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bildr – new DIY site from Adam Meyer on Vimeo.

Technology to help redesign cities

Technological developments promise a future for city living by analysing urban spaces to encourage social cohesion, and connecting appliances to the internet to regulate energy needs… at Space Syntax – Space matters – the spatial layout of buildings and urban places exerts a powerful influence on human behaviour. The way that places connect is directly related to the way that people move, interact and transact.

Gamestorming from XPLANE on Vimeo.

Visit Sunni Brown’s website or order your copy of Gamestorming: A Playbook for Innovators, Rulebreakers, and Changemakers

App Gateway to create almost anything, and CNC routing to make big things.

Ponoko, the world's easiest making system

Open Source Ecology

The Global Village Construction Set (GVCS) is an open technological platform that allows for the easy fabrication of the 50 different Industrial Machines that it takes to build a small civilization with modern comforts.


ACM005 – Simple Archicad Building from apollo spiliotis on Vimeo.

Teamwork project data management

Estimated costs for laser scanning

from Jason Choyce, Project Executive at DPR Construction Inc

Type of Scanning

 Scan Area per Day

Post Processing Area per Day

Cost per SF

 Core Shell 35,000 SF 35,000 SF $0.30 USD
 Core Shell w/MEP 20,000 SF 5,000 SF $0.50 USD
 Interior w/MEP No Ceiling 10,000 SF 2,500 SF $1.00 USD
 High Density Above Ceiling 3,000 SF 300 SF $3.00 USD


Understanding 3D laser scanning technology from alex marambio & urbanmedia3D on Vimeo

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MindManager and integrated Autodesk Design Review

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