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Software is eating the world, make sure it doesn't eat you
Software is such a core component of modern business that a consistent way of thinking about what software your business needs is a critical. But what should you consider?
August 27, 2020
Collate your data
When assessing a site - data is king. But so much time and energy can be lost by miscommunication. We've spoken to many architects, developers and engineers who've lost countless hours & had many sleepless nights over data translation errors.
August 26, 2020
Building sand tables
What is a sandtable & why should you build one? Find out in this article why it's so important to have a central source of truth that everyone can see & collaborate on.
August 17, 2020
Why do architects care about graphics so much?
Why do clients care about style so much?
July 9, 2020
Thinking in 6D: 3D + time + cost + Carbon
Geometric optimisation allows you to 'dematerialise' a building: to build something that does the job you want it to but with less material. This means the building contains less embodied carbon.
June 15, 2020
Our Platform
Our mission is to help people make great decisions. We want to build a beautiful, democratic system for reasoning about cities and buildings.
December 3, 2019
Computational Design will change the way designers work
We are in a kind of Cambrian explosion of AEC technology.
October 27, 2019
Urban AI
Giraffe, UDIA, UNSW and COX Architecture have built a computational design model that generates built form based on a combination of constraints layers and parameters like FSR, height of building and setbacks.
September 23, 2019
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