Unique Project Articles
Boston-based Verner Johnson, Inc. specializes in planning and designing museums and the outdoor public spaces they occupy. Their planning work involves developing a complete facility program to understand what types of spaces within the museum are required, how large they need to be, and how they need to relate to one another. The firm relies on ARCHICAD to develop a master plan, which can then be used to assist existing or new museums develop their mission and be successful in achieving it.
Bjarke Ingels of BIG – on the Hot to Cold exhibit at the National Building Museum says, viewing climate challenges as an opportunity to explore and create ways to respond to existing conditions and enhance the building’s performance rather than succumb to it, opened the architect to making informed design decisions
The duo team of Soltani+leClercq is managing a project located thousands of miles away by taking full advantage of the BIM Server in ArchiCAD. The building contains seven apartment units, with those on the uppermost floors set up like villas, with each unit featuring an ample terrace. By all estimates, if the project continues to move forward on schedule, the building should be completed and ready for tenants in January of next year.
This story describes how architects at KUBE took on the challenge of transforming a traditional Washington DC row house into a space filled with openness and light. narrow, dark building with almost no natural light, into
a modern light-filled space
Lythgoe and the team at Beehive have been using ArchiCAD for the past eleven years to build safe environments for the family and property. His expertise and knowledge of the highly specialized bunker requirements has been recognized in his recently receiving a U.S. patent for a pre-cast bunker design that was completely designed in ArchiCAD.