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5 Top Tips for Constructi...

It’s easy to think that Building Information Modeling (or BIM) is all about the design of projects. But if you ... read more...

A new roof for Notre-Dame

After the destruction of the roof and crossing tower of Notre-Dame, numerous architects provided creative new ... read more...

Avant-garde hybrid skyscr...

No normal high-rise: One Forty West is part of a functional avant-garde development set that is just entering the ... read more...

Construction Waste and Ma...

The construction industry is one of the largest producers of waste in many countries. While our recycling and ... read more...

First solar motorway in C...

Renewable energies are on the advance - and are increasingly changing our landscapes as well: if you look out in ... read more...

Engineering and the Need ...

Creating 3D models has long been the province of architects rather than engineers. But with the advanced 3D ... read more...

Moving From 2D CAD to 3D ...

Read any industry news source and you would be forgiven for thinking that everyone is now using 3D modelling and ... read more...

Heavenly vegetables - Ver...

The UN estimates that by 2050 there will be about ten billion people on earth. Two-thirds of which will live in ... read more...

10 Good Reasons for BIM

Increasingly, clients and governments are mandating the use of Building Information Modeling (BIM) on their ... read more...

Architecture in agricultu...

“Old McDonald had a farm (…) and on that farm there was …“ – remarkable architecture! Right, anyone who wants to ... read more...

The displacement of the n...

Until a few years ago, the lighting of cities was technically limited both in its design and in its extent. ... read more...

Successful project coordi...

“Ara Region Bern AG” is one of the largest wastewater treatment plants in Switzerland. Every year, around one ... read more...

A roof made of solar modu...

According to the EU Buildings Directive (EU Directive 2010/31/EU), the lowest energy standard will apply to all ... read more...

Crime Story in Dubai: The...

Pretty cheeky: In 2008, the city of Dubai and thyssenkrupp Elevator, supervised by the Union Internationale des ... read more...

Amaravati: Foster + Partn...

Since Andhra Pradesh was divided in 2014, the South Indian state needs a new capital, because the old one, ... read more...

Modern brick architecture...

Brick has been known and loved as a building material since the Middle Ages. Now the building material is showing ... read more...

Vegetables beat graphene ...

Every child learns that vegetables are part of a healthy diet. Who would have thought, however, that vegetable ... read more...

Japan’s new zero-energy h...

Anyone who is not yet familiar with contemporary Japanese architecture, especially that from Tokyo, will be ... read more...

OpenBIM as the Future Sta...

The requirements on planning and construction are constantly increasing. This necessitates designers to maintain a ... read more...

Advancements in Architect...

Design software for architects has never been more advanced. The powerful programs that are currently available ... read more...

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