Posted on March 09th 2014, 03:00 PM
Trimble Buildings Group have recently released SketchUp 2014, the latest version of its 3D modelling platform for architects, engineers, design and construction professionals. With “more than 30 million unique activations in the past year”, SketchUp is claimed to be the most widely used 3D modeling software in the world today. The latest incarnation of the simple tool features a new 3D Warehouse and some interesting integrations into the world of Building Information Modelling (BIM).
A Rebuilt 3D Warehouse
SketchUp’s 3D Warehouse is “an online repository for finding, storing and sharing useful 3D models.” SketchUp 2014 sees a rebuilt warehouse making it much easier to find the models you need and organise into collections. Perhaps most useful is the interrelation of WebGL,...
Posted on March 09th 2014, 02:45 PM
'big clip' offers functions similar to the popular office supply from which it is fashioned, and can be used for hanging coats and magazines.
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Posted on March 09th 2014, 02:27 PM
Everybody hates the office, but these desks make you hate it just a little bit less.
Posted on March 09th 2014, 02:19 PM
High Quality Dog Beds from organic Fabrics
Posted on March 09th 2014, 01:50 PM
Realized by Sanjay Puri Architects, the Courtyard House is located at the edge of a cement plant in Rajasthan, India. Designed in response to a climate with long summer months of 450C average temperature, the house is composed of organically radiating concrete volumes of varied proportions that create sculpted series of spaces in the house. Each room is oriented to capture the changing landscape on either side, through openings in the spaces that form transitional areas between the interior and the exterior. This aspect together with the presence of large landscaped courtyards, the lower outdoor patio and deeply recessed windows create a house that is much cooler inside than outside, making it extremely energy efficient. Several guest rooms are located along a lower patio, both...
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three on-site trees became the tectonic and visual focal point of a design which strives to preserve their majesty.
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Posted on March 09th 2014, 01:00 PM
Following the completion of Jean Nouvel's plant-filled hotel in Barcelona and another in Berlin described by the designers as an "urban jungle", we've...
Posted on March 09th 2014, 12:57 PM
"Our voices often go unheard on this campus, our experiences are devalued, our presence is questioned. This project is our way of speaking back, of claiming this campus, of standing up to say: We are here."
Posted on March 09th 2014, 12:00 PM
The Hongcheng skyscraper is located on the banks of the Qiantang River in the new administrative and business district of Hangzhou city and home to the offices of various companies. Commissioned by the buildings owner, the brief called for a unified interior design throughout the common areas that included an upgrading of the main lobby, foyers, corridors and amenities. The 3 story high entrance hall spans approximately 450 square meters to form the central reception, waiting and information...
Posted on March 09th 2014, 12:00 PM
Descripción de los arquitectos. Residencia privada de un solo piso en el centro del país. El concepto arquitectónico fue crear una estructura como un espacio continuo, ancho, dividido por patios interiores y tabiques móviles en espacios más pequeños utilizados para una...