Something Old, Something New

Something Old, Something New

Architect John Allsopp has created an awardwinning concept house that combines the Caribbean way of living with sustainability. Antillean Gothic won the award for Best Architectural Innovation in the 2011 Caribbean Construction Awards. Let’s take a closer look and see what this unique housingconcept is made of. The devastating earthquakes in Haiti in 2010 was a turning point... Read More

How to Use Magic Mouse with CAD

How to Use Magic Mouse with CAD

Back in October 2009, Apple surprised us with a new introduction to the Mac peripherals, the Apple Magic Mouse, the world’s first multi-touch mouse. In the past, Apple hasn’t been very successful with its mice, if you recall the round ‘hockey puck’ in ’98 and the deceivingly useless Mighty Mouse with its dirt-gatherer scroll ball, but many are starting to come around... Read More

Super-low Energy Building Design with BIM

Super-low Energy Building Design with BIM

40% of global raw material consumption, as well as carbon pollution, is related to the building industry. As the conductors of building activity, it is the architects’ responsibility to design more energy-efficient buildings. Building Energy Design Tasks The European Union Directive 2010, 31 on the energy performance of buildings defines the future building energy design tasks... Read More