3D Printing In The World of Architecture?

The robots are taking over! 3D printing has increasingly become a tool used by architects for the construction of scale models. While many people are familiar with the traditional model building techniques, which involve cutting flat pieces of materials such as wood, plastic, and paper, piecing them together with glue, 3D printing offers a clean, digital alternative. 3D printing allows architects to create building models using computer programs that translate digital design to three dimensional objects with a printer, which lays down successive layers of a material until the model is created. The benefits and reasons to use 3D Printing over the traditional method of model building include:

Intern Life At RODE

Architecture internships are unique to any other. More than just a day filled with filing and monotonous jobs, Architecture internships allow students to get familiar with a firm and their specialization. Here at RODE, interns are truly members of the team and we partake in all aspects of the business, from design insight on projects, to celebrating its 10 Year Anniversary at the Dorchester Brewing Company. A day at RODE is never dull, we’re an enthusiastic group of 18 employees working in a small, tight-knit setting in an open studio atmosphere with clients coming in and out all day. It’s great to be able to translate the open studio language that we are so familiar with, into the office se

Creating a Walkable Boston

In a recent twitter chat with Boston’s Mayor Martin J Walsh, a citizen brought up the idea of closing popular retail streets to vehicular traffic in the summer, allowing multiple areas of the city to function like Downtown Crossing, even if just for an afternoon. According to the City of Boston’s twitter account, they were actively looking into several locations to use for a test run, and will do so on Newbury Street this Sunday, August 7 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., allowing pedestrians to move freely through the street. According to WalkScore.com, Boston ranks as the 3rd most walkable city with 81 points, just behind New York (89 points) and San Francisco (86 points). The “walkability” points we

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