EP 153 | Architects and Designers with Ramona Albert

February 25, 2020

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About this Episode

It is possible for interior design professionals to develop close and meaningful relationships with architects, but it requires a greater understanding of what each professional contributes. Spoiler alert, designers do more than pick furniture.

In this episode we learn:

  • the best projects employ a full team from day one
  • developers often lead the project, hiring an architect for structure and then no one for interiors
  • big egos get in the way of a successful project
  • lots of problems are resolved by agreement around who is acting as project lead

 

Design Intervention

It’s not necessary to refer to yourself as a female architect or female designer.

Ramona Albert is an award-winning architect and designer practicing in New York. She is the founder and Principal of Ramona Albert Architecture P.C., a Brooklyn based studio. Ramona relies on her extensive experience in construction management to develop buildings and products from inception to final construction, with a particular focus on innovation and the design and development of complex and luxury architectural assemblies, interiors & building envelopes. She embraces advancing technology, pushing the limits toward the development of new materials and building techniques while continuously optimizing results for each client and project. Ramona is a registered architect in the United States in NY and CT, is an NCARB member, and is a member of the Romanian Architecture Union. She holds a Master of Architecture from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design and has taught, completed research, lectured, published and exhibited her work throughout the US and abroad, and is an active member of the International Council of the Van Alen Institute. www.ramonaalbert.com

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