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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 […]

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What’s Stopping You from Getting Started (and What to Do About It)

If you’re like most people, you have a lot of projects on your back burner that you hope to get to someday but aren’t quite ready for. Writers call this a “one-day novel” — as in “one day I’m going to write that novel.” Of course, that one magical day never comes. Perhaps too there […]

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Walking in the Shoes of Others

It is very important to put ourselves “in the shoes” of the people we serve. We all work to empathize with our clients. As architects, we try to reduce the overwhelm and stress that our clients experience during a construction project. Very often, it’s the first time they have experienced such an encompassing commitment. They […]

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Top 5 Advantages of Building Information Modeling

With the advent of new technologies that aid in design and construction—like advanced data capture and computer aided design—more and more projects in the architectural, construction, and engineering industry are moving from 2D drawings to 3D models. This opens up a new realm of possibilities in the field of Building Information Modeling, thereby giving architects, […]

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The Future for Architects Is Here, And It’s Social

Coming up on this October 29th and 30th, the Business of Architecture Summit is the premier online event for small firms and solo practitioners who want to run a better business. I presented at the Summit last year and it was a great experience. I need to sit this one out, in order to focus my energy on […]

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The Benefits Of Incorporating BIM For The Construction Process

Building information modeling, popularly known as “BIM”, is the present star player in the construction industry. Though it has been almost a decade since the technology has been around, but in last two years it has created a lot of buzz in the industry. So what really is BIM? Here is the US National Building […]

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The 21-90 Rule: How to turn habits into lifestyle

Alright, this time you’re for real. You’re going to get serious about drinking a gallon of water a day or about living an active lifestyle. You’re going to focus on your finances and boost your credit score. How many times have you had these sorts of conversations with yourself and fallen short? Be honest. I’d […]

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Save time and improve productivity in Revit

Introducing Design Automation API for Revit Design Automation for Revit makes the Revit API you know and love available as a cloud service. It officially releases to the public today. You asked us to make your lives easier by automating repetitive tasks. You also asked us to make Revit data more openly accessible. We listened. Design Automation is […]

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Empowering Architecture

7 months already have gone since we started building Stoor to help architects and designers connect with builders, developers and many other architects from all over the world. We are a platform that acts as an integrator and helps architects and users to complete the transaction of an architectural project successfully. As in many other sectors like music, movies, […]

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Royalty Income for an architect

Do you remember the 7 Income streams for an architect? The most interesting one was: Royalty Income is the money you get as a result of letting someone use your projects, ideas, or processes. e.g. If you write a book, you earn royalties when someone buys a copy. If you design a project, you make money when someone […]