10/16/2013 05:16:18 AM
Surbana is on facebook.
"Surbana International Consultants (Surbana) is a home-grown global consultancy company offering full-service urbanisation consultancy solutions, including architecture, engineering, quantity surveying, project and constructio
09/14/2013 04:26:01 AM
Artlantis 5 was released two weeks ago. to find out more...
05/15/2013 08:07:35 AM
Just completed a CAADRIA 2013
01/16/2013 11:31:08 AM
Create your free online surveys with SurveyMonkey, the world's leading questionnaire tool.
10/23/2012 08:02:11 AM
"This year's theme for Archifest is Rethink Singapore. To imagine a city of the future, old urban moulds must be shed and new definitions made. Archifest 2012 hopes to place our city under new light and through new lenses, rethinking and reframing Singapore as an urban ecosystem, beyond singular architectural projects. Through this month-long festival, we hope to engage different communities to step up, collaborate, participate and rethink the city. " to find out more... Passage via http://www.a [..]
10/06/2012 11:19:36 AM
MoDe Solar Tool from MoDe Studio on Vimeo."With a click, the Cambridge Solar Tool shows Cambridge residents, businesses, and property owners how much electricity can be produced on their rooftops from solar photovoltaic (PV) systems, how the financial investment will pay off, and how much pollution will be reduced." to find out more...
09/13/2012 13:24:08 PM
"Foreign architects are eligible to apply for an NCARB Certificate through the Broadly Experience Foreign Architect Program. The BEFA process requires establishment of an NCARB Record, preparation of a dossier to demonstrate experience, and a personal interview." to find out more...
09/10/2012 12:59:58 PM
"Architecture firm Goettsch Partners (GP) has designed the flagship commercial development for Al Hilal Bank in the heart of Abu Dhabis Al Maryah Island, formerly known as Sowwah Island. The new speculative office tower is located in the Emirates developing new central business district, with direct access to three main island roads and the nearby Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Sowwah Square, the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange headquarters, and the Rosewood Abu Dhabi hotel." to find out more...
07/03/2012 11:06:33 AM
"Easy to understand, practical, hands on advice and coaching for the Shipping Container Home Owner Builder guaranteed to save you time, money and stress." to find out more...
Passage and Image via http://www.containerhome.info/side-wall-modifications.html
05/24/2012 09:59:28 AM
"Envisioned by Amsterdam-based studio Hans van Heeswijk Architecten, Rieteiland House and is a 2,900 square foot, three story home especially developed for the van Heeswijk family. The residence was constructed in a peaceful setting, on the island of IJburg, near Amsterdam, in the Netherlands." to find out more...
Passage and Image via http://freshome.com/2012/03/23/modern-family-home-in-the-outskirts-of-amsterdam-rieteiland-house/
05/17/2012 07:05:49 AM
"buildingSMART Singapore is a non-profit alliance of the building industry including: architects, engineers, contractors, building owners and facility managers, software vendors, government agencies and universities.
Its mission is to integrate the AEC/FM industry by specifying Industry Foundation Classes (IFC) as a universal language to improve the communication, productivity, delivery time, cost, and quality throughout the design, construction, operation and maintenance life cycle of building [..]
05/16/2012 11:29:46 AM
"National Board of Architectural Accreditation of China (NBAA), established in 1990, is an expert authority in charge of the organization and implementation of the architectural accreditation at the university level in the mainland of China. It was jointly initiated by the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development, the Ministry of Education and the Academic Degree Commission of the State Council, operates and coordinates with the National Administration Board of Architectural Registration [..]
05/09/2012 18:57:33 PM
Lumion® Pro has just been launched and the entire Lumion® product range has been updated to version 2.2. Lumion® Pro is the new top of the line version of Lumion® and includes additional features that are ideally suited for professional visualization studio environments. to find out more...
Passage from Lumion
05/01/2012 04:12:14 AM
"Nestled in a cascading, west facing ravine with a dramatic slab of rock defining the northern edge and a stunning outlook over the azure blue of the Andaman Sea to the south, our commission; to do this demanding but ultimately spectacular site justice, was both daunting and exciting." to find out more...
