Image Mihail Bila, 3D Artist at Glass Canvas, steps us through the design viz workflow used to create one of the striking stills of Sir John Soane’s Bank Of England entered in the Project Soane competition

Image On Sept 26, DEVELOP3D hosted its first ever conference and exhibition on US soil for a wonderfully intimate celebration of design, engineering and technology

Image Staff at the BIM training company reassess their conservative hardware approach following a trial of the HP Z240 SFF

Image This highly customizable dual Xeon workstation can be tailored for any design viz workflow, from ray trace rendering to VR. By Greg Corke

Image We highlight three architectural VR projects from around the UK, complete with tips on how to make VR work for you.

Image In Amsterdam’s Eastern Docklands, a 3D printing project is underway, using bioplastics and concrete to bring to life a Dutch canal house with a difference

Image Norwegian researchers simulate how low-frequency sound waves travel within buildings to help alleviate annoying vibrations.

Image Level of definition (LOD) matters because, without a clear idea of how much information is needed at each stage of a project, BIM benefits are likely to be compromised.

Image After a slow lift-off, the Internet of Things is making its presence felt in almost every aspect of the AECO industry

Image When it comes to addressing gaps in the BIM chain, it’s time to take a look at construction verification as a way to add long-term project value

Image From drone-gathered site data to augmented reality (AR), advanced technologies are bringing new perspectives on real-world environments and works in progress

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Martyn Day reports on the latest developments in computational and generative design and examines how Autodesk is ramping up development

Image By dedicating a high GHz workstation to CAD and a