Posts Tagged ‘Architecture’

by Justin Cotton A sound and reliable way of avoiding disputes for architects is to ensure that key communications are habitually made in writing, rather than being confined to verbal discourse. Many a dispute involving architects could have been avoided if the “paper trail” had been better maintained. This applies to cost forecasts before extra […]

By Architectsforsocialhousing On Thursday, 22 June, 2017, in response to the Grenfell Tower fire the previous week, Architects for Social Housing held an open meeting in the Residents Centre of Cotton Gardens estate in Lambeth. Around 80 people turned up and contributed to the discussion – residents, housing campaigners, journalists, lawyers, academics, engineers and architects. Below […]

By Julian Gitsham Within this time of great change, experience has become king. For example, online learning means students can access all the information they need from home, so universities are looking for new ways to entice staff and students back to the campus with an unparalleled social and academic experience. Similarly, the transactional nature […]

By David Capener Then while the fire still burned — the questions about cladding, fire regulations; the architects website offline, the contractor saying that everything had been built in compliance with current regulations and every few hours the alarm sounds in the fire station next-door to my office, followed by a muffled automated voice and […]

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 Dezeen Jobs BIM architect/designer at Zaha Hadid Architects 5 June 2017 BIM architect/designer London, United Kingdom Zaha Hadid Architects is currently looking for BIM architects/designers with an in-depth knowledge of Revit and Dynamo to join our architectural practice in London. Key responsibilities collaborate on a broad range of challenging international projects implement and manage […]

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, […]

by Cheyenne McDonalds Not long before his death, Apple co-founder Steve Jobs envisioned ‘building the best office building in the world.’ And, with elaborate glass canopies, a two-story yoga room, a 4,000 person café with four-story glass doors, and even patented pizza boxes to prevent food from getting soggy, Apple’s highly-anticipated ‘mothership’ headquarters could soon […]

by HOK Structural eXterior Enclosure, an innovative, load-bearing hybrid curtain wall design, has shown in modeling to reduce life-cycle costs of a high-rise office tower by more than 20 percent (compared with traditional frame buildings) and improve overall U-value of the facade by 25 percent. Designed by an interdisciplinary team representing HOK’s expertise in facades, […]

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 […]