Printing Architectural 3D Models

Printing Architectural 3D Models

Architects use 3D printers to explore ideas and for the last two weeks, we have been experimenting with the process for one of our residential projects.

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Knowledge versus Tools

Knowledge versus Tools

I was having a conversation with some academic colleagues the other day and we got on the subject of knowledge versus tools. The basic idea of this chat was about what students should be learning during their architectural education. Which of these two ideas is more important or should take emphasis in the education of students?

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Architectural Graphics 101 – Title Blocks

Architectural Graphics 101 – Title Blocks

Architectural Graphics are a topic that it seems everybody has an interest in discussing – or at the very least, looking at for comparison purposes. After a very long hiatus, Architectural Graphics 101 is rising from the ashes like the proverbial Phoenix. It’s been 3 years and 16 days since my last architectural graphics post and just like the last time I had a steaming hot bowl of Wolf brand chili, that’s too long. Today we are tackling Architectural Title Blocks.

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Top Instagram Accounts for Architectural Visualization

Top Instagram Accounts for Architectural Visualization

So as a follow-up to the recent podcast this week, I wanted to delve into the world of visualization and find some of the best Instagram accounts to follow for this industry. As I am an architect, educator, and enthusiast I did reach out to our guest Alex Hogrefe and asked him for a few recommendations. From that point on it was a spiral of hours seeking out the best content I could come across in this field. It is an interesting mix of imagery that ranges from the surreal to way too real.

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058: Talking Shop with Building Science Fight Club

058: Talking Shop with Building Science Fight Club

Understanding the physical behavior of the building as a system and how it impacts the energy efficiency, durability, comfort, and indoor air quality is pivotal in the creation of high-performance buildings. This means we are talking Building Science Fight Club with Christine Williamson.

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The Best Instagram Accounts to Follow for Construction

The Best Instagram Accounts to Follow for Construction

If you have an interest in construction best practices and techniques, social media platforms like Instagrams now provide previously unheard of access to people in the construction industry that are leading by example – and they are showing the world exactly how they are making a difference.

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