Monday, August 22, 2011

Japanese Precut Timber Construction - Digital Fabrication

Precut - Modern Japanese Timber Construction from BAKOKO on Vimeo.

The Arch Daily website included this great video in an article on a beach house prefabricated and then assembled in one day. Great to see another example demonstrating the potential of digital fabrication.

Friday, August 19, 2011

Portland, Oregon and IBM announce Smarter City Interactive Model

IBM and Portland, Oregon announced the 3D city model of Portland. This leverages Portland's reputation as a leading green city and with integrated smart grid/smart city and digital urban planning and city management.

An encouraging development. More media coverage here from the Wall Street Journal, ComputerWorld, and the Digital Manufacturing Report.