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Milestone or millstone? Why 3D innovation in architecture needs to come back down to Earth

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Milestone or millstone? Why 3D innovation in architecture needs to come back down to Earth

Dan Heyworth is the CEO and founder of Box, the only combined registered architectural practice and registered master builder in New Zealand. Here, he outlines why despite advances forward in 3D printed housing, a shake up to the construction sector isn't imminent – yet. He also explains how the role of architects is changing, and construction companies are now leading the way in innovation.

AI for an eye

Lauren Vasey, research associate and doctoral candidate at the Institute for Computational Design at the University of Stuttgart, chats about the role artificial intelligence and machines are playing in design - and how the construction industry is poised for a rapid disruption.

Architecture/Design

Architecture and design are reaching new heights with the development of visualisation technology, making concepts all the more real.