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Discover a range of stories from architects in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico regions.

From the beginning of his career, Peter Landon, FAIA, has had the community in mind – engaging on a one-to-one level that brings neighborhood-specific solutions to life. That legacy has continued since the 70s and has received numerous awards and accolades. That’s why it comes as no surprise that he will be recognized with a Lifetime Achievement Award from AIA Chicago’s Board of Directors.

For more than four decades, Landon served as “an advocate for excellence and equity in design, particularly in under-resourced communities”. GRAPHISOFT had the distinct honor to profile his firm and the work at Landon Bone Baker Architects (LBBA) in our first season of By Design, our award-winning digital series on the present and future of architecture. Peter and the LBBA team were featured
in our acclaimed second episode, titled "The New Urbanism". In the clip below, Peter Landon and Jeff Bone speak with passion and humility about what motivates them to remain committed to bringing good design to community-based housing.

Prepare to be inspired.

LBBA works firmly grounded in the beliefs that good design is for everyone and that architects play an essential role in making that happen for the community. Working from a core relationship with advocates so that they best address the needs of diverse residents and neighbors, LBBA strives to “…recognize and respect the value of our diversity...”

The entire team at GRAPHISOFT would like to congratulate Peter Landon for his receiving this distinct honor. Landon will receive the award on October 26 at Designight 2018, celebrating Chicago’s architectural community and the 2018 recipients of the Design Excellence Awards.

Congratulations to Peter Landon of Landon Bone Baker

AIA Chicago’s Board of Directors has selected Peter Landon, FAIA to receive the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award.

ARCHICAD 22 Wins Best of Show Award

ARCHICAD 22 wins Best of Show, A18 for BIM “The fluidity and elegance that ARCHICAD 22 implemented in the curtain wall toolset was very impressive. The deepening connection to core BIM element tool chains to the leading algorithmic design software is just the most visible achievement but lurking behind the surface is continued leading edge programming skills with the integration of ‘machine learning’ into ARCHICAD 22 for the benefit of the user.”

Discover how to create stunning renderings that transition into VR seamlessly using ARCHICAD and Twinmotion.

During this webinar recording, participants will learn:

  • New features of ARCHICAD 22
  • The ARCHICAD and Twinmotion connection
  • Simple modeling techniques for designing in 3D
  • Rendering and visualization techniques
  • Move projects into VR presentations

Three Clicks to Immersive VR Webinar Recording

In this webinar recording, you’ll discover how to enhance your project renderings and unlock the power of Virtual Reality for stunning presentations.

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