Given the choice by the Nazis to adapt his architecture school’s curriculum in order to stay open, Ludwig Mies van Der Rohe shut it down. This was no small thing, flying in the face of Hitler’s wishes and closing a school that was greatly influential.

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What do you mean the global origin is wrong?

In the many years I have worked with CAD professionals, one area that seems to be consistently misunderstood is “global origin”. What exactly is it? What happens if you change it? How do you change it? How does it affect reference files? Does Axiom have any products that can help with this?

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Translation is almost always a painful subject for several valid reasons. AutoCAD and MicroStation do a lot of important things differently. Because of those differences, users of the two different CAD packages almost always organize projects and implement CAD standards in different ways. This means that when a project created using MicroStation and its drafting…

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It’s kind of interesting that the founder of one of the most influential schools of design could not draw and was reliant on the work of his collaborators in order to bring his plans to fruition.

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The ability to deliver buildings that are markedly different, but which obviously carry the signature of a single creator is quite an achievement. Frank Gehry was named the most important architect of our age by Vanity Fair for a reason.

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