The Creative Insider

Georgi Lechtarski

The Creative Insider is your inside look into the journeys of successful architects, designers, CG artists, and branding experts. From their early beginnings to their current achievements, we delve into their practices, methods, and breakthroughs to provide a toolbox of creative ideas for your own journey. Tune in every Monday for a new long-form conversation, plus shortcasts and bonus episodes to inspire and guide you on your own creative path. read less

An eye opening conversation on Architecture and starting an office W/ Chris Bosse
Aug 21 2023
An eye opening conversation on Architecture and starting an office W/ Chris Bosse
In this episode of TCI Podcast, guest was Chris Bosse, co-founder of L-A-V-A Architects. He shared the story of starting this Laboratory for Visionary Architecture and how you could start your own company! More on Lava here: https://www.l-a-v-a.net/ 🟠EXCLUSIVE ACCESS TO PODCAST & Q&A🟠 ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.patreon.com/thecreativeinsider⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ 💌 Get the complete insider information also in written form: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://tcipod.substack.com/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ 🟠 ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tcipodcast/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ 🔵 LinkedIn: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.linkedin.com/thecreativeinsider⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ 🐤 Twitter: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://twitter.com/tcipodcast_eu⁠⁠⁠⁠ Timestamps: 00:00 Intro 04:25 How did LAVA start 15:00 how did he end up in Australia 15:50 Why is LAVA the name? 20:00 How do they approach architecture at the Office 25:35 Which skills does Chris have that sets him a part 37:50 how is tech re-shaping our world 42:00 How does LAVA treaths the employees 47:30 What are the differences between the different LAVA locations 51:30 Are LAVA competitive 56:40 Is there a flagship project for LAVA 01:03:30 How to sell a project 01:06:15 How does he deal with stress 01:12:30 How do you build trust with your partners 01:16:50 The latest LAVA Book 01:20:40 How does he get inspired Thanks for the support!
How this Aussie computational design architect moved to Copenhagen at 3XN | TCI Podcast 129
Jul 10 2023
How this Aussie computational design architect moved to Copenhagen at 3XN | TCI Podcast 129
In this TCI Podcast 129 we explore how Sam Sweeney, Aussie computational design architect moved from Australia to Copenhagen to work at 3XN Architects, one of the most cutting edge architecture offices in the world. More on Sam here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam-sweeney-888ba21a4/ 🟠EXCLUSIVE ACCESS TO PODCAST & Q&A🟠 ⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.patreon.com/thecreativeinsider⁠⁠⁠⁠ In this new podcast of TCI we talked abou how to reinvent yourself from Architect to Real-Estate comunication expert. Guest on TCI 125 was Nathalie Cara. Nathalie's questionary: ⁠⁠⁠⁠https://gt08d5nbqy4.typeform.com/to/l1j2I4xj?typeform-source=www.linkedin.com⁠⁠⁠⁠ Nathalie's LinkedIn ⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.linkedin.com/in/nathaliecara/⁠⁠⁠⁠ 💌 Get the complete insider information also in written form: ⁠⁠⁠⁠https://tcipod.substack.com/⁠⁠⁠⁠ 🟠 ⁠⁠⁠⁠Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tcipodcast/⁠⁠⁠⁠ 🔵 LinkedIn: ⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.linkedin.com/thecreativeinsider⁠⁠⁠⁠ 🐤 Twitter: ⁠⁠⁠⁠https://twitter.com/tcipodcast_eu⁠⁠⁠ Time Stamps: 00:00 Intro 00:04:13 How did he move from Australia to 3XN 00:10:56 Getting a VISA for Denmark as an Aussie 00:13:27 Was he already a computational design expert? 00:22:13 How does he doe Innovation at 3XN 00:25:41 How big is the Computational Design & BIM Experts team? 00:30:22 What can people find publicly about the 3XN's workflow 00:37:01 Will 3XN release a course about the workflow? 00:40:20 3XN Experimenting with Chat GPT 00:45:14 Living in Australia vs Europe 00:48:56 Australian Architecture vs Danish Architecture 00:53:09 The daily life of an Architect at 3XN 00:59:07 Tools 3XN uses for sustainabile design 01:02:32 Final words Thanks for Listening, if you like the show please do leave a good review!
