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A worldwide crowdsourcing effort to virtually reconstruct Sir John Soane’s treasured Bank of England, lost to history in what is considered one the greatest architectural travesties.
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AEC Magazine: Banking On BIM

Modelling a Neo-classical building in Revit is no mean feat, made all the more challenging by making it a crowdsourced effort. Martyn Day finds out more about this ambitious project to recreate Sir John Soane’s Bank of England. In a first of its kind, technology providers to the BIM community......

Architizer: Help Re-create a Soane Masterpiece

“Funnily enough, I think Sir John Soane might have liked the Digital Age,” says Robert Stern, Founder and Senior Partner of Robert A.M. Stern Architects, referring to the neoclassicist architect as perhaps the “first modern architect,” one who had both “a firm grasp of history,......

BIMThoughts: Project Soane Podcast

In this episode of BIMThoughts we talk about how to Participate in a worldwide crowdsourcing effort to virtually reconstruct the lost treasure that is Sir John Soane’s Bank of England. Join Autodesk®, HP, NVIDIA, Robert A.M. Stern Architects, CASE, CGarchitect and Sir John Soane’s Museum......

Newsletter: October 12, 2015 – The latest on Project Soane

There have been some fanatic developments in Project Soane over the last few weeks. The Bank Stock Office and Consols Transfer Office are looking stunning, the exterior model is in good shape, and the model is almost ready for some of the world’s most talented renderers......

Project Soane Launches Virtually Worldwide

When the majority of the Bank of England building, expanded and reworked by Sir John Soane from 1788 to 1833, was demolished in the 1920s in the course of a new renovation, London lost an architectural treasure.Project Soane, a crowdsourcing effort launched yesterday at an......

Shades of Grey: Bull in a China Shop

That’s me.  Plugging away at my current hobby horse.  So my eyes fell on Tivoli Corner, and first of all I had to do a quick job on the amphora.  Actually it’s fine as it is for most purposes, but my perfectionist side was peeping......

Shades of Grey: John Soane and Canopy Domes

I’ve been getting to grips with the interior layout of the Bank of England. Just broad brush stuff: what was there when Soane was first appointed and how he renovated and expanded it over a period of 40 years or so. Then I started to......

Shades of Grey: Project Soane – A Sense of Scale

Four weeks ago I dragged my son Tom around a bunch of John Soane buildings in London, taking photos like a nutter.  There are 3 churches, his tomb, the Dulwich Picture Gallery, his house in Lincolns Inn, and of course the Bank of England (what’s left......

Shades of Grey: The Continuing Saga of John Soane

Another weekend of following my nose wherever it leads.  I’m going to start with the Stock Office, which is where I ended up. This is still a Generic Model family, inserted into my base model. My last couple of hours was spent studying the desks/counters......