Passage and Image via http://www.contemporist.com/2012/04/29/villa-amanzi-by-original-vision/
Related Link http://www.original-vision.com/
04/28/2012 11:26:00 AM
From 3-5 October 2012,Singapore Marina Bay Sands will be hosting the World Architecture Festival!
"World Architecture Festival is the world's largest, live, truly
inclusive and interactive global architectural awards programme. It is a
unique meeting point for architects, suppliers and clients, attracting
hundreds of entries and visitors from all over the world.
04/16/2012 10:03:54 AM
"In 2009 Kjellgren Kaminsky won first prize in an open competition to build four passive house apartments in V?stra Hamnen, Malm?, Sweden. Now the project is inagurated.
04/15/2012 10:14:09 AM
"It is that
time of the year that Autodesk typically launches its next release of
products, and this year was no exceptionAutodesk has just released its
2013 product portfolio. This includes new releases of applications
across all the three main industries it serves, including AEC (which
includes buildings as well as infrastructure), manufacturing, and
M&E (media and entertainment). This AECbytes newsletter provides an
overview of the overall 2013 release and then takes a deeper dive in [..]
04/06/2012 05:31:14 AM
"Autodesk Green Building Studio is a web-based service that provides building energy and carbon analysis results of your project. Green Building Studio
interoperates with Revit® Architecture and Revit® MEP software, as well
as other compatible energy-analysis software via add-ins that are
available for download from the Green Building Studio
downloads page. The computationally intensive hourly simulations are
carried out on remote servers, and the results are provided to you in a
web bro [..]
03/18/2012 11:51:12 AM
"Prefabrication is said to be the oldest new idea in construction. But it is no wonder that it continues to pervade as an ideal. The construction industry is fraught with litigation, inefficiency and waste. The design and construction of buildings are separate acts that are delineated contractually and legally identified and observed. Arguably, the divide between design and production has resulted in increased schedule delays and cost, and a diminished building quality and sustainability because [..]
03/09/2012 10:21:12 AM
"By opening my eyes... where am I?
In England. In London. In Hyde Park. English parks are a characteristic of English towns and cities. Expanses of lawn for all to enjoy. Meadows, really, of neatly-mown grass. Mostly flat, with trees and shrubs randomly dotted as though they had always been there, not something anyone really thought of. You can feel the city all around, as though it too had always been there. Most of the trees are deciduous; the seasons clearly proclaimed. From time to [..]
03/02/2012 11:40:36 AM
"The new museum is sited at the gateway to the Contemporary International Practical Exhibition of Architecture in the lush green landscape of the Pearl Spring near Nanjing, China. The museum explores the shifting viewpoints, layers of space, expanses of mist and water, which characterize the deep alternating spatial mysteries of the composition of Chinese painting. The museum is formed by a "field" of parallel perspective spaces and garden walls in black bamboo-formed concrete over which [..]
02/29/2012 08:40:30 AM
Image featuring Manchester Civil Justice Centre by Denton Corker Marshall from http://www.dentoncorkermarshall.com/projects.aspx?p=0&projectID=844&catID=undefined&f1=all
02/28/2012 07:51:16 AM
"Under rapid housing developments in the past years, Hong Kong has benefited much in terms of economy. However, important values such as value in sense of community and individual identity were lost. This thesis hereby critically reviews current and past housing projects in Hong Kong and stating the notion of verticality as the only solution. The ambition is a new alternative high-rise residential typology, in which its inhabitants are given unique units and allocations in accordance to specific [..]
02/25/2012 03:46:14 AM
"DesignIntelligence is the Design Futures Councils bi-monthly report on the future, delivering original research, insightful commentary, and instructive best practices. Design leaders rely on DesignIntelligence to deliver insight about emerging trends and management practices, allowing them to make their organization a better managed, more financially successful enterprise." to find out more...
Passage via http://www.di.net/about/
02/23/2012 11:39:41 AM
"Accreditation and validation agencies from Australia, Canada, China, Korea, Mexico, the United States, and the Commonwealth Association of Architects announce the ratification of an Accord declaring substantial equivalency of professional degrees in architecture covered by their accreditation/validation systems." to find out more...
Passage via http://www.comarchitect.org/news.asp
02/18/2012 21:38:15 PM
"The exhibition of Vertical Cities Asia International Design Competition: Everyone Needs Fresh Air will be held at The URA Centre from 2 February to 2 March, 2012." to find out more...
