constructed once and are used for a long time. However, the house owners renovate the interiors of the house many times. At this point, architects who specialize in house renovations come into play. I talked to Robin Komita about her career and the process of interior design.
by Meryem Aksoy
Kyle Jensen
REAL ESTATE - INTERVIEW
In the construction industry, new products and new techniques are developing very rapidly. The architects who are at the starting point of each structure produced by this industry should follow these developments very closely. I talked to Architect Kyle Jensen who likes to use new techniques in his own projects.
by Meryem Aksoy
Mehdy Ajvand
REAL ESTATE - INTERVIEW
Each architectural project is born as an idea, begins with drawings on paper, takes its final form in architectural software, turns into cardboard models, and is built in the real world. This long process is managed by architects from the beginning to the end. I talked with Principal Architect Mehdy Ajvand about his career, projects, and Hyphen Studio.
by Meryem Aksoy
Alva Roy
REAL ESTATE - INTERVIEW
In fact, although architects design the houses for their clients, they are also designers of structures that appeal to all those who live around it. They design a part of the neighbourhood, not just a house. I talked to Alva Roy, who was one of the architects who shaped our living spaces, about his career and projects.
by Meryem Aksoy
Halex Architecture
REAL ESTATE - INTERVIEW
From our houses to the school buildings, from the museums to our office buildings, each one is an architect's work. We don't know their names, we don't recognize them even we are on the same bus, but we live, study or work in the buildings they designed. I talked to Kent Halex about his career and the basics of architecture.
by Meryem Aksoy
Brent Kendle
REAL ESTATE - INTERVIEW
You need talent and passion to become a successful architect. The existence of this passion sometimes occurs at a young age, sometimes in high school years. Brent Kendle was born into a family with a passion for architecture, and his mother inspired him to pursue a career as an architect. I talked to Brent Kendle about his career and the foundations of architecture.
by Meryem Aksoy
Howard L. Miller, Senior Associate at The Johnson Partnership
REAL ESTATE - INTERVIEW
Since 1979, The Johnson Partnership has been providing architectural services, environmental planning, and historic resources consulting. I talked with Howard L. Miller, Senior Associate at The Johnson Partnership, about his career and the basics of residential projects.
by Meryem Aksoy
Architectural Photographer Interviews
Helynn Ospina
REAL ESTATE - INTERVIEW
Although her undergraduate degree was in biology, her real passion was always photography. In 2012, she established her own studio that focuses on interiors, travel and fine art photography. I talked with Helynn Ospina about architectural and interiors photography.
by Melisa Kaya
Architectural Photographer Alan Blakely - © Alan Blakely Photography
REAL ESTATE - INTERVIEW
Alan Blakely is the author of several architectural photography books and publications, and he is a regular contributor to The New York Times.
by Melisa Kaya
Architectural Photographer Lisa Petrole
REAL ESTATE - INTERVIEW
Lisa Petrole is a Canadian/American freelance photographer specializing in interior design, architectural, and lifestyle photography.
by Melisa Kaya
Ozan Çelik
REAL ESTATE - INTERVIEW
Ozan Çelik is an architectural photographer who has studied architecture. His educational background and the city he lives in gives him a different perspective. We had a conversation about architectural photography with Ozan.
by Melisa Kaya
Christopher Lee
REAL ESTATE - INTERVIEW
Architects are designing unique buildings, these designs are carefully constructed and we are able to see all these beautiful architectural works thanks to architectural photographers. I talked with Architectural Photographer Christopher Lee about architectural photography.
by Melisa Kaya
Architectural and Interior Photographer Fabrice Dunou
REAL ESTATE - INTERVIEW
Prior to shaping his photography career, he wanted to make his viewpoint more flawless with advanced photographic techniques, and he studied at the Speos International Photographic School in Paris.
by Melisa Kaya
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Architectural Designer Interviews
Affecting Spaces Design Studio
REAL ESTATE - INTERVIEW
The external appearance of a house, landscaping, and its location are very important. But even though we live inside the house, we sometimes ignore the importance of interior design. It is enough to look at the pages of decoration magazines to see the effect of a professional touch. I talked with Interior Designer Gillian Lazanik to understand the process of interior designing.
by Meryem Aksoy
Gary Nance
REAL ESTATE - INTERVIEW
Each architectural designer has a different area of expertise. Gary Nance has been designing custom homes for over 30 years by focusing on to understand the wishes of his clients. I talked with Architectural Designer Gary Nance about his career and the details of custom homes.
by Meryem Aksoy
William T. Baker
REAL ESTATE - INTERVIEW
William T. Baker & Associates is an Atlanta based design firm that established by Award-Winning Residential Designer William T. Baker in 1985. For over three decades, he has been designing Great American Homes. I talked with William T. Baker about his residential projects.
by Meryem Aksoy
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Niklos Toldi, University of Tennessee, 2018 Brinkmann Scholarship: First Prize Winner
REAL ESTATE - COMPANY NEWS
Gensler is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Brinkmann Scholarship, which encourages excellence in interior design by providing financial scholarships and internship opportunities to exceptional interior design students.
