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Cove.Tool Closes Seed Round to Automate Sustainable Building Design

Adoption by leading architecture and engineering firms indicates high demand for saving money on buildings. Atlanta-based Cove.Tool, an energy efficiency automation platform for the building industry, has closed a $750K seed round from Urban Us, Tech Square Labs, Knoll Ventures and more to focus on their next stage of growth. The building industry typically makes decisions […]

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Architects as Inventors: Building a Product from Concept to Market

As architecture students, Daniel and Lisbeth had an idea for a room that can be used internally and externally. To do this, they designed a one-of-a-kind facade system and have spent the last five years bringing the concept to life as founders of Flissade. In the following interview Daniel describes the intensive process that has […]

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Autodesk to Acquire Construction Tech Startup PlanGrid for $875M

Autodesk on Tuesday announced plans to acquire the construction software firm PlanGrid for $875 million net of cash. The deal is Autodesk’s largest acquisition to date. PlanGrid software lets general contractors, subcontractors and owners in commercial, heavy civil and other industries work together throughout the construction project lifecycle. PlanGrid software offers real-time collaboration, keeping the field […]

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VRnow uses Deep Learning to Automatically Digitize Floor Plans

Deutsche Wohnen, one of the largest real estate companies in Berlin and Germany, has decided to invest in VRnow, a Berlin-based startup specializing in the digitization of floor plans. The two companies are aiming to digitize all of the approximately 160,000 floor plans in the holdings of Deutsche Wohnen, and use it to create sophisticated […]

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7 Inspiring Startups Combining Architecture and Tech

The definition of an architecture and tech startup has drastically changed over the last few decades. Young enterprises trying to break into the AEC industry today are diverse, working across technologies and scales, and are using innovative business models. Over the last decade the AEC industry has seen an emergence of multidisciplinary, tech-savvy firms that […]

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10 Best Emerging Architecture Firms in 2017

At the end of every year we take a look at some of the most promising emerging architecture practices that exemplify innovative and experimental aspects of the architectural profession. These enterprises often work across disciplines and scales, and manage to push the envelope despite their small size, geographical constraints or youth. We’ve compiled a list […]

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10 Best Architecture Startups in 2016

Established architecture firms are great sources of knowledge for archipreneurs, but nothing invigorates the industry or inspires peers as much as emerging young talent. Architecture startups exemplify the most experimental aspects of the profession, and push the envelope when it comes to business models, marketing strategies and design innovation. Architecture startups are often at the […]

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How 3 Young Architects Develop a New Generation of City Hotels

Three young architects from Vienna have built a new boutique hotel business. They convert empty street-level shops into urban street lofts for travelers. Their start-up URBANAUTS is expanding fast, providing a unique experience for urban travelers. Transforming Cities and Authentic Travel Experience Finding alternative places to stay instead of booking a hotel while visiting a […]

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