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Our Belgrade project is moving along nicely

A little while a go we posted about framing starting at our Belgrade St project, and we recently got to visit the site and it's moving on nicely. We're excited to see this project continue to come to life. Also that view of center city Philadelphia is pretty awesome. Stay tuned for more updates.

By |2019-09-17T16:07:36+00:00September 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Using BIM and Augmented Reality to aid with construction

Archinect posted an article recently talking about "[h]ow BIM and Augmented Reality aid the construction of new dorms at UIC".  Streamlining and improving cost efficiency and project delivery times are what the AEC teams are constantly striving to do and in the article we see how BIM and Augmented Reality were used in the construction [...]

By |2019-09-13T16:47:18+00:00September 13th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Philadelphia EZ alterations permit

Philadelphia's Department of Licenses and Inspections released the following statement recently: "Effective October 1, 2019, EZ alteration permits for one- and two-family dwellings will only be issued when the homeowner is the primary occupant. Proof of residency must be demonstrated through a PA or Municipal identification card. All other permit applications for alterations will require [...]

By |2019-09-10T15:16:41+00:00September 10th, 2019|Architecture, Building, Design, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

3D Representations

Last week we talked about the marketing plans that we create to help communicate the design intent effectively with clients who may not be accustomed to reading architectural drawings.  But plans, elevations and sections are simply not enough to communicate all the intricacies within the project. We create these 3d representative drawings to help visually [...]

By |2019-08-26T15:56:33+00:00August 26th, 2019|Architecture, Creative, Design, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Laser scan of ENT project under construction

Laser scanning is a non-contact technological process that digitally captures and documents the shape of rooms and objects using a laser light. The scanner uses the laser to create "point clouds". Point clouds are a cluster of dots that lay where the laser hits a surface (i.e. floor, wall, ceiling or object). Simply put, laser [...]

By |2019-07-22T19:19:13+00:00July 22nd, 2019|Architecture, Design, Tech|0 Comments

Using BIM is essential

In an earlier post we talked briefly about understanding BIM. Arch Daily recently posted an article showing 10 projects in which BIM was essential. The article talks about how the BIM process was integral in helping the AEC (Architecture, Engineering and Construction) teams be on the same page, produce exact dimensions for fabrication and complete [...]

By |2019-07-16T14:04:51+00:00July 16th, 2019|Architecture, BIM, Building, Tech|0 Comments