Canadian Architect. Oct2014, Vol. 59 Issue 10, p25-28. 4p.
RAPID prototyping, UNIVERSITIES & colleges, COMPUTER-aided design education (Higher), ARCHITECTURAL education in universities & colleges, RESEARCH teams, ARCHITECTURE students, and HIGHER education
The article discusses the teaching of digital design and fabrication at architecture schools in Canada. Topics discussed include the use of research groups and labs as part of this education, student-centered initiatives, and schools and centres involved in this education including Carleton University's Immersive Media Studio (CIMS), McGill University's School of Architecture, and the University of Manitoba's Centre for Architectural Structures and Technology (CAST).
Canadian Architect. May2011, Vol. 56 Issue 5, p32-32. 1/3p.
PROTOTYPES, MUSEUM building design & construction, ARCHITECTURAL design, and SUSTAINABLE design
The article offers information on the design of Canadian Museum for Human Rights by the group led by Antoine Predock Architect under the building information modelling (BIM) category. It mentions the altered approach of the team to maintain design intent by the use of digital prototyping and the impact of their use of BIM on the success of the project. It also notes jury comments including the use of BIM as an important tool for building efficiently along with effective long-term management and building sustainability goals.