About the speaker
Azeez Bakare is a high quality visualization artist, using the latest technologies in 3D / CGI, Photography, and Drone Videography to reveal sophisticated and luxe imagery. Azeez pushes the boundary of computer generated visuals by capturing the natural light in architecture, space, and time to produce a real life photo-realistic experience.
Azeez Bakare is a 3D Artist, Photographer, and Videographer who helps design firms, agencies, developers, and solopreneurs translate their ideas into high-quality visualization. Spending over 7 years in the industry, Azeez knows value lies in quality. 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, Azeez has landed production contracts with top international companies such as Airbnb, Nike, RedBull, BIG (Bjarke Ingels Group), and Gary Vaynerchuk’s owned VaynerMedia. 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, Wallpaper Magazine, and ArchDaily.
In addition to his work experience, Azeez is a certified visualist, recently presenting at the National Conference of NOMA (National Organization of Minority Architects). Also 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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"I feel like you define your chaos and you can determine if it is a bad or good thing. Just like money, it isn't bad or good, but chaos I believe is the same, its not bad or good, and you can define it for yourself." — Azeez Bakare
I changed my mantra to "My life seems to be imbalanced in a positive and chaotic way... but understanding the imbalance while managing and creating harmony of my life's aspects is key." — Azeez Bakare
By having a team, it allowed me to have more time to do things like this (mentoring high school students) and to go around and meet people and just help more people. — Azeez Bakare
My whole reason for joining HOK was to become a really good artist and with my two mentors leaving, I didn't have a chance or have time to become better. — Azeez Bakare