Archinect - News 2014-12-19T11:03:45-05:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/108017305/sharpen-your-skills-with-archinect-black-spectacles-live-digital-design-workshops-start-on-september-27th Sharpen your skills with Archinect & Black Spectacles. Live digital design workshops start on September 27th. Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2014-09-02T15:28:00-04:00 >2014-09-05T00:32:36-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/v3/v3e3c7junkpabat1.jpg" width="514" height="285" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Keeping up with new design and rendering softwares is a never-ending job. Industry standards change, plug-ins multiply, and technology simply improves. And more often than not, the onus of learning these updates falls on the individual architect or designer &mdash; school programming moves at too glacial of a pace, and employers can&rsquo;t lose the time spent teaching.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/c7/c74kf2rcqhhjec5f.jpg"></p><p>To better equip individuals with the tools to educate themselves, Archinect has partnered with <strong><a href="http://blackspectacles.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Black Spectacles</a></strong>, an online library for live, digital design workshops and courses specific to architecture and design. As part of our collaboration, Archinect is offering discounted access to five of Black Spectacles' live workshops, to attend either in-person or online.</p><p><strong><a href="http://blackspectacles.com/blog/level-1-digital-design-workshops#.VAYHeWR4blt" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Register for Black Spectacles workshop here.</a> Archinectors can get $100 off a workshop by registering with the code "Archinect100".</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/uo/uocapqrm12dlz9wt.jpg"></p><p>Founded in 2010 by architect and educator Marc Teer, Black Spectacles works with architects at top-notch firms to create road-tested worksho...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/86857095/progressive-designers-need-a-learning-experience-to-match Progressive Designers Need a Learning Experience to Match Sponsor 2013-11-20T17:18:00-05:00 >2013-11-20T17:30:06-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/rc/rcsjkaq5nxh9ebmt.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> <em>This sponsored post is brought to you by <a href="http://www.digitaltutors.com/promotion/archinect-2013" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Digital-Tutors</a>:</em></p> <p> <a href="http://www.digitaltutors.com/promotion/archinect-2013" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/go/go93fosa7hnlhakt.jpg" title=""></a></p> <p> You are a Progressive Designer. Seeking out new ways to grow your skills and push your creative limits is what you do. When you need to learn a new design software or subject, watching random YouTube videos or paying hundreds of dollars to learn what you could have read in a book, if you even had time to read it, is not what you do. You need training for The Real World.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wm/wmq015j7aclf0a8g.jpg" title=""></p> <p> At Digital-Tutors, delivering relevant and reliable project-based training to you every week is exactly what we do. Watch introductory tutorials to quickly get up to speed. Or, enhance your design skills with advanced training on integrating applications like Revit, 3ds Max and Photoshop into your workflow, from drafting to visualization. With complete access to every tutorial in the Digital-Tutors library, you can customize your learning experience to fit your exact needs.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/a2/a26shtu5fu4yfenc.jpg" title=""></p> <p> Progressive designers need progressive tools. Save your notes and tag a...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/83670955/adventures-in-mapmaking-how-to-map-the-age-of-buildings-in-your-hometown Adventures in Mapmaking: How to Map the Age of Buildings in Your Hometown Archinect 2013-10-08T11:46:00-04:00 >2013-10-09T22:23:17-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/f5/f5af791d21900269706b069f37232dda.jpg" width="514" height="249" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>I&rsquo;m going to tell you exactly how I made this map. I hope that people with little or no experience making maps will be able to use this as a guide to getting started on a map of their own hometown. And I also hope expert mapmakers will chime in to tell us how we can improve our maps.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>