Universal Design is “a process that enables and empowers a diverse population by improving human performance, health and wellness, and social participation” (Steinfeld and Maisel, 2012).
The possibility of technology serving humankind to rekindle the lost shine of our older buildings is a budding promise. 3D laser scanning is offering a remote means of logging friable historical structures in the form of 3D modules.
The first cost mentality is the manifestation of a fixed mindset. A significant amount of thought has been shared and several opinions have done the rounds in the years gone by.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the number of citizens who are 60 years and older are expected to reach 2 billion by 2050. In 2015, this number was 900 million. Today, 125 million people are aged 80 years or older.
The Wells Fargo Construction Industry Forecast calculates the 2019 U.S. National Optimism Quotient (OQ), a key indicator of whether local, non-residential construction will increase or decrease in future.
A group of students aspired to become architects. For the school curriculum, they formed design teams and designed a building, and presented it to a room full of practicing architects.
Rich with information, BIM modeling services deliver architects a wealth of design-centric tasks and home builders a number of significant benefits including increased coordination, constructability analysis,
Applying BIM to design a building can deliver a plethora of economic, environmental and societal benefits to home builders that go even further than the advantages of AutoCAD.
Computers and technology have so far been used in the BIM industry. Recent developments have put forth the myriad advantages of modeling not only the graphical aspect but also the non-graphical aspect of building design life cycle.