Real Estate & Architecture

Experts in the design, construction, and management of buildings and structures, as well as professionals involved in the buying, selling, and development of real estate properties

Misty Cowan

Misty Cowan

I am a woman with a strong heart and big mind, I am proud to build others up and make the world a stronger home.

I am a woman with a strong heart and big mind, I am proud to build others up and make the world a stronger home. Show more

Miroslav Naskov

Miroslav Naskov

Miroslav is an architectural designer, visionary, founder of Mind Design, and Co-Founder of Dom World.
He pursued his Master of Architecture in Architecture and Urbanism (Design Research Laboratory) at the Architectural Association School of Architecture, London.
With a computational design background and specialization in Controlled Pure Design with elements of surprise, he believes that using cutting-edge technology and collaborative thinking is the right approach to solving problems and finding design opportunities.

Miroslav is an architectural designer, visionary, founder of Mind Design, and Co-Founder of Dom World. He pursued his Master of Architecture in Architecture and Urbanism (Design Research Laboratory) at the Architectural Association School of Archite... Show more

Niles Garden

Niles Garden

Niles Garden: CEO, Real Estate Consultant, and Visionary Entrepreneur

Based in Sarasota County, Florida, Niles Garden is a distinguished leader and innovative entrepreneur who heads Downtown Living Inc. and the national STELLAR ENTERTAINMENT GROUP INC. With a storied career in real estate and entertainment, he has earned multiple accolades as a property management expert and real estate advisor.

As the force behind Downtown Living Inc., he has reshaped urban living in Sarasota through exceptional real estate solutions. His broader entrepreneurial journey includes founding and steering numerous companies across various sectors.

Niles owns STELLAR ENTERTAINMENT GROUP INC., where he oversees a portfolio of family-oriented brands, including the historic Garden Bros Circus and the thrilling Monster Trucks. Garden Bros Circus, a part of his family's legacy, has been a primary circus name for over a century and is recognized as the most prominent circus globally. Under his leadership, Monster Truckz has ascended to become the world's second-largest monster truck show, offering audiences spectacular shows filled with extreme motorsports adventures.

A dedicated philanthropist, he supports nonprofit organizations and worthy causes throughout Sarasota County, Florida, and nationwide. His philanthropic activities are a testament to his commitment to giving back to the community.

In his personal life, Niles enjoys aviation, sailing, and quality time with his family, cherishing the moments away from his professional commitments.

Current Ventures:

STELLAR ENTERTAINMENT GROUP INC. is a premier name in family entertainment. It hosts Garden Bros Circus and Monster Truckz, which promise unforgettable experiences through their Extreme, Mayhem, and Chaos tours.

Downtown Living Inc.: Spearheads innovative residential and commercial real estate solutions in Sarasota, enhancing urban lifestyles and enriching the community.

Niles Garden continues to inspire with his entrepreneurial spirit, commitment to excellence, and unwavering support of community endeavors.

Niles Garden: CEO, Real Estate Consultant, and Visionary Entrepreneur Based in Sarasota County, Florida, Niles Garden is a distinguished leader and innovative entrepreneur who heads Downtown Living Inc. and the national STELLAR ENTERTAINMENT GROUP... Show more

Tadeh Hakopian

Tadeh Hakopian

With a background in Architecture and Development Tadeh has supported building large scale projects with diverse teams for over 10 years. By promoting open dialogue, systems thinking, and long term planning he has improved operational efficiencies in all his endeavors. He is a course author, trainer, and open source contributor as well as a speaker at national conferences in technology, architecture, design. He loves to talk about the new possibilities with technology and innovation at everyone’s disposal while building communities along the way.

With a background in Architecture and Development Tadeh has supported building large scale projects with diverse teams for over 10 years. By promoting open dialogue, systems thinking, and long term planning he has improved operational efficiencies in... Show more

Ângela Karina de Oliveira

Ângela Karina de Oliveira

An entrepreneur with a main focus on business expansion, establishing market positions and developing cutting-edge and environmentally friendly materials. I help construction professionals not only in the selection of materials, but also in the search for effective solutions.

