Can computers design buildings? What automation means to architects

With the advent of BIM, mixed reality, 3D printing, and other emerging technologies, architects are uniquely placed in the entire digital transformation of construction ecosystem. [Read More]

Summary… * Machine-Made

For architects, BIM software will be a single production tool, which comes close to automated design.
Autodesk and Google are two of several technology companies pursuing the potential of automated design.
Autodesk introduces its experimental design platform, Project Dreamcatcher, which they called ‘the next generation of CAD’.
The platform used AI to cut waste in the design process, and allowing users to easily share information.
With BIM, design impact on cost, equipment availability, staff capabilities, and buildability can be visualized.

Opinion… * Man-Made

Automation will not degrade, let alone replace, the creativity of architectural practice. Rather it is helping architects modernize their legacy business and reform #ARchitecture as a stronger profession in the digital era. #Trend

Source: Geospatial World