Archinect - Press Release 2016-09-30T21:32:06-04:00 The renovation and repositioning of 30 Broad Street, a 47-story prewar office building located between Exchange Place and Beaver Street is featured in The Commercial Observer 2016-09-30T17:51:14-04:00 >2016-09-30T17:51:14-04:00 <p><a href="" target="_blank"></a>/</p> 30 Broad Street is featured in the current issue of The Commercial Observer 2016-09-30T10:10:41-04:00 >2016-09-30T10:10:41-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="624" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>30 Broad Street</p> Symrise's newly renovated office space and R&D laboratory is featured in today’s issue of NYREJ Daily ReCap and will run as the Project of the Week 2016-09-29T16:14:40-04:00 >2016-09-29T16:14:40-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="" target="_blank"></a>/</p> How 3D Product Animation help with your business Jonney 2016-09-29T13:29:11-04:00 >2016-09-29T13:29:58-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><strong>3D Product Animation</strong></p><p>Many&nbsp;firms&nbsp;are&nbsp;now&nbsp;opting for&nbsp;<a rel="nofollow noopener" href="" target="_blank"><strong>3D product animation</strong></a>, but is&nbsp;it really&nbsp;for you? Here is&nbsp;a list of some&nbsp;of&nbsp;the&nbsp;benefits&nbsp;that&nbsp;you get when you opt for&nbsp;outsourcing our product animation video</p><ul><li>Providing&nbsp;live&nbsp;demonstration of your 3D product animation, without having to bring your product every where or without its buildup in real.</li><li>Justify&nbsp;your&nbsp;price&nbsp;by&nbsp;creating an aura of specialty&nbsp;around your product.</li><li>It&nbsp;helps&nbsp;people&nbsp;be more attracted to your&nbsp;product and the perceived value decreases.</li><li>Induce&nbsp;exciting&nbsp;visuals&nbsp;to increase the interest of your&nbsp;potential clients.</li><li>It&nbsp;would&nbsp;also&nbsp;help you have an element of drama in your&nbsp;product &shy; You&nbsp;will&nbsp;be&nbsp;able&nbsp;to&nbsp;showcase things&nbsp;that you will not be able to do otherwise.</li><li>Make&nbsp;a&nbsp;presentation wherein your&nbsp;product is&nbsp;applied to solve a particular problem or it is how to help it to your client.</li><li>Showcase&nbsp;a&nbsp;live&nbsp;demo of your&nbsp;product being used &shy; Simplify&nbsp;a&nbsp;complex&nbsp;process without using any complex or time wasting process.</li><li>Show&nbsp;a&nbsp;complex&nbsp;process&nbsp;in a s...</li></ul> MADGI hires Malin Aamillom as Designer 2016-09-28T16:14:01-04:00 >2016-09-28T16:14:01-04:00 <p><a href="" target="_blank"></a></p> AE Works Ltd. Honored as Best for Workers, Creating Most Overall Positive Employee Impact AEWorks 2016-09-28T11:39:52-04:00 >2016-09-28T11:40:46-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="142" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><strong>(Sep</strong><strong>tember 21, 2016; Pittsburgh, PA)</strong><strong>:</strong> &nbsp;Pittsburgh-headquartered architecture, engineering and security risk management firm, AE Works Ltd. (AE Works) was recognized for creating the most positive overall employee impact by<a href="" target="_blank"> B the Change Media</a> based on an independent, comprehensive assessment administered by the independent nonprofit B Lab. This announcement comes on the heels of AE Works embarking on what will be the firm&rsquo;s largest growth period over its nearly ten-year history.</p><p>AE Works is honored in the Best for Workers list, which includes businesses that earned a Workers score in the top 10 percent of more than 1,800 Certified B Corporations on the B Impact Assessment. The full assessment measures a company's impact on its workers, community, customers and the environment. The 124 winning companies in the Workers category come from 14 industries and 15 countries.</p><p>The Workers portion of the B Impact Assessment assesses the company&rsquo;s relationship with its workforce. It measures how t...</p> Angstrom Advanced ADX2700 XRD 2016-09-28T10:54:28-04:00 >2016-09-28T10:54:28-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="385" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Angstrom Advanced ADX-2700 &theta;-&theta; Powder X-ray Diffraction Instrument is multi-function diffractometer with exceptional analysis speed, reliability and reproducibility. The ADX2700 is a diffraction instrument designed for the challenges of modern materials research. ADX2700 can analyze powders, liquids, thin films, nanomaterials and many other different materials. The ADX2700 can be used for many different applications: Academic, Pharmaceuticals, Chemical &amp; Petrochemical, Material Research, Thin Film Metrology, Nano technology, Food &amp; Cosmetics, Forensics, Mining &amp; Minerals, Metals, Plastics &amp; Polymers, etc.