Sustainability, stepping in the right direction

Sustainability strategies • Sourcing Materials • Efficient Design • Waste Reduction Sustainability has maintained life on this planet for billions of years, evolving strategies and structures for survival by using the least amount of resources for the greatest benefit.  In business today, we can start thinking sustainably by balancing the big three: people, profit & planet. By identifying existing inefficiencies …

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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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Animations for Evel Live television broadcast on the history channel

The goal was to create 3 short animations that would blend the original footage of Evel Kinevil jumps into the new jumps laid out for Travis Pastrana on Evel Live, presented by the History Channel We worked directly with the Nitro Circus graphics and animation department, providing them with three separate animations that would show the entire jump distances. We …

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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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DUGOUT DESIGN STUDIO OPENS PORTLAND OFFICE, TAILORS INNOVATIVE LIVE 3D DESIGN SERVICE TO ACTION SPORTS EVENT ORGANIZERS

Portland, OR – DugOut Design Studio, a skatepark design, 3D visualization and animation company, established by veteran X Games skatepark/bmx course designer Dug Ketterman has opened an office in Portland, Oregon’s, Pearl district. The startup focuses on providing design visualization services for marketing groups seeking event course design and creative sponsorship branding geared for the action sports user. The DugOut process revolutionizes the …

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