Convergence of Design and Resilience in a Hospital for the Future + Minimally Invasive Laboratories
From the patient rooms with panoramic views of the bay and mountains to the seismic base isolation system, the design of the New Stanford Hospital in Palo Alto, California sets new standards reflecting state-of-the-art resiliency elements.
Stewardship Through Existing Building Information Modeling, (eBIM)
Using examples from Quinn Evans Architects’ work at George Washington’s Estate, Mount Vernon, and the Michigan State Capitol, this presentation will explore how existing building information modeling (eBIM) gives both stewards of historic properties the information they need to culturally preserve important sites and owners of existing buildings the ability to associate information with the structure to facilitate efficient maintenance and operations. <
Rage Against the Machines: Surviving the End of Architecture
Contemporary architectural practice typically is averse to the digital realm. Our profession portrays itself as being highly creative, however, its business practices decidedly are analog. As an industry, we must focus on questioning how things are done and push to develop 21st-century urban solutions.