Pros And Cons Of 3D Printed Construction

Using 3D printing to construct homes or commercial buildings are starting to become a real possibility and are the talk of the town in the AEC industry. The concept of 3D printing has been around for decades and has had its fair share of ups and downs but seems to be gaining hype once again. […]

2018 World Architecture Festival Winning Projects

The World Architecture Festival is the biggest international architectural event in the world. Held every year since 2008, the live three-day event awards amazing building projects and covers trends, important issues and news affecting the architect industry. Amsterdam with its artistic heritage had the honor of hosting the event and recognizing the winning projects for […]

Designing Retail Space For Buyers

Even though the retail industry seems to be shifting more and more towards being internet based, 4 out 5 people still enjoy shopping at brick and mortar stores. Retailers need to invest time and resources when designing their retail space in order to attract as many potential buyers as possible. Customers are creatures of habit […]

California Wildfires Consume Architectural Landmarks

It is the middle of fall and California continues to get overwhelmed by wildfires. In November alone there has already been four confirmed wildfires that have consumed at least 1,000 acres of land and three of which that are yet to be contained. These fires alone have already accounted for the loss of at least […]

Offsite Prefabrication Increases As Construction Workforce Decreases

As the workforce shifts from baby boomers to a millennial generation majority it is putting the AEC industry in a dilemma. While the demand for construction projects continue to increase each year, contractors are struggling to find the necessary manpower. With all of the advancements in technology it has appeared to have left a void […]

Has Design-Bid-Build Become Obsolete?

In the construction industry the Design-Bid-Build (DBB) method is also known as the traditional project delivery method. In the past this was the most widely used project delivery method but things could be changing. Statistics have shown that the DBB method might not always be the most efficient way of completing an architectural project. Since […]

Will Blac Chyna’s Project with Michael Lehrer Be a Flop or Masterpiece?

Blac Chyna hired architect Michael Lehrer in Los Angeles to put her dream home into a reality. So one might wonder what would the model and clothing designer possibly be dreaming up. She sat down with Mr. Lehrer to go over a few of the nontraditional things that Blac Chyna’s project must include. Besides her […]