Growing Up: How Vertical Farming Works | The B1M

With the global population set to exceed 10 billion people by 2050, the challenge of providing enough food for everyone in a sustainable, efficient and cost-effective way is rising in significance. Shedding the restrictions of seasonal weather patterns, overcoming transportation challenges and significantly enhancing yields, the growing trend of “vertical farming” could herald the future […]

Michael Green: Why we should build wooden skyscrapers

This is my grandfather. And this is my son. My grandfather taught me to work with wood when I was a little boy, and he also taught me the idea that if you cut down a tree to turn it into something, honor that tree’s life and make it as beautiful as you possibly can. […]

Cutting Edge Innovations in Timber – Tasmanian Visiting Architects Program

The timber space is now moving into the innovation space, and this old tried and tested material that we’ve been using for thousands of years is actually now moving into a space where it is cutting edge. Engineered timbers, the way that it’s sourced, the sustainability of the product, creating closed-loop cycles — it’s all […]


At the Jeffan Showroom I’m with Liz Marie Galvan she’s with Liz Murray blog and she’s never been to a market before this was a great experience for her to come to the Atlanta market and see all the things that behind-the-scenes is done for the type of store she has and for lots of […]

Creating Timber Structures – Rafters – ARCHICAD Training Series 3 – 11/52

Now let’s continue and create some rafters to support the roof. Display the “Ground Floor” by double-clicking its name in the Project Map of the Pop-up Navigator or at the Tab bar. Activate the Section tool in the Tool Box. Draw a section line vertically in the middle of the building. Click with the eye […]

Beautiful Timber And Glass House With The Theme Of Coastal Modernity

Beautiful Timber And Glass House With The Theme Of Coastal Modernity

Exterior Home Remodel | Everything Timber

[Music] Hello and welcome to the Timber-Frame Info series, where we fight ugly and capture beauty. I am your host Bert Sarkkinen, and today we are going to be talking about the ‘Cruz’ case study. The client initially asked for the entry…some sort of entry that looked good in the space. There were some challenges […]

TUTORIAL: Creating libraries for Forest Pack (advanced)

In this tutorial we share tips and tricks for creating your own libraries and presets for Forest Pack. If you regularly use the same objects in your renders, it makes sense to add them to the library browser for easy access, and If you work in a studio you can easily save library configuration files […]

Creating Timber Structures – Collar Beams – ARCHICAD Training Series 3 – 12/52

Let’s create some horizontal collar beams. Switch to the Gallery plan in the Project Map of the Pop-up Navigator or simply from the Tab bar. The collar beams have similar parameters to rafters -one main difference is that collar beams are horizontal. Let’s pick up the properties of the existing rafters with the Pipette. Now […]

Mass Timber Structures Seminar Recap

I’m Forrest. I’m a structural engineer and Team Leader here at BIG RED DOG. Earlier this year we hosted a Mass Timber seminar event in our Austin office and we brought together architects and engineers and developers. The goal of the event was to provide a local forum for people to learn more about these […]