Archinect - News 2014-07-29T12:47:35-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/75894901/is-your-architect-a-computer-a-new-exhibit-reveals-how-building-went-digital-and-why-you-should-care Is Your Architect A Computer? A New Exhibit Reveals How Building Went Digital... And Why You Should Care Archinect 2013-06-26T11:50:00-04:00 >2013-07-01T18:59:06-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/24/24a492993c610021b8f3d8404af0a118.jpg" width="514" height="275" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>As a revealing new exhibit at the Canadian Centre for Architecture shows, ambivalence about digital architecture was characteristic of most of the architects who pioneered it, including Peter Eisenman, Chuck Hoberman and Shoei Yoh. &ldquo;The computer has become an opportunistic gadget for most of the profession,&rdquo; Gehry tells the architect-cum-curator Greg Lynn in an interview for the exhibition catalogue.</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> http://archinect.com/news/article/61723153/ucla-launches-new-ideas-platform-with-frank-gehry-greg-lynn-and-thom-mayne-headlining UCLA launches new IDEAS Platform with Frank Gehry, Greg Lynn and Thom Mayne headlining Archinect 2012-11-19T14:55:00-05:00 >2013-04-09T11:30:56-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jj/jjcn6h9ubvh1wv5e.jpg" width="514" height="353" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> UCLA A.UD today launched the new IDEAS platform to encourage research collaboration between school and industry. Following is the official announcement:</p> <p> UCLA Architecture and Urban Design (A.UD) today announced the launch of IDEAS, a new platform for cross-disciplinary research collaborations among students, faculty, industry and other partners that will radically question, challenge and expand the current parameters of architecture practice. As part of this initiative, the department has added a new Los Angeles satellite location and significantly expanded its master's of architecture program, which will now feature studio courses taught by several of the biggest luminaries in the field &mdash; Thom Mayne, Greg Lynn and Frank Gehry, with Gehry Partners and Gehry Technologies.</p> <p> The revamped, self-supported Master of Architecture II program, which will continue to be known as SUPRASTUDIO, has been expanded threefold, from 15 to 45 students, for the 2013&ndash;14 academic year. During these ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/54120217/frank-gehry-tech-entrepreneur-the-starchitect-s-r-d-firm-debuts-cloud-based-design-software-gteam Frank Gehry, Tech Entrepreneur: The Starchitect's R&D Firm Debuts Cloud-Based Design Software GTeam Archinect 2012-07-24T20:45:00-04:00 >2012-07-24T21:31:58-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/59/599df9a997a7310f6c43e7da01a5841e.jpg" width="514" height="305" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Gehry Technologies (GT), a company founded in 2002 by Gehry Partners&rsquo;s research and development team, has announced a free preview period for their latest off-the-shelf product GTeam. The new cloud-based software described by Gehry as &ldquo;Google Docs for 3D models&rdquo; automatically translates files from AutoCAD, Revit, Rhino, Google SketchUp, and other professional modeling software into a common format, which can then be easily accessed and shared online.</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> http://archinect.com/news/article/40828895/10-questions-for-gehry-technologies-cto-dennis-shelden 10 Questions for Gehry Technologies CTO Dennis Shelden Alexander Walter 2012-03-09T14:48:00-05:00 >2012-03-11T21:01:07-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/sd/sdw1e691mgondl95.jpg" width="250" height="110" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Gehry Technologies serves architects, engineers, builders and others with their design software and services, including 3D modeling and building information management. IDG News Service quizzed Chief Technology Officer Dennis Shelden on his priorities, challenges and insights.</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> http://archinect.com/news/article/24334721/frank-gehry-gathers-architectural-leaders-to-form-strategic-alliance Frank Gehry gathers architectural leaders to form strategic alliance Alexander Walter 2011-10-18T12:35:00-04:00 >2012-09-26T11:57:16-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/su/sug4xemsa6p0kijc.jpg" width="400" height="249" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Gehry Technologies (GT), a global leader in applying technology to building industry challenges, today announced that Co-founder and Chairman, Frank Gehry, has brought together the world's most distinguished architects and designers to form a strategic alliance furthering his vision to transform the building industry and the practice of design. As part of today's announcement, this core group of renowned architects will also serve on Gehry Technologies' board of advisors.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Besides Frank Gehry himself, initial alliance and board members include: Zaha Hadid &amp; Patrik Schumacher (Zaha Hadid Architects ), Greg Lynn, Moshe Safdie, Ben van Berkel (UNStudio), Wolf D. Prix (COOP HIMMELB(L)AU), David Rockwell (Rockwell Group), David Childs (SOM), Matthias Schuler (TRANSSOLAR Energietechnik), Richard Saul Wurman, Massimo Colomban (Permasteelisa.com Group), and Laurie Olin.</p>