RMJM Serbia has revealed their design for BW Perla – a landmark residential building of Belgrade Waterfront.

Situated in the first row to the Sava River, BW Perla exploits the full potential of the exclusive position. The project is a unique representation of an urban revitalisation of the city and a true pearl of contemporary architecture, which delivers a peak of cosmopolitan life to its residents.

Designed as an extension of the RMJM Serbia’s Belgrade Waterfronts and comprising a series of mixed-use residential schemes, BW Perla has its own distinguished character. Many of the apartments feature generous balconies and terraces opening breathtaking views of the city, and are oriented to maximise daylight and passive environmental benefits. The 25-storey residential building, with direct access to the riverbank, landscaped inner courtyard and decorative water feature consists of 189 residential units of various sizes, all of which featuring high ceilings from 2,60 mt, to 2,90 mt. in all. 

While the project is aligned with BW Terraces, the site differs in

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The Importance of Doing Meaningful Work and Having a Creative Outlet with Shernise Richardson

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Have you ever felt uninspired by your 9 to 5 with no meaningful work and no creative outlet for yourself?

In this episode of The Young Architect Podcast, Shernise Richardson shares her inspiring story on why she’s so passionate about her work and how sketching has played such a big part of her life.

Finding passion in your job can come from many, sometimes unexpected ways. Shernise tells her story about how she found passion in her work to help people live their highest quality of life. 

She also shares tips, tricks, apps and insight on technology she uses to sketch as part of her daily life.

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If you enjoyed this Podcast about Finding your Passion and your Creative Outlet then check out these episodes:

The Vital Importance of Developing a Skill for Drawing with Bill Tripp

The Unexpected Aspiring

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How to Keep a Growth Mindset with Caitlin Morgan

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Have you ever found yourself facing new challenges and having to pivot your mindset? 

In this episode of The Young Architect Podcast Caitlin Morgan joins us to share her inspiring story on how she has been able to keep her growth mindset in order to  adapt and persevere through college, a global pandemic and working on a passion project. 

After graduating college in a global pandemic Caitlin was forced to shift her mindset in order to continue growing as a professional and network in a new way. Within a year of graduating she became Associate Director of AIA Virginia State Board, pass her CDT Certification Exam and has recently dove into working with EmergeAEC. 

 She shares how setting SMART goals in her life has helped propel her to where she is now, and why she was so passionate about sharing this goal setting technique at The Young Architect Summer Series

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Finding Your Niche with Architect Andy Roehl

 Have you been wanting to specializeand discover how it could change your career trajectory? Andy tells his story on how finding his niche led him to the successful firm he has now.


In this episode of The Young Architect Podcast, Architect Andy Roehl shares his journey on how he founded his firm Moonlight Architecture and the story behind the name. Surviving the recession of 2008 was no easy feat and Andy is here to tell how he creatively used his niche to create a successful and flourishing firm. 

After Andy found his path to licensure in Maryland, he didn’t stop there! Since he works on projects all across the country, Andy continues to seek licenses (through reciprocity) in all the states where he is working. He is now licensed in 26 states and has no plans to stop seeking additional licenses. In this episode, you’ll learn that several states have

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Smart Design: Nael Evans – RMJM

You’ve been living and working in Dubai for many years. How has the city shaped the way you approach design?
When I first came to Dubai in 2007, it was a very different place. I was also relatively junior with only 3 years of conservative professional experience under my belt,  having worked solely on refurbishments and new buildings within conservation areas in London. Alongside this, Dubai was in a pre-recession boom. Developers had a fairly open budget and too many projects aspired to be “iconic”. It was stimulating but immature and deep down we all knew it couldn’t last. There needed to be a stronger sense of purpose, more consideration to the public realm and to the sustainability of the industry as a whole. The design process was a lot more time consuming at the front end, with many hours spent in the office doing “all-nighters” to produce thousands of

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