Online learning for Architecture & Design - Software tutorials and ARE® Prep

In the Shop w/3Axis: How Digital Fabrication Works

In the Shop w/3Axis: How Digital Fabrication Works

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Marc Teer

April 06, 2011

Last year, I had the pleasure of working with Erik Beier and Bryce Ludwig from 3axis Inc. who were fabricating a sculpture that we were working on. I met with them in their Kansas City shop and they showed me the inner workings of what file to fabrication really meant.

Autodesk 2012 Design Software a Pivotal Step

Autodesk 2012 Design Software a Pivotal Step

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Marc Teer

April 04, 2011

Autodesk's bundled design software is brilliant for new Architecture Firms and the transition to BIM.

Throwback: When CAD was born

Throwback: When CAD was born

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Stacy Morton

April 01, 2011

Sketchpad: History of design technology in architecture before there was AutoCad.

Get ready to jump back into the cop stash days… We’ve found how it all began: the relationship between architect and computer.  Sketchpad, developed by Ivan E. Sutherland in 1963, was the first program to merge architect and computer through computer line drawing...

Twitter and Architects

Twitter and Architects

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Marc Teer

March 30, 2011

Why you should be active on Twitter

I have been working to launch Black Spectacles for a few months now, preparing the blog and a social media presence, so that you can find Black Spectacles where ever you like. Wordpress,FacebookYoutubeFlickrLinkedin, and Twitter. I had to make a Twitter account, and frankly I didn't know what to use it for.

Car design process and prototyping

Car design process and prototyping

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Marc Teer

March 28, 2011

Inspiring Volkswagen videos showing their design tools and process, including hand sketching, 3d modeling, cnc fabricating, hand sculpting, 3d printing, and virtual reality.

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