More firms are adding scanning and photography to their services.
In her talk at Accelerate Live! 2018, micro-buildings design expert Aeron Hodges, AIA, Senior Designer/Manager Stantec Architecture, explored the key drivers of the micro-buildings movement, and how the trend is spreading into a wide variety of building typologies. Photo: BD+C
BD+C’s second annual Accelerate Live! AEC innovation conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago)...read more
Neither training nor modification of the physical environment are required to use the system....
Woods Bagot has set up a space in its New York office where clients can view early stages of design ideas in virtual reality. The firm has been using customizable VR apps for about a year. Image: Woods Bagot
The architectural firm is finding that some clients respond quicker to proposals as a result....
Can studying humans at a behavioral level produce better buildings? Cognitive architecture expert...read more
Rendering courtesy SGA
287 Park Avenue South is a nine-story Classical Revival building previously known as the United C...read more
Collaboration is a hallmark of mixed reality. Through the use of software such as Trimble’s SketchUp Viewer for HoloLens, MR allows multiple designers to view and work on the same digital model, highlight or enlarge areas of importance, and collaborate in the same room or from across the country. Architects and contractors no longer need to rely on static, 2D drawings. They can now visualize design data within the real environment. Courtesy Trimble.
Are virtual reality and mixed reality two technologies vying for the same space in the AEC indust...read more
What once was done with pen and paper (and for the last two decades with screens, keyboards, and...read more
Ancient Jerusalem project. Rendering courtesy of Lithodomos VR.
An Australian archeological startup is bringing the ancient world to a VR headset near you.
Designers with HMC Architects conduct a virtual walkthrough of a campus project using a VR headset and controllers. Courtesy HMC Architects
From business development to concept design to virtual meetings, VR has become ensconced in archi...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
This image is an example of a virtual-reality rendering that Stantec has used. Its distortion is the product of it not being viewed through a VR application. Image: Stantec
The firm moves into its second stage of testing this technology as a real-time design tool....
A rendering of Seaport San Diego, a redevelopment of a 70-acre waterfront property. A 480-foot-tall observation tower would be one of this district's main attractions. Image: Seaport San Diego
Its developers envision a thriving business, education, and entertainment district, highlighted b...read more
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Roto VR looks to create the most immersive VR experience available by incorporating things like m...read more
NBBJ designed the headquarters for Alipay, a part of the Alibaba Corporation. Rendering courtesy NBBJ
The Seattle design firm has partnered with Visual Vocal, a startup VR company.
Magic Leap and Microsoft’s HoloLens are just two examples of mixed reality technology on the hori...read more
The mixed reality headset will allow people to take a holographic tour of the building while keep...read more
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The virtual city will be used to help predict the outcomes of and possible issues with various sc...read more