21: The Developer’s Architect:- The Journey of Dartagnan Brown, Founder and CEO of EMBARC, Through Collaboration, Friendship, and Global Influences

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In this episode, we bring you an exciting conversation with Dartagnan Brown, the founder of a Boston-based architecture firm, to discuss the importance of collaboration and teamwork in business. Dartagnan shares about his background and how his upbringing and experiences have influenced his work as an architect. He also talks about the success of his company, EMBARC, and the importance of delivering value to clients. Host and Dartagnan also discuss the benefits of working together, the need for content marketing, and the impact of recycling clips to bring in new viewers. Tune in to learn more about the power of collaboration and friendship in business.

More About the Guest-
As founder of Embarc, Dartagnan personally ushers the majority of our projects through the approval process by working closely with the Boston Planning and Development Authority, various neighborhood groups, city councilors, and the Zoning Board of Appeals.

Dartagnan’s significant project design and management experience is an asset to buildings and spaces of any size. His clients quickly see his passion and attention to detail in everything from Embarc’s luxury brownstone renovations to our new residential multi-family complexes; from master planning efforts to successful commercial projects for national brand companies.

His dedication to a project’s needs and vision is evident in Embarc’s singular reputation for going above and beyond, ensuring that each client finds success in their investments.

Dartagnan’s childhood years spent living in Iran, Singapore, India, and Hong Kong influenced his early love of design and aesthetic. He has spent the last 20 years working on some of Boston’s most impactful projects, giving him insight on every level—from applying high-level thinking when planning city blocks with developers to carefully considering intimate details with homeowners. His approach to design and architecture is focused on the balance of aesthetic and practicality, bringing a unique and intuitive vision to Boston and her neighborhoods.

Dartagnan received degrees in Architecture and Building Sciences from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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