Passage and Image via http://www.verticalcitiesasia.com/
02/15/2012 11:04:46 AM
"Fabprefab is an information resource dedicated to investigating the market for affordable modernist factory-built residential architecture. The subject matter is limited in scope to single family dwellings. No homes are marketed or sold at fabprefab.com. Each listed project provides links to the relevant architect or vendor for enquiries regarding product availability and pricing." to find out more...
Passage via http://www.fabprefab.com/fabfiles/home.htm
Image via http://www.trailerwrap.net/
01/20/2012 14:44:11 PM
Interesting projects by Stuart Tanner Architects. to find out more...Image featuring Pirates Bay House via http://www.stuarttannerarchitects.com.au/
01/19/2012 12:05:48 PM
Small Spaces are attractive to its' efficiency and effective organisation of things and fundamental components that built ones' living style.
Prefabrications, modulations, flexibility to different characters and spatial needs are sustainable.
'The bare neccessity of live'.
Some related links here:-
01/19/2012 10:42:18 AM
Interesting Crossbox by CG Architects. to find out more...
Image via http://www.cgarchitectes.fr/#/projets/categories/3/4
12/16/2011 09:50:31 AM
"West Cromwell Square is a new high density,medium rise urban quarter laid out around tree-lined streets, a beautiful new public square and featuring a 14 storey landmark tower the prominent intersection of West Cromwell Road and Warwick Road." to find out more...
Image and Passage via http://www.peterbarberarchitects.com/60_WCR.html
11/18/2011 07:14:27 AM
Kannisto school by Linja Architects. to find out more...
Image via http://www.linja-arkkitehdit.fi/en/project/30
11/14/2011 05:06:00 AM
"The barest condition in which architecture can exist is presented here not as a stylistic exercise, but as a paradoxical act of representation, as a will to give to the conditions of the city its adequate form, whose meaning is the definitive renunciation of any will to representation" to find out more...
Passage via http://thecityasaproject.org/
Image via http://thecityasaproject.org/2011/10/a-discussion-about-the-computational-logic-of-late-capitalism-a-seminar-with-phillippe-morel/
11/10/2011 23:59:12 PM
Some inspiring art work for your browsing pleasure. to find out more...
Images via http://www.langanart.com/art-gallery-new/view/2.html
11/07/2011 00:40:09 AM
Our 3d team was exploring Lumion, an instant 3d program to create 3d images and animation for presentations. to find out more...
For the system requirements, a graphic card is required.
My computer settings are not high but sufficient for your reference for Lumion, Ecotect and Max rendering.
Graphic Card: Radeon EAH 5570,
Computer CPU: Aspire X3960,icore3
Memory: 12G RAM
10/29/2011 13:11:49 PM
Some fruitful results here in flickr.
There will be a walk on 12Dec2011 with some URA officers..wow..but don't think I can make it next round. Hoping to join the group soon.
TIA's blog: http://tiastudio.blogspot.com/
07/04/2011 07:59:12 AM
Image featuring Law Faculty in Singapore, Bukit Timah by Forum Architects. to find out more...Image via http://www.forum-architects.com/
06/30/2011 13:52:16 PM
Conferences in architecture and related fields by Conference Alert. to find out more...
Image featuring Montreal 2011 Ecocity World, via http://www.ecocity2011.com/accueil/default_e.asp
06/27/2011 10:46:36 AM
Ecotect Acoustics links:-
06/26/2011 09:47:13 AM
"This course introduces fundamental building lighting and acoustics principles in the context of performance-based building design and diagnostics. The course will cover relevant aspects of building physics that affect the physiological and psycho
06/24/2011 07:10:47 AM
"Iranian traditional architecture is based on climatic conditions. It compensates the lack of natural resources. For, there is no attention to preserving such mud-brick buildings; most parts of them are ruined. The fierce climate of plateau accelerat
06/18/2011 12:25:40 PM
"At fifty-three storeys, the Commerzbank by Fosters and Partners is the worlds first ecological office tower and the tallest building in Europe." to find out more...
