VR has come a long way from its novelty days in shopping malls 20
years ago. Flash forward to today where vendors are flooding the AEC
industry with a smorgasbord of VR options. Here, VIATechnik takes a snap
shot of current options to help us all keep track.
The industrial city evolved in opposition to nature. But today, as existing
infrastructure requires replacement and demographics predict a crowded
urban future, we now have the opportunity to create a city in harmony with
nature. Here, architect Peter Ellis previews his June 4 talk at BW
on “Restructuring American Cities”.
The real estate community converged on BuiltWorlds last week, and while
some in the audience apparently fear losing their jobs to robots, most
expressed excitement about the way technology is transforming their very
Britain’s 2016 mandate for using building information modeling on all large
government projects is fast approaching. Is the UK ready? Once implemented
and accepted, BIM could become the international translator for AEC
Unmanned aerial systems are fast-becoming a viable tool for more project
stakeholders. This spring, as new federal legislation is introduced for
limited drone use, we look at the market and chat with contractor Graycor
about its successful experiences in Arizona.
On June 4, BuiltWorlds will make a major announcement after a fascinating
evening charrette with international urban planner Peter Ellis. He will
discuss his experience designing an entire city in India and its
applications to the sustainable re-imagining of America’s