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If you work in architecture, you might have come across something called "real-time rendering." You might have heard the young intern, who started this summer, preaching about the ingenuity of this technology from the future. Maybe you saw this demo reel by Epic all over social media. Fascinated by technological breakthroughs, anyone would have a difficult time restraining their imagination. One might have already thought, "The possibilities are endless!", "How can I use this technology right now?", "This will distinguish my work from my competitor's", and so forth. The FOMO is real, but you may not need it after all.
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Advanced technology such as BIM, VR, and 3D printing is changing the field of architecture, from producing immersive visualization to streamlining communication.Read More >
With newer technologies, architects have the option of making either 3D or 2D renderings. Even though some people would assume newer is better, either option lets you make architectural renderings and each one has its own benefits.Read More >
When it comes to the Philadelphia Architectural Zoning Process, there are plenty of unknowns and complex processes required to get buildings approved. It is advised to hire a zoning professional when your project does not meet a by right scenario. When presenting a project that is owned by an LLC, you are required to have a lawyer appear at the Zoning Board of Adjustments in Philadelphia.
Between the architectural design process, zoning submission, talking to the local RCO's, standing in front of ZBA, it is best to put together a rockstar team. We are now half way through the year 2019, and we have compiled a list of the 20 most active zoning attorneys in the City of Philadelphia with their current results.Read More >
Visualization of architectural designs is essential for builders, developers, architects and designers to assess the accuracy and quality of a design before they begin building. Architectural renderings allow problems to be recognized early and improvements to be made efficiently. 3D architectural renderings take this visualization to the next level by creating an immersive image or animation that provides a realistic experience of a design before it is built. These 3D renderings can be a valuable communication tool between colleagues as well as a great selling point for potential buyers. 3D architectural rendering affords a leg up on the competition by allowing designs to shine through vivid and immersive images.Read More >
A construction set of drawings is essentially the road map that builders follow when erecting a new home, office or other property. Learn more about how a construction set works from Scott Woodruff, director of architecture, in the video below.Read More >
Contemporary vs Modern Architecture: What's the Difference?
Contemporary and modern architecture are often used interchangeably when they couldn't be more different. Discover what differentiates contemporary from modern architecture and find what's the best option for you.
Have you been in the real estate market lately? If so, you've probably spent a lot of time looking around at descriptions of various beautiful houses.Read More >