Posts Tagged ‘Design’

New Products Bring Welcome Week!

Posted by modlar in Product of the Week on April 14th, 2014 No Comments

As it was previously announced, several building product manufacturers have just signed on to be featured in Modlar’s BIM marketplace.  Because we’re rolling out so many new products in the coming month, we’ve decided to have Welcome Week! A variation on our Product of the Week, Welcome Week will showcase products from the manufacturers that… Read more

New Building Product Manufacturers Live on Modlar!

Posted by modlar in General News on April 12th, 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

Welcome, Window Week!

Posted by modlar in Product of the Week on April 8th, 2014 No Comments

Uniting the interior with the exterior, windows offer exposure to the outside world from the comfort of being indoors. Buildings and homes are often designed around their openings, so we’re excited to introduce windows as our new Product of the Week! Modlar offers a variety of windows from manufacturers like JELD-WEN, NanaWall, and Anderson. On… Read more

Announcing Modlar’s “MODster of the Week”

Posted by modlar in Competitions, Design on January 29th, 2014 No Comments

As you’re probably well aware, change is in the air at Modlar. We’ve got some exciting new promotions in store, and we want you to get involved! 3D printing is all the rage in the AEC industry, and is set to revolutionize the way buildings are constructed. Several successful designers, architects, and engineers are beginning… Read more

New Competition: The Autodesk Excellence in Infrastructure

Posted by joya.kemper in BIM, General News on October 23rd, 2012 No Comments

Autodesk and CGarchitect have launched a new competition; the Autodesk Excellence in Infrastructure. This new annual competition showcases exemplary use of BIM for civil infrastructure. The competition rewards the use of the technology to plan, design, build and manage infrastructure projects. The competition extends to several industries including water and energy, land development, transportation, urban planning… Read more

Gardens by the Bay Wins the World Building of the Year

Posted by joya.kemper in General News on October 16th, 2012 1 Comment

Well done to Singapore’s Gardens by the Bay who won this years World Building of the Year, the top prize at World Architecture Festival! Wilkinson Eyre Architects won the award for the design of the Cooled Conservatories, but it was acknowledged that this was a team effort with the landscape architect Grant Associates and engineers… Read more

Facebook Plans Expansion of Campus

Posted by joya.kemper in BIM, Case studies, Design on October 2nd, 2012 No Comments

Facebook is planning to expand their campus! After their IPO on the stock market, Facebook has decided to add to its campus by building a huge new addition designed by world-renowned architect, Frank Gehry. The new extension hopes to hold up to 2,800 engineers once completed in a few years time. The building itself is like… Read more

World’s First: Floating Leisure Village

Posted by joya.kemper in Case studies, Design, General News on September 27th, 2012 No Comments

Baca Architects is working in collaboration with ZM Architecture and have created a design for a floating urban quarter. Along with developers Floating Concepts, these architects are creating the world’s first floating leisure village. Located on the Clyde Waterfront in Pacific Quay, the Casting Basin will be home to a new community of houses, restaurants, shops, offices,… Read more

Why Product Manufacturers Should Use BIM

Posted by joya.kemper in BIM, BIMstop on September 20th, 2012 No Comments

An increasing trend in the industry is product manufacturers creating BIM-based libraries of their products. What this ultimately means is that manufacturers are now supporting designers (architects, contractors and interior designers) by allowing them to incorporate their products in their building information models easily. At the moment BIM software include libraries of generic components, providing… Read more

BIM for Interiors

Posted by joya.kemper in BIM, Videos on September 18th, 2012 No Comments

A follow up to my previous blog post “Use of BIM for Interiors”, I decided to explore further the use of BIM by interior designers. We all know that BIM allows us to better visual projects but does this help industries other than AEC to better construct and design structures? The answer is yes! As… Read more



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