Health Care Award Winning Building (BOY)

Locals have affectionately dubbed this building the Pinecone. But a conifer did not actually inspire the facade. The strong subtropical sun did. Besides giving a science facility enough X-factor to lure world-class genome researchers, the facade serves as a screen for the glass-wrapped 300,000-square-foot interior. At opposite ends are atriums, one reaching seven stories high, […]


Michael Anastassiades Wows the Crowds With 15 Designs

London-based Cypriot-born designer Michael Anastassiades wowed the crowds with his perfectly poised collection of 15 lighting designs and objects. The collection, full of Calder-inspired constructions that balance glowing spheres of light within impossibly slender geometric metal frames, comprises a number of different series. Highlights include the new Happy Together family of pendant lamps, made up of vertical […]


Best BIM Bad BIM: Fiona Moore

The Pros & Cons from BIM implementations, straight from the experts. Source “Answered from either a personal or industry-viewpoint perspective, Best BIM Bad BIM sees a member of the#GlobalBIMCrew divulge their best and worst BIM experiences and what they have learned from both. Today’s interviewee is Fiona Moore, BIM Consultant at Cirrus Consultant Services. Fiona […]

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Residence in Pallini by EB/Architects

When it comes to residential design, pleasure fills our hearts. Architects enjoy designing residences as it is very creative, free and connects them to the client with a deeper, almost personal, relationship. In this case, a ground level residence in Pallini, Attica, EB/Architects created an almost open space with a functioning layout that encourages the usage of […]


Suvlaki (Soho, London) by AfroditiKrassa

Launched earlier this year, Suvlaki is a sleek, modern fast casual restaurant. Designed by London-based, Greek interior designer AfroditiKrassa the venue will be serving its namesake; the delicious traditional Greek street food Suvlaki. ‘Suvlaki’ is a grilled meat on a skewer eaten plain or inside a wrap that is very popular in Greece but has a […]


World BIM Market Opportunities and Forecasts, 2015 – 2022

Building Information Modeling (BIM) is a digital representation of a construction project that can be used by architects, engineers and other construction professionals. It helps in planning, designing, constructing, operating and maintaining this complex asset plus it allows for speedy data exchanges among the involved parties. Nowadays this series of software tools are becoming exceptionally […]


How far are we from fully integrated design?

What is fully integrated design? So BIM is all about collaboration, Level 2 ensures that project teams are all working from one cloud based common data environment so that information can be seen by any of the project team or project stakeholders at any given time! Each project team member will collaborate by sharing their […]


Benefits of BIM for Interior Design

A lot has been said about BIM and its impact on the overall construction process, work flow management, integrated project delivery and more. However Building information modeling and its impact on the practice of interior design is a relatively untouched topic. BIM can bring in a host of benefits to interior designers by allowing design […]


Viceroy hotel by Kelly Wearstler, Anguilla

Viceroy Anguilla, Set along more than 3,200 feet of exclusive Caribbean beachfront, where a few uninhabited islands glint on the horizon, the resort crowns the high coral point separating the azure waters of Barnes and Meads Bays, and lies within easy reach of Anguilla’s slender 16-mile expanse of beaches, restaurants and hidden retreats. Throughout the […]


7 Reasons Why Transitioning to BIM Makes Sense for Small Firms

All you need to know about the top-hot question “Why BIM?” are here. Especially #4. The benefits and capabilities of building information modeling in large-scale architectural practices are well known. But is BIM really necessary for smaller firms? Many small firms have been operating using traditional CAD methods for some time now, and switching technologies […]


Unless you change how you are, you’ll always have what you’ve got. “

Words of inspiration and actions of change. It all begins and ends in the same place: Inside You. Read this inspiring arcticle written from Darren Hardy’s -editor of the SUCCESS magazine- , Jim Rohn and make your personal development plan, today, so you can thank yourself tomorrow. Unless you change how you are, you’ll always […]

Seaside house in Oman / Concept 2

Seaside house in Oman / Concept 2

When seen by the sea Concept 2 House looks like it is divided in two parts with the sea “entering” the yard of the house in the form of the linear pool. The “yard” is the center of the House, like in traditional architecture. Everything relates to it. It connects all the spaces and provides also […]