Technology in Architectural Practice


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  • Chris, Is your firm the developer of Project Boss? The company is located in the same building. How is Project Boss different from ArchiOffice, another application developed by an architect? thank you. Mike Schneider ------------------------------...

  • AIA Charlotte TAP and UNC Charlotte College of Arts + Architecture Symposium Future of Design: Architecture and Digital Fabrication Tuesday, October 11, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm UNC Charlotte School...

  • We are using a cloud based project management software that is far less expensive than other similar systems out there and works with Quickbooks. Great tool for small to medium sized firms! This topic is more on the firm management side but has useful...

  • I would like to know more about problems and issues related to integration of data in a BIM model into a CMMS in a software neutral environment or platform. Maybe discuss research being performed by vendors and universities. David Trevino,...

  • I lead our firm's Tech Studio and have been to several Facades+ conferences so here are my 2 cents. The main thing I like about the Facades+ conference is what I learn about that are things I don't know about. What I mean are totally new concepts...

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  • The following is an excerpt from my blog at deathofdrawing.com related to my new book The Death of Drawing: Architecture in the Age of Simulation published by Routledge. Among the professionals involved in the building industry,...

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  • Last year on the TAP, several members identified challenges in technical environments accessing and gathering information in concealed spaces, particularly above ceilings. The workflow we developed with the TAP members' input is highly relevant to...

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  • QUALITY CONSTRUCTION DOCUMENTS & SPECIFICATIONS Do you know how to put together a good set of construction documents? As a new practitioner, an emerging architect, intern architect, or recent graduate, you may have felt that someone was...

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  • Is BIM the tool and the method building designers have long avoided? The AIA TAP FASTER FORWARD conference 2011 presented the idea of BIM, the process, the intelligence, and the potential. In addition, I attended the Autodesk University last week...

  • Take a look at this article generated by LMN Architects, detailing their process for designing, fabricating, and simplifying a complicated panelized facade. http://lmnts.lmnarchitects.com/featured/mm-intro/