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Interview: Jonathan Tate of OJT

In December 2017, I sat down with Architect & Developer Jonathan Tate of OJT in New Orleans, LA. See more information about OJT at their website. Also, listen to Jonathan’s recent interview on the National Real Estate Forum podcast here. Jonathan Tate: Why we ended up doing development work had nothing...

Interview: Peter Guthrie of DDG

In October 2017, I sat down with Architect & Developer Peter Guthrie of DDG in New York, New York. See more information about DDG at their website.  Peter Guthrie: So I was in Brooklyn. I knew I couldn’t find the perfect client. They weren’t just popping up. How do you...

Interview: Jared Della Valle of Alloy

In September 2017, I sat down with Architect & Developer Jared Della Valle of Alloy in Brooklyn, New York. See more information about Alloy at their website. Watch Jared lecture in a panel on Architect as Developer at Harvard here. Jared Della Valle: It was my thesis in graduate school,...

Interview: Alex Barrett of Barrett Design

In September 2017, I sat down with Architect & Developer Alex Barrett of Barrett Design in Brooklyn, New York. See more information about Barrett Design at their website. Watch Alex lecture in a panel on Architect as Developer at Harvard here.   Alex Barrett: I realized that there was something...

Interview: The UP Studio

  In August 2017, I sat down with John Patrick Winberry, Adam J. Wanaselja, and Jeffrey Ramierez of the Architect & Developer firm, The Up Studio in Queens, New York. See more information about The UP Studio at their website. Also checkout the website for their first development, West Beech, here....

Interview: WC Studio

In July 2017, I spoke with John Wolters and Cady Chintis of Architect & Developer WC Studio in Tacoma, WA. See more information about DDG at their website.  John Wolters: What we look for are the properties that typical developers and builders are bypassing. We look for properties that prove...

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Architects as Developers Series

Growth Media is showcasing 12 Architects that have taken the leap to stop building for others and start developing for themselves in a series of articles called, “Architects As Developers.” Real estate is an integral piece of everyone’s life. From the homes we go to every night to the shops we visit...

If You Want Something Done Right…

If You Want Something Done Right. Introducing the new breed of architect-developer. by David Sokol. Originally published in Departures, Fall 2017. Download the article here.

Podcast Interview with Jonathan Tate of OJT

The National Real Estate Forum recently interviewed Architect & Developer Jonathan Tate about his latest project utilizing crowdfunding. See the article on the NREF website and the project information on Small Change. Listen to the interview below.    Jonathan Tate runs a small architectural practice in New Orleans, Louisiana...

Hudson Woods article by Lang Architecture

Originally published on the New York Times on 16 June 2017. Written by Julie Satow. Access article here. If the borscht belt is what you’re after, don’t come to Hudson Woods. The housing development, spread across 131 acres in the Catskills, has its roots in Scandinavian design, not beet soup and bungalows....

Top Brooklyn Residential Sales by Architects & Developers

Two Architects & Developers made is big in Brooklyn in 2016. Alloy and Nava both made The Real Deal’s Brooklyn Top Residential Sales in 2016. These results help validate the value that an architect self-initiating their own work can bring to the table.     One John Street was the winning...

CityRealty Interviews Cary Tamarkin

Interview via CityRealty:   Cary Tamarkin is the founder and president of Tamarkin Co., an architecture and real estate development company established in 1994 and based in New York City. He worked as an architect exclusively for many years before deciding to go into development. As it turned out, he was able...

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Known Architects & Developers

The following is a list of known Architects & Developers from around the world. If you know others not listed, please let me know at james@architectanddeveloper.com