0128 The INSPIRING story of how this IRAQI-GERMAN Architect made it to BIG NYC w/Sinam Hawro Yakoob
Jul 3 2023
0128 The INSPIRING story of how this IRAQI-GERMAN Architect made it to BIG NYC w/Sinam Hawro Yakoob
This is one of the most funny and inspiring episodes of TCI Podcast. Our guest was Sinam Yakoob, an IRAQI-GERMAN Architect who works at Bjarke Ingels Group in DUMBO, Brooklyn. 🟠EXCLUSIVE ACCESS TO PODCAST & Q&A🟠 ⁠⁠⁠https://www.patreon.com/thecreativeinsider⁠⁠⁠ In this new podcast of TCI we talked abou how to reinvent yourself from Architect to Real-Estate comunication expert. Guest on TCI 125 was Nathalie Cara. Nathalie's questionary: ⁠⁠⁠https://gt08d5nbqy4.typeform.com/to/l1j2I4xj?typeform-source=www.linkedin.com⁠⁠⁠ Nathalie's LinkedIn ⁠⁠⁠https://www.linkedin.com/in/nathaliecara/⁠⁠⁠ 💌 Get the complete insider information also in written form: ⁠⁠⁠https://tcipod.substack.com/⁠⁠⁠ 🟠 ⁠⁠⁠Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tcipodcast/⁠⁠⁠ 🔵 LinkedIn: ⁠⁠⁠https://www.linkedin.com/thecreativeinsider⁠⁠⁠ 🐤 Twitter: ⁠⁠⁠https://twitter.com/tcipodcast_eu⁠⁠ TIMESTAMPS: 00:00:00 Intro 00:02:34 SInam's Background 00:05:56 From Iraq to Germany 00:16:26 Why did she become an architect 00:24:09 Discover the architecture of her roots 00:32:44 Studying in London and Interning in NYC 00:39:13 Living in Berlin 00:44:57 Getting an offer from BIG and getting a US VISA 00:48:34 How did she finance all her studies and internships abroad 00:52:46 Why NYC and how is it the live of an architect in the city 00:55:51 Salary of an architect: Germany vs NYC 01:00:56 The benefits of living in NYC 01:05:15 Why BIG 01:10:10 Projects she is working on 01:14:25 The price she payed to achieve her successes 01:21:20 What is her endgame 01:28:18 What inspires her when she is uninspired Thank you very much for Listening to this podcast and if you like please do subscribe to the channel!
Moving to London post Brexit as an architect w/ Vincenzo Massa TCI Podcast 0127
Jun 26 2023
Moving to London post Brexit as an architect w/ Vincenzo Massa TCI Podcast 0127
In this TCI Podcast episode we had the pleasure to have on Vincenzo Massa, architect (Architectural assistant) at RSHP in London. 🟠EXCLUSIVE ACCESS TO PODCAST & Q&A🟠 ⁠⁠https://www.patreon.com/thecreativeinsider⁠⁠ In this new podcast of TCI we talked abou how to reinvent yourself from Architect to Real-Estate comunication expert. Guest on TCI 125 was Nathalie Cara. Nathalie's questionary: ⁠⁠https://gt08d5nbqy4.typeform.com/to/l1j2I4xj?typeform-source=www.linkedin.com⁠⁠ Nathalie's LinkedIn ⁠⁠https://www.linkedin.com/in/nathaliecara/⁠⁠ 💌 Get the complete insider information also in written form: ⁠⁠https://tcipod.substack.com/⁠⁠ 🟠 ⁠⁠Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tcipodcast/⁠⁠ 🔵 LinkedIn: ⁠⁠https://www.linkedin.com/thecreativeinsider⁠⁠ 🐤 Twitter: ⁠⁠https://twitter.com/tcipodcast_eu⁠ 00:00:00 Intro 00:03:54 Why did he become an architect 00:11:01 Was it hard moving to Hungary? 00:18:37 How did Hungary and London changed him as a person? 00:22:54 Topics of his post graduate masters 00:24:27 Why did he move to London? 00:26:03 Getting a Visa for the UK after Brexit 00:33:08 Why did he move from Archviz to Architecture 00:37:11 How was beginning work as an architect in London 00:44:48 Tools at RSHP 00:49:11 Specifics of tall buildings design 00:56:14 Are the money better in architecture or archviz? 01:03:37 Is the environment at work international? 01:05:32 Are the projects international? 01:07:19 How big is the office? 01:08:13 The building inside which they work 01:13:31 Sports and running 01:19:11 What does inspires him and favorite books 01:23:51 Finald words
Reinventing yourself from Architect to Real-Estate comunication expert W/ Nathalie Cara TCI 126
May 29 2023
Reinventing yourself from Architect to Real-Estate comunication expert W/ Nathalie Cara TCI 126
