10 Things we love about the KTR Franchise design

DugOut Design Studio, still had one last ultimate test to judge the new KTR Scottsdale design. Read on for feedback as a family experiencing KTR.

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6 Ideas for Creating a Sustainable and Inspirational Home Office

According to a recent Fast Company article many CEOs are choosing home office spaces over remote locations. It’s also worth mentioning, many of the greats, such as, Apple, Microsoft, Google and Amazon all started from their garage. So if you’re in the midst of deciding where to locate your office, or just trying to reinvent your space, read on for …

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Sustainability, stepping in the right direction

Sustainability strategies • Sourcing Materials• Efficient Design• Waste Reduction Life on this planet has efficiently survived for billions of years, evolving strategies and structures for survival by consuming the least amount of resources for the greatest returns on investment.  In business and our personal lives, we can start integrating sustainable strategies by balancing the big three: people, profit & planet. …

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Healthier skateparks: inspired by smart schools

Sustainable Building Week, Portland Oregon Hosted by Portland Green Schools Where: DOWA-IBI Architecture Firm – October 2018 Portland has joined 18 other major cities around the world to pledge that all new buildings in their cities will be “net-zero carbon” by 2030. Net-zero buildings use energy ultra-efficiently and meet any remaining energy needs from renewable sources. As a part of …

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Drone scanning for site analysis

  Design Challenge: The Nitro Circus team was looking to find a suitable venue downtown Las Vegas for a new permanent show concept. They asked me if I could create an accurate 3D model based off a handful of sketchy CAD PDFs that lacked any dimensions or consistency.  After trial and error, we then decided to explore the options of …

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XR for Architecture and Construction

I attended the latest Design Reality event presentation last night downtown Portland, at the New Relic office. The main topic of the evening: Digitally Designing the Physical World – XR for Architecture and Construction. Several vendors were set up, showcasing the latest in VR headsets and XR/VR solutions from a local Portland company, The Wild. I was able to put …

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REGISTER FOR #DWPDX- INTRO TO LIVE DESIGN: BENEFITS OF REAL-TIME 3D VISUALIZATION

We are excited to announce that DugOut Design Studio will be hosting a presentation during Design Week Portland 2016! See below for details. You can Register Here Who: DugOut Design Studio and Fat Pencil Studio What: Introduction to Live Design: Benefits of Real-Time 3D Visualization When: April 22, 2016 6:30-7:30p. Arrive at least 15-20 min. early for networking and to grab some food. We will be …

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