This Week's Segments
This week on The Weekly show, BD+C editors speak with AEC industry leaders about:
- The award-winning Central Station Memphis hotel reconstruction project
- How Autodesk plans to bring generative design and AI to the AEC masses
BD+C's David Barista sits down with Vikram Dutt, Associate Vice President, Building Design Strategy and Marketing, with Autodesk, to discuss the tech giant's recent acquisition of AI and generative design platform provider Spacemaker.
Dutt talks about common applications for generative design in today's market, and hints at future applications for this technology.
Central Station Memphis is a new hotel formed from the bones of the historic train station in the Home of the Blues. BD+C's Rob Cassidy chats with the developer, McLean Wilson; the design firms, LRK and Bounds & Gillespie Architects; and the general contractor, Robins & Morton, about the reconstruction, which won Bronze honors in Building Design+Construction's 37th Annual "Reconstruction Awards" in 2020.
BD+C's Robert Cassidy speaks with Melanie Harris, AIA, National Healing Practice Director with BSA LifeStructures, on her four-part manifesto about the role of architects in race relations and social equity.
Read Harris' manifesto to her fellow architects and designers to help heal the nation following the death of George Floyd and others whose lives matter:
BD+C's David Barista interviews digital twin tech expert Michael Jansen, Chairman and CEO of Cityzenith, on the current and future state of the technology, and how building owners and municipalities are turning to digital twin to find efficiencies and cost savings in new development projects.
Gabrielle Bullock, Perkins and Will's Director of Global Diversity, speaks with BD+C's John Caulfield about where the AEC community is right now in terms of social equity, and where it needs to be.
She referred to this historic moment in the country's history as a “cosmic recess” that requires “urgent” action.
The state of the office and hotel markets, and practical MEP design strategies for maintaining healthy buildings post-COVID-19.
Join the editors of Building Deisgn+Construction as they interview leading experts and discuss the current state of the construction market, design changes for nursing homes, and the future of school design post COVID-19.