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We’re going 100% digital

I want to tell you some of the changes that my team and I are making regarding our E-Commerce business. Also, tell you what we’re focusing on and why. The reason I’m telling you this is because I’ve been in this industry for 6 years, and I’ve seen many things change. I’ve seen how the […]

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My story

Long story short 3 years ago, I made a decision I was fed up with my situation back then, Managing a traditional local architecture studio, In an apparently successful situation employing 7 people and making quite a good business Customers were fluent, with increasing work, money was flowing I was only 29 years old But […]

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6 Types of Content You Should Be Sharing on LinkedIn

Discover 6 types of content that spark engagement on LinkedIn: blog posts, industry news and research, quick tips, in-depth how-to guides, photo updates, and company updates. LinkedIn is a popular, business-to-business (B2B) social networking channel for professionals. Over 1 million publishers contribute more than 130,000 posts a week. About 45% of readers are company managers, VPs, CEOs, […]

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Going extinct: why corporate giants die

The average company lifespan has shrunk to 17 years – and even the most successful firms can succumb Who wants to live forever? For those of us who don’t, a long, healthy life – of 90 years, say – is enough. In the mid-1920s, 90 years happened to be the average lifespan of a leading […]

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www.YourFirm.com

When I launched our firm’s website back in 1999, there were few architects online. We started Fivecat Studio with no clients and no cash. A few friends commissioned us to design small residential, retail and restaurant projects. We photographed them, launched Fivecat.com and the rest is history. From those early projects to this day, the majority of our leads have been […]

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Why Should We Consider BIM As An Important Part Of The Construction Industry?

In the past few years, technological advancement has revolutionized every segment of our life. The construction industry has also not remained untouched from this revolution of the introduction of new technology, which has helped in making the AEC industry more efficient in the way it works. BIM, or Building Information Modelling, is one such technology […]

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Why is BIM Clash Detection important in the construction projects?

BIM adoption is booming in the construction industry due to its benefit of identifying the clashes at the very early stage in the construction process which makes the project model for the contractors and owners much easier and less time consuming. Clashes in the construction process occur when the parts or components that make up […]

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Why clash detection is so important in BIM

The goal of Building Information Modeling (BIM) is to achieve collaboration and coordination in the implementation of design and various other elements of any construction project. Whenever designs from different disciplines are joined together on a common platform, many hard and soft clashes and workflow clashes occur. BIM efficiently helps contractors and construction engineers in […]

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Why BIM is Still Bankrupting Your Firm

Back in 2012 I updated a classic BIM graphic to show how BIM can bankrupt your firm. You can argue about the specific curves, but the essence is true. Here’s the original image showing how BIM shifts when the bulk of an architect’s time is spent: My updated graphic describes firms that panic, reverting to a […]

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Why are the Traditional Architectural Practices Dying?

The crucial role of technology is to lead us towards more efficient & time-saving methods which help achieve our goals faster. The illustration of the workflow is to show what architects will lose if they do not adopt BIM methods.  Efficient Workflow vs. Typical Workflow The typical workflow varies a lot from one project to […]