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The Maverick Show with Matt Bowles

Nov 16, 2020

Adi Cohen talks about growing up in Israel and how a trip to India at age 18 changed her life trajectory and began her journey of self-exploration.  Adi shares her reflections on spending over a year in India and how she returned to Israel with creative inspiration and went into architecture.  She then explains how, after 7 years in the corporate world, she decided to become a full-time itinerant nomad with no base.  Adi explains her concept of minimalism and shares how and why she travels the world with carry-on luggage only.  She then talks about founding her nomadic architecture firm “The New Movement” as a fully-remote company.  Adi shares stories about some of her projects around the world, ranging from Japan to Guatemala.  She explains how she uses her nomadic lifestyle as a business advantage and how she merges it with her company brand.  Adi then goes into her architectural philosophy and talks about her concepts of deciphering the memory palette, transforming the power of space and integrating technology and naturality.  She then talks about what travel means to her and how she structures her nomadic lifestyle, travel cadence, and self-care routines.  She also shares her productivity and stress management techniques.  And finally Adi shares her favorite travel destinations, her #1 travel hack, and names her Top 4 favorite architects of all time.  FULL SHOW NOTES AVAILABLE AT