🟠EXCLUSIVE ACCESS TO PODCAST & Q&A🟠 ⁠https://www.patreon.com/thecreativeinsider⁠ In this new podcast of TCI we talked abou how to reinvent yourself from Architect to Real-Estate comunication expert. Guest on TCI 125 was Nathalie Cara. Nathalie's questionary: ⁠https://gt08d5nbqy4.typeform.com/to/l1j2I4xj?typeform-source=www.linkedin.com⁠ Nathalie's LinkedIn ⁠https://www.linkedin.com/in/nathaliecara/⁠ 💌 Get the complete insider information also in written form: ⁠https://tcipod.substack.com/⁠ 🟠 ⁠Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tcipodcast/⁠ 🔵 LinkedIn: ⁠https://www.linkedin.com/thecreativeinsider⁠ 🐤 Twitter: ⁠https://twitter.com/tcipodcast_eu⁠ 00:04:10 Why did she study architecture? 00:06:40 How was it to move to Paris 00:07:31 What kind of studies did she do. 00:10:00 First professional experiences 00:19:04 What she didn’t like about architecture. 00:27:00 Salary of an architect in France 00:32:42 How did she start working solo. 00:39:30 Is it working in Real Estate more profitable? 00:46:02 Skills that she learned from Graphic Design school 00:55:37 Where and how did she learn marketing and sales. 00:59:49 Starting her own business in the country-side 01:03:44 Her Business Plan, Services and results 01:18:38 Her Working Setup 01:24:16 The idea of her podcast 01:28:36 What does inspire Nathalie 01:31:32 Conclusion of the podcast
A Winning Approach to the Biennale di Venezia pavillion design w/ Boris Tikvarski TCI Podcast
Apr 24 2023
A Winning Approach to the Biennale di Venezia pavillion design w/ Boris Tikvarski TCI Podcast
On this episode of The Creative Insider Podcast, we had the pleasure of speaking with Boris Tikvarski, a Bulgarian architect and winner of the design competition for the Bulgarian Pavilion at the 2023 Biennale di Venezia. 🟠EXCLUSIVE ACCESS TO PODCAST & Q&A🟠 https://www.patreon.com/thecreativeinsider 💌 Get the complete insider information also in written form: https://tcipod.substack.com/ 🟠 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tcipodcast/ 🔵 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/thecreativei 🐤 Twitter: https://twitter.com/tcipodcast_eu 🎧 You can also listen to TCI Podcast on: 🍎 Apple Podcasts https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast 🟢 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/4gQUENi 👓 Google Podcast: https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0 📦Amazon Music https://music.amazon.de/podcasts/e577 Timestemps: 00:00:00 Intro 00:04:15 Boris's Background 00:08:18 Working in Bulgaria vs Moving Abroad 00:13:14 What did he learn at OMA 00:20:16 the reality at archistar offices 00:22:43 Experience at JDS 00:25:52 Working at MVRDV 00:28:52 Doing competitions beside working 00:32:10 The Bulgarian Pavillion competition 00:49:17 Working remotely with your team 00:56:59 The horible pay for doing a pavillion for Bulgaria 01:06:52 Creative Process 01:13:53 How the other Bulgarian architectsd see him as a winner 01:19:38 FInal words #venicebiennale #podcast #architecture #podcastinenglish #longformcontent #longformpodcast #longform #interviw #conversation #podcasting #podcasts
How to become a leading architect in Germany w/ Holger Meyer TCI Podcast 0122
Mar 27 2023
How to become a leading architect in Germany w/ Holger Meyer TCI Podcast 0122
In this episode of TCI Podcast, we had the pleasure of welcoming Holger Meyer, owner of holger meyer architektur in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, as our guest. Holger is an accomplished architect with a wealth of experience and expertise in his field. More on Holger Meyer Architektur: https://hma.archi/de/stockwerk/vol4/ https://www.instagram.com/holgermeyerarchitektur/ 🟠EXCLUSIVE ACCESS TO PODCAST & Q&A🟠 https://www.patreon.com/thecreativeinsider ☕☕☕ COFFEE IS ALWAYS APRECIATED https://ko-fi.com/tcipodcast 💌 Get the complete insider information also in written form: https://thecreativeinsider.com/subscribe 🟠 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tcipodcast/ 🔵 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/thecreativei 🐤 Twitter: https://twitter.com/tcipodcast_eu 🎧 You can also listen to TCI Podcast on: 🍎 Apple Podcasts https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast 🟢 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/4gQUENi 👓 Google Podcast: https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0 📦Amazon Music https://music.amazon.de/podcasts/e577 Time Stamps 00:00:00 Intro 00:04:25 Holger Meyer Architektu 00:06:45 Why Holger became an architect 00:12:15 How did the office transformed in over 30 years of history 00:17:25 The Design Philosophy of the office explained 00:22:30 How to win an architecture competition in Germany 00:32:08 The status of German architecture 00:48:48 How does his knowledge in real-estate helps Holger 00:52:27 The STOCKWERK Magazine 01:00:19 How does Holger connect with his projects 01:04:10 What does inspire him #podcast #architecture #architect #podcastinenglish #tcipodcast #longformcontent #longformpodcast #architektur #frankfurt #frankfurtgermany #deutschearchitektur