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Processing in Progress: A Benchmark Analysis of Photogrammetry Applications for Digital Architectural Documentation
Since its initial development in the 1820s, photography revolutionized the way people looked at and remembered...
Processing in Progress: A Benchmark Analysis of Photogrammetry Applications for Digital Architectural Documentation
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Modern Architecture and Climate: Design Before Air Conditioning
The history of modern architecture is well-worn territory. But what if we could upend its familiar narratives to...
Modern Architecture and Climate: Design Before Air Conditioning
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Autonomous Robotics in the AEC practice
In recent years, technical development in robotics has been enhanced by leaps forward in artificial intelligence...
5.2
Gaming Engines: Unity, Unreal, and Interactive 3D Spaces
Game engines such as Unity 3D and Unreal Engine have emerged as valuable architectural practice and research tools...
5.2
BIM: Enhancing Workflows with Add-Ins
The number of software programs available for use by designers, engineers, and contractors in the building industry...
5.2
Comparing Sensor Solutions in Practice: Philips Interact and Siemens Enlighted
ReDespitToday’s buildings contain a significant amount of technology with which we interact. This interaction...
Comparing Sensor Solutions in Practice: Philips Interact and Siemens Enlighted
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Material Alignments
Advances in computation have fomented a new era of material and building technology invention in architecture....
Material Alignments
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Methods: How We Invent and Research
“[O]ur writing tools are also working on our thoughts” summarizes Friedrich Nietzsche’s experience using...
5.1
On: Case Study Strategies for Architects and Designers
The case study is such a ubiquitous and seemingly natural form of inquiry in architecture that it can be surprising...
On: Case Study Strategies for Architects and Designers
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Control or Affect? The Paradox of 3D‐Printed Wood
As one of the oldest and most pervasive building materials, wood is so commonplace that its unique qualities or...
Control or Affect? The Paradox of 3D‐Printed Wood