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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Lego to launch new kit of BIG-designed visitor centre ahead of opening

Jessica Mairs Lego has unveiled a model set of its new Lego House, designed by Bjarke Ingels’ architecture firm BIG, to coincide with the opening next month.The LEGO House (21037) kit will be launched just ahead of the grand opening of the visitor centre, which was designed...
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LEGO® model of the Museum of Science and Industry by Adam Reed Tucker. (Courtesy: J.B. Spector/Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago)

‘Brick by Brick’ at Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago | BLOUIN ARTINFO

“Brick by Brick”, an exhibition of works by LEGO® Certified Professional Adam Reed Tucker, is on view at Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago. The exhibition features a collection of more than a dozen giant LEGO®-built structures of engineering feats, including a 60-foot-long...
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Architects’ Choice: Commercial Seating | Architect Magazine

These four seating options provide support for everyday tasks and comfort for lounging. By Selin Ashaboglu Four industry professionals recommend commercial seating products they have specified in their own projects, as well as use themselves. Fern Task Chair, Haworth Application:...
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The resurgence of illustration in architecture and why it’s critical – Archpaper.com

By Joey Swerdlin , Jim Keen Morpholio Trace’s Joey Swerdlin and architect Jim Keen have teamed up to discuss the art of illustration in architecture and how it impacts the communication of design to our peers, clients and ultimately the public. With the inundation of...
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Block’hood by Jose Sanchez

Amazing Things Architects Make When They Aren’t Architecting | WIRED

by Sam Lubell Nothing in architecture happens quickly. Designing a building takes ages, and actually building it longer still. That can frustrate architects, who have an almost compulsive need to design and create. Many of them turn to fields as diverse as filmmaking and...
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American Underground, a startup hub in Durham, North Carolina American Underground

Can cities create innovation hubs that work for the entire economy? – Curbed

As startup districts proliferate, city planners aim to build tech hubs with a community focus BY PATRICK SISSON Silicon Valley may still be the center of today’s tech world, but if you want to see the future of American innovation, take a trip to Durham, North Carolina. In a...
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Courtesy CESAttendees explore the show floor on CES opening day.

Seven Noteworthy Tech Product Launches at CES 2017 | Architect Magazine

The largest consumer electronics show in the US debuts innovative technologies ranging from drones to smart homes. By SELIN ASHABOGLU The 50th annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) kicked off on Jan. 5, in Las Vegas, with product launches from 3,800 companies. Spanning 2.6...
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designboom’s TECH predictions for 2017: biodesign in architecture

a look at the year ahead! will it be a good one? we foresee major tech trends you’ll be working and playing with in 2017and the design developments that will impact upon. philip stevens ‘I think the biggest innovations of the 21st century will be the intersection of biology...
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Samsung's Gear VR goggles. Photo: Courtesy of Samsung

The Most Exciting Uses of Virtual Reality Right Now | Architectural Digest

The new technology is making waves in the architecture, art, and design worlds PETER MURRAY Virtual reality platforms may not be ubiquitous quite yet, but the technology is already revolutionizing how designers, architects, and artists work, and how the rest of us experience...
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