Episode 11\\ An Architectural Visualist and His American Experience, Azeez Bakare
Born of Nigerian heritage in the United States, Azeez chose the career path of architectural visualizations and photography as his storytelling and purpose-driven medium. Here is a slice of his American experience so far.
Guest\\ Azeez Bakare
Azeez Bakare is a 3D Artist, Photographer, and Videographer who helps firms, agencies, developers, and solopreneurs translate their ideas into high-quality visualization. Spending over 9 years in the industry, Azeez knows that quality in visualization matters. Azeez secured a lead role at top Architecture/Engineering firm, HOK, and 3D visualist position with emmy-award winning agency, DBOX.
Since starting his own virtual studio team in 2015, Azeez has landed production contracts with top international companies such as Nike, Airbnb, Google, Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), and the Miami Dolphins. He’s landed coverage in print with A+U Magazine, Miami Magazine, and Ocean Drive. His work has been featured in broadcast outlets around the world including CNN Style, Architectural Digest, TMZ, Wallpaper Magazine, and ArchDaily.
In addition to his work experience, Azeez is an official ambassador with Google, selected as a top 50 creative out of 2,000+ members internationally. A certified visualist, recently presenting on the topic of 3D Visualization at the National Conference of NOMA (National Organization of Minority Architects). He is a member and advocate of Black Architects in the Making (BAM), an equal opportunity program focused on enhancing students’ awareness about architecture. Run through the Miami Center for Architecture and Design (MCAD), the program encourages young Black students to consider architecture as a career. Azeez is was awarded locally for visualizations used in the Wynwood Greenhouse competition in Miami, FL.
Azeez holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Architecture, and minor in Visual Communication Design from The Ohio State University.
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