Charrette Enterprise Group’s Architecture Business Plan Competition acknowledges small, revolutionary architecture companies which have invested time and sources in efficient planning for his or her enterprise. Now in its sixth 12 months, the competitors provides finalists a novel alternative to interface with a jury of business leaders.
Jack Ossa, AIA, NCARB, LEED BD + C, founding father of Ossa Studio, emerged because the 2020 winner after three aggressive levels culminating with video pitches to a jury of consultants, which included David Weber, CEO at Architizer, Jennifer Castenson, Vice President of Programming at Hanley Wooden, Matt Ostanik AIA, Founder and Chairman of the Board at Charrette Enterprise Group, and Mark R. LePage AIA, Founding father of EntreArchitect.
Primarily based in Charlotte, North Carolina, Ossa Studio is a multidisciplinary design agency providing architecture, office interiors, grasp planning, model technique, model design, and net design. The agency was based in 2017 and its mission is to create impactful experiences by the facility of design. Ossa Studio believes “design connects our hearts and our minds to an concept, solves an issue and produces constructive goal-oriented outcomes.”
They actively pursue a various vary of labor, approaching each challenge with a novel resolution that turns the constraints of each challenge into the design directive. Ossa additionally hosts a podcast known as The Power of Design, which examines dynamics and traits in architecture, development, and actual property.
Ossa Studio is a minority-owned enterprise. Jack Ossa was born in Colombia, the place he obtained an architecture diploma. He’s a first-generation immigrant, bilingual, bi-cultural designer and entrepreneur serious about exploring the intersection of enterprise, creativity and tradition as a way to turn out to be a catalyst for constructive transformation. “The multi-cultural facet of my enterprise has been necessary to me,” mentioned Ossa. “Having completely different factors of view and completely different backgrounds helps enhance the design course of by providing completely different views.”
The jury was impressed with Ossa’s considerate method to rising his enterprise, his environment friendly use of contractors, and the revolutionary and balanced suite of providers Ossa Studio provides. “While you’re making an attempt to run a enterprise and do the work you’ll be able to overlook about your long-term imaginative and prescient,” mentioned Ossa. “This competitors compelled me to make clear my imaginative and prescient for Ossa Studio. Now I really feel extra assured in my plan for the longer term.”
Emily Corridor, CVG’s Vice President of Advertising added: “CVG’s mission is to assist small architecture companies turn out to be higher companies. This competitors is a technique we encourage entrepreneurial architects to spend money on their imaginative and prescient and obtain extremely useful suggestions.”