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    SUSTAINABLE BY BIM: TWO CASE STUDIES

    This pair of case studies explores the use of building information modeling (BIM) in small-scale sustainable design projects. —Editor

    Ross Street House — Published 2012.0229

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    STUDENTS LEARN WITH INTEGRATED BUILDING MODELING

    Architectural education tends to do better at teaching students the conceptual aspects of design than at preparing them for the realities of design development and construction. About four years ago I began offering a design studio at Tulane University's School of Architecture that asked students to broaden their approach and add issues such as development economics and cost estimating to their architectural design considerations. — Published 2003.0827

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    COMPREHENSIVE BUILDING MODELING

    "What happens to the cost of the building if we add 40 square meters to the lobby?" "What happens to the total height of the building if we use a steel frame instead of a cast-in-place system?" "How will changing the structural system affect the construction schedule?" — Published 2003.0625

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    AIA CONVENES IN SAN DIEGO

    The American Institute of Architects 2003 national convention was held in May in the Southern California city of San Diego. AIA members came to the seaside city for continuing education seminars, to conduct institute business, and to enjoy visits to nearby architectural attractions, such as the famous Salk Institute designed by Louis Kahn. — Published 2003.0528

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    ART TO GO WITH ARRIS

    There's no longer any question that large architectural projects call for sophisticated computer-aided design systems for their execution. But sometimes very small projects do too.

    As recently demonstrated in the new San Francisco Museum of Modern Art store at the San Francisco International Airport, a top-of-the-line design system can work very well to control the design quality and cost of a small architectural gem. — Published 2001.0905

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