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21 Ways Architects Can Work Smarter, Not Harder

Courtesy of Mackay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects In their day-to-day work, architects face a lot of distractions and challenges: managing clients,
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GAD – RC4 / Computational design methodologies for large-scale 3D printing

GAD – RC4 / Computational design methodologies for large-scale 3D printing | gfm | Scoop.it
RC4 in London researches computational design methodologies for large-scale 3D printing with industrial robots, taking logistical, structural and material constraints as design opportunities to generate non-representational architectural spaces with extreme information density.
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Parking Structure Art Facade / Urbana

Parking Structure Art Facade / Urbana | gfm | Scoop.it
Architects: Urbana
Location: Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital, 720 Eskenazi Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
Year: 2014
Photographs: Serge
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Fluid Blue Concept

The Iranian architects Ramin Shirdel and Mahmoud Bagherzadeh has designed an interactive-dynamic large emblem for Dubai city. Designer Ramin Shirdel said “Our idea…
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Architects That Are Pushing Fashion Into the Future

If we look beyond the image of a typical architect dressed head-to-toe in black, wearing smart shoes and quirky eyewear, we’ll find an abundance of physical ...
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Four Ways to Learn About Architecture for Free

Four Ways to Learn About Architecture for Free | gfm | Scoop.it
Project example from MIT OpenCourseWare's Geometric Disciplines and Architecture Skills: Reciprocal Methodologies by Isabel Collado and Ignacio Peydro. Image
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Breathing wall 2.0 by Behnaz Farahi is controlled by hand gestures

Breathing wall 2.0 by Behnaz Farahi is controlled by hand gestures | gfm | Scoop.it
An installation featuring a kinetic wall that responds to hand gestures examines the potential of sensor-based technologies
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This Pop-Up Pavilion Made of Light Reflectors Is the Ultimate Selfie Photo Op

This Pop-Up Pavilion Made of Light Reflectors Is the Ultimate Selfie Photo Op | gfm | Scoop.it
In Hangzhou, China, amateur photographers are a serious bunch. On a walk around the touristy waterfront of West Lake, James Shen, co-founder and principal of the People’s Architecture Office (PAO), saw more than a few would-be Richard Avedons manipulating reflector discs — those shiny metallic panels photographers use to bounce light — to burnish the quality of their images.
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Cellophane House | Prefabricated Architecture & Design for Disassembly

Cellophane House | Prefabricated Architecture & Design for Disassembly | gfm | Scoop.it
Transparent, sustainable dwelling conceived for the Home Delivery: Fabricating the Modern Dwelling exhibit, The Museum of Modern Art.
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Rapid Construction, China Style: 10 Houses in 24 Hours - Corporate Intelligence - WSJ

Rapid Construction, China Style: 10 Houses in 24 Hours - Corporate Intelligence - WSJ | gfm | Scoop.it
Chinese companies have been known to build major real-estate projects very quickly. Now, one company is taking it to a new extreme, building 10 200-square-meter homes using a gigantic 3-D printer.
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God’s eye – Sukkahville international competition | Christina Galanou and Chrystalla Koufopavlou - Arch2O.com

God’s eye – Sukkahville international competition | Christina Galanou and Chrystalla Koufopavlou - Arch2O.com | gfm | Scoop.it
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MEMBRANE – a dialogue between architecture and textile

MEMBRANE – a dialogue between architecture and textile | gfm | Scoop.it
Membrane (latin membra’na, skin, from membrum, member of the body)

A membrane is a pliable and selectively permeable layer, covering surfaces or separating connecting regions, structures, or o...
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Projections in the Forest

Behind the scenes: http://vimeo.com/3hund/behindthescenes The projection mapping "bioluminescent forest" is made by artists Friedrich van Schoor and Tarek Mawad. The…
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Eco-Sustainable Housing – Parametric Design - eVolo | Architecture Magazine

Eco-Sustainable Housing – Parametric Design - eVolo | Architecture Magazine | gfm | Scoop.it

Eco-Sustainable Housing – Parametric Design - eVolo | Architecture Magazine

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» DAL Canopy Design | Digital Architectural Lab

» DAL Canopy Design | Digital Architectural Lab | gfm | Scoop.it
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Tensile Fabric Architecture Part 4 - Process

This is "Tensile Fabric Architecture Part 4 - Process" by Architen Landrell on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.
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Glass office SOHO in Shanghai, China by AIM Architecture

Glass office SOHO in Shanghai, China by AIM Architecture | gfm | Scoop.it
Article source: AIM Architecture  An all glass and mirror inner cladding exposes the infrastructure of SOHO’s new office building in Shanghai. The glass creates manifold reflections of the sales mo...
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7 Mind-Bending Bent Bamboo Structures

Though bamboo as a building material carries connotations of ancient Asiatic architecture, the widely available wood is enjoying a resurgence in experimental...
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3D-printed corset makes the wearer more naked as smartphone data is shared - designboom | architecture & design magazine

3D-printed corset makes the wearer more naked as smartphone data is shared - designboom | architecture & design magazine | gfm | Scoop.it
designers xuedi chen and pedro G.C. oliveira have constructed 'x.pose', a smartphone-connected 3d printed corset, which comprises reactive displays that turn transparent when smartphone data collected.
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Un computer ha superato il test di Turing - Wired

Un computer ha superato il test di Turing - Wired | gfm | Scoop.it
Si chiama Eugene Gootsman ed è riuscito a ingannare un terzo dei giudici, facendo loro credere che fosse un essere umano. Ma non mancano gli scettici
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What Do Artists Do All Day?: Antony Gormley

What Do Artists Do All Day?: Antony Gormley | gfm | Scoop.it
Documentary following Sir Antony Gormley and his team as they prepare a new work.
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