Marking almost 5 months after her death, The Emblem Collection pays tribute to the multi-award winning architect Zaha Hadid, a powerful advocate for women in the creative fields as well as for innovation in architecture. “As a woman in architecture, you’re always an outsider,” she told the Financial Times in 2015. “It’s okay, I like being on the edge.”
The Emblem Collection presents the multi-award winning architect Zaha Hadid, a fierce advocate for women in the creative fields and innovation in architecture. Today, we introduce Part A of some of the buildings that Zaha Hadid, the “Queen of the Curve”, will be remembered for:
The Emblem Collection presents the multi-award winning architect Zaha Hadid, a fierce advocate for women in the creative fields and innovation in architecture. “As a woman in architecture, you’re always an outsider,” she told the Financial Times in 2015. “It’s okay, I like being on the edge.” Here are some more of our favorite quotes said by her:
Although widely known for his paintings and sculptures, Michelangelo was in fact a Master Architect. Michelangelo (1475-1564) was a sculptor, painter and an architect considered to be one of the greatest artists of the Italian Renaissance period and arguably of all time. His work demonstrated a blend of psychological insight, physical realism and intensity never seen before.
Let us introduce you Mr. Jon Hunt, the face behind Foxtons; London’s leading estate agent.
Back to the 1970s and Jon Hunt’s first advancements in the real estate sector. Working as a real estate agent at the age of 19 woke up Hunt’s passion for properties and sales, and triggered his need to bring the idea of Foxtons forward. A two-man company, Hunt and his close friend Anthony Pelligrinelli founded Foxtons in the 1980s, which was to become the leader in properties for the next couple of decades in the United Kingdom.
Our Team loves self-made entrepreneurs and we cannot stop writing about them! People like these, are mere proof that you can achieve anything your heart desires, if your work ethic matches your dream lifestyle!
Back to the 1940s and Sheldon Adelson’s first steps towards an entrepreneurial career. It did not take long for Sheldon’s father, a taxi driver, as well as his mother, who owned a knitting shop, to figure out that their son was destined for big things.
Back to the 1980s and Theo Pafitis’ realization whilst working at Watches of Switzerland in Bond Street, that his love for retail and his natural talent as a salesperson was something that could not go ignored.
Years back, Pafitis’ father worked in the British bases in Limassol, their hometown, which gave them a British passport when Cyprus gained independence. Moving to London at a young age, after his parents’ divorce, meant that Pafitis was to live in a council flat with his mother and brother. Today, Pafitis has a net worth of £250 million which was acquired through property, La Senza lingerie, Ryman, Robert Dyas, etc.
Back to1987 and Don Peebles debut as a real estate tycoon. Peebles, the son of a car mechanic, went to university, but left after a year without completing his degree.
By the age of 27, he was already on his way to building an empire of approximately $5billion in properties all over the US. Leaving university opened the doors to the real estate world for Peebles, who began working as a real estate agent straight away; something that was of interest to him since he was a child, when his mother worked in a property firm to support him after his parents had divorced.
Back to1995 and our favourite dynamic property investment duo brothers; 23- year-old Nick Candy and 21-year-old Christian Candy, with the latter pursuing his BSc Business Management in King’s College London at the time.
This is the story of how two brothers went from a £6000 loan to a £9 billion empire. Starting their property career by renovating the £122,000 apartment they lived in, in Earls Court, London, with a £6000 loan that they had obtained from their grandmother, a couple of years later they managed to achieve a billion-pound empire and a lavish lifestyle that many only dream of.