Redshift

Exploring the Future of Making

  • Bogotá, Colombia’s Atrio Complex Is a Marvel of Coordinated Construction

    Bogotá, Colombia’s Atrio Complex Is a Marvel of Coordinated Construction

    With an imposing two-tower design, the Atrio complex in Bogotá, Colombia will transform the city’s skyline, create public space, and modernize the work processes of the teams building it.

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  • 5 Ways to Stop Worrying and Love the Digital Transformation in Manufacturing

    5 Ways to Stop Worrying and Love the Digital Transformation in Manufacturing

    UK company Thermotex was, like many in manufacturing, tech-phobic and reliant on outdated processes. Here are five tips on how it got up to speed and pulled off a digital transformation.

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  • Flexetail’s Mobile Retail Trailers Let Companies Park Their Brand Anywhere

    Flexetail’s Mobile Retail Trailers Let Companies Park Their Brand Anywhere

    Massachusetts company Flexetail builds mobile trailers for pop-up stores, letting new or established retailers go where the customers are. Think food trucks, but for retail.

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  • Smart-Building Technology in Construction Is Crucial, Says Suffolk National COO

    Smart-Building Technology in Construction Is Crucial, Says Suffolk National COO

    Watch Jimmy Grossmann, National COO of a Boston-based construction firm, discuss his career in the construction industry and the importance of using smart-building technology in construction.

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  • On Being an Architect: One Discipline, Many Paths [E-book]

    On Being an Architect: One Discipline, Many Paths [E-book]

    In this e-book, discover six professionals whose architecture training has led to different interpretations of what being an architect can mean.

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  • Airbus Continues to Innovate Bionic Design for Future Sustainable Flights

    Airbus Continues to Innovate Bionic Design for Future Sustainable Flights

    If at first you don’t succeed with metal additive, try casting—that’s the lesson Airbus learned with its latest application of generative design to optimize an A320 partition.

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  • To Make Products With Social Impact, Mulago Foundation Asks These 4 Questions

    To Make Products With Social Impact, Mulago Foundation Asks These 4 Questions

    Though good intentions abound, creating products to mitigate global poverty is not an easy task. Here, the Mulago Foundation offers four important questions to help do-gooders get it right.

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  • Merging Robotics and Architecture, MRAAD Will Change the Future of Building

    Merging Robotics and Architecture, MRAAD Will Change the Future of Building

    Robotics is helping shape the future of architectural design. Watch how one researcher from Perkins and Will developed MRAAD, the Mobile Robotic Architectural Assistant for Design.

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  • How an Architecture Firm Is Integrating Smart-Building Technology From Block One

    How an Architecture Firm Is Integrating Smart-Building Technology From Block One

    Smart-building technology is often an afterthought—but what if it’s integrated from the beginning? One Toronto architecture firm is tackling this question with innovative prefab R&D.

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  • Giving France’s Cathedrals Digital “Check-Ups” for Architectural Preservation

    Giving France’s Cathedrals Digital “Check-Ups” for Architectural Preservation

    In France, five cathedrals are being digitized in 3D for future architectural preservation. Even if disaster strikes, as with Notre Dame, this will ensure the precious heritage will survive.

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  • Manufacturing “Living Metals” With Cold-Spray Technology Is Rocket Science

    Manufacturing “Living Metals” With Cold-Spray Technology Is Rocket Science

    This start-up’s cold-spray technology combines rocket science and powder metallurgy to augment metal additive manufacturing and produce “live metals” for next-generation mechanical systems.

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  • Beyond Denial and Fear in the Climate Debate: Policy, Innovation, Infrastructure

    Beyond Denial and Fear in the Climate Debate: Policy, Innovation, Infrastructure

    Climate change is no longer under debate. Developing impactful solutions starts with investing in policy; clean energy; and smart, sustainable power initiatives—together.

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  • Leaking Millions From Fraud, Manufacturers Enlist AI to Plug Supply-Chain Holes

    Leaking Millions From Fraud, Manufacturers Enlist AI to Plug Supply-Chain Holes

    The finance industry has long used AI to detect fraud. Can it also work for manufacturing? Using machine learning to target supply-chain fraud could save millions in revenue.

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  • From Basketball to Buildings, Ed Mazria Earns a Slam Dunk With Architecture 2030

    From Basketball to Buildings, Ed Mazria Earns a Slam Dunk With Architecture 2030

    Meet Ed Mazria, the man who discovered the staggering impact the building industry has on climate change. Learn about Mazria’s career and his industry-changing impact plan—Architecture 2030.

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  • Swiss Camera Maker ALPA Shutters Analog Processes to Focus on a Digital Future

    Swiss Camera Maker ALPA Shutters Analog Processes to Focus on a Digital Future

    Often the go-to camera for professional photographers, the Swiss brand ALPA is focusing on 3D printing and cloud-based design tools to complete its transition from analog to digital.

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  • AR や VR を凌駕するリアルタイム技術で、よりスマートなモデルと優れた建築設計を実現

    AR や VR を凌駕するリアルタイム技術で、よりスマートなモデルと優れた建築設計を実現

    よりスマートなモデリングで、よりスマートな建築設計を。VR と xR は魅力的なアイデアから設計の向上、建設の合理化まで、業界のあらゆる面に影響を与えます。

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  • Generative Design in Architecture Helps Designers Solve Complex Problems Quicker

    Generative Design in Architecture Helps Designers Solve Complex Problems Quicker

    Generative design is a new methodology that has the potential to change the architecture industry and the way we think about how to create buildings.

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  • Gannett Fleming の SKYPORT が Uber のライドシェアを空へと拡大?

    Gannett Fleming の SKYPORT が Uber のライドシェアを空へと拡大?

    世界の人口の都市集中が進行を続けており、受容不能なレベルになりつつあります。 Uber SKYPORT はその交通問題を、大きなスペースを必要としない、無人の飛行マシンにによる解決することに賭けています。

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  • 6 Strategies for Challenging the Status Quo in Design-Driven Engineering

    6 Strategies for Challenging the Status Quo in Design-Driven Engineering

    Architects and engineers execute gravity-defying design together—with the former getting the glory. Here are six ways a design-driven engineering firm is rethinking creative collaboration.

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  • プラスチックのプリンス: 常に前を向くデザイナー、カリム・ラシッド氏

    プラスチックのプリンス: 常に前を向くデザイナー、カリム・ラシッド氏

    示唆に富んだデザイナー、カリム・ラシッド氏の、デザインは常に前向きであるべきだという信念は、ゴミ箱からギリシャのホテルのインテリアまで、一貫しています。

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