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The Architecture Of The Future Is Far More Spectacular Than You Could Imagine

"Every great architect is -- necessarily -- a great poet. He must be a great original interpreter of his time, his day, his age."<p>Those are the words of one undeniably great architect, Frank Lloyd Wright, whose visions of harmonious design and innovating urban planning amounted to his own brand of …

The AIA: Designing a Better World ‒ Cool Spaces! TV Spot

Experimental bot transfers CAD plans onto construction sites

Imagine a robot, something like a combination Roomba vac and magic marker, that could translate complex construction drawings onto the ground, …

Drawing

A 3-D Printed Desert Tower Made Of Sand

When erecting skyscrapers in the desert, why not build out of the most plentiful material around? That’s the idea behind a new proposal for a group of 3-D printed sand skyscrapers, a scientific research facility called “Sand Babel.” The speculative design earned an honorable mention in eVolo …

The Maker King

How Carl Bass, the CEO of Autodesk, is shaping the maker movement—from his garage.<p>When you first meet him, Carl Bass comes off like any other weekend carpenter. Dressed in a worn T-shirt and jeans, he shakes hands with a wooden grip and has a big, brassy laugh. His workshop is a warren of lumber …

Autodesk

become a digital architect with google build: a chrome experiment with LEGO

<b>google build: a chrome experiment with LEGO</b><p>you’ve just dumped a bin of LEGO bricks onto the floor with a satisfying crash, and you have the whole day …

Lego

Made for Walking: The World's Most Aesthetic Footbridges (Photos)

Don't Look Down<p>From a bridge high above the Malaysian forest to a modern drawbridge, get from one place to another in style on one the world's …

BIM 2.0 and Google Glass: Science fiction or coming attractions for a job site near you?

<b>Editor's note:</b> This is a sponsored article. All text and images were provided by the sponsor company.<p>Not long ago, BD+C asked a dozen of the AEC …

Google Glass

The World’s First 3-D Scanner For iPad Is Blowing Up On Kickstarter

If you need more convincing than the extensive testimonials in the Structure’s Kickstarter video, consider its crowdfunding progress: Since launching …

Scanners

Augmented reality goes mainstream: 12 applications for design and construction firms

When Kaiser Permanente opens its massive, one-million-sf Oakland Medical Center Replacement Project early next year, staff, patients, and families …

Tahoe City Transit Center by WRNS Studio

WRNS Studio designed a transit center for Tahoe City in California.<p>Description<p>At the turn of the last century, Lake Tahoe became a scenic holiday …

Hospital project pioneers BIM/VDC-based integrated project delivery

Everyone talks about the need to bring together building information modeling, virtual design and construction, and integrated project delivery in …

Architects: ‘No One Else Can Solve Climate Change’

In the early 2000s, it was common knowledge that the largest sources of greenhouse gases in the U.S. causing climate change were the ever-nebulous …

San Antonio

Award-Winning Modern Luxury Home in Arizona: The Sefcovic Residence

Meet this luxurious home in the Desert Mountain Community in North Scottsdale, Arizona, USA. The <b>Sefcovic Residence</b> is an award-winning home (Gold …

Lego Architecture Studio

There's no denying that the Lego Architecture series serves as an excellent excuse for big kids to get their hands on a classic children's toy. Just like those days of Lego Star Fighters; you diligently follow each step, patiently trying not to skip ahead until you're done. But a puzzle that comes …

The 25 Instagram Feeds to Follow Now

Last year, we published a post (one of our most popular of all time) on the4 Apps that every architect should have — 4 Apps that make your …