Journal: Building Information Modeling as the Core of Sustainable Design Impacts on 40% of Global Energy Consumption

By GreenerBuildings Staff Published October 27, 2010 OAKLAND, CA — Building information modeling can be a valuable tool for architects, engineers and contractors that allows them to explore different design options, see what projects will look like and understand how a structure will perform long before it’s built. BIM, as it’s known in the industry, …

Michel Bauwens: Amplify Brooklyn – Designing A Sustainable Economy At The Community Level

Amplify Brooklyn: Designing A Sustainable Economy At The Community Level EXTRACT: This fall, graduate students in the Transdisciplinary Design MFA program at Parsons, in New York City, worked with Penin and her co-director, Eduardo Staszowski, to create Amplify, an exhibit currently on display at Brooklyn’s Arts at Renaissance, which demonstrates existing and potential design solutions …