</p> Proctor & Matthews lodges plans for 'garden-city' homes in Canterbury Luca vB 2016-09-28T06:42:17-04:00 >2016-09-28T22:58:51-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="324" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Proctor and Matthews Architects have submitted plans for 140 homes on the edge of Canterbury, the first development phase of Mountfield Park - a major urban extension to the city. Proctor and Matthews Architects&rsquo; proposals develop the concept of the 21st century &lsquo;garden city&rsquo; through a design narrative inspired by local landscape and vernacular forms.</p><p>Proctor and Matthews Architects were commissioned by Kent-based developer Corinthian Land, whose proposals for Mountfield Park - masterplanned by David Lock Associates - constitute Canterbury&rsquo;s biggest ever planning application. Alongside up to 4,000 homes, the urban extension will also contain new healthcare, education, business, retail and leisure facilities on the south-eastern fringe of Canterbury.</p><p>A close study of nearby courtyard farms and the site&rsquo;s existing landscape &ndash; dominated by a grid of hops fields, fruit orchards and planted shelter belts - has informed Proctor and Matthews&rsquo; design approach. The Phase 1 development is conse...</p> Sarah Ann Ocampo is a Finalist of Commercial Observer's Top Young AEC Professionals in NYC 2016-09-27T18:56:24-04:00 >2016-09-27T23:35:02-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="771" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>MADGI is pleased to announce the Commercial Observer has selected Sarah Ann Ocampo as one of the Top Young AEC Professionals in New York. Congratulations Sarah!</p> The Landscape Design of the National Museum of African American History and Culture Gustafson Guthrie Nichol 2016-09-27T12:52:56-04:00 >2016-09-28T00:06:56-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><strong>For Immediate Release</strong></p><p>Washington, DC (September 19, 2016) &ndash; The Smithsonian&rsquo;s National Museum of African American History and Culture will open to the public September 24 as a primary exhibition space for African American history and culture, as well as a centerpiece venue for ceremonies and performances.</p><p>GGN&rsquo;s landscape design integrates the museum into the larger composition of the National Mall and the Washington Monument grounds, thereby creating a link to a broader American story and establishing the site as an integral component of the museum experience.</p><p>Broad sweeping paths draw visitors in, moving them through two important thresholds, marked by a gently curving plinth of highly polished stone and an entry fountain of moving and still water. Juxtaposing the permanence and weight of stone with the ephemeral qualities of moving and reflective water, these thresholds symbolically link past, present, and future to reinforce the incredible location of the site as a critical context ...</p> Richard Meier & Partners Designs New Apartments and the New Engel & Volkers Headquarters in Hamburg’s HafenCity Richard Meier & Partners 2016-09-27T12:31:00-04:00 >2016-09-27T23:35:19-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><strong>New York, September 27, 2016 &ndash; Richard Meier &amp; Partners is pleased to celebrate </strong><strong>the design </strong><strong>and construction of the new apartments and headquarters for Engel &amp; V&ouml;lkers in Hamburg, Germany.</strong></p><p>The mixed-use building is the most recent development in Hamburg&rsquo;s HafenCity by the Firm and it will combine the new Engel &amp; V&ouml;lkers headquarters, luxury condominiums, and rental apartments.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>Behind the project stands a joint venture between the renowned property developer Quantum Immobilien AG and Engel &amp; V&ouml;lkers AG named Quartier am Strandkai GmbH &amp; Co. KG.<br>The exclusive &ldquo;STRANDHAUS by Richard Meier&rdquo; condominiums have been conceived of as a 16-storey residential tower with its own separate entrance. The third to 15th floors will consist of 66 unique apartments while the 16th floor will offer two large penthouses at the top.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>In addition to the building structure, Richard Meier &amp; Partners has also designed significant interior details. These include open and spacious, light-flooded interiors with ceilin...</p> Angstrom Advanced PHE 103 UV/VIS NIR Spectroscopic Ellipsometer 2016-09-27T12:12:56-04:00 >2016-09-27T12:12:56-04:00 <img src="" width="500" height="357" border="0" title="" alt="" /><ul><li>Quick measurement in the UV/VIS range 250 - 1100nm with motor spectrometer (monochromator)</li><li>Optional extension of spectral range into the NIR (700 - 1700nm) or (700 - 2300nm)</li><li>Optional extension of UV-VIS range (190 - 1100nm)</li><li>Transmission and variable angle reflection</li><li>Rotating polarizer provides accurate measurement of any polarization state</li><li>Step scan analyzer for high speed and low noise acquisition</li><li>Variable angle from 20-90&deg; automated angle with 20-90&deg; is also available</li><li>Vertical sample stage</li><li>Fast determination of thickness and refractive index of single or multi-layed samples</li><li>Broad range of Psi and Delta data are measured automatically and fitted through the PHE-103 ellipsometry software</li><li>PHE-103 ellipsometer software is the most comprehensive program available for data acquisition and analysis. It combines state-of-the-art mathematical fitting algorithms with a large selection of modeling options for fast and accurate data analysis. An advanced spectroscopic ellipsometry software</li><li>Built in libr...