Passage and Image via http://www.fosterandpartners.com/Projects/0626/De
06/18/2011 08:59:47 AM
"OCEAN was originally founded by Michael Ulrich Hensel, Ulrich Königs, Tom Verebes and Bostjan Vuga as a think-tank for experimental design in architecture in 1994 in London. In 1995 the group expanded into a network with groups in Cologne, Helsinki
06/17/2011 23:27:13 PM
"Our design sets out to demonstrate an ecological approach to tower design. to find out more...
Definitely a plus seeing real vertical green morphed into high rise building
Passage and Image via http://www.trhamzahyeang.com/project/skyscra
06/17/2011 09:33:37 AM
"Founded in 1946 with an initial focus on structural engineering, Arup first came to the worlds attention with the structural design of the Sydney Opera House, followed by its work on the Centre Pompidou in Paris."
Now there are Free E-Journal&nbs
06/15/2011 01:11:48 AM
"The City of Melbourne aims to achieve zero emissions for the municipality by 2020. A major contribution to this strategy is the reduction in energy consumption of commercial buildings by 50%. Council House 2 (CH2) was piloted in an effort to provide
06/14/2011 09:53:06 AM
Image featuring COR, first sustainable mix-used condominium in Florida. to find out more...
Image via http://www.oppenoffice.com/index2.htm
06/14/2011 04:14:57 AM
New York Times Tower by Renzo Piano Building Workshop. to find out more...
Image via http://www.rpbw.com/
06/13/2011 12:11:40 PM
Here is the link http://isover.livebox.cz/webcast/2011519_1/
06/13/2011 10:28:25 AM
"This high-rise apartment in an established area was designed in 2003 and completed in June 2007. The 36 storey tower incorporates 118 apartments with views towards the verdant Bukit Timah Nature Reserve and the city skyline." to find out more...
06/10/2011 02:46:11 AM
"Brian de Luna + James Vincent had been designed this proposal for the new art gallery in Maribor, Slovenia." to find out more...
Image and Passage via http://www.urukia.com/perceptual-twist-art-gallery-in-maribor-slovenia/
06/09/2011 20:38:31 PM
Image via http://www.datumkl.my/
05/31/2011 13:03:41 PM
Free lecture notes and assignments and free audio files and videos available for your online enthusiastic self learning.
Are you interested of sustainable building design?
Computer aided architectural design?
Architectural grammar and concepts?
05/30/2011 06:07:28 AM
An interesting exhibition of Richard Rogers and partners' work exhibiting in Singapore URA Centre ground floor atrium from 21 May to 23 July 2011.
to find out more...
05/28/2011 12:10:03 PM
Playing a key part in Riyadhs urban development, the 240,000-square-metre Al Faisaliah Complex is centred around Saudi Arabias first skyscraper - a distinctive 267-metre-high office tower - alongside a five-star hotel, a banqueting and conferen
05/27/2011 10:36:38 AM
"The HelioTrace Façade System can trace the path of the sun over the course of a day and a year to significantly reduce solar heat gain while maximizing daylight and views for building users." to find out more...Related links:-
05/26/2011 10:20:55 AM
"We believe that in sustainable design the really significant decisions happen in the early stages. Hence the focus of this blog is on green building design tools for architects and planners that are easy to learn and apply. To be successful in t
05/25/2011 07:43:29 AM
Image featuring Mode Gakuen Cocoon Tower by Tokyo Tange Associates. to find out more... http://www.architonic.com/aisht/mode-gakuen-cocoon-tower-tange-associates/5100343
05/24/2011 09:20:10 AM
"When Paul Rudolph designed 246 in the early 90's, the zoning of that time allowed a 9-story structure, and a building permit was issued. In 1994 the area was downzoned and now, 20 years after - the original 4-story structure will be increased by two
05/23/2011 09:34:03 AM
Registration date : May 15 ~ Oct 15 2011
"The call is public and is open to all of the undergraduate architectural students as well as related careers: Engineering, Urbanism, Design, etc. that can prove by the means of an official document (registrat
05/23/2011 09:07:42 AM
Image featuring Transbay Transit Center by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects. to find out more...
Image via http://www.pcparch.com/#/projects/transportation/transbay-transit-center-and-tower/
05/23/2011 08:48:02 AM
"The Lloyd's Building by Richard Rogers Partnership, is one of the famous modern buildings in London completed in 1986."to find out more...
