3D Printing Is Revolutionizing The Future Of Cities

3D printing is revolutionizing the future of cities

  • April 10, 2018

Construction companies have taken 3D printing technology to the next level. They have started using it to construct houses, offices, bridges and more. How will this new construction method help cities and their residents? Image: 3D printed office building in Dubai (source). 3D printing of a building looks similar to 3D printing of smaller objects: a robots applies layer after layer of material until the whole structure is completed. For buildings, robots use special mixtures of concrete,…

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Minneapolis’ Daring Comprehensive Plan

Minneapolis’ daring comprehensive plan

  • April 7, 2018

Minneapolis is updating it's comprehensive plan. The update emphasizes energy efficient construction, housing density and reduction of car usage to help lower the city's carbon footprint. One of the proposed solutions of how to achieve this goals started a huge debate. The controversial issue is whether to allow building of fourplexes in practically all city areas.  A fourplex is a small apartment building with four units and current rules prohibit them in roughly two thirds of the areas. Image:…

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Lessons Learned From 2018 Smart Cities Connect Conference

Lessons Learned from 2018 Smart Cities Connect Conference

  • April 3, 2018

The 3 day 2018 Smart Cities Connect conference hosted nearly 2,000 attendees from government, businesses and academia from all over the world. What are the most important lessons from this meeting in Kansas City? 1) Don't be afraid of failure, learn from it When we try new things and approaches, e.g. using technology to improve resident's lives, we can not always predict the outcome. Sometimes the outcome is bad.  Nobody likes failure but at least we learned what…

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Using Technology To Improve Toronto

Using technology to improve Toronto

  • March 29, 2018

The March/April 2018 issue of MIT Technology Review magazine published a list of 10 technological breakthroughs it believes will make the most impact over the next years. One of the breakthroughs listed is a Sidewalk Toronto project - a plan to successfully integrate cutting-edge urban design with state-of-the-art digital technology. The Waterfront Toronto organization was looking for ways to revitalise an 800-acre (324-hectare) site east of the city's Downtown area,…

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Meet Us @Mipim

Meet us @Mipim

  • February 20, 2018

Will you be attending this year's Mipim, the world's leading property market? If so, please let us know - we will be present between March 13th - 15th. If you have some time, we will be happy to meet you in person and discuss the future of Modelur with you.

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Competing With The Europe’s Most Innovative Startups

Competing with the Europe’s most innovative startups

  • November 21, 2017

Interactive 3D zoning as a tool to bring urban planning & design closer to the general public and a solution to the discipline in general, earned us the top position among 97 Slovenian startups in 2017. We are now honored to represent Slovenia at the Ideas from Europe startup competition in Tallinn, where we'll compete with 27 nominees from other EU countries. The event will be broadcast live, starting Wednesday…

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3 Days Until FWL 2017 In Berlin

3 Days until FWL 2017 in Berlin

  • November 5, 2017

In 3 days we'll be Breaking the Wall of City Planning at Falling Walls Lab in Berlin. You can watch all pitches via livestream at http://www.falling-walls.com/livestream. Jernej will start his 3min pitch around 4PM (#80).codecanyon

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Improving Modelur Engine

Improving Modelur engine

  • October 19, 2017

Besides improving urban design toolbox it our top priority to keep Modelur up-to-date with the newest technology. And this is what this week is all about - we are attending SketchUp DevCamp at Trimble Headquarters in Leeds, UK. All the knowledge about the SketchUp internals, new tips & tricks will help us improve Modelur even further! Thank you SketchUp Team and all attendees for sharing the knowledge!

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Falling Walls Lab 2017

Falling Walls Lab 2017

  • September 26, 2017

The idea of interactive 3D zoning has won us Falling Walls Lab Ljubljana award. We are thus honored to represent Slovenia at the prestigious Falling Walls Lab in Berlin on Nov. 8th 2017. Falling Walls is where leading minds from around the world exchange their ideas ranging from science, business, politics, to the arts and society itself. In Berlin, on November 8th, we’ll be sharing our idea of interactive 3D…

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Pioneers ’17

Pioneers ’17

  • May 21, 2017

Being among the top 3 Slovenian Startups in 2017, we have a chance to present interactive 3D zoning at Pioneers '17 festival in Vienna. Come visit us on June 1st, we'll be in Future of Work section on the ground floor. Pioneers is an annual conference in Vienna, where 2500 tech founders, innovation executives, investors and journalists meet to shape the future.

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