</li></ul> MADGI's new Job Captain, Allie Roberson was recently featured in Travel Daily News 2016-09-26T13:49:40-04:00 >2016-09-26T13:49:40-04:00 <p><a href="" target="_blank"></a></p> BIM for Product Manufacturers; Advantage of Unmatched Market Intelligence that Increases Sales truecadd 2016-09-26T06:31:45-04:00 >2016-09-26T06:31:45-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="243" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Manufacturers spend most of the time in optimizing building operations. So when it boils down to manufacturing, technology enhances process and aids in cutting down the cost.&nbsp; However; handling over information to client is one crucial process for manufacturers. As a manufacturer have you thought of ways you can deal with this task and make it more efficient?</p><p><strong>BIM is not just a tool; but it&rsquo;s a process</strong></p><p>The reason why BIM has been the talk of town is its process of assuring efficiency across the lifecycle of building construction project. Coordination backed with streamlining the flow of information across stages of construction process, among stakeholders down the supply chain, is exactly what BIM does, as a process. Hence; it&rsquo;s extremely important to think as to how the data can be translated into BIM.</p><p>Let&rsquo;s clearly understand certain things before we embark the &lsquo;why BIM&rsquo; journey. There seems to be a common misconception among trades that BIM is just for creating 3D models, wherein it&rsquo;...</p> BIM Workflow facilitates Safer Construction Sites Bhushan Avsatthi 2016-09-26T06:22:50-04:00 >2016-09-26T06:23:09-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="228" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Imagine you are in one of those spacious, modern, air conditioned, Abu Dhabi&rsquo;s mall, carrying those shopping bags, enjoying with companion, a place with most elegant architecture and HVAC system that won&rsquo;t let you step out anytime sooner. With the most imaginative designs and extensive array of outlets, shopping malls are perennially popular. You don&rsquo;t owe this beauty to Mother Nature, as much as you do to a labor&rsquo;s sore back and sometimes his life.</p><p>According to an article published in BBC Qatar, they have clear troubles in maintaining the safety of workers on-site constructions. However; the report issued in 2013 regarding the death tolls in Qatar for building sports facility gives no clear numbers, we could hardly comment anything on that.&nbsp; But a International Trade Union Confederation suggests 1,200 deaths in recent years, and if continues the same way then 4000 are likely to die in Qatar by the time the World Cup to be held in <a href="" target="_blank">2022.</a></p><p>But it&rsquo;s not just Qatar where this is happening....</p> How 3D Architectural Rendering would be benifit for us? Jonney 2016-09-25T07:12:46-04:00 >2016-09-25T07:29:24-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>3D image could be a term that's utilized by the folks within the&nbsp;<strong><a href="" target="_blank">CAD outsourcing Services</a></strong> agencies that mean the entire gamut of 3D Modeling and Rendering Services. within the most layperson language, we are able to say that once the project or product is visualized in 3 dimension, it's referred to as 3D image.</p><p>This service is employed before the aforesaid merchandise or service has been factory-made. whereas the 3D image could be a service that may be utilized in several major industries, its most frequent use is seen within the field of assets. With the assistance of <strong><a rel="nofollow" href="" target="_blank">3D Rendering services</a></strong>, a person will visualize specifically however the future project&rsquo;s interior and exterior would appear as if.<br><br>Basically, the future comes of any fine arts or interior coming up with firm is given photorealistic rendering treatment. a number of the good outsourcing service suppliers of 3D image even place textures, shadows and objects like water bodies or sky or trees and far a lot of so as for the p...