Monday, March 27, 2023

Zero Tool Integration within Autodesk Insight

Did you know that Autodesk's early energy modeling workflow has an API-based connection to ARCHITECTURE 2030's Zero Tool to provide a convenient pEUI target? We use this workflow and resource on nearly every project at Lake|Flato.

I will highlight this valuable feature in today's post.

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Saturday, March 11, 2023

New Enscape Blog Post: How to Use VR in Enscape for Project Presentations

I just updated -- or, totally rewrote -- my VR post over on the Enscape blog. It describes how we use VR at Lake|Flato to wirelessly deliver high-quality, full VR, Enscape experiences!

In today's BIM Chapters post, I share a few photos and a link to that post here.

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Monday, March 6, 2023

New Enscape Blog Post: Creating and Using Panoramas at Lake|Flato Architects

Check out my latest Ensacpe blog on using panoramas!

This includes a look at Yulio, a third-party tool used to link and view panoramas using an Oculus Quest 2.

Link to Enscape blog post:

Creating and Using Panoramas at Lake|Flato Architects

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Friday, March 3, 2023

Recap of Advancing Computational Building Design 2023 in Chicago

Last week I had the opportunity to attend and present at Advancing Computational Building Design 2023 in Chicago. This post offers a high-level overview of the event as well as the two sessions I participated in... one of which included two colleagues from Lake|Flato.

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Wednesday, March 1, 2023

Vote for this Revit Idea - Revit Element Reuse Workflow

I recently posted a Revit Idea in support of element reuse within Autodesk Revit. With all of the exciting things happening around deconstruction, material reuse, and the circular economy, it would be great if Revit offered some level of support for this design and documentation workflow.

Speaking on "happenings" in this space, the city of San Antonio, here in Texas, is making great strides in both policy and culture (see recent local happy hour photo at the end of this post:)). Link: San Antonio Reuse website.

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Tuesday, February 28, 2023

Sign up for our AIA webinar on building a climate-minded architectural practice

In April we will be giving a live presentation on how to build a climate-minded architectural practice. This session is based on the AIA Climate Action Business Playbook the AIAU instructors for this session were commissioned by the AIA to write.

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Monday, February 27, 2023

Early Energy Modeling Presentation at Prairie View A&M - School of Architecture

Today I presented remotely to architecture students at Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU). This was an excellent opportunity to share what we are doing at Lake|Flato in this space.

In today's post I share an overview of the process, from Revit to Insight.

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