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Fifty Shades of Brutalism

Posted by modlar in General News on February 11th, 2015 No Comments

What is it about stripping down walls to bare concrete, that is so powerful and evocative? Would living inside a cold, grey block make you feel like you were trapped, or free? Would it change the secrets  you choose to keep and the desires you choose to share? We’ve found eight great examples of Brutalism – seven… read more

Watch IBS 2015 LIVE! – Modlar Live Stream

Posted by modlar in General News on January 20th, 2015 No Comments

Not attending this year’s International Builders’ Show or KBIS? Modlar’s got you covered! We’re broadcasting the show, live from booth C6147. Catch a glimpse of IBS 2015 in the live stream below!

Modlar Reaches $50M in Monthly Specification Value

Posted by modlar in General News on October 28th, 2014 No Comments

Over the past 30 days, Modlar has generated $50 million in specification value. Since establishing our corporate offices in San Francisco in January, we have continued to grow specification value by 15%, month over month. This is determined by the number of building products that are downloaded into designs by our 70,000 subscribers. Our user… read more

A Look at Transitional Architecture

Posted by modlar in General News on October 14th, 2014 No Comments

In the wake of the 6.3 magnitude earthquake that hit Christchurch, New Zealand in 2011, a new form of architecture has been on the rise. The natural disaster and its subsequent seismic events demolished 80% of the city, leaving Christchurch with a dire need to rebuild. Transitional architecture emerged in response to its revival, illustrating… read more

More Manufacturers Join Modlar’s Library!

Posted by modlar in General News on August 11th, 2014 No Comments

With over 58,000 subscribers, Modlar is certainly having an impact on the AEC community. We’re excited to announce even more manufacturers that have placed their building products in Modlar’s online library. As catalogs and brochures continue to be supplemented with actual product specifications online, architects, engineers, contractors, and designers worldwide are turning Modlar to find… read more

Specifiers Have Chosen

Posted by modlar in General News on July 31st, 2014 No Comments

When it comes to searching for products to specify, Modlar is the preferred choice for AEC professionals. As seen on Google Trends, our incredible network of 70,000+ specifiers, from over 17,500 firms, have made us the design industry’s top resource for building products. As a company that was started by an architect, we strive to… read more

New Building Product Manufacturers Live on Modlar!

Posted by modlar in General News on July 24th, 2014 No Comments

Building Information Modeling is undoubtedly having a massive impact on the AEC community, and product manufacturers are taking note. Modlar is happy to announce partnerships with an exciting batch of new manufacturers this spring, with free 3D downloads of their items available in the coming weeks. Over 50,000 architects, contractors, and designers worldwide use Modlar… read more

Let’s Celebrate AIA Week!

Posted by modlar in General News, Product of the Week, Trade shows on June 24th, 2014 No Comments

In a few days, Modlar will be attending the 2014 AIA National Convention. Held in Chicago from June 26-28, this trade show brings together the world’s brightest architects, designers, and innovators. In honor of our participation, we’ve decided to showcase items from some of the building product manufacturers that will also be exhibiting! Keep an… read more

RTC North America 2014

Posted by modlar in General News, Trade shows on June 19th, 2014 No Comments

The Revit Technology Conference is an annual idea exchange, geared toward everyone in the Autodesk Revit-based community. Founded and run by users of the software, RTC North America 2014 will take place June 19 – 21, in Chicago, IL. Modlar’s VP of Global Sales and Business Development, Ben Parikh, will be attending this year’s RTC…. read more

Autodesk Fabrication Facility Gives Life to the Extraordinary

Posted by modlar in General News, Revit on May 17th, 2014 No Comments

Relied upon for decades by the AEC community, Autodesk has built its reputation as being a source for cutting-edge software. It comes as no surprise that the company would foster an intriguingly innovative fabrication facility, described by employees as the “world’s greatest creative workshop.” Located on San Francisco’s Pier 9, the 27,000 square foot office… read more



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