Anthony Caldwell, with the UCLA Experiential Technologies Center, set out seven years ago to understand how the legendary Pharos Lighthouse of Alexandria, Egypt, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, was constructed. Since receiving the first Vectorworks Academic Research Grant, the team has arrived at an answer. “Our research question was: could the lighthouse have existed in the form that is described? And the answer, the bottom line, is yes,” says Caldwell.
Topics: Architecture, building information model, Education, For the Love of Design, Pharos Lighthouse, reconstruction, UCLA Experiential Technologies Center, Vectorworks Academic Research Grant, Academic Newsletter, Anthony Caldwell, BIM
While many of our stories feature events from around the world, we’re excited to share some news from our own backyard. Last Thursday, we attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new Innovation + Prototyping Lab at the Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship (MCE) in Columbia, Maryland. The lab is part of 3D Maryland, an initiative of the Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA) that we’re supporting to increase engagement with 3D printing and additive manufacturing.
Topics: building information model, Jeremy Powell, Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship, Vectorworks Designer, 3D Maryland, 3D Model to Print, 3D printing, 3DMTP, Arboleda, BIM, Community, Direct Dimensions, HCEDA, Howard County Economic Development Authority, Jan Baum, MCE, Nemetschek Vectorworks