Smarter Building Podcast Ep.21 - Pushing Design Boundaries with Generative AI

In this special series of the Smarter Building podcast, hosts Nicole & Richard sat down with a few of the fantastic line up of guest speakers live from Symetri's Nordic BIM Summit in Stockholm, Sweden. In the third episode of this series, we chat with Ben Grubert, Architect, CEO & Founder of Ben Grubert Architecture, on how generative Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools are reshaping the future of architecture.

Smarter Building Podcast Ep.21 - Pushing Design Boundaries with Generative AI

Explore how AI tools empowers architects to push design boundaries, foster innovation, and create sustainable architecture. Ben discusses the key requirements for designers to effectively utilise generative AI, delving into its transformative potential in architecture. He explores its impact on creativity, efficiency, sustainability, and the industry's adoption of this technology.

Hear the inspiration and meaning behind Ben's presentation at the BIM Summit, where he introduces the concept of "Funkytecture", a research initiative that examines the use of bold geometries and vivid colours on standard European building exteriors.

Tune into this episode to discover how you can make architecture more playful and fun again, highlighting the significant impact of great design on everyday life.

Ben Grubert Architecture is an innovative architectural firm that specialises in combining creativity and functionality in its designs. They focus on leveraging generative AI to enhance creativity, efficiency, and problem-solving. The firm handles a range of projects, from residential and commercial buildings to large-scale urban planning, always emphasising sustainability and forward-thinking design solutions.

"There's no way that you should ignore beauty or sustainability. I think those have to go hand-in-hand, and I can't imagine architecture not focused on one of those parts."



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