Visualizing Climate Change at the Boston Society of Architects

Arrowstreet’s Kat Schneider and Ananya Vij will be presenting at the The Boston Society of Architects (BSA) on September 18, 2018. Hosted by their Sustainability Education Committee, this presentation will explore the capabilities of Augmented and Virtual Reality to be utilized in this work. Kat and Ananya will show demonstrations and also allow attendees to experience the platforms themselves. Many…

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Arrowstreet Presenting at AIA ’18

This year, Arrowstreet has six staff members presenting at the AIA ’18 Conference on Architecture in New York City. Be sure to check out their sessions! Share Your Voice: Guides for the Future of Equitable Practice (EV204) June 20 | 800am – 12:00pm Featuring: Nicole Martineau AIA Are you interested in building a more equitable workplace, but unsure of how…

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An Architect’s Experience at Google I/O 2018

  Google I/O is an annual event that brings together developers and creators from around around the world to Google’s home base in Mountain View, CA. For three days, the Shoreline Amphitheater is packed with sessions, codelabs, tech sandboxes, hands-on learning with Google experts, and a first look at the latest releases of products. Despite the exciting nature of I/O,…

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Amy Korte Speaks to Northeastern’s Sustainable Building Organization

Our Principal, Amy Korte recently spoke at Northeastern University’s Sustainable Building Organization on Climate Resilient Design for an Uncertain Future. From Superstorm Sandy in 2012 to the recent “bomb cyclone” in Boston last month, these unusual weather patterns is an eye opener to what we might experience in future. Climate change is real and it’s happening now. As architects we…

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Arrowstreet’s VR/AR Team at SXSW

SXSW, Austin’s annual festival has transformed into an innovation hub for tech drawing crowds of designers, planners, visionaries, and game changers. Arrowstreet’s VR/AR Design + Development team spent five days in the Capital City, seeking insight and answers to complex questions centered around how the rapidly evolving innovations in tech will drastically inform the future of place-making, visualization, and the…

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Blackstone Valley Prep Scholars Shadow Day

Last week, we had the privilege of participating in Blackstone Valley Prep High School’s Shadow Day. Four amazing scholars came to our office (all the way from Cumberland, RI) and spent the entire day as honorary Arrowstreet employees. They met with our interior design group, tested out our virtual reality work, and had a roundtable discussion with our graphics team. Best of all,…

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AR / VR in Action Roundup

Augmented reality is often associated with Lewis Carroll’s “Through the Looking Glass” where Alice crosses through the mirror into a bazaar imaginary world. At the Augmented Reality / Virtual Reality in Action Conference it was easy to believe far more than “six impossible things before breakfast”. The number of applications and demonstrations was impressive and inspiring. The roles for AR…

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Why Arrowstreet is Implementing VR into their Projects

Over the past several years, our team at Arrowstreet has experimented with the implementation of Virtual Reality in our practice. VR has well documented architectural applications. The ability to actually experience space early in the design process helps us as designers as well as our clients make more informed decisions during the early phases of a project. The implementation of…

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