Category Archives: IAR311

IARC Out of the Studio and on the Road: Freelon Group and South Regional Library Visit, Durham, NC

On the first of February my CAD class took a trip to Durham to get better acquainted with the South Regional Library, whose drawings we are working with in Revit.  Freelon group, a local design and architecture firm, making their … Continue reading

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Building Information Modeling: Revit v. CAD

The key difference between Revit and any other Building Information Software program I have used in the past is that Revit specializes in change management. This means that when a change is made in one document or view of your … Continue reading

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Building Information Modeling: Parametric Modeling

Parametric modeling:  Is the act of creating a space or an object using a set of defining parameters or relationships. It is through these established parameters that the object is both given its defining characteristics, and its editable/customizable properties. These … Continue reading

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"Computing in Architectural Design" summary

“Computing in Architectural Design” by Yehuda Kalay is essentially a history of how computer technology came to exist in the design profession at the level at which it does today. This article highlights some of the key struggles and landmark … Continue reading

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