What ‘The Future of The Professions’ Reveals About the Future of Architecture

13 November 2019 – The 'Future of the Professions' argues that technology is incrementally dismantling traditional professions, leaving professionals with an uncertain future. This in-depth review looks at where architecture might be headed.

Can Algorithms Design Buildings?

24 June 2019 – In a recent article for Architect Magazine, I look at the recent flurry of interest in generating building layouts automatically. I investigate why automated design has remained elusive for so many decades and I speculate on where this technology might take the industry.

Here Come Big Tech and the Venture Capitalists

10 May 2019 – In a recent article for Architect Magazine, I investigate why so many entrepreneurs are now taking on the building industry and why investors are pouring money into the sector.

SmartGeometry in Sweden and in Space

17 April 2016 – My coverage of SmartGeometry 2016 for Architect Magazine, which featured a lot of robots and talk of building in space.

Spatial Analytics: New Ways of Understanding Architecture at WeWork R&D

16 April 2016 – The first look at how WeWork’s R&D group measures architectural success.

Modelling Practice

23 December 2015 – My keynote at the design Modelling Symposium on how data-driven design necessitates changes in practice.

What’s Next for Autodesk is What’s Next for Architects

19 December 2014 – My latest article for ARCHITECT magazine looks at what Autodesk presented (and didn't present) at Autodesk University this year.

Drones, Games, Mathematics, and Urban Design

29 July 2014 – An article for ARCHITECT magazine looking at three of the clusters in this year's SmartGeometry.

Paradigm Shifted: New Zealand

15 July 2014 – My keynote speech at Paradigm Shift, on data what it means for the architecture industry in New Zealand.

Koolhaas in Venice

8 July 2014 – My analysis of the Venice Biennale for ARCHITECT magazine.