The term livability tends to sum up what we associate with the welfare of a city, its architecture, and broader urban development. Livability suggests that quality of life is the holy grail of city competitiveness but current definitions create a clear hierarchy where architecture and design is at the top. Jeff Risom from Gehl ponders whether this is actually the case.
Nothing has given more fuel to the pace of urban regeneration than the quest for liveability. In this piece by architectural collective, In-Between Economies, they discuss whether we have reached a saturation point of how 'liveable' our cities can become.
As Robots and Humans Race to the Moon, Architects Plan Robotic Construction of First Lunar Settlement
With a new race - stretching across the globe - to explore the Moon, and even proposals to begin colonizing the Earth’s celestial companion, one group of architects has emerged at the forefront of designing the first human habitats on the lunar surface.
December 01, 2016 /
Slowly but surely, Virtual Reality and technologies such as BIM (Building Information Modelling) and VDC (Virtual Design and Construction) are in the process of revolutionising the construction industry. Virtual Reality brings buildings to life long before construction begins, providing brand new opportunities for collaboration, simulations and investments, which result in productivity and innovation for the entire industry. ...