Arkin Tilt Architects. Magazines Builder Magazine, “Farm Out”, November 2012 (Idea Garden) B-1 Magazine (Thailand), "Green Architecture on the Parallel Road", February 2012 Who's Green?
The Directory of Who's Green in the Design and Construction Field, 2007 Residential Architect, "Natural Habitat", March 2005 Environmental Design + Construction, "2004 Excellence in Design Awards," May 2004 (Mill Valley Residence) Sunset Magazine, 2003-2004 Western Home Awards: "Sustainable Success", August 2003 (Mill Valley Residence) Sunset Magazine, 2001-2002 Western Home Awards: "Harvesting the View", October 2001 (Caner/Beier Residence)
5 Places to Download Free, Ethnically Diverse Render People. 5 Places to Download Free, Ethnically Diverse Render People The significance of people in architectural rendering is nothing new – the added realism, and addition of narrative elements can make or break whether a render successfully sells its project.
With sites like Skalgubbar, architects and architecture students have easier access than ever before to “Render People”: PNG cut-outs of people, ready to be photoshopped into buildings. In the early years of free, online render-people databases, there was a stark homogeneity to the people represented. As the people providing the crowdsourced images were from predominantly Caucasian, Scandinavian countries, there was a surge of such people appearing in renders in projects across the world. In wake of this, other groups have worked to produce workable databases of diverse, culturally representative render people, giving architects and architecture students the freedom to accurately depict their work in its intended context.
Escalatina. Blocs CAD gratuits. Blocs CAD gratuits. Architecture Software Tutorials: Which Are The Best Out There? In contemporary architecture practice, proficiency in an ever-widening array of architecture software is becoming increasingly important.
For almost every job in the field, it is no longer enough to bring a skilled mind and a pencil; different jobs may require different levels of expertise and different types of software, but one thing that seems universally accepted is that some level of involvement with software is now a requirement. While software has opened a huge range of capabilities for architects, it also presents a challenge: universities have taken wildly different approaches to the teaching of software, with some offering classes and access to experts while others prefer to teach design theory and expect students to pick up software skills in their own time.
Maisons Minimalistes. Banque d'images. Projet MA1. Simple Ideas For Creating a Harder-Working Workspace. When considering your company's future growth, upgrading your office can--and should--be central to your strategy.
Ideally your workspace should be organized, professional looking, and representative of your brand's consumer-facing image. It should also be designed with space in mind. Firms--no matter their sizes--should ask themselves how much space is really needed to conduct business? And are their spaces used to maximum effect? Simply put, doing more with less space is a practical business decision since smaller, optimized offices are less expensive to build, operate and maintain. The following ideas for creating harder-working offices will inspire you to get the most out of your space. Graham Hill is a serial entrepreneur and founder of LifeEdited, a specialty consultancy that works with architects and real estate developers to design and market buildings that optimize for space.
The Problem with Big Cakes. Imagine you’re hosting a birthday party and you need to choose a cake to buy.
The first option is one of those huge, dried-out, grocery-store-bought-cakes with icing made of HFCS and partially hydrogenated palm oil. The second option is a small, moist cake from the bakery down the street, made fresh with real eggs and butter-cream frosting. The first cake will provide partygoers two humongous slices, neither of which will be enjoyed nor finished. The second cake will provide everyone one thin sliver that they will savor and talk about; every last bit will be enjoyed and consumed.
Europa, comité français. Biomimicry Europa est une association à but non lucratif née en 2006 à Bruxelles et qui se consacre à la promotion du biomimétisme.
Bien que portée par des acteurs européens, l’américaine Janine Benyus, principale théoricienne du biomimétisme, en est membre fondatrice. Devant l’intérêt croissant de nombreux acteurs en France, le Comité Français de Biomimicry Europa est créé en 2010 à Paris (association Loi 1901) en vue de promouvoir le biomimétisme en France. Biomimicry Europa rassemble des profils d’une grande diversité allant des biologistes aux designers et artistes en passant par les métiers de l’ingénieur, de la gestion des entreprises ou des collectivités locales. Iam Architect Magazine. La révolution de la Paille. Après le triomphe de la maison en brique, l’engouement pour la maison en bois, la maison en paille reste encore victime des préjugés du conte des trois petits cochons.
Et pourtant, la révolution de la construction en paille reste à faire. Certes, aucunes normes ni DTU n’encadre ce procédé de construction (cf interview d’Emmanuel Jayr), pourtant, il est tout à fait possible de construire une habitation durable, parfaitement bien isolée et à prix très réduit en paille : le ballot de paille coûtant entre 1€ et 1.50€, sachant qu’il en faut 500 pour construire une maison… Un mur en paille est aussi isolant d’un mur en parpaing de 20cm + 25 cm d’isolant. La paille n’attire pas plus les rongeurs qu’un isolant classique, ni craint ni l’humidité ni le feu (paroi stable au feu 1h30). Essai au feu par le CSTB. NL Architects Blog. Be.passive - A new quarterly magazine by pmp/php.