More stories about Computers

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    With the help of mobile technology, virtual reality offers promising architectural applications, Blaine Brownell reports.

  • Choosing a 3D Printer for Your Firm

    With the array of 3D printers available, and with costs ranging from $1,500 to $150,000, selecting the best model for your firm can be as time consuming as designing a building—almost.

  • Product: A La Mode FormMobi

    An app that digitizes what's left of the paper-pushing process in design and construction administration.

  • The Gates and Hillman Centers for Computer Science

    Pittsburgh / Mack Scogin Merrill Elam Architects

  • Lean and Green

    New Web-based and cloud-based tools strip away some of the obstacles to running an efficient office.

  • drawing the line

    Part of the mystique of architects has traditionally come from their hand sketches, those fluid doodles that brilliantly capture the evolution of ideas.

  • swede revenge

    in an unusual turn of events, it's people who are replacing computers at Klara Zenit, a massive building in the center of Stockholm. The 65,000-square-foot structure was a relic of the 1970s, designed to house the post office's old computer system. “It was a big black box without light in the...

  • hall of fame: christopher alexander

    As a theorist, teacher, author, practicing architect, and builder, Alexander has taken it upon himself to question everything, from construction details and the effects of color to the process by which a global species makes and remakes its environment and, beyond, to the objective bases of beauty...