Courtesy Smartreview Inc. Annotated Revit model in APR

ArchitectChats Ep. 20: Dissecting the Code, Part 5 – Code Review, Meet Automation

Smartreview Inc. is digitizing one often-excruciating aspect of the building permitting process with its cloud-based Automated Plan Review software. By ARCHITECT Staff Now in season three of ArchitectChats, we are continuing our Dissecting the Code series, which highlights...
By :
Comments : Off
Courtesy Autodesk

In case you missed it, Autodesk Releases AutoCAD 2019

The latest edition of the ubiquitous software will include seven specialized toolsets and new web and mobile applications. By Selin Ashaboglu Today, software developer Autodesk announced the release of AutoCAD 2019, which will include seven specialized toolsets and new web and...
By :
Comments : Off
Digital drawing app makes perspective drawing easy. AR Perspective Finder (Courtesy Morpholio)

Digital drawing app makes perspective drawing easy

By Robert Nieminen Recognizing a need for architectural tools that go beyond simply doodling on a tablet, Kenoff and company launched Morpholio Trace, a drawing app created specifically for architects and designers that infuses “digital magic” into the analog tools of drawing....
By :
Comments : Off
Courtesy Autodesk

This Week in Tech: Urban Delivery Drone Concept and AutoCAD 2019 is released

Plus robots manufacturing timber beams, and more design-tech news from this week. By Selin Ashaboglu Dragonfly by PriestmanGoode from PriestmanGoode. on Vimeo. London-based design consultancy PriestmanGoode revealed a concept for delivery drones called Dragonfly that could help...
By :
Comments : Off
Parametric design in Grasshopper. (Courtesy of DesignMorphine)

Flux to shut down its data-sharing software and shift direction

The popular platform for sharing information and conducting cloud-based computation among architects, engineers and construction workers has announced it will be shutting down its tool suite come March 31. By Jonathan Hilburg Flux, the popular platform used by architects,...
By :
Comments : Off
Sergej Stoppel/LinesLab Sandeep Ahuja

The Algorithm: Cove.Tool Runs the Numbers for Designers

The founders of Cove.Tool are delegating the tedium of data-crunching to machines, a growing trend that will free architects to direct their creative talents elsewhere. By Murrye Bernard Architects who harness technology to automate repetitive tasks, such as compiling door...
By :
Comments : Off

This urban design tool helps planners understand the entire street network

A new program prototype by Remix lets designers play SimCity at street level By Patrick Sisson For planners and transportation officials, the road to transit improvements often hits speed bumps when it comes to data sharing and visualizations. A new online tool wants to solve...
By :
Comments : Off

The 800-Pound Gorilla: Autodesk Sees a Digital Future for Architecture Firsthand

Billion-dollar software developer Autodesk is angling for an even bigger stake in the building industry with initiatives in automation, machine learning, and data management and exchange … all by watching design innovation in action. By Edward Keegan Autodesk is the A...
By :
Comments : Off
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...
By :
Comments : Off
Courtesy Autodesk Forge

Autodesk and Project Frog Collaborate to Improve Prefabrication Process | Architect Magazine

The companies will create a cloud-based data environment to link the architectural design process and fabrication. By Katharine Keane On Tuesday, San Francisco–based component building systems company Project Frog announced a collaboration with global software developer Autodesk...
By :
Comments : Off