Image via http://eng.archinform.net/projekte/2731.htm
05/22/2011 11:45:05 AM
Image featuring Middelfart Savings Bank by 3XN Architects via ArtHitecural. to find out more...
Image via http://www.arthitectural.com/3xn-architects-middelfart-savings-bank/
05/22/2011 11:37:54 AM
Image featuring ACROS Fukuoka Hall by Fukuoka Emilio Ambasz and Associates. to find out more...
Image via http://ojisanjake.blogspot.com/2011/04/acros-fukuoka.html
05/22/2011 05:17:09 AM
"The International Journal of Design is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal devoted to publishing research papers in all fields of design, including industrial design, visual communication design, interface design, animation and game design, archite
05/21/2011 12:42:01 PM
Image featuring Clean Technology Tower in Chicago, designed by Adrian Smith and Gordon Gill architectural firm. to find out more...
Image via http://inhabitat.com/smooth-operator-the-clean-technology-tower/
05/20/2011 09:18:45 AM
"Manitoba Hydro Place, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, by Kuwabara Payne McKenna Blumberg Architects and Smith Carter Architects and Engineers" to find out more...
Image via http://www.eco-structure.com/awards/aia-announces-2010-cote-award-winners.aspx
05/18/2011 18:24:05 PM
"In his 1964 book, Investigations in Collective Form,Fumihiko Maki defined the basic concept of megastructure, writing: 'The megastructure is a large frame in which all the functions of a city or part of a city are housed... In a sense, it is a human
05/18/2011 18:05:48 PM
"World Architecture Festival is the world's largest, live, truly inclusive and interactive global architectural awards programme. It is a unique meeting point for architects, suppliers and clients, attracting hundreds of entries and visitors from all
05/18/2011 09:04:01 AM
Image featuring The Pinnacle, Duxton Plain by arc studio, Singapore.
Image via http://architecturelab.net/pinnacle-duxton-singapore-by-arc-studio-architecture-urbanism-12543/
05/17/2011 09:41:21 AM
Image featuring Kaohsiung Port Terminal by Reiser + Umemoto architects. to find out more...
Image from http://www.reiser-umemoto.com/
05/12/2011 12:01:32 PM
"Manitoba Hydro Place won a place in the top ten green projects selected by the American Institute of Architects Committee on the Environment in 2010."
Image featuring Manitoba Hydro Place, Canada, by Kuwabara Payne McKenna Blumberg Archit
05/10/2011 08:59:33 AM
Image featuring Capita Centre Sdyney by Harry Seidler and Associates. to find out more...
Image from http://www.seidler.net.au/
Sketchup Model available at http://sketchup.google.com/3dwarehouse/details?mid=21f12d3f23663c8d8dba43e9767036d5
05/09/2011 09:01:20 AM
"Rare architecture is an office for research, architecture and experimentation. Projects range from the scale of the Object to the Urban. We stress the need to establish a tailored response, which implies a singular design process for each project wi
05/09/2011 06:00:02 AM
Disturbing as it had rekindled my passion on architectural theories, once again, and to think that I can visualize Rem Koohlaas and Peter Eisenman at each others neck, almost literally, discussing at length in AA London, discussing on the various
05/08/2011 04:30:44 AM
Images featuring Hong Kong Shanghai Bank HQ by Foster and Partners. to find out more...
Images via http://www.fosterandpartners.com/projects/0501/default.aspx
05/07/2011 04:51:03 AM
Image featuring The Met by WOHA. to find out more...
Image from http://www.designboom.com/weblog/cat/9/view/8131/woha-the-met-residential-skyscraper-bangkok.html
05/04/2011 06:54:51 AM
Image featuring National Commercial Bank built in 80s by SOM via http://www.architizer.com/en_us/blog/dyn/9627/tropological-buildings/
05/03/2011 09:59:57 AM
Interesting featuring of Kanchanjunga Apartments, Mumbai, Charles Correa by Identity housing. to find out more...
05/02/2011 02:56:41 AM
"The design of the Willis Tower, formerly Sears Tower, was a major step towards exemplifying and defining the SOM way in which a buildings structure naturally informs its exterior profile and appearance. " to find out more...
Images via http:
05/02/2011 02:44:19 AM
A relook at Nagakin Capsule Tower, Tokyo by Kisho Kurokawa.
