Archives for Architecture
In this product review, Architosh looks at the unique solidThinking Inspire 2014 CAE-based industrial design and architecture design tool for optimizing parts and structures for weight and strength. Using the company’s unrivaled “morphogenesis” technology designers see inspiration in unique responses to forces and stress that minimize mass while retaining strength responses to loads and forces.
Our news tidbits today include industry news mostly in Architecture, with the BD WA 100 index for 2015 now available, a focus on the work being done at Greyscalegorilla plus some interesting architectural industry news items.
We continue our Firm Profile series for the second time this month with a feature on the mixed practice design firm Levi + Wong Design Associates, a Boston area architecture, landscape architecture, planning and interior design firm serving national clients through a highly-developed 3D ‘virtual design’ process using GRAPHISOFT’s highly noted ArchiCAD and BIMx platforms.
The American Institute of Architects have added eight new documents to its industry-standard AEC contractor documents portfolio, including two focused in newer areas of project delivery models. All eight new documents are available through its Documents desktop software and new SaaS (software as a service) Documents-on-Demand Plus and Documents-on-Demand online service.
Vectorworks 2015 product line now available for several localized European countries / languages.
The American Institute of Architects is calling for entrants to its 2015 AIA TAP Innovation Awards program. Architects can submit across four major categories.
Nemetschek Vectorworks launch new three part webinar series focused on important pioneers in architecture. The webinars will be led by Steve Alden AIA.
Architosh has completed the first wave (Wave 1) of one of its most ambitious special article projects with the 2.0 update to the Ultimate iPad Guide: Apps for Architects. We kick off Wave 1 with the culmination of a special three article interview series on iOS developers in this market segment and a brief description of our updates inside the Ultimate iPad Guide: Apps for Architects 2.0
New blog focused on Apple for Architects has been launched by architect and Architosh reader Neal Pann
Sefaira will be hosting an event on Performance-Based Design in mid October, featuring four experts and a panel led Q&A session
Nemetschek Vectorworks announces 2014 Vectorworks Design Scholarship Winners – Awards over $50,000 in scholarship funds to students
15 students from around the globe are winners in the 2014 Vectorworks Design Scholarship program with Diego Bermudez taking the grand prize of $10,000 for the Richard Diehl Award for best overall student entry
An early look at AIA National in Chicago and the ideas and trends that are coming into focus
SimTread 2 is now available in English and works as a plugin from within Vectorworks…
Architect Daniel Libeskind speaks about the beauty of the “app world” while using Paper by 53 in Apple’s WWDC introductory feature video in San Francisco this week. Apple yesterday introduced iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite
Architect Peter Bohlin of Bohlin Cywinski Jackson talks about working with Steve Jobs on the architecture of the Apple Stores today on Bloomberg TV