Archive for February, 2016

BIM FADU UBA BIM. Nuevas técnicas de producción proyectual El Programa de Actualización “BIM – Nuevas Técnicas de Producción Proyectual” aborda la metodología de trabajo BIM (Building Information Modeling) a partir del modelo paramétrico del edificio como eje troncal a partir del cual se ramifica toda una gama de posibilidades técnicas para la elaboración, el […]


Lauren Weinstein The notion that the work of social change necessarily means both scrambling to find funding and endless employee self-sacrifice has never made sense to me. While working at a handful of startups and nonprofits over the past decade, I’ve continually wondered why solving the world’s toughest social challenges remains financially undervalued and tireless […]


Posted by Brandon Garrett   Brandon Garrett, Associate / Architect and BIM Manager, discusses technology trends influencing architecture and design. He and his team continually evaluate new tools and refine workflows to enhance design, produce better models, and speed production. Brandon is an Autodesk Revit Certified Associate and a member of the BIM 505 User Group. […]


José Francisco García-Sánchez 1. Introducción La modernidad heroica de los años 30, que construía máquinas de habitar y objetos precisos, se deslizó hacia territorios más cercanos, y dio paso a intervenciones donde la arquitectura estaba íntimamente ligada a la ciudad y al paisaje que le eran propio. Pero también al patrimonio, a la memoria y […]


Revista Diagonal Durante los últimos años, desde la publicación del número 23 de Diagonal, “La luz es el tema” ha servido de lugar de reflexión sobre la luz en la arquitectura por medio de entrevistas, artículos y resúmenes de tesis doctorales. De acuerdo con el objetivo marcado inicialmente, las aproximaciones y los enfoques que se han […]


by domain.au Architecture firm SOM have unveiled designs for a 3D printed pod that shares power with a 3D printed vehicle. It’s designed to be totally self-sustaining and portable so you can live off the grid anywhere. The firm, also known as Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, have described their work as “the world’s largest 3D-printed structure”, with the pod 11.6 metres long and […]


by ILMM There is a community supporting SketchUp and there is another one all for Autocad. Which software is better? It is hard to say – each one is suitable for different needs and people. Scroll down to see our comparison list and hopefully it will make you finally lean towards either one.  


Global Construction Review Two Danish architecture firms have won an international competition to design the world’s largest waste-to-energy plant in the mountainous outskirts of Shenzhen in southeastern China. Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects and Gottlieb Paludan Architects say their plant will use the “most advanced technology in waste incineration and power generation and, at the same […]


HUME_IDEAS INVESTIGACIÓN SOBRE EL ENTENDIMIENTO HUMANO Sección 2: “El origen de las ideas” “Todo el mundo admitirá sin reparos que hay una diferencia considerable entre las percepciones de la mente cuando un hombre siente el dolor que produce el calor excesivo o el placer que proporciona un calor moderado, y cuando posteriormente evoca en la […]


Building information modelling (BIM) represents a huge opportunity to change the construction industry for the better. It forces us to consider and address numerous long-standing issues and helps to switch mind-sets from the physical output of a building – and how cheaply and quickly we can build it – to outcomes for people and organisations […]