Images via http://harboproject.blogspot.com/2009/08/nakagin-capsule-tower-tokyo-1972.html
05/01/2011 07:35:48 AM
"Aedas was appointed to design the new Abu Dhabi Investment Council (ADIC) headquarters, Al Bahr Towers, following an invited international competition for twin landmark office towers in Abu Dhabi." to find out more...
Images and Passage via htt
04/29/2011 23:57:54 PM
Images featuring Shanghai Tower by Gensler via http://www.gensler.com/
Related links: http://www.designscene.net/2008/12/shanghai-tower-by-gensler.html
04/29/2011 03:29:57 AM
I had just completed the participation of Singapore's First Construction Productivity Week. A fruitful learning and participating process of 2days' Live BIM competition in BCA Academy, 2days conference in Singapore Expo and half a days' site visit to
04/23/2011 09:43:53 AM
This is very significant to me. Hopefully, Tongji University can be recognised in Malaysia and Singapore.
"BEIJING: Malaysia and China are to sign a Mutual Recognition Agreement on higher education that will become a catalyst in increasing student ex
04/22/2011 12:19:28 PM
Leadenhall Building, London by Richard Rogers Partnership. to find out more...
Images via http://www.designboom.com/weblog/keyword/rogers-stirk-harbour-and-partners.html
04/22/2011 01:27:34 AM
A swim at 200m above ground available at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, by Moshe Safdie. to find out more...
Image via http://www.designboom.com/weblog/cat/9/view/10653/moshe-safdie-marina-bay-sands-skypark-opens.html
04/19/2011 18:54:38 PM
Pearl River Tower in Guangzhou by Skidmore, Owings and Merrill. to find out more...
Image via http://www.urbika.com/images/view/5960
04/19/2011 07:26:20 AM
London Heron Tower by Kohn Pedersen Fox. to find out more...
Images via http://www.herontower.com/gallery
Related link: http://www.kpf.com/project.asp?T=9&ID=56
04/18/2011 09:01:17 AM
The Shard by Renzo Piano Building Workshop
Image via http://www.archicentral.com/london-bridge-tower-uk-renzo-piano-6602/
04/16/2011 00:26:04 AM
Related links accessed 16April2011:-
Image via http://arhitecturamoderna.blogspot.com/2008/05/tyrol-t
04/15/2011 08:57:17 AM
Image featuring Sinosteel International Plaza by MAD Architects via http://www.designboom.com/weblog/cat/9/view/8274/mad-architects-studio-visit-sinosteel-international-plaza.html
04/14/2011 08:53:09 AM
"A seemingly endless number of data sources are making it increasingly difficult to find and utilize the specific, quality information that leads to scientific breakthroughs. That's about to change with the launch of SciVerse, which will offer unprec
04/11/2011 09:50:41 AM
"The Technical Papers Library contains many hundreds of papers published by architects, engineers and academics on a range of multi-disciplinary subjects. The papers cover every facet of tall building design, construction and occupation and are searc
04/03/2011 12:36:29 PM
"The Plaza del Torico of Teruel has this dual role of distribution space of urban circulation and public recreational ground for gathering and meetings." to find out more...
Image and google translate via http://b720.com/es/proyecto/plaza_del_torico_
04/02/2011 12:06:46 PM
Residential building at 20 Blackfriars Road, London, UK by Wilkison Eyre Architects.
to find out more...
04/01/2011 19:53:01 PM
Wayfinding by Despang Architekten. to find out more...
Image via http://www.despangarchitekten.com/images/wayfinding_images/wayfinding_lamschutzwande_theory1.pdf
04/01/2011 19:40:13 PM
Interesting projects by Dosmas Uno Arquitectos. to find out more...
Image via http://www.dosmasunoarquitectos.com/
03/31/2011 08:20:12 AM
"CreativeFan is a creative media network focusing on providing the highest quality resources, articles, roundups, tutorials and inspiration for creative fields. CreativeFan posts daily updates in fields such as graphic design, web design, audio, musi
03/29/2011 07:26:44 AM
I personally like the firm name.The architectural work is fascinating too. to find out more...
Images featuring Shobac Cottage and Studio Rentals via http://shobac.mlsarchitects.ca/cottages/