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Google X Spin-off Aims to Revolutionize Global Construction Industry

October 21, 2013 - in Design/Engineering

Google X engineers developed a platform that has been spun off into a company called Vannevar Technology with the plan to provide online-based planning applications to help architects and engineers in the design process, especially for skyscrapers and large…

EPA's RainWorks Challenge Awards Universities for Green Infrastructure Design

April 22, 2013 - in Design/Engineering, Stormwater, Water

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced the four winners of the Campus RainWorks Challenge, a new design challenge created to inspire…

London's Multi Billion Pound Development Gets Mapped

September 25, 2012 - in Design/Engineering, Modeling, Projects

Aerial photography from Bluesky has been used to create an interactive map illustrating the massive regeneration project that is transforming London’s…

Seattle's Seawall Project Gets Detailed Base Map

August 29, 2012 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering

AeroMetric recently completed High Accuracy Mapping services for the City of Seattle’s high profile Elliott Bay Seawall Project. AeroMetric provided low altitude, high-accuracy mapping of the project area and existing wall. Our team's helicopter captured…

Informing Design

May 16, 2012 - in Column, Design/Engineering, Featured

Geographic information systems (GIS) technology and design have long been intertwined, hard to separate, and competitive. Born from landscape architecture, GIS was seen as the place for mapping, planning, and analysis, while computer-aided design (CAD) was…

Transgranular Perspiration is Not Sandy Sweat: New Discoveries in Ceramic Tiles at smartgeometry 2012

Since the early 2000s, the smartgeometry conferences have been held in venues as august and varied as San Francisco, London, Barcelona, and Copenhagen. At first glance, Troy, New York—this year's location—seems a little out of place in that lineup, but…