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Design Trends / Commercial Design
Masonry Anchors Live/Work/Play Environments
Buildings no longer have just one use, one purpose. Offices incorporate elements of the hospitality industry. They embrace elements of health and wellness. Find out how commercial design is being redefined.
by Jim Cook
Materials / Thin Brick
Achieving Authentic, Traditional Design for a Technology Campus of the Future
The exterior design of the AvidXchange Music Factory in Charlotte, N.C., features custom-developed precast concrete panels paired with thin brick masonry that has a rough, tumbled face. A case study presents an innovative solution.
by Dawn Henning
Design Elements / Interior Design
The Future of Interior Design: Virtual Showrooms and Augmented Catalogs
Interior design is in the process of being completely revamped. Through the technologies of virtual, augmented and mixed reality, interior designers are finding new ways to attract customers and outcompete rivals.
by Anastasiia Bobeshko
Technology / BIM
Vectorworks: BIM Software for Masonry Design
Vectorworks puts BIM at the heart of the design process, empowering creativity across workflows. Discover how to get the most out of your data, improve your visual presentations, and more.
by Rubina Siddiqui
Technology / BIM
BIM in the Cloud: Modelo Enhances BIM Processes
With the Modelo platform, AEC professionals can now drag and drop BIM models into a web-based platform to present, collaborate and visualize their 3D models online and in virtual reality.
by Meghan Barrett
Columns & Departments
- 57More and more communities are adopting the mixed material veneer look. Manufactured stone veneers add speed and economy to the building process, but also can dress up buildings more effectively than painted block with little effort. Features • What Is A Rainscreen Wall? • Understanding Interdependencies Is The Key To…
- Vectorworks Announces English Version of Vectorworks 2017 BIM Software for AEC, Landscape, and Entertainment Design Industries46Global design and BIM software developer Vectorworks, Inc., announces the 2017 release of its Vectorworks product line, which includes Vectorworks® Architect, Landmark, Spotlight, Designer, and Fundamentals. The English version is now available with 10 additional language releases planned during the worldwide rollout in the coming months. “Vectorworks software is unique…