Algorithms are increasingly being used to aid design across a host of industries,...
Algorithmic design: an insight into T2.a Architects’ process
Algorithms are increasingly being used to aid design across a host of industries, and now Budapest-based T2.a Architects has incorporated the technology into a new residential building. The project’s chief architect, Bence Turanyi talks to Patrick Kingsland about how it is shaping the company’s wider design process.
Northern Powergrid promotes new sustainable wood manufacturing method
UK-based distribution network operator Northern Powergrid is promoting a new sustainable wood pole manufacturing technique that reduces the use of necessary materials by up to 85%.
Seismic shift: tech to make buildings more earthquake-resistant
Geoscientists recently predicted 2018 would see a noticeable increase in earthquakes across the world as a result of changes in the earth’s rotational patterns. This might be debatable, but what is not is the need for greater innovation in the design of quake-resistant buildings, as Ross Davies reports.
Wilshire Grand Centre, Los Angeles
The Wilshire Grand Centre is a large-scale, urban mixed-use project developed at the site of the former Wilshire Grand Hotel, in downtown Los Angeles, US. At 1,100ft, the Wilshire Grand Centre redefined the city’s skyline when it opened in June 2017.
Chaoyang Park Plaza
Chaoyang Park Plaza is a mixed-use development constructed in the central business district of Beijing, China. The 120m-high plaza comprises 120,000m² of commercial, office and residential space.
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