For the redesign of Italian energy company Enel’s historic headquarters in Rome, Italy, Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel (ACPV) placed corporate welfare, urban regeneration, innovation, and sustainability at the heart of the project.
To bring regenerative, collective habitation to all scales of development, Amsterdam (Netherlands)-based architecture practice GG-loop along with engineering company Arup is developing Mitosis: a modular building system created by a parametric design tool following biophilic and user-centric design principles.
Andrew Anagnost, CEO of software company Autodesk, has responded after many top architecture firms, such as Zaha Hadid Architects, Grimshaw Architects, and Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, wrote an open letter citing their concerns and criticism related to the company’s Revit software. Anagnost responded to each of the points raised in the open letter in a blog post on Autodesk’s website.
Many top United Kingdom-based architecture firms, such as Zaha Hadid Architects, Grimshaw Architects, and Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, have written an open letter to American software company Autodesk citing their concerns related to the “increasing cost of ownership and the operation of Autodesk’s Revit software and fundamentally its lack of development.”