With over a decade of experience in architecture and design, a significant part of my career has been dedicated to technical specification, contributing to notable national and international projects that have achieved LEED and WELL certifications for sustainable construction and well-being.

As the founder of Mood Design, I seek innovation and technology through sustainability.
Our focus is to bring the best solutions in the world for exteriors (facades).

In 2023, we launched the world's first table that captures carbon during the largest design fair in the world, marking a pioneering feat in Brazilian technology. The Ópera table, inaugurated at Milan Design Week, incorporates design elements inspired by the architectural landscape of Curitiba. The capital of Paraná in the 1990s, paying homage to its parks, public spaces and innovative urban language. The inspiration was the city of Curitiba as that was where I grew up and lived my whole life.

The table's design is also inspired by Roman architectural aesthetics, mixing modernity with antiquity and presenting a fusion of local and global influences.

The Ópera table features Active®, an ultra-compact coating (6 mm thick) with advanced technological attributes, with emphasis on carbon capture.

This unique coating, applied to the table surface, effectively removes pollutants and volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from the surrounding air through a photocatalytic process, facilitated by ambient light and humidity.

Additionally, Active® offers antibacterial and antiviral properties, including 99% efficacy against SARS-CoV-2, along with anti-odor and self-cleaning capabilities. It has several international certifications, including ISO and LEED, and contributes to 11 of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

We presented at the "Innovation for Living" exhibition, organized by Designtech in collaboration with Isola Design District and Designwanted, held in "La Cattedrale" (Via Mario Pannunzio, 3) in Certosa. The exhibition, curated by renowned design firm Pinininfarina, highlighted innovative solutions for contemporary living.

MAKING THE WORLD A BETTER PLACE 🍃

⎯ Active® Surfaces®
⎯ Trespa® Meteon®
⎯ Corian® Solid Surface

Follow us: @angelakarina.io | @moodesign_io | @moodcarbon

An entrepreneur with a main focus on business expansion, establishing market positions and developing cutting-edge and environmentally friendly materials. I help construction professionals not only in the selection of materials, but also in the searc... Show more

David Bender

David Bender

David Bender - founder of Brickgraph - is bringing knowledge graphs to real estate and built environment teams of all sizes. A former management consultant, digital lead, snowboard bum, and software developer with experience building market-leading data capabilities for teams in the UK and Canada David is now focused on bringing the power of graphs to teams everywhere - of all programming backgrounds, or none at all.

David Bender - founder of Brickgraph - is bringing knowledge graphs to real estate and built environment teams of all sizes. A former management consultant, digital lead, snowboard bum, and software developer with experience building market-leading d... Show more

Joseph Erakpotobor

Joseph Erakpotobor

A professional real estate consultant, student of the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.

A professional real estate consultant, student of the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. Show more

Daniel Somerfield

Daniel Somerfield

With over two decades of software industry experience, I am committed to designing systems that help people live fulfilled, meaningful lives with access to the basic human needs of physical health and psychological safety. Over the years, I have come to believe that architecture is as much an organizational as a technical exercise and therefore must not only strive to be efficient but humane.

With over two decades of software industry experience, I am committed to designing systems that help people live fulfilled, meaningful lives with access to the basic human needs of physical health and psychological safety. Over the years, I have come... Show more

Mia Öhrn

Mia Öhrn

“Ju mer digitala vi blir, desto mer mänskliga behöver vi vara.”
— VD Mia Öhrn, Merry Monday

Mia Öhrn är medgrundare och VD för designstudion Merry Monday som designar kontor med hjälp av neurodesign.

Mia har över 20 års erfarenhet av att driva strategi- och förändringsarbete med människan i fokus, både som diplomat och som PR-rådgivare, samt som seniorrådgivare på Handelshögskolan i Stockholm.

Under sin internationella karriär har hon varit baserad i bla London, Paris, Bryssel och Bangkok. Från en postering i Asien, och mångåriga meditationsstudier med munkar, har hon en övertygelse om att människan behöver må bra mentalt för att skapa positiv utveckling.

