In an interview with Freunde Von Freunden, AKKA founder, Stephanie Akkaoui Hughes shares her journey from studying in Beirut, Lebanon to founding AKKA Architects in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
“Drawn towards spatial awareness and design, Stephanie dedicated herself to the field of architecture. After working for an internationally acclaimed architectural firm, she launches her own company, AKKA Architects. Weaving her unique vision and approach to her field, she developed a specific focus that she calls ‘Architecting Interaction’. For Stephanie collaboration is where real value and magic can be found. In her work she considers how spaces enhance interactions. Her unique aesthetic in her work finds strong parallels at home. In her fourth floor apartment that shows all the signs of an inhabitant captivated by detail in Amsterdam’s cosmopolitan The Jordaan, Stephanie discusses her journey from Lebanon, love of drawing and her personalized company image.” Read the full interview here.
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