Stories from the studio
Virtual Reality for Architects: How Is It Created and Used?
Virtual reality (VR) technology has revolutionized the way architects design and present their work. VR provides a more immersive and interactive experience that allows architects to visualize their designs in greater detail, share their vision with clients, and simulate various scenarios that may arise during construction.
INTERVIEW: Craig Baudin of Fender Katsalidis
Craig is currently a Partner at Fender Katsalidis. Craig’s belief that mixed-use precinct developments are the future of our cities has resulted in an impressive track record in the masterplanning and delivery of significant projects like NewActon Nishi, Flinders West and Melbourne’s tallest residential tower, Australia 108. We were glad that Craig shared with us his story of becoming, thoughts on the development of the industry under the influence of AI and how projects become iconic.
What is the role of Architecture in the Exploration of the Moon and Mars?
Architecture plays a critical role in supporting the exploration of the Moon and Mars. With a growing interest in space exploration, architecture firms are designing habitats, building infrastructure, developing sustainable systems, and planning mission logistics for human exploration of these planets.
Best Practices for Using Architectural Rendering in Marketing
Architectural rendering is an essential tool for marketing projects in the construction industry. By providing a visual representation of a building, its features, and its overall aesthetic, it can help architects, real estate developers, and other businesses involved in the construction industry showcase their work to potential clients and investors.
INTERVIEW: Dennis Chew of DKO architecture
Dennis Chew is currently Director of Perth studio at DKO. His outstanding skills have been deployed across multiple projects of varying scale – from single houses to high-rise apartments and hotels – both within Australia and internationally. We were lucky enough to talk to him about the changing notion of "own home", about the combination of modernity and heritage in the approach to architecture, and how to create a trustworthy partnership between architecture and visualization studio.
Catching Local Nuances in 3D Architectural Visualizations
The point of renders and visualizations is to look as truthful as possible. This means that a lot of time must be put into adding details. First of all, after finishing the general visualization of the architectural project, you need to add other elements that will make the whole thing even more convincing. However, most artists usually don't pay enough attention to the cultural elements while creating their renders.
Rethinking Traditional City Planning
Large-scale environmental and social crises are currently affecting our society, particularly in the areas of climate, biodiversity, social trust, and democracy. There is a pressing need for action. State governments and large enterprises shouldn't, however, have exclusive control over establishing the guidelines for a sustainable society. Local activities, on the other hand, have a big impact on the ongoing transition, especially when it comes to making the changes just and socially acceptable. Thus, the built environment is a crucial foundation for the work of the progressive future.
Trends 2023 for architectural visualization projects
The archviz business has changed spectacularly in the past few years. Thanks to developments in hardware and software, it’s never been quicker or easier to design, refine, and visualize architecture. Today want to share thoughts about exciting new technologies and fresh approaches to how distribute and experience places and spaces.
7 Trending Architectural Materials to Watch in 2023
Architectural material trends for 2021–2022 have already been discussed extensively. The moment has come to discuss the upcoming architectural trends that will influence the design and appearance of our homes and apartments. Finding an exterior, interior and domestic architectural solution that perfectly matches your mood and the most recent trends in architecture is essential in today's society where the harmony of the interior and exterior is valued everywhere, especially since architects are a great source of unusual ideas.
How the architectural visualization market works in Australia?
“A picture is worth a thousand words.” How faithful is this phrase and how to reach such a result? Achieving a perfect render requires expertise, time, and effort. It’s essential to keep in mind that the world is changing daily, so the client’s requests are changing in the direction of time as well. It’s absolutely important to approach every project independently.Based on who your clients are, and what their industry needs. If we talk about the primary features of the Australian market, there will be many good points to remember.