Därför måste kontor designas så att de stärker psykologisk trygghet och samskapande.

“Ju mer digitala vi blir, desto mer mänskliga behöver vi vara.” — VD Mia Öhrn, Merry Monday Mia Öhrn är medgrundare och VD för designstudion Merry Monday som designar kontor med hjälp av neurodesign. Mia har över 20 års erfarenhet av att driva... Show more

Dr. Ayse Glass

Dr. Ayse Glass

Dr. Ayse Glass has a doctorate in architecture, her specialty is acoustics, as well as algorithmic and generative design. After studying architecture, she completed her Master's degree in building physics and materials science with a focus on concert hall acoustics. She received her doctorate in construction technology. She developed a design method and an interactive simulation program, together with a computer scientist. Part of the work was to analyze the generated data for design optimization. She is also a practicing architect with buildings in Istanbul, Italy, Azerbaijan, Iraq, Turkmenistan, and Libya. She is currently researching in the field of synthetic data generation and smart city use cases for the project "Platform Data Fusion Generator - DaFne". She is interested in music, for example with performances at the Thalia Theater as a musician.

Dr. Ayse Glass has a doctorate in architecture, her specialty is acoustics, as well as algorithmic and generative design. After studying architecture, she completed her Master's degree in building physics and materials science with a focus on concert... Show more

Haggai Dror

Haggai Dror

Haggai Dror brings over 15 years of hands-on experience in American infrastructure development, holding key positions such as Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer at Shikun & Binui Group. With a focus on change management, Haggai has successfully led executive committees and managed multimillion-dollar projects, navigating diverse cultural dynamics and achieving collective goals. Notable projects under Haggai's leadership include the PA Major Bridges P3 and Fargo-Moorhead Diversion Project P3. As Managing Director at S&B USA eMobility, Haggai played a pivotal role in establishing a division, showcasing adaptability and a forward-thinking approach. Whether overseeing project integration or spearheading innovative initiatives, Haggai's career underscores a commitment to effective change management and successful outcomes in the dynamic infrastructure development landscape.

Haggai Dror brings over 15 years of hands-on experience in American infrastructure development, holding key positions such as Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer at Shikun & Binui Group. With a focus on change management, Haggai has su... Show more

Federico Fauli

Federico Fauli

Artist and Architect blending boundaries between Art and Architecture, between the Digital and the Physical Space. He has worked at Renzo Piano Building Workshop, Zaha Hadid and BIG, while his works have been exhibited internationally, most recently at both the Venice and Seoul Biennale. Professor of an NFT Course at the London Architectural Association since 2021

Artist and Architect blending boundaries between Art and Architecture, between the Digital and the Physical Space. He has worked at Renzo Piano Building Workshop, Zaha Hadid and BIG, while his works have been exhibited internationally, most recently ... Show more

Tyler McVety

Tyler McVety

Tyler has worked in IT from the Datacenter, to Operations, to Automation Development since 2011. In the middle of Covid Tyler thought it would be a good idea so start his own Real Estate Investment business, and learned more than he wanted about Sales, Marketing, and how shockingly lacking the Real Estate Investment space is regarding Tech in general.

Tyler has worked in IT from the Datacenter, to Operations, to Automation Development since 2011. In the middle of Covid Tyler thought it would be a good idea so start his own Real Estate Investment business, and learned more than he wanted about Sal... Show more

Romik Yeghnazary

Romik Yeghnazary

Romik Yeghnazary Is the owner of a Lending Arena that provides FHA home loans, VA home loans, fixed mortgages, and home-buying services. Romik Yeghnazary is likely a skilled and experienced individual in the mortgage and real estate industry.

