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Vectorworks News: Reduce CO2 Emissions on Projects
Carbon emissions from buildings amount to nearly 40% of all global CO2. Architects can learn how to reduce embodied carbon and operations carbon from two practitioners.
Nemetschek Group Invests in World-First Carbon Hub App Preoptima
Preoptima is the latest startup to receive investment funds from Germany’s Nemetschek Group. Company has developed world-first carbon hub for AEC/O
London architect wins cove.tool Architectural Design Competition
London architect Saumya Ganguli has been named as the winner of the first cove.tool Architectural Design Competition.
Bluebeam and The B1M — New Construction Story of the Year Award
B1M and Bluebeam launch worldwide hunt for the most innovative construction stories for new first-of-its-kind AEC industry award.
The Ethical Conundrum of Bitcoin for Sustainable Architects
Can architects ethically embrace the cryptocurrency phenomenon knowing just how much energy it consumes?
Viewpoint: Sustainability and Boards—Why Linking Significant Audiences and Materiality Matter to Long-Term Success
7 out of 10 S&P 500 corporations are reporting on “sustainability” showing significant new focus on environmental concerns. Can linking a Statement on Significant Audiences and Materiality move all major global corporations beyond short-term investor concerns for real, longer-term success and planetary benefits?
AIA: Notes on Day 1 in Atlanta, Georgia
Some quick notes from Day 1 at AIA Atlanta where the day began with some superb keynotes, especially the primary one by President Bill Clinton.
How BIG’s influence can reframe the role of BIM in Architecture
Architosh is pleased to present this special feature on Bjarke Ingels Group, famed Danish architecture firm. Several weeks ago we got a chance to talk to BIG’s Jakob Andreassen, BIM Manager at BIG Copenhagen, about the architectural practice, its design methodology and perspective on the use of computerized software—particularly BIM.
Sustainable Building Practices with Energy Saving Models – Epact 179D Tax Savings for Daylight Harvesting
Architosh is again pleased to share another informative Viewpoint article from BIM consultant and expert Bhushan Avsatthi, who briefly discusses the often unacknowledged US tax breaks under the EPAct 179D tax savings for buildings that achieve energy cost reductions more than the range specified by ASHRE energy standards. Mr. Avsatthi discusses the importance of “daylight harvesting” as a technology and technique for added energy savings measures.
Looking at solidThinking Inspire 2014 for Architectural Design
In this companion feature article to our latest product review on Inspire 2014, Architosh looks at the specific nature of using solidThinking Inspire for architectural design.
GreenWizard is Now Proud Sponsor of AIA
GreenWizzard announces its strong commitment to the AIA’s New Working Group (Materials Matter) through new sponsorship to drive awareness and education around environmental and health-related aspects of building materials to the design and construction industry.
Autodesk has introduced new apps at 2014 Greenbuild Conference
Autodesk unloads at 2014 Greenbuild Confab with an array of sustainable design applications for its BIM and infrastructural CAD products
A Savannah Startup Springs from LEED Practice Leadership
As part of our Ultimate iPad Guide: Apps for Architects Version 2 series features, Architosh tells the story of three iOS developers writing apps for architects. In this feature we learn about the formation of Green Badger LLC and its self-named app that aims to simplify and streamline the demanding paperwork-based LEED verification and documentation process.
Event: How 4 Leading Architects Are Winning with Performance-Based Design
Sefaira will be hosting an event on Performance-Based Design in mid October, featuring four experts and a panel led Q&A session
Artlantis teams with Vectorworks at EcoBuild 2013
Longtime software peers Artlantis and Vectorworks will hold court together on the show floor at Ecobuild
Events: LearnVirtual events on Adaptive Reuse and Renovation
LearnVirtual plays host to DESIGN[realized] Series on Sustainability
Architosh talks to Francois Levy about Small-Firm BIM
In this Special Report we talk to architect, researcher and BIM book author, Francois Levy, AIA, about Small-Scale BIM and Sustainable Design
Best Green Projects Case Studies – Sustainable Design Event
Graphisoft sponsors McGraw-Hill event on Best Green Projects
Moonstone project achieves zero carbon rating with ArchiCAD
ArchiCAD used to create award-winning Moonstone Project in UK
Graphisoft EcoDesigner recognized at WAN Awards
Graphisoft EcoDesigner recoginzed at Annual WAN Awards
ACCIONA Adopts ArchiCAD 13 for BIM
Dow Jones Sustainability Index company Acciona of Spain, has adopted Graphisoft’s ArchiCAD as its BIM Solutions platform — company operates in 30 countries around the globe