Technology

File Tracking for Todays AEC Professional

Apr 30, 2007 · by Daniel Downey

With speed the “critical value for clients,” AEC project managers must maintain timely, efficient access to myriad project related data required in the execution of key process decisions. Read full »

Who's Worried About Technology?

Apr 30, 2007

Physical boundaries have never been a hurdle when it comes to team collaboration, so what if this same team, now playing computer games, grows up to be architects, engineers, and construction... Read full »

Connectivity and Communication

Apr 30, 2007

The increasing ubiquity of global communications technology will have a significant impact on the way the profession works and the ways in which emerging communities and corporations leverage these... Read full »

Community-Based Tech Ubiquity in the Built Environment

Apr 30, 2007 · by Leigh Lally, et al.

Many individuals already have on-the-go access to unprecedented amounts of real-time information through a variety of hand-held, satellite-linked devices such as cell phones, global-positioning... Read full »

Awaken Your Inner Architect

Apr 30, 2007 · by James P. Cramer

Successful practice management in the architecture, design, and construction marketplace is not dependent on firm size alone. It is about leveraging talent and resources to give clients what they... Read full »

Building in the Fifth Dimension

Oct 20, 2006 · by Lonnie Cumpton

Re-visioning building design with Building Lifecycle Management Read full »

Architecture in the Experience Economy

Feb 10, 2006 · by B. Joseph Pine II

Those who read the pages of DesignIntelligence already know what is going on in the world of business: as goods and services everywhere become commoditized, we’re shifting to an economy based on... Read full »

Soliciting Readers' Opinions

Sep 8, 2005

The MP3 player, digital cameras, Blackberries, the Internet. The last 25 years have seen a myriad of new innovations. We at DesignIntelligence are asking you to submit your choices for the most... Read full »

Carpet Giant Uses Alternative Fuel Source to Run Plant

Sep 8, 2005

Shaw Industries is opening a $10-million power plant in the carpet capital of the United States, Dalton, Ga., which will be fueled by 16,000 tons of the company's own carpet scraps and 6,000 tons of... Read full »

Who's on the Team? Rapid Role Changes in Design

May 26, 2005 · by Gerald S. Hammond

Ed. note: This is Gerry Hammond’s perspective on how design roles have changed in the past decade. Read full »

Why the Future Won't Need Today's Architects

May 26, 2005 · by James P. Cramer

What’s next for successful architecture, engineering, and design practices? This is the question we will explore more deeply in the upcoming months in DesignIntelligence. Read full »

DFC Thought Leaders Consider Two Decades of Design

May 26, 2005

When any decade is compressed, examined and filtered, it seems tumultuous. But the stretch from 1995 to now has without question been a doozy for design and the world at large. Read full »

Architecture of Change: Design Adjusts to the Age of Flux

Oct 15, 2004 · by Richard Foy

The Architecture of Change is a paradigm shift that embraces the transience in today’s culture and life in an age that worships change. Read full »

Environmental Graphic Design Wields Growing Influence, Fees

Jul 12, 2004 · by Lisa Ashmore

Environmental graphics may be a comparatively young design field, but its fees and prominence are growing. Read full »

Dimensional Model Sharing Eliminates Risk,Duplication

Jun 15, 2004 · by Patrick Mays

By sharing digital models with consultants and subcontractors, the profession can go far beyond improving the way drawings are produced to change the very way buildings are built. Read full »

The Truth Hurts

May 15, 2004

There are any number of ways to communicate, but according to a recent Cornell University study, we're most likely to lie over the phone. Read full »

How Building Products Can Reach, Markets Faster, More Profitably

May 15, 2004 · by Richard D. Voreis

Achieving [these] goals above will also allow building product manufacturers to more effectively serve their customers, architects and general contractors. Read full »

Sports Engineering Requires Speed, Skill, Endurance

Apr 15, 2004

Few building structures rival the complexity of Minute Maid Park. Walter P. Moore says retractability made the analysis of the curving roof at least six times more complicated than a fixed roof of... Read full »

Life-cycle planning solves distance, information problems

Feb 15, 2004

For clients with large, complex projects and properties spread over several sites, the need for comprehensive planning and architectural design services goes well beyond the ribbon-cutting. Read full »

Spam in Your Mailbox Now Outnumbers the Real Thing

Feb 15, 2004

What used to be an annoyance has now developed into a criminal endeavor, with hackers on the Spammers' payroll. Read full »

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