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Predicting the Future

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...urban modelling is not new, but two key developments – GIS in the 1990s and mobile digital technology today – mean that it is playing a rapidly growing role in...


Project Drawdown and Passive Houses

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...thirty years”. By modelling the effects of already existing technology, this group of scientists, activists, and entrepreneurs determined the planets most efficient and successful methods to mitigate global warming. These...


Exponential Efficiency: From Green Buildings to Green Cities

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...end) buildings, have had only limited impacts on overall efficiency. Jeff Ranson, executive director of the Toronto 2030 District, argues that urban systems modelling can help drive community-scale resource efficiency....


A Breath of Fresh Air: How Data and Design Can Fight City Pollution

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...pollution affecting human health. Understanding, measuring, modelling and predicting air pollution is complex. Urban pollution episodes can occur around calm, dry, settled conditions allowing pollution to build-up around busy roads;...


IBI research proves design makes a difference for students

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...of the study comes from taking into account a wide range of sensory factors and using multilevel statistical modelling to isolate the effects of classroom design from the influences of...


Raising The City Makers of Tomorrow

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...enabling them to find agency in their world. Kids also learn how to use the 3D-modelling tool, Tinkercad to create new environments of their own. Hip-Hop Architecture Camp runs 4-day...


Are Video Games Inspiring a New Generation of Designers?

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...applying imagination and creativity to design practices. Throughout the games evolution, Minecraft has become more and more design driven, with players modelling architectural marvels such as the Taj Mahal, Eiffel...


How Digital Installations Shape the Future of Public Art

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We often talk about the growing role of technology in architecture and modelling, in systems planning and transportation, but it’s also playing a huge role in changing public spaces. Digital...

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