OK, so it’s not really a house, but perhaps a really good house wine. Every once in a while you find a very intriguing use of technology in architecture schools. Lately, the amount of good work has been not scarce. In this example, however there is evidence of biomimicry, parametric scripting, simple rendering using ambient… Read More


Development is fast and furious on the iPhone/iPod Touch platform. As noted by Beau Turner, there’s already a new version of the Sketchbook Mobile application. Finger painters’ unite: Read on -> Will Render For Food…: Sketchbook Mobile – v1.1.… Read More


If you wish to concurrently work in Revit for creating construction documents, and visualizations, you must learn to separate logically. Digital entourage such as RPC content, or people cars and trees can coexist in your building information model. This video shows how you can use worksets to contain elements you do not want visible in… Read More


Working with background images in Revit Architecture is not difficult, if you know some basic techniques. Revit does not support background images directly, but does allow background effects. This video explores the possiblities within Revit, and what you can do with the images post-process in image-editing software. What better way to integrate your project site context, or… Read More


This technique, illustrated in my earlier slide presentation, is covered step-by-step in what should become the first of many screencasts. You can use this technique for many purposes, to illustrate the systems which make up a building, to show a detail in 3D, or just to create the traditional “You are here” maps, ubiquitous in… Read More


As a contributor to the July SeaRUG meeting, here’s my slideshow… as a teaser. For those who couldn’t attend live for the presentation or the step by step demos, I’m producing some videos to share with you this week. Stay tuned for more, and enjoy the slides. My favorite 5, presentation techniques using Revit: Exploded… Read More