Source : Gensler
(PRNewsfoto/Douglas Elliman Development Mar)
REAL ESTATE - COMPANY NEWS
Douglas Elliman Development Marketing Named Exclusive Sales and Marketing Brokerage
Source : Douglas Elliman Development Marketing
Earlier this month, CyArk, a nonprofit organization that digitally records, archives and helps preserve world heritage sites, and Iron Mountain Incorporated® (NYSE: IRM), the global leader in storage and information management services, completed a preservation project to digitally capture and preserve the Royal Exhibition Building in Melbourne, Australia.
LIFESTYLE - NEWS
Completed in 1880 to mark Melbourne's first international exhibition, the Royal Exhibition Building is one of the world's oldest remaining exhibition pavilions.
Source : Iron Mountain Incorporated
Site of the new Rosewood Hotel in Houston's Uptown District
TRAVEL - COMPANY NEWS
Ideally located in the city's exclusive Uptown District, the hotel will be near several of Houston's most popular sites including The Galleria, Texas' largest luxury shopping destination, and the Texas Medical Center, the largest medical center in the world.
Source : Rosewood Hotels & Resorts
Rendering of the new 350,000 square-foot LG North American Headquarters which will feature Autani's Zigbee-based wirelessly networked lighting controls
BUSINESS - COMPANY NEWS
When completed in 2019, the 350,000-square-foot LEED Gold corporate campus will feature Autani's Zigbee-based wirelessly networked lighting controls.
Source : Autani, LLC
(PRNewsfoto/Douglas Elliman Development Mar)
REAL ESTATE - COMPANY NEWS
Douglas Elliman Development Marketing Named Exclusive Sales and Marketing Brokerage
Source : Douglas Elliman Development Marketing
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Rendering of The Spiral’s cascading terraces
REAL ESTATE - COMPANY NEWS
Pfizer to Relocate its Global Headquarters to Tishman Speyer's 1,031 Foot Midtown West Tower upon Completion in 2022
Source : Tishman Speyer
New World Development Company has been awarded the tender for the development and management of a world-class commercial development in SKYCITY at Hong Kong International Airport. (Rendering provided by New World Development)
REAL ESTATE - COMPANY NEWS
Hong Kong conglomerate to build 3.77 million-square-foot, mixed-use complex, highlighting commerce and 'experience-based entertainment', for residents and international visitors
Source : New World Development
Entrance to Rockwood Boys & Girls Club in Gresham, Oregon. Photo by Andrew Pogue.
REAL ESTATE - COMPANY NEWS
New Rockwood Boys & Girls Club, Open School East, and New Avenues for Youth Spaces Bring Essential Services and Design Excellence to East Multnomah County
Source : Holst Architecture
The Point
REAL ESTATE - COMPANY NEWS
Climb Real Estate is proud to announce it is exclusively marketing and leasing the residences at The Point, a brand new rental community in Point Richmond, California
Source : Climb Real Estate
Editors' Picks

An architect does not need to design large-scale buildings or houses to show his or her creativity. Small size minimalist projects such as "Cabin on a Rock" can reflect its architects' perspectives with all the details. I talked to Isamu Kanda, the architect of this minimalist building, about his career and his projects.
by Meryem Aksoy
Successful architects not only create visible influences with the buildings they design, but also create inspiration for the next generations to reveal their passion for architecture. Jørn Utzon inspired the next generations with the Sydney Opera House he designed. I talked with Keri Murray, who inspired by the Sydney Opera House to pursue a career in architecture.
by Meryem Aksoy
Each architectural project is born as an idea, begins with drawings on paper, takes its final form in architectural software, turns into cardboard models, and is built in the real world. This long process is managed by architects from the beginning to the end. I talked with Principal Architect Mehdy Ajvand about his career, projects, and Hyphen Studio.
by Meryem Aksoy
In fact, although architects design the houses for their clients, they are also designers of structures that appeal to all those who live around it. They design a part of the neighbourhood, not just a house. I talked to Alva Roy, who was one of the architects who shaped our living spaces, about his career and projects.
by Meryem Aksoy
Houses are constructed once and are used for a long time. However, the house owners renovate the interiors of the house many times. At this point, architects who specialize in house renovations come into play. I talked to Robin Komita about her career and the process of interior design.
by Meryem Aksoy
From our houses to the school buildings, from the museums to our office buildings, each one is an architect's work. We don't know their names, we don't recognize them even we are on the same bus, but we live, study or work in the buildings they designed. I talked to Kent Halex about his career and the basics of architecture.