</p> The completion of Symrise's NYC office space and laboratory was recently featured in The National Provisioner/Independent Processor Magazine 2016-09-23T11:38:51-04:00 >2016-09-23T11:38:51-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="350" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="" target="_blank"></a></p> National Products Insider recently featured an article on Symrise's newly renovated office space and laboratory in NYC 2016-09-22T13:54:47-04:00 >2016-09-22T13:54:47-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="" target="_blank"></a></p> Angstrom Advanced PhE101S Variable Angle Discrete Wavelength Ellipsometer For Solar Cell Application 2016-09-21T10:45:08-04:00 >2016-09-21T10:45:08-04:00 <p>Angstrom Advanced Model PhE101S is an ideal instrument for antireflective coatings on Silicon Solar Cells. The thickness and optical constants of solar cell or any other antireflective coating&rsquo;s measurement need unique and advanced technique and configuration because the antireflective coatings, such as Solar Cell has extremely rough surface with very strong absorption. Angstrom Advanced&nbsp; PhE101S has patented Minsearch technique-which stops the motor at a defined position before the intensity value is measured from the detector. This principle has a significant advantage compared to a system with permanently rotating analyzer because you know the exact rotation position for the measured intensity value.</p> Symrise's newly renovated Manhattan office space and R&D lab was featured in Food 2016-09-21T10:00:23-04:00 >2016-09-21T10:00:23-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="322" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="" target="_blank"></a></p> WAA complete construction on the Blumenhaus in Zürich WielAretsArchitects 2016-09-21T02:45:39-04:00 >2016-09-21T02:46:18-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>A mixed-use&nbsp;<strong>program of office and retail, with private residences above</strong>, define the Blumenhaus.<strong>&nbsp;The building is an integral component of a larger effort by the city of Z&uuml;rich to rebrand its Escher-Wyss district through a metamo</strong>rphosis of new development, including green spaces, bikes lanes, and a plethora of new housing. The district is characterized by its industrial heritage, and palette of raw concrete, burgundy brick, and rusted steel; it is bounded to its north by the Limmat River, and to its south by the entanglement of railway tracks that lead to the city&rsquo;s main train station. Blumenhaus is adjacent to a former ship-building hall&ndash;or&nbsp;<em>Schiffbau</em>, in German&ndash;of Escher Wyss &amp; Cie., an industrial company that was absorbed by another in the twentieth century; its expertise was turbines and electrical engineering. When the company left this location, the area began to decline in its industrial prominence, opening a path toward its redevelopment. Yet, some industry continues to inhabit...</p> SCI-Arc Announces Exhibition by Michael Sorkin Studio & Terreform sciarcnews 2016-09-20T13:57:25-04:00 >2016-09-20T13:58:49-04:00 <p><strong>SCI-ARC GALLERY EXHIBITION</strong></p><p><strong>Michael Sorkin Studio &amp; Terreform </strong></p><p><em>Metrophysics</em></p><p>October 21 &ndash; December 4</p><p><strong>Friday, October 21, 7pm</strong></p><p>Opening Reception&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Los Angeles, CA (September 20, 2016)</strong> &ndash; SCI-Arc is pleased to announce, <em>Metrophysics</em>, an exhibition by Michael Sorkin Studio and Terreform opening October 21 in the SCI-Arc Gallery.</p><p>Architecture lives as both object and aggregation: buildings and cities. If the pursuit of an environment that is sustainable, equitable, beautiful, and rich with difference is common at every scale, the valence of these values varies by situation. <em>Metrophysics</em> foregrounds projects rooted in the urban, including buildings and sites designed with both practical and polemical intent.&nbsp; The work is from a team that operates as both a &ldquo;traditional&rdquo; architectural studio responding to clients, and as a research practice that formulates its own agenda of investigation and intervention. Discoveries are passed back and forth and what Terreform has learned over the years from <em>New Yor...</em></p> Allie Roberson, MADGI's new Job Captain was recently featured in Design:Retail Magazine 2016-09-20T10:27:04-04:00 >2016-09-20T10:27:04-04:00 <p><a href="" target="_blank"></a></p> Importance of 3D Architectural Modeling Rathodjay 2016-09-20T04:39:05-04:00 >2016-09-20T04:39:27-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><strong>Outsourcing or in-house 3D Architectural Modeling</strong></p><p>If we look at the scenario a decade ago, we can see the amount of change 3D Architectural modeling has made in the methodology and the marketing of architectural plans and design for all types of buildings. Earlier where the architects used to spend hours perfecting a hand drawn design, now they spend their time perfecting and selling their designs. The <a href="" target="_blank"><strong>3D Architectural Modeling</strong></a> has now become an indispensable tool in order to virtually visualize the designs and models.