“Ability to communicate”
David West – Studio Egeret West
Filmed by Bespoke Careers at the World Architecture Festival in Berlin, David West, Founding Partner of Studio Egeret West as he discusses the importance of communication, his ‘strategy with specificity’ ethos and what he does for fun
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Patrik Schumacher - Zaha Hadid Architects
Filmed at the World Architecture Festival 2016 in Berlin, Patrik Schumacher, Principal at Zaha Hadid Architects shares his advice to those applying to work at their practice, how to stand out from the crowd, what he would like to see in a portfolio and what advice he'd give to someone starting out in their career
Personal and approachable
Sebastien Ricard - Wilkinson Eyre
Filmed by Bespoke Careers at the World Architecture Festival in Sebastien Ricard, Director of Wilkinson Eyre gives his advice on building a CV, the questions to ask during an interview and his design ethos
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