The facility’s roof consists of 3,000 tons of structural steel that support a PTFE membrane. The PTFE fabric is suspended from 430-foot-long structural steel trusses that support an array of structural steel v-columns. Design architect Populous designed the roof form and then worked in tandem with Walter P Moore to create the roof’s structure and subdivide it into trusses. All images and renderings courtesy Populous
The project team employed Revit, Rhino, Grasshopper, Kangaroo, and a host of other software appli...read more
Rendering courtesy SGA
287 Park Avenue South is a nine-story Classical Revival building previously known as the United C...read more
Sean Parham, VP of Product Marketing and Management with Aditazz Photo: Adam Grubb
BD+C’s inaugural AEC innovation conference, Accelerate Live! (May 11, Chicago), featured...read more
Lucas Richmond, Senior Media Studio Manager, Gilbane Building Company
BD+C's inaugural Accelerate Live! innovation conference took place May 11, in Chicago....
BD+C’s new AEC innovation conference, Accelerate Live!, will take place May 11, 2017, at Venue Six10 in Chicago.
This fast-paced forum will showcase 18 business and tech visionaries from AEC Giant firms, who wi...read more
AEC firms looking for a hedge against climate-related events can now purchase future weather data online. Image: Pixabay
Simulation tool, developed by Arup and Argos Analytics, is offered to help owners and AEC firms d...read more
IrisVR's Scope product allows users to share 360-degree panoramas with a mobile phone and Google Cardboard or Gear VR. Image: Courtesy IrisVR
IrisVR offers two new products to simplify and enhance the application of virtual reality for des...read more
Photo courtesy of Kyocera
The Super Wide View HD Action Camera and rugged design allow users to capture their adventures on...read more
Nissan driverless car. Photo: Charly W. Karl/Creative Commons.
Offsite parking and more space for valet parking lines are among the foreseeable changes.
The 3D concrete printing industry is expected to more than double in size within the next five ye...read more
HDR design team members utilize computational design tools to collaborate on façade treatment strategies for one of the firm’s arena projects. Courtesy HDR
Data-driven design expert Nathan Miller offers helpful advice for getting your firm ready to use...read more
A project team at HDR collaborates on design solutions for a sports facility project with the help of data-driven design tools. The firm has been using CM tools for several years. Photo courtesy HDR
Rapid prototyping, custom plug-ins, and data dashboards are among the common applications for com...read more
The Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CHUM) hospital project in Montreal, Canada. Image courtesy CannonDesign.
Collectif Santé Montreal turns to Bluebeam Revu for project efficiency in establishing the larges...read more
Photo: Government of Dubai
The 2,690-sf structure took 17 days to print. City officials say the labor cost was only half as...read more
Photo: Tobias Horvath/Creative Commons
The new automated connection will allow the more than 350 AIA 2030 committed firms to report thei...read more
The Fluid Harmonic Damper combines NASA's fluid structure coupling technology with water-filled PVC piping. It will be installed in a Brooklyn, New York, building later this spring. Rendering by Ena Cheung. All images courtesy Thornton Tomasetti.
TTWiiN initially features six products and will add more via its own incubator.
Navigant Research estimates that global demand for data integration technologies for buildings will increase nearly tenford over the next 10 years. Image: Pixabay
A Navigant Research report takes a deeper dive to examine where demand will be strongest by regio...read more