</p><p>Nowadays if the architect presents their designs on paper, they would be considered ancient and would never get ahead of their competitors even if their designs are much better. Almost all architects now use 3D Architectural modeling in order to showcase their designs. This is not only a trend, but it also helps the architects to ensure that their designs are error free and are almost hundred percent accurate. Initially 3D modeling was used in both interior and exterior...</p> Symrise will be featured in an upcoming issue of New York Real Estate Journal 2016-09-19T09:56:53-04:00 >2016-09-19T09:56:53-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="636" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Symrise in NYREJ</p> OPEN Selected as Finalist in Shanghai's Pudong Art Museum Competition openarch 2016-09-19T05:11:47-04:00 >2016-09-19T05:27:31-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="256" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>Recently, Shanghai organized an international competition for the new Art Museum of Pudong. The site of the project is located at a prominent spot on the tip of Pudong&rsquo;s Lujiazui CBD area directly below the Oriental Pearl Tower. Looking across Huangpu River from the Bund, the iconic skyline of Lujiazui has been such a symbolic image of modern Shanghai that any addition or alteration to this image is extremely sensitive. So the site has been deliberately left vacant for years, awaiting a significant cultural institute and meaningful contribution to the urban life at the megapolis.</p><p>The competition consisted of two rounds, OPEN along with SANAA, Ateliers Jean Nouvel and David Chipperfield Architects progressed to the second round.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>OPEN&rsquo;s Competition Entry</strong></p><p>OPEN&rsquo;s competition entry was highly recognized by the juries for its active intervention to the urban life. The Greater Lujiazui area as the site of the Pudong Art Museum, is a compelling example of the rapid urbanization of China in th...</p> How do sellers and buyers benefit from 3D Animation Walkthrough? Jonney 2016-09-18T01:58:49-04:00 >2016-09-18T02:00:49-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="291" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><strong>Increase your sales with 3D Animation Walkthrough</strong></p><p>Hiring an outsourcing partner of <a rel="nofollow noopener" href="" target="_blank"><strong>Architectural Design Studio</strong></a> for your 3d Walkthrough Project can be the best thing you could ever do for your business. There are innumerable benefits that you can reap in terms of improving your business performance.</p><p><strong>Here are the benefits of outsourcing 3D Animation Walkthrough:</strong></p><p><strong>Cost saving:</strong> outsourcing Our these <strong><a href="" target="_blank">3D Walkthrough Services</a> helps companies save more than 60% of the costs as they need not invest in resources required for the process</strong>. There are no overhead expenses of maintaining a staff for the purpose nor is there the need to invest in the infrastructure.</p><p><strong>Superior quality:</strong> competition always brings out better results and the same applies to Architectural Walk Through Animation Services as well. Agencies involved in these services try to put in their best efforts to get the attention of their clients. Moreover, they use the best quality software and tools to handle all types of tasks.</p><p><strong>Better Pr...</strong></p> Importance of 3D Rendering Services for the Furniture Industry Jonney 2016-09-17T09:54:06-04:00 >2016-09-17T09:54:43-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><strong>3D Rendering Services for the Furniture Industry</strong></p><p>Now with the heavy influence of point of purchase marketing, we all have purchased things that have been triggered due to the visual triggers. In order to stay on top of your competitors, you need to create such visuals. Almost all industries like furniture, real estate, manufacturing, industrial goods, and many more now use 3D rendering services. If we focus on the furniture industry in particular, the use of 3D rendering services has become quite the norm. In this post, we will discuss the role of this services and its importance in detail.</p><p>The first and foremost importance of <a rel="nofollow noopener" href="" target="_blank"><strong>3D rendering services</strong></a> is the it helps to actually visualize the product. This services include a lot techniques so that the visuals thus created are realistic. The industry uses it in different ways from furniture, interior pieces, fixtures, dwelling or even materials. Due to its photorealistic nature, 3D product rendering has been extensively used in sales and ...</p> MADGI hires Allie Roberson as Job Captain 2016-09-16T18:25:36-04:00 >2016-09-16T18:25:36-04:00 <p><a href="" target="_blank"></a>/</p> Hotel Business Design recently featured an article on MADGI's new Job Captain Allie Roberson 2016-09-16T18:02:31-04:00 >2016-09-16T18:02:31-04:00 <p><a href="" target="_blank"></a></p>