For the redesign of Italian energy company Enel’s historic headquarters in Rome, Italy, Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel (ACPV) placed corporate welfare, urban regeneration, innovation, and sustainability at the heart of the project.
To bring regenerative, collective habitation to all scales of development, Amsterdam (Netherlands)-based architecture practice GG-loop along with engineering company Arup is developing Mitosis: a modular building system created by a parametric design tool following biophilic and user-centric design principles.
Andrew Anagnost, CEO of software company Autodesk, has responded after many top architecture firms, such as Zaha Hadid Architects, Grimshaw Architects, and Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, wrote an open letter citing their concerns and criticism related to the company’s Revit software. Anagnost responded to each of the points raised in the open letter in a blog post on Autodesk’s website.
Many top United Kingdom-based architecture firms, such as Zaha Hadid Architects, Grimshaw Architects, and Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, have written an open letter to American software company Autodesk citing their concerns related to the “increasing cost of ownership and the operation of Autodesk’s Revit software and fundamentally its lack of development.”
Construction company Pomerleau has been awarded a design-bridge-build contract for the construction of a new residence hall at the University of Toronto (U of T) Scarborough. Delivery is scheduled for the Fall 2023 semester.
Today, vanguard architects design buildings where virtually every structural element has an operative, interactive nature. Through connected devices, occupants not only communicate with one another, but also interact with the built environment.
CSC Ottawa is holding a Connections Café where they will present on “Integration of Digitization in Construction Industry.” The event will take place on Wednesday, May 8, from 5 to 9:30 p.m. at Algonquin College.