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Schematic of Structures: Charting History's Most Significant Works of Architecture

Schematic of Structures: Charting History's Most Significant Works of Architecture | visual data | Scoop.it

Yet another creation has rolled off the powerhouse infographics assembly line over at Pop Chart Lab, and this time, the indefatigable taxonomizers of alcohols and famous quotes have turned their attention to works of architecture.

The Schematic of Structures organizes what the designers describe as "90 eminent edifices erected and perfected throughout history." Arranged by height, the infographic lines up some of the greatest works envisioned and built by man since prehistory, from the Neolithic Cairn of Barnenez and the Parthenon to more modern creations like London's Gherkin and the Burj Khalifa.

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SightSpace 3D: First Mobile Augmented Reality App for GoogleSketchUp

SightSpace 3D: First Mobile Augmented Reality App for GoogleSketchUp | visual data | Scoop.it
SightSpace 3D is the first and only mobile Augmented Reality application for Google SketchUp, and is available now on the App Store.
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The Evolution of Architectural Visualization

The Evolution of Architectural Visualization | visual data | Scoop.it
Visualization has been married to Architecture since the beginning of time. (Let's say we start the courtship at 15000 BC in the Paleolithic Era.) And in any relationship, communication is the key to success.

 

At each step of the architectural process – planning, design, and construction – visualizations provide a look into the future at the envisioned physical structure (or place). Over centuries, architects’ mania for perfection has demanded more realistic reflections of their imaginations, and technology has progressed to make these dreams come true. Whether engraved, sketched, painted, mini-modeled, or rendered, the more detailed the visualization, the clearer the communication.

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Mariana Soffer's comment, July 7, 2012 11:12 AM
very interesting