Blogs

A Python scripting lesson at the TexFab Dynamo workshop. Photo: Proving Ground

Nathan Miller
Even if learning to code does not personally interest you, the growing demand for having these capabilities in an...
Creating a home for eldercare using the ‘Green House’ design concept

Sketch: VOA Associates

VOA Blog
VOA Associates’ Douglas King offers design considerations in implementing the Green House concept in eldercare for...
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Valspar can work with architects and builders to create custom colors and prints to create the look of wood, slate (pictured), shingles or provide a weathered look to panels.

Jeff Alexander
Prepainted metals are becoming popular for both commercial and residential use thanks to their durability, resistance...
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Allen Hurtz
The fire safety of metal building systems is crucial. The ability of a metal building to prevent or slow down the...
The sustainability culture shift: 8 steps for success

Toronto. Image courtesy Perkins+Will.

Perkins+Will’s Ideas + Buildings
Perkins+Will's Jon Douglas has eight strategies that will start an organization on the path to embedding sustainability...
3 key trends in student housing for Boston’s higher education community

Image: University Student Living.

Cannon Design Blog
The city wants to add 18,500 student residence beds by the year 2030. CannonDesign's Lynne Deninger identifies three ...
Deep Learning + AI: How machines are becoming master problem solvers

The world’s top Go player Lee Sedol puts the first stone against Google’s artificial intelligence program AlphaGo during the third match of the Google DeepMind Challenge match in Seoul, South Korea. Photo: Reuters/Google/Yonhap

David Barista
Besides revolutionary changes to the world’s workforce, artificial intelligence could have a profound impact on the...
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Bill O'Keeffe
Code limitations do not match manufacturer’s tested listings

Concept Sketch, Syracuse University, S. I. Newhouse School of Public Communications Renovation. All images courtesy Gensler

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Hand-drawn concepts allow ideas to emerge and build stronger connections between the design and the audience, as...
Identifying, using, and applying predictive analytics

Photo: Jeff Seeger/Creative Commons

HDR BLiNK
Branden Collingsworth, HDR’s new Director of Predictive Analytics, clarifies what his team does and how architecture...
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