ArchiSpace – update1

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I am happy to share a new video on the latest developments of ArchiSpace. It shows how I am modeling Tainan Public Library by Mecanoo using some of the new features added over the past weeks. In this post I will describe these new features that make architectural modeling more intuitive. Feel free to write you own ideas about the VR interface and modeling tools. My goal for … Read More

Design technology conferences 2017

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RTC europe conferences

I’m happy to announce that this year I will be speaking at several international conferences. If you are interested to optimize your use of design technology, want to try an early beta of ArchiSpace or like to meet me in person, you can go to any of the following events. Conferences like these are a valuable source of knowledge to stay informed on the latest developments, … Read More

New name, logo and website

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archispace

I am happy to announce the official name, logo and website of my new VR tool: Archispace allows architects and urban designers to use Virtual Reality to design, simulate and communicate with 3D space. Visit the new website www.archispacevr.com to sign up for the mailing list and be the first to know about the major developments or beta release. The new name also comes with a … Read More

RTC Europe 2016

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Revit Technology Conference Porto

This October I attended the last Revit Technology Conference in Porto. For many years this event was all about Revit and its integration with other design tools like Dynamo, that currently revolutionizes our industries automation like BIM did ten years ago. Most of the RTC classes now showed a perfect integration of Dynamo and scripting for design, data management and automation. Showing it’s not only about … Read More

Construction update three centers Shenzhen

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Shenzhen Cultural Centres construction

Almost a year in construction our project in Shenzhen has reached the highest point and starts showing the interior spaces and impressive cast in place structure of the design. This post shows the current construction progress with some images of the Building Information Model we used to design and develop the construction documents for this iconic project.

BIM in Taiwan

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Taiwan 1st BIM project Wei-Wu-Ying

Recent years many organisations and governments started to actively promote or even prescribe the use of Building Information Modeling for new projects. Now also the Taiwan has started informing the local building industry by sharing knowledge and goals during an annual BIM symposium. Being the only western participant of this symposion and working with the Taiwan industry for 2 years I managed to get a good glimpse of the current level … Read More

Tainan Public Libary competition

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Tainan Public Libary

I’m happy to annonce that our team won the design competition for Tainan’s new Public Library in Taiwan. For this project we used a Building Information Modeling proces to let our team collaborate together towards an more integrated architecture, landscape and interior design. The design was built digital in Revit using design script and custom families. Read more about this project in my portfolio  

three centers in Shenzhen under construction

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facade belt concrete framing youth centre Shenzhen

Construction of the Three Centers and Bookmall in Shenzhen China has started half a year ago and now the first parts of its curved and tilted structural concrete walls get visible. This columns and beam system is following the facade shape and will be clearly visible in the interior voids of the different centers. The cut-outs shown in the facade will house closed and openable … Read More

Architecture & Google cardboard

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At a our recent 30 years anniversary celebration of Mecanoo we had some fun showing guests our recent digital designed projects in with the google cardboard. This simple but amazingly effective tool has helped us to introduce virtual reality to a wider audience. Here are a few examples of our Virtual Reality tour for mobiel VR viewers.