Architect Magazine: NBBJ Releases Open Source “Human UI” Tool

Human UI, an open source computational design plugin designed by NBBJ’s Digital Practice, has been released to a code repository, reports Architect magazine.

As computational design tools are gaining popularity among design firms, the use of architecture design software can still be daunting for designers who do not have extensive programming experience.

With the aid of Human UI, designers and stakeholders who wish to see how a change of a parameter affects a design can do so easily by making different selections off the interface. It be can used for a wide range of purposes from estimating facility space needed for future growth to calculating construction costs.