Category Archives: Technology

Blue Origin Rocket Manufacturing Facility Breaks Ground

Jeff Bezos, Blue Origin founder, and CEO of Amazon, said the $205 million facility will be completed by December 2017. The 750,000 Square foot rocket factory will accomodate manufacturing, processing, integration and testing. All of the vehicle will be manufactured … Continue reading

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Instagram for Architects

If you’re not so sure about Instagram or how you would use it in your firm, check out the article posted on the blog “Young Architect” by Michael Riscica about how Instagram can be a great tool for architects! Click … Continue reading

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Solar Energy Loan Fund Helps Homeowners

There is a new source for Solar Energy Loans in the Orlando area.  It’s SELF: Solar and Energy Loan Fund, who expanded its operations into the Orlando Metro Region last December. Besides loans for solar energy installations, of water heaters, PV … Continue reading

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Tangent Chair wins Bronze from A’ Awards

Local Designer and architectural intern Joe Bertucci of VOA Associates, received a Bronze award from A’ Design Awards for his Tangent Chair. A’ awards more than 100 awards each year in multiple categories. The award seeks to underline the best designs … Continue reading

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The House Of The Future Will Be Solid State

Article and images by Richard Reep: Housing will take a great leap forward when the house becomes married to the concept of solid-state. This revolution will begin when solid-state – i.e., no moving parts – becomes meshed into notion of … Continue reading

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Students Settle in at Florida Polytechnic University

You may have seen this building under construction in the background of Dodge Ram Pick-up television commercials last fall. But you may not have recognized it as a local landmark, if you don’t drive I-4 through Lakeland regularly. Beth Kassab of … Continue reading

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Landreth Lighting Exhibit and Seminar 2/19

Step into the Light with integrated digital lighting solutions. Attend the 7th annual Lighting Exhibit & Seminar for 3 continuing education credits, free lunch & parking. Space is limited, so register now. Here is a link to RSVP and learn … Continue reading

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2014 in review

Evidently my Christmas eve Summary post of our first 2 years, was premature, as WordPress prepared a report this year which we received a week after the new year. Compare ours with theirs: The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a … Continue reading

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Ronchamp Modeled At This Year’s BIM BAM BOOM

AIA Orlando’s 2nd year for BIM BAM BOOM proposed quite a challenge for the software teams. Each team was tasked with creating a 3D model file in 3 hours, showcasing their software capabilities, based on the historic Ronchamp, France church … Continue reading

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Our 200th Post! 2 Years of Blogging on Architecture

With this post we reach 200 articles and announcements. We wanted to review our stats and favorite posts to date. Our Blog is gaining traction this fall as we wrap up our second year. We have featured posts on over … Continue reading

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