A2K Technologies Blog

Browsing the "Architecture" Tag

ANNE LISE KJAER in her studio photographed by HELENE SANDBERG

Designing the Future: 4 Ways to Discover New Trends in Architecture

According to Anne Lise Kjaer, CEO, founder, and futurist at Kjaer Global Ltd., the future is not somewhere we go. “We are shaping the future through our choices and actions. We need a whole-brain approach to the future, not just [...]

February 27, 2015 Industry
Ian Athfield

Farewell to a New Zealand architectural icon – Sir Ian Athfield

Sir Ian Athfield, the renowned Wellington architect, passed away on 16 January 2015. The 74-year-old founder of Athfield Architects Limited, best known for his asymetrical, unconventional residential designs and for his great civic structures, will be remembered as not only one of New [...]

January 21, 2015 Industry

Architects and Designers with CAD and BIM Skills in High Demand Across Australia

A guide to recruitment hotspots for architects and designers around Australia for the first quarter of 2015 has been released, and shows that proficiency in CAD and BIM software is in high demand. The Hays Quarterly Report for Construction & [...]

January 15, 2015 Industry

7 Step Guide for Architects to Exploit Market Opportunities

Small-to medium-sized architectural firms will be outpriced by one-stop design and construction firms and digitally literate start-ups unless they change to suit the industry’s changing landscape, says a recent report from the Creative Industries Innovation Centre (CIIC). The CIIC’s ‘Architecture [...]

December 16, 2014 Industry

FTA Allows Australian Architects to Offer Full Design Services in China

The China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (FTA), which came to fruition on November 17, will allow Australian architectural and urban planning firms to obtain more expansive business licences so as to undertake higher-value projects in China. Under the deal, China will [...]

November 20, 2014 Industry