Is mass timber really sustainable?. A pastoral forest (Flickr/Pfly)

Is mass timber really sustainable?

By Olivia Martin This is an article from our special November timber issue. We like to blame a lot of things for climate change—namely coal and cow farts—but if we were to search for a worthy scapegoat, architects might end up looking in the mirror. The building sector is...
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Courtesy Autodesk Exhibition floor at Autodesk University 2017

Autodesk University 2017: Who Will Lead Architecture into a Future of Automation?

The annual event by the software giant highlighted data platform advances while prompting discussion for architects about improving work practices and efficiency in the building industry. By Nathan Miller Nearly 10,000 architects, builders, designers, and makers of all kinds...
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A look at where the 3-D printed bridge will be located in Amsterdam. Photo: Courtesy of MX3D

See How a 3-D Printed Bridge Is Being Built

The structure will soon span a canal in Amsterdam’s red-light district Text by Tim Nelson It’s a bit dishonest to label 3-D printing as the future at this point, given how it’s used to create everything from art objects to housing to food. However, there are still some...
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