Reasons for your business to go eco-friendly

on Feb 10, 2015 in Green Design

Everyone knows how expensive energy bills can get–especially if you have your own business or notice money that should be spent on something useful going towards electricity bills. But there are more incentives besides just the basic monetary ones to encourage your business to go green.

As leader in energy saving programs Cenergistic published, using an energy education program “is a positive way to turn America’s red, white and blue into green!” Businesses really do play a role in social change, and going green really is the right thing to do.

Building Information Modeling, the Future of Digital Representations

on Feb 3, 2015 in Technology

Building Information Modeling, which is also known as BIM is the production of digital representations of physical spaces. BIM 3D models have become popular for planning, designing and constructing buildings today. Technology in the 21st century has continued to simplify processes and reduce costs, while at the same time working to improve cohesion among groups working in the field. Latista Field mobile enterprise software is an example of an application, which uses the BIM app model. The BIM app allows construction teams to visualize their projects with a 3D representation of the project. Providing detailed 3D models, the capability to zoom and navigate throughout the model. The BIM 3D models provide a depiction of the floor plans, structure, electrical systems and other aspects of a building. If BIM is used properly construction teams have seen project times drastically reduced,...

The Popular Uses for Bay Windows

on Jan 8, 2015 in Architecture

Bay windows in the movies are often used as a sitting nook where one goes to be alone, to read, or to daydream while looking at the stars. This is a great way to use the space a bay window provides. Build a bench that fills the area below the windows that can be used for storage. This feature also can make a perfect bookshelf that gives you easy access to different worlds in a quiet area of your home.

World’s ‘most admired’ architects named for 2015 – many with Australian presence

on Jan 8, 2015 in Architecture

The votes were gathered from responses to the annual World Architecture 100 survey by the UK publication Building Design, which named American integrated services mega-group Aecom as the top firm of 2015 (by size), and Woods Bagot as the biggest Australian contender on the list with its seventh placing.

Construction Drawing Management Software

on Dec 15, 2014 in Technology

Construction drawing management software makes the entire process simple, straightforward, and clear.