10 Items Burnham Works Found Interesting This Week

10 Items Burnham Works Found Interesting This Week

Every Thursday we’re giving you a deeper look into what makes the minds behind Burnham Works tick and intrigue our curiosity. Ten links to ideas, events, or articles in the AEC industry. We call this our Thursday Ten. 

Official 9/11 Memorial Museum Tribute in Time-Lapse

EarthCam chronicled the evolution of the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Watch its time-lapse tribute!



A New Concept for Shape-Shifting Architecture That Responds to Heat

A building prototype, called, Translated Geometrics, that treats architecture as a homogenous system where a building will expand to provide more of an airy space in warm conditions and contract to reduce heating bills in the cold.


Ohio Amish Build a Barn in 10 Hours

Photographer Scott Miller, took over 1600 photos in 20 second intervals to capture these Amish workers raise a bar in 10 hours.


2014 TechCrunch Disrupt Winner Is...

This year, TechCrunch crowned Alfred Club, the winner of their hackathon, Disrupt.


Thalmic Labs' Myo

The Myo senses electrical impulses in your muscles that translates simple gestures into specific actions on your screen.


Apple Announces the Apple Watch

Though we currently do not have much togo off of how this will affect the AEC industry as a whole, Apple has always been a company that has the influence to push ideas and products for adoption on a wide scale.


Lessons From The Panama Canal, 100 Years Ago

Over a century ago, the Panama Canal was an incredible feat for engineering. With the 100th year of existence, Popular Science takes a look back at what we have learned from the landmark.

Popular Science

Using Facebook to transform workplace design

HOK uses a workplace survey to capture opinions about how people feel about their work environments through Facebook.

Building Design + Construction

The DAQRI Smart Helmet

The DAQRI Smart Helmet is a safety helmet specifically designed for industrial application in the augmented-reality space. The helmet can host a number of apps useful to construction workers and engineers, such as measurement apps, scheduling apps, 360 viewing, & many more functions to allow hands free movement.

Business Insider

An Architect's Guide to Famous Villain's Liar

Though we may dislike a villain in a movie, one cannot deny the design of their structures inspire us.



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