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Research

Digital Design, Parametric Design, Tall Buildings

Building on the Legacy of Technological and Architectural Innovation

In this article published in "The Changing Shape of Architecture: Further Cases of Integrating Research and Design in Practice" (Routledge, 2019), Neil Katz and Daniel Cashen explain the history of the firm and its output in the context of its technological advancements and social collaborations.

BIM, Digital Design

BIM in Academia

With rapid changes in technologies, the challenge is not to find individuals who know how to use the latest BIM product but to find those who have a clear understanding of the fundamentals and are able to adapt. This paper looks at the development of innovative new technologies as a result of SOM's partnerships with universities.