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HIGH QUALITY SEMANTICALLY-AWARE 3D MODELING OF COMPLEX ARCHITECTURE by Quattrini, Malinveni, Clini, Nespeca, Orlietti Download the article ABSTRACT: In order to improve the framework for 3D modeling, a great challenge is to obtain the suitability of Building Information Model (BIM) platform for historical architecture. A specific challenge in HBIM is to guarantee appropriateness of geometrical […]


From survey to HBIM for documentation, dissemination and management of built heritage. The case study of St. Maria in Scaria d’Intelvi. by Raffaella Brumana, Daniela Oreni, Anna Raimondi, Andreas Georgopoulos, Angeliki Bregianni. Download the article Abstract The research presented here is the result of two related theses, carried out in collaboration between PoliMi, (Italy) and […]


For more efficient, more sustainable buildings, HOK employs integrated project delivery and the Revit® platform for BIM. By HOK Download the article  


Nature vs. Neon

08Apr18

Can sustainable design save money and the environment? By Phillip G. Bernstein Download the article


By Bent Flybjerg Download the article What is Phronetic Organization Research? Phronetic organization research is an approach to the study of organizations based on a contemporary interpretation of the classical Greek concept phrone- sis. Following this approach, phronetic organization researchers study organizations and organizing with an emphasis on values and power. In this paper I […]


Measuring and Improving the Productivity of the U.S. Construction Industry: Issues, Challenges, and Opportunities By Robert E. Chapman and David T. Butry Building and Fire Research Laboratory National Institute of Standards and Technology Gaithersburg. Download the article   Abstract Although the construction industry is a major component of the U.S. economy, it has experienced a […]


By Ryan E. Smith. University of Utah Download the article Culture of Collaboration The 21st century architect is being introduced to a shift in the way buildings are designed, built, and maintained that differs from the 20th century model and the early master builder model. Building is becoming increasingly complex at an exponential rate. However […]


CITY OF BITS

02Apr18

City of Bits Space, Place, and the Infobahn ISBN 0-262-63176-8 232 pp. – 16 illus. from William J. Mitchell Dean of the School of Architecture and Planning at MIT Download the article


By Pierson William Booher. University of Pennsylvania Download the article CHAPTER ONE | LOUIS I. KAHN Louis Isidore Kahn was born on February 20, 1901 on the Island of Saaremaa, Estonia to Leopold and Bertha Mendelsohn. Upon immigrating to the United States in 1906, the family settled in the Northern Liberties neighborhood of Philadelphia and […]


Published by: University of California Press on behalf of the Society of Architectural Historians Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/988623 . Download the article