AI exploration at Heatherwick Studio

WA100 Live 2024 Webinar: Exploring the Impact of AI on Architecture

This article captures the discussion on the potential impact of AI in Architecture presented at the WA100 Live 2024 event, with leading firms in the UK including Foster + Partners and Heatherwick Studio sharing the exploratory work they are doing with AI.

Dusty robot

Dusty Robotics in Action

This article describes a field trip to a construction site to see robots from Dusty Robotics marking up a multi-trade site layout. The robots are used by construction workers in conjunction with software on a tablet and a laser tracker to guide the movement and track the location of the robots respectively.

Shusha Bridge

Engineering Excellence: The Shusha Bridge

This article shows how the global design and engineering firm, Yüksel Proje, harnessed the power of parametric modeling, streamlined workflow processes, and advanced visualization techniques with Allplan Bridge to create the Shusha Bridge in Azerbaijan, which is aesthetically pleasing and functionally robust.


Skema: Jumpstarting BIM

This review takes a detailed look at Skema, a new web-based conceptual design tool for architects that aims to “fast forward” the traditional design process to get to the BIM model. It does this through a lot of automation, using a proprietary neural network technology.

Other Recent Articles

Newforma Bringing Modern Solutions to Submittal and RFI Review Workflows

Customer Presentations from Graphisoft Learn 2023 Event

Allplan 2024

What Happened to CIM?

Enhancing Efficiency and Precision in HVAC Design at a Healthcare Facility

Three Architectural Success Stories Demonstrating the Capabilities of BIM

SpeckleCon 2023: AEC Implementations and Speckle Add-ons

JZA+D: Firm Profile

SpeckleCon 2023

Graphisoft 2023 Product Portfolio Launch

Revolutionizing Precast Concrete Manufacturing

Newforma Konekt: Design Collaboration + Project Information Management

Selected Earlier Articles

Thornton Tomasetti

CORE Studio: AEC Technology Development at Thornton Tomasetti

This article explores the cutting-edge AEC technology applications developed by CORE Studio, a dedicated software development group at Thornton Tomasetti. The applications including Konstru, Swarm, Asterisk, Trace, and many more for design, analysis, collaboration and visualization.

Layer software

Layer: Capturing and Organizing Building Data

Layer is a new AEC application that was launched close to six months ago to address what seems to be an obvious need in the industry—organizing and integrating the vast amount of disparate data that is typically collected on site during the retrofit or construction of a building project.

Merdeka 118

Merdeka 118: Project Profile

Fender Katsalidis describes the implementation of AEC technology on the “Merdeka 118” project, a 118-storey, mega-tall skyscraper under construction in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Upon completion, it will become the tallest building in Malaysia and Southeast Asia, and the second-tallest building in the world.

Social Distance Modelling

Social Distance Modelling for COVID

This article describes the research that was conducted by a team at the Technical University of Denmark to study the impact of COVID-19 on the passenger flow in the Copenhagen Metro, using passenger flow data and station floorplan drawings as well as Bentley Legion software for simulation of pedestrian flow.