Romik Yeghnazary Is the owner of a Lending Arena that provides FHA home loans, VA home loans, fixed mortgages, and home-buying services. Romik Yeghnazary is likely a skilled and experienced individual in the mortgage and real estate industry. Show more

Jenna Ritten

Jenna Ritten

Jenna Ritten (@jritten) is the Lead Architect for InnerSource@IBM and the Chief Developer Advocate for IBM Developer Advocacy. She works on expanding the reach of open source technologies to global developer communities. Her areas of interest include hackathons, design-thinking workshops, NLU/NLP, gamified learning, Blockchain, and Serverless. Jenna is an advocate for non-traditional people in tech, much like herself, and provides support by building and fostering communities for underrepresented people in tech.

Jenna Ritten (@jritten) is the Lead Architect for InnerSource@IBM and the Chief Developer Advocate for IBM Developer Advocacy. She works on expanding the reach of open source technologies to global developer communities. Her areas of interest include... Show more

Molly Swenson

Molly Swenson

Molly Swenson is the Director of Land Use & Licensing within Stanford Medicine’s Planning, Design & Construction department, and has partnered with Stanford Health Care’s Sustainability Program Office to develop Sustainable Building Standards for the organization. Molly holds Master of Architecture and Master of Community & Regional Planning degrees from the University of Oregon with a focus on ecological design, and earned her LEED Accredited Professional designation in 2009. She has more than 10 years of experience in the healthcare design and construction field.

Molly Swenson is the Director of Land Use & Licensing within Stanford Medicine’s Planning, Design & Construction department, and has partnered with Stanford Health Care’s Sustainability Program Office to develop Sustainable Building Standards for the... Show more

Rainey Shane

Rainey Shane

Rainey Shane serves as the Social Sustainability Director for JLL, where she manages social sustainability client consulting services for the Americas region. She is also the co-founder of SEAM, Inc., a 501c3 nonprofit organization that created the SEAM Certification™, which stands for social equity assessment method, and is a standard for addressing issues relating to the human stakeholders of a commercial real estate project, much in the same way that LEED Certification tackles climate change. SEAM is dedicated to the social impact of a real estate project to prevent harm and create positive sustainable outcomes that contribute to long-term systemic changes in areas of diversity, equity, inclusion, human rights, social justice, and prosperity.

Prior to founding seam certification and launching Social Sustainability services, Rainey established and grew the Adaptive Reuse division for Project and Development Services' Southeast Central region. Her passion for adaptive reuse remains a strong influence on her work within the social impact space as they are so closely related.

Rainey Shane serves as the Social Sustainability Director for JLL, where she manages social sustainability client consulting services for the Americas region. She is also the co-founder of SEAM, Inc., a 501c3 nonprofit organization that created the S... Show more

Aleksandra Sliwa

Aleksandra Sliwa

With over 20 years of experience studying and working as an architect, interior designer, and architectural manager, Aleksandra is passionate about the potential for biophilic and eco-design as a force to improve human well-being in alignment with nature.
Alexandra is a charted architect (ARB registered, recognized in the UK and the EU) and leads architectural design and management for major sustainable residential, public sector, and commercial developments.

Always an innovator and entrepreneur, Alexandra ran her own successful interior design consultancy for seven years before taking on the leadership of large-scale international projects, coordinating delivery across design disciplines, and working with architects, designers, and consultants at all stages of the project lifecycle. Certified in project management foundations, biophilic design, Aleksandra brings inspiration, vision, research, and pragmatic, hands-on experience to her work.

Passionate about creating alternative ways of living and currently involved in an eco-village project.

With over 20 years of experience studying and working as an architect, interior designer, and architectural manager, Aleksandra is passionate about the potential for biophilic and eco-design as a force to improve human well-being in alignment with na... Show more

Joseph Assaf

Joseph Assaf

Highly organized and client-oriented, developing entrepreneurial abilities and always showing perfection at every accomplishment by achieving the success of a project with focused and talented team members cross-cultural communication abilities. With a background in Architecture, Joseph has acquired the mindset to maintain focus on the end results and drive continuous improvement, whilst always placing great emphasis on engaging all stakeholders in an Agile working environment with creativity, innovative thinking, and systematic approach for complex projects.
Certified SAFe SPC 5.0 | PSM I | NAAB Accredited Architect | Agile Practitioner | Entrepreneur.

