Archive for the ‘Knowledge’ Category

by Barbara Bryson @ Design Intelligence Eric Cesal was frustrated when he graduated from architecture school in the winter of 2008, the year the financial world and architecture world came apart. In his book, Down Detour Road: An Architect in Search of Practice (2010), Eric observed that architects were among the hardest hit and as a new […]


by Kimon Onuma @ BIMStorm Within our lifetime, we have seen amazing advancements in technology that dramatically change how we work and live. Much of this has even occurred within the last 5 to 10 years. One of the most exciting aspects of this trend is when radical, new, disruptive approaches are invented to tackle […]


by Randall Stevens We have to change and get serious about innovation.  If we don’t, someone will do it for us.  That’s not a position you want to find yourself in.  Better to lead than stick your head in the sand or expend energy protecting the status quo. Listening to that interview this week actually […]


by Ian Stewart @ The Teleghaph/Business The world’s first operational police robot stands at attention in downtown Dubai Most of us entertain rather ambivalent feelings about technology. We love the way in which new products and services make our lives easier and more enjoyable. But many of us also worry that the next wave of […]


BY BIM+ STAFF Leading VR firm Yulio Technologies has launched a new plugin for SketchUp which is claimed to enable 2D architectural renders to be created as rich and immersive VR experiences in just a few clicks and at a fraction of the cost of anything else available. The tool was developed to enable SketchUp users, […]


Data literacy: Your data-driven advantage starts with your people  All too often, the narrative of what it takes to be ‘data-driven’ focuses on methods for collecting, synthesizing, and visualizing data. BIG DATA | MAY 24, 2017 | NATHAN MILLER Take a few minutes to think about the people you work with and how they approach […]


MIT Media Lab’s Mediated Matter Group created three iridescent columns that explore the capabilities of its second-generation 3D glass printing technology. By WANDA LAU Paula Aguilera and Jonathan WilliamsView of the brilliant caustic footprints created by the changing glass profiles. In 2015, an interdisciplinary research team led by MIT Media Lab’s Mediated Matter Group introduced […]


by Mike Wheathely Envelope, a software-as-a-service company for real estate professionals that enables them to visualize and run scenarios on development potential based on zoning, has just secured a $2 million funding round to develop its platform and launch marketing efforts in New York City and beyond. Cre.Tech first reported the news, saying it’s the […]


Artificial intelligence will soon be used to create residential interiors, says design app maker. By Jennifer Goodman Courtesy Planner 5D Would you want your model homes to be outfitted via a computer? It may be the future of interior design. Engineers at software company Autodesk recently created a piece of furniture via artificial intelligence (AI) […]


by Wanda Lau Nine leaders in digital practice and design name the existing tools that firms and individuals—including themselves—should learn this year. Perkins+WillA composite image demonstrating how Perkins+Will is utilizing Microsoft HoloLens to interact with building models in mixed reality. A new year often refreshes the search for the next great thing to upgrade our […]