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VR Sketch Helps you Create, Edit and View Models in Virtual Reality

VR Sketch is a plug-in for SketchUp which enable you to create, edit and view your models in virtual reality just as you would in SketchUp. It offers the easiest way to bring VR into your existing workflow with extremely intuitive tools. Architectural design is an inherently spatial discipline. Yet, for over 99% of its written […]

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10 Best Apps for Architects That Make Life Easier

These 10 apps for architects 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 […]

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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 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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From Architect to Tech Founder: Israel Medina on the Augmented Reality App Pair

A very warm welcome to Archipreneur Insights, the interview series with the architectural, design and building community’s movers and shakers. In this series we get to grips with their opinions, thoughts and practical solutions and learn how to apply their ideas to our own creative work for success in the field of architecture and beyond. This […]

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The Top 5 Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Apps for Architects

Virtual reality and augmented reality tools for the AEC industry are getting increasingly better and more optimized. As prices keep dropping, there are fewer reasons why every architect, engineer, contractor, and owner shouldn’t use some form of VR/AR in bringing their projects to life. From being a novelty a few years ago, VR/AR solutions are […]

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7 Urban and Architecture Trends to Watch in 2017

Driverless cars, The Internet of Things, smart materials and sustainability have been the driving forces behind the most innovative accomplishments in architecture in 2016. What are the architecture trends that will mark 2017? 2016 was an exciting year for architecture trends. While we still haven’t started travelling to space – though we are a step […]

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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 […]

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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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A New Way of Presenting Space in the Internet with Archilogic

Welcome back to the interview series “Archipreneur Insights” at archipreneur.com with architects who do interesting things. The series highlights people who have an architectural degree but have since followed an entrepreneurial or alternative career path in the field. This week’s interview is with four architects from Zurich, Switzerland. The founding team of archilogic.com: Pascal Babey, Frederic Schwarz, […]

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