Highly organized and client-oriented, developing entrepreneurial abilities and always showing perfection at every accomplishment by achieving the success of a project with focused and talented team members cross-cultural communication abilities. With... Show more

Jake Hattis

Jake Hattis

After graduating from NYU with a degree in Literature, Jake taught himself how to code and work with databases. He joined LongView to help innovate the property industry in Australia. He is currently the CIO of LongView.

After graduating from NYU with a degree in Literature, Jake taught himself how to code and work with databases. He joined LongView to help innovate the property industry in Australia. He is currently the CIO of LongView. Show more

Ven Natarajan

Ven Natarajan

I adopt a multifaceted approach to my contributions by engaging in entrepreneurship, academia, as well as various verticals in AEC industry; with a focus on innovation in design, operations & delivery processes.

I'm the cofounder of Imersian, a 3D/AR platform for furniture retailers to create, manage and publish 3D and AR content on the web to help create highly engaging customer experiences that helps drive purchase confidence & sales.

I adopt a multifaceted approach to my contributions by engaging in entrepreneurship, academia, as well as various verticals in AEC industry; with a focus on innovation in design, operations & delivery processes. I'm the cofounder of Imersian, a 3D... Show more

Carsten Lund Meilbak

Carsten Lund Meilbak

Carsten has done Microsoft communication for more than 10 years – before that many years in the telco industry. Working with meeting rooms has become his new passion.
Carsten is Microsoft MVP in Teams

Carsten has done Microsoft communication for more than 10 years – before that many years in the telco industry. Working with meeting rooms has become his new passion. Carsten is Microsoft MVP in Teams Show more

Michael Cutajar

Michael Cutajar

I am fascinated by the rapid evolution of human society brought about by technological advances.

I am a prize-winning chartered accountant by profession, I've got a passion for real estate and technology, which inevitably has led me to my current role as the Head of Sales of Metaverse Architects.

I have have experience with large corporations such as Betfair and PWC.

Non-Metaverse and Web3.0 related:

I founded and sold Malta-Pub crawl together with my ex-partner in 2019.
I am the director of MCSS Property Management, which operates and manages 14 units around the island of Malta.

I am fascinated by the rapid evolution of human society brought about by technological advances. I am a prize-winning chartered accountant by profession, I've got a passion for real estate and technology, which inevitably has led me to my current... Show more

Gerry Kavanaugh

Gerry Kavanaugh

Gerry Kavanaugh is a real estate developer working on many projects in the greater Metropolitan Boston area. He attended Lafayette College, where he still holds the single-game assist record. He is a dedicated volunteer and published author, with a dissertation concerning race in new Bedford.

Gerry Kavanaugh is a real estate developer working on many projects in the greater Metropolitan Boston area. He attended Lafayette College, where he still holds the single-game assist record. He is a dedicated volunteer and published author, with a d... Show more

Emmanuelle Morin

Emmanuelle Morin

Dans mon activité de Coach en immobilier, j’accompagne les personnes (en particulier, les femmes) qui souhaitent se constituer ou entretenir un patrimoine immobilier locatif, à définir leur meilleure stratégie immobilière, en vue de les faire accéder à une sérénité financière.

J'aime transmettre mes connaissances et j'organise des conférences, formations et ateliers interactifs, en particulier sur les thématiques:
🔹 Se lancer en immobilier en partant de zéro
🔹 Les stratégies locatives à hautes rentabilités
🔹 s'entrainer à la négociation: atelier "NEGOCIEZ GAGNANTS!"
🔹 Maîtriser la fiscalité en immobilier

Dans mon activité de Coach en immobilier, j’accompagne les personnes (en particulier, les femmes) qui souhaitent se constituer ou entretenir un patrimoine immobilier locatif, à définir leur meilleure stratégie immobilière, en vue de les faire accéder... Show more

Eltjo Poort

Eltjo Poort

Eltjo Poort leidt de architectuur practice van CGI en is de bedenker van CGI's agile architectuurbenadering 'Risk and Cost Driven Architecture' (RCDA). Eltjo ondersteunt organisaties bij het moderniseren van hun architectuurfunctie.

