XR, the umbrella term for technologies used for merging the real world with an artificial one, is changing the way we design as well as present our creations. Augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR), and mixed reality (MR) are the technologies we have developed so far, and they are only getting better and better with time. Continue Reading ->
The city has always been a center of innovation and business, but what will the cities of tomorrow look like? What can they offer their citizens? Are they doomed to become messy jungles of people, steel and concrete, engulfed in smog, or is there a way to raise the quality of life for all cityfolk? Read on to find out more, and share your thoughts with us in the comment section. Continue Reading ->
The world of architecture has been seriously affected by the emergence of 3D printing on several levels. Although 3D printing in architecture started out as a more efficient way of making architectural models, it has since been used to make full-sized, residential structures. Whether it is used for making homes on Mars or for producing affordable living quarters, 3D printing is sure to continue changing the face of architecture. Continue Reading ->
Architecture today is highly dependent on architectural visualization, or archviz as is better known. The reason for that is simple – it’s much easier to win over investors, developers, and eventually potential buyers if they can see the real estate in question. Over the years, artists and designers have developed new skills and, with the help of technology, are able to reach unbelievable levels of realism. Continue Reading ->
Physical space has proven to be a key factor when it comes to employee hiring, retention, and performance, which is why architecture plays a significant role here. Since the way people work and interact with each other in the workplace has been evolving, it’s only fitting that workplace architecture evolves as well. Continue Reading ->
Vacation season is well underway, but if you still haven’t found the summer book, fear not because we’ve got you covered. Following is a list of books every architect and artist will enjoy both as a fun read, and as a source of inspiration.
For our newest edition of MAG News, we wanted to compile a list of inspirational articles and showcases, with the main theme being the forest. The architecture industry needs to always be mindful of its surroundings and the environment into which it plans to integrate buildings. Much like you need to keep in mind the style of the buildings around your new building, nature needs to get the same treatment. Below is a list of inspirational examples of architecture and the forest living in harmony Continue Reading ->
Podcasts for the Modern Architect
So far, we’ve been sharing interesting articles and news in our MAG News section, but now we’ve decided to look into podcasts for a change. Below are some podcasts that piqued our interest, and that we believe can be both entertaining and useful to our fellow architects and artists. Enjoy and feel free to share your opinion – we’re eager to hear what your thoughts are!
It’s time for another edition of MAG News, and today’s topic is interior design.
History often repeats itself, and old trends tend to be reinvented and adapted to the new generation of homeowners, so be prepared to see some familiar styles make a comeback.