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Think Architecture is boring and everything’s been done before?

Think again.

If you’re in the Architecture industry or are interested in starting a company in this space, this article dives into 10 of the hottest fast-growing Architecture startups.


10 Architecture Startups

1) Houzz

1) Houzz

Houzz is a website that specializes in house renovation, architecture, interior design, decorating, gardening, and other home improvement projects.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Palo Alto
  • Started in: 2009
  • Founders: Adi Tatarko, Alon Cohen
  • Number of employees: 1001-5000
  • Funding amount: $613,600,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 8
  • Number of investors: 22

You can find their website here.

2) Material Bank

2) Material Bank

The world's greatest library of architectural and design-related materials.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: New York
  • Started in: 2018
  • Founders: Adam Sandow
  • Number of employees: 51-100
  • Funding amount: $148,200,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 3
  • Number of investors: 9

You can find their website here.

3) The Wild

3) The Wild

The Wild is a virtual and augmented reality-based immersive collaboration platform that helps architecture, design, and enterprise teams save time and make better decisions by allowing them to experience their work together in a shared virtual area.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Portland
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Gabe Paez
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $3,125,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 4
  • Number of investors: 6

You can find their website here.

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4) PlanRadar

4) PlanRadar

PlanRadar is a SaaS service for construction and real estate project documentation and communication.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Austria
  • City: Vienna
  • Started in: 2013
  • Founders: Clemens Hammerl, Constantin Köck, Domagoj Dolinsek, Ibrahim Imam, Sander van de Rijdt
  • Number of employees: 101-250
  • Funding amount: € 31,200,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 4
  • Number of investors: 6

You can find their website here.

5) Archistar.ai

5) Archistar.ai

Archistar is a property intelligence platform that integrates architectural design with artificial intelligence to help people make better property decisions.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Australia
  • City: Sydney
  • Started in: 2010
  • Founders: Benjamin Coorey, Robert Coorey
  • Number of employees: 51-100
  • Funding amount: A$19,550,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 5
  • Number of investors: 2

You can find their website here.

6) ecoworks

6) ecoworks

ecoworks makes use of industrial prefabrication, computerized processes, and energy systems that are extremely efficient.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Germany
  • City: Berlin
  • Started in: 2018
  • Founders: Emanuel Heisenberg, Kristofer Fichtner
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: € 7,320,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 3
  • Number of investors: 9

You can find their website here.

7) PHYSEE Technologies

7) PHYSEE Technologies

PowerWindow is a light-tinted energy-producing window that creates electricity by integrating three different technologies.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: The Netherlands
  • City: Delft
  • Started in: 2014
  • Founders: Ferdinand Grapperhaus, Willem Kesteloo
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: € 12,233,063
  • Number of funding rounds: 5
  • Number of investors: 13

You can find their website here.

8) Capmo

8) Capmo

Capmo is working on an all-in-one construction management software that will make the difficult aspects of building feel simple.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Germany
  • City: Munich
  • Started in: 2018
  • Founders: Florian Biller, Florian Ettlinger, Patrick Christ, Sebastian Schlecht
  • Number of employees: 51-100
  • Funding amount: € 6,800,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 2
  • Number of investors: 3

You can find their website here.

9) FalconViz

9) FalconViz

Falconviz uses UAVs and accompanying technology to provide end-to-end asset digitization and process digitalization services.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Saudi Arabia
  • City: Thuwal
  • Started in: 2014
  • Founders: Anas Dahlawi, Luca Passone, Mohamed Shalaby, Neil Smith
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $1,769,337
  • Number of funding rounds: 5
  • Number of investors: 2

You can find their website here.

10) DEEPEXI

10) DEEPEXI

DEEPEXI enables productization and instrumentation, which helps to speed the realization of digital transformation value.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: China
  • City: Beijing
  • Started in: 2018
  • Number of employees: 251-500
  • Funding amount: $125,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 6
  • Number of investors: 13

You can find their website here.

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