Eltjo Poort leidt de architectuur practice van CGI en is de bedenker van CGI's agile architectuurbenadering 'Risk and Cost Driven Architecture' (RCDA). Eltjo ondersteunt organisaties bij het moderniseren van hun architectuurfunctie. Show more

Marco Sciatta

Marco Sciatta

Marco Sciatta is a senior architect at wefox, where he focuses on design software and architecture to continuously improve the technology and the solutions adopted across the company.
With more than 20 years of experience, he worked on different projects starting from Iot system to Sass architectures, embracing the cloud native tools.

Marco Sciatta is a senior architect at wefox, where he focuses on design software and architecture to continuously improve the technology and the solutions adopted across the company. With more than 20 years of experience, he worked on different pro... Show more

Léo Anesi

Léo Anesi

Au cours des années j'ai eu l'occasion de travailler pour des entreprises dans des domaines divers comme l'assurance, la banque, le KYC, le recrutement, etc.

Si je ne suis pas en train de travailler sur mon projet du moment vous me verrez surement en train de promouvoir le NestJs ou essayer de réduire le temps d'exécution de la CI/CD ou des tests d'une équipe.

Au cours des années j'ai eu l'occasion de travailler pour des entreprises dans des domaines divers comme l'assurance, la banque, le KYC, le recrutement, etc. Si je ne suis pas en train de travailler sur mon projet du moment vous me verrez surement... Show more

Santosh Shanbhag

Santosh Shanbhag

Santosh works as an architect for Fidelity and has been in the IT industry for 25+ years in various roles. He is currently obsessed with desktop automation using open source technology, centered around Python and JavaScript.

In his spare time, he tinkers with Rust and Go to build scalable APIs in the cloud.

Santosh works as an architect for Fidelity and has been in the IT industry for 25+ years in various roles. He is currently obsessed with desktop automation using open source technology, centered around Python and JavaScript. In his spare time, he... Show more

Chad Widtfeldt

Chad Widtfeldt

Chad Widtfeldt entered the real estate sector in 2005, rapidly rising to prominence by taking ownership of Regency Real Estate Brokers and establishing it as the top-selling office in Orange County, California. With an eye for expansion, he partnered with Harcourts Prime Properties in Monarch Beach, overseeing a team of over 50 agents and extending his expertise from Santa Barbara to the Mexico border and into Palm Springs.

Under his leadership, he prioritizes client relationships, driving home the philosophy that better service stems from genuine care. He plays a hands-on role in training his agents at Harcourts Prime Properties, where his extensive industry knowledge has nurtured hundreds of successful careers.

Among his notable professional achievements is the founding of the Green Group alongside his partner. This elite team is consistently ranked in the top 1% of agents nationally. In 2022, he co-founded Harcourts Carolinas, seizing opportunities in South Carolina's burgeoning market and undertaking several significant development projects.

He has facilitated over 1,000 home sales, generating in excess of $1 billion. His innovative use of Harcourts Auctions to introduce auction-based selling strategies across North America marks another highlight of his distinguished career.

His philanthropic efforts mirror his business success. He has been deeply involved with the Southern California Golden Retriever Rescue for over 13 years, demonstrating his commitment to the community through numerous charitable endeavors.

In his personal life, he enjoys quality time with his wife, Laura, and their two children, reveling in the joys of family and outdoor activities. An avid marathon runner, he aims to complete all six World Majors marathons. His international upbringing and education at the University of California, Santa Barbara, have imbued him with a unique perspective on client relations.

As he looks forward, Chad Widtfeldt is poised to celebrate 20 years in real estate, a testament to his dedication and drive for excellence. His continued leadership at Harcourts Monarch Beach and his involvement in multiple business ventures within the real estate sector underscore his commitment to advancing industry standards.

Chad Widtfeldt entered the real estate sector in 2005, rapidly rising to prominence by taking ownership of Regency Real Estate Brokers and establishing it as the top-selling office in Orange County, California. With an eye for expansion, he partnered... Show more

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