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Startups

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 […]

Tools

10 Best Apps that Make Architects’ Life Easier

These 10 apps have grabbed the spotlight in recent years as innovative problem-solving tools that make life easier for architects. Innovative tech solutions– from 3D printing to project management tools and drone-based monitoring systems– are revolutionizing the way architects work. These tools allow them to optimize their workflows, increase ROI and communicate better with clients. […]

Career

5 Top Tips on Creating a Great Architecture Portfolio

At a time of great competitiveness, applying for a job in architecture can get quite stressful. Your architecture portfolio plays a crucial role in whether you land your dream job. When creating an architecture portfolio, architects get to play the role of marketing experts. They need to think about all the elements that go into […]

Articles

Freedom Architects Advances Home Designs Using VR Showrooms

In Japan’s made-to-order housing business, each design is unique. The architect puts their ideas into a plan, created to closely reflect each client’s needs—and normally, conveys this plan to the potential homeowner through blueprints, models, and CG renders. But adding a VR-based virtual showroom to this toolkit has allowed more interactive client collaboration and better […]

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How Drones Can Be Used in Architecture

Drones may seem like a passing fad to some, but this new technology is already having a significant impact on the way AEC professionals design and operate. Read on to find out more on how drones can help streamline your workflow. Small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), commonly called drones, are gaining in popularity not only […]

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How IrisVR brings Virtual Reality to the AEC Industry

Do you want to get into the heads of the top initiators and performers from the architectural community? If so, we heartily welcome you to Archipreneur Insights! In this interview series, we talk to the leaders and key players who have created outstanding work and projects within the fields of architecture, building and development. Get […]

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Monograph: A Website Builder for Architects, by Architects

Tired of constantly modifying your website, finding and integrating plug-ins, and setting up hosting? Monograph Website takes away all the hassle involved in website building and offers a solution specially developed for AEC professionals. Among the many communication channels architects use to reach out to potential clients and create a following, the website is arguably the most important one. […]

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Design Together with Bricks: Collaborative Solutions for Architects

Archipreneur Insights is an interview series with experts and entrepreneurs in the field of architecture, building and development, highlighting the creative and unusual operations of their businesses and projects. Considering we’re very deep within the age of technology, we also look at how these community leaders have used alternative methods to achieve their career and […]

Articles

4 Tips to Get Started with Virtual Reality in Architecture

You are walking through an elegant house, admiring the large living-room windows, the paintings on the wall, and the spacious kitchen. Pendant lights cast a soft glow, the terrazzo flooring gleams beneath your feet, the furnishings feel inviting. Then you take off the virtual-reality goggles and resume your meeting. by Kim O’Connell This scenario is becoming […]

Companies

5 of the Most Innovative Architecture Firms

The AEC industry is notoriously slow to adopt new technologies. Cumbersome organizational structures and high financial stakes make it difficult for AEC professionals to experiment. Due to the limited role of architects in the project development process, innovative design solutions and experimentation with new manufacturing techniques are still confined to academic circles and research institutions. […]

Virtual Reality

Will Virtual Reality Redefine the Way Architects Work?

These days, virtual reality seems to be the most important buzzword across several industries. This technological advancement is capturing the imagination of tech communities and architects alike, but does VR really have a future in architecture? Computer graphics have come a long way since Ivan Sutherland’s Sketchpad. Sutherland’s vision of entire environments being controlled and […]

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How Virtual Space Will Revolutionize Architecture – with Gunita Kuļikovska

“Archipreneur Insights” is an interview series with experts and entrepreneurs in the field of architecture, building and development, highlighting the creative and unusual operations of their businesses and projects. Considering we’re very deep within the age of technology, we also look at how these community leaders have used alternative methods to achieve their career and […]

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