by Meryem Aksoy
You need talent and passion to become a successful architect. The existence of this passion sometimes occurs at a young age, sometimes in high school years. Brent Kendle was born into a family with a passion for architecture, and his mother inspired him to pursue a career as an architect. I talked to Brent Kendle about his career and the foundations of architecture.
by Meryem Aksoy
The external appearance of a house, landscaping, and its location are very important. But even though we live inside the house, we sometimes ignore the importance of interior design. It is enough to look at the pages of decoration magazines to see the effect of a professional touch. I talked with Interior Designer Gillian Lazanik to understand the process of interior designing.
by Meryem Aksoy
William T. Baker & Associates is an Atlanta based design firm that established by Award-Winning Residential Designer William T. Baker in 1985. For over three decades, he has been designing Great American Homes. I talked with William T. Baker about his residential projects.
by Meryem Aksoy
In the construction industry, new products and new techniques are developing very rapidly. The architects who are at the starting point of each structure produced by this industry should follow these developments very closely. I talked to Architect Kyle Jensen who likes to use new techniques in his own projects.
by Meryem Aksoy
Each architectural designer has a different area of expertise. Gary Nance has been designing custom homes for over 30 years by focusing on to understand the wishes of his clients. I talked with Architectural Designer Gary Nance about his career and the details of custom homes.
by Meryem Aksoy
Although her undergraduate degree was in biology, her real passion was always photography. In 2012, she established her own studio that focuses on interiors, travel and fine art photography. I talked with Helynn Ospina about architectural and interiors photography.
by Melisa Kaya
In 2007, Lloyd Lumpkins established L. Lumpkins Architects, Inc. which he defines as Boutique architectural firm. I talked with Lloyd Lumpkins about his career and his architectural projects.
by Meryem Aksoy
Bringing creative minds together, who are already talented, and working together with a mentality that is far away from hierarchy, can create a very productive and creative working environment. I talked with Adam Sokol about the architecture practice that he founded with this philosophy.
by Meryem Aksoy
John Henry became interested in architecture in his high school years. Ancient Greek and Roman buildings inspired him, and he decided to be an architect 35 years ago. I talked with John Henry about his career and the basics of architectural projects.
by Meryem Aksoy
After a professional career in notable architectural firms, in 2002, Jennifer Tulley established her own architectural firm in New York and moved to San Francisco in 2006. I talked with Jennifer Tulley about her career and the basics of residential projects.
by Meryem Aksoy
Projects reflect the lifestyle of their architects. In his projects, it is possible to feel Kevin Vallely's passion for outdoor. I talked with Kevin Vallely about his lifestyle and architectural career.
by Meryem Aksoy
In 2005, Aaron Robinson established re:design architectural studios and since then has been offering bespoke architectural design services to his clients. I talked with Aaron Robinson about his career and his architectural projects.
by Meryem Aksoy
Architects are designing unique buildings, these designs are carefully constructed and we are able to see all these beautiful architectural works thanks to architectural photographers. I talked with Architectural Photographer Christopher Lee about architectural photography.
by Melisa Kaya
Since 1979, The Johnson Partnership has been providing architectural services, environmental planning, and historic resources consulting. I talked with Howard L. Miller, Senior Associate at The Johnson Partnership, about his career and the basics of residential projects.
by Meryem Aksoy
James E. McMahon has been designing contemporary and user friendly residential and commercial buildings in Tucson, Arizona since he started his own architectural practice in 1996. I talked about his career and basics of residential projects with James E. McMahon.
by Meryem Aksoy
Rick McLain has been working as both an architect and construction manager at repp + mclain Design and Construction in Tucson, AZ. I talked with Rick McLain about repp + mclain Design and Construction and the basics of residential projects.
by Meryem Aksoy
Wesley Kean is an architect who believes that the client is an important part of his team during the design process. KoDA Architecture is developing projects in South Florida and overseas with this philosophy. I talked with Wesley Kean, Founder and President of KoDA.
by Meryem Aksoy
David Supple became interested in architecture in his high school years, and since the day he founded New England Design & Construction in 2005, he has been designing houses to make his clients’ dreams come true. I talked about his career and basics of residential projects with David Supple.
by Meryem Aksoy
Javier Medina has discovered his passion for art and architecture while he was a child. After he decided to pursue a career in architecture, he completed his architectural education in Mexico City, Louisiana, and Madrid. I asked Javier Medina about his career and his architectural projects.
by Meryem Aksoy
After studied art and molecular biology, Hratch Arbach specialised in portrait and architectural photography. He became an Architectural Photographer who has been evaluating architectural structures from a viewpoint of portrait approach.
by Melisa Kaya
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