A conversation with Benjamin Guler.
OpenAI previewed a new version of their AI image generator DALL·E (v3) this week, and they also made a change in how users access it. When comparing DALL·E to Midjourney or Stable Diffusion, there are 3 main things that make it different (at least for now): 1. DALL·
Polilayer is a new tool in development aimed at architectural workflows. It uses AI to convert images into 3D models by extracting and creating clean CAD layers to make the translation from 2d to 3d easier. See an early output from an AI-generated image in this LinkedIn post from the
In an article at Parametric Architecture, Architect Carlos Banon discusses the potential of AI in architecture, both from an educational standpoint and as it relates to the future of the profession. From what I've heard, AI image generation is being used a lot in school. Banon: “In the end, just
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), the American Institute of Architects (AIA), and the Australian Institute of Architects have each released guidance and policy requests to their respective governments emphasizing the need for caution and ethical considerations when using artificial intelligence (AI) in architecture according to a recent article
The New York Times has published an article on how AI can help address challenges the AEC industry. You may recognize some of the featured people and companies from their appearances on the TRXL podcast. Read to the end for related episodes. While I don't think any of the information
The new 3D Warehouse Image Search feature was shown to me during a personal demo session at the SketchUp booth at the AIA Conference on Architecture in June. This kind of workflow just makes so much sense. Simply drag an image of an item you want in your model (you