The Importance of Clean Design Models Early in the Design Process…

Recently, I was asked why someone like me, who is more interested in advanced 3D modeling, parametric design, scripting, digital fabrication and 3D printing, would be interested in the DD, CD and CA phases of the architectural design process. I ended up writing a rather long letter to this person and I would like to share some of those thoughts here: My passion is for the built environment—to build things at a human scale that last and change the lives of those who interact with them every day. My long term career goal is to implement technology in a greater … Continue reading The Importance of Clean Design Models Early in the Design Process…

3D Printing as Disruptive Innovation in Emerging Practice… AIA Practice Management Webinar

I had the honor some months back of being one of three presenters during a discussion around the disruptive nature of 3D printing in the AEC industry. I recently found the recording of the full webinar on line and couldn’t resit sharing with everyone. Take a look… Continue reading 3D Printing as Disruptive Innovation in Emerging Practice… AIA Practice Management Webinar

Local Digi Fab Projects in Process…

There are some really inspiring projects in the Bay Area that are currently in construction or recently finished construction that I thought it was about time I shared with everyone….     690 Folsom, San Francisco Office of Charles F. Bloszies An abandoned parking garage stood as an eyesore on a prominent corner as buildings around it were transformed to meet the demand for space in San Francisco’s South of Market (SOMA) district. Boston Properties acquired the site as part of a larger development behind it and asked for a distinctive, eye-catching makeover. The new design features a metal screen … Continue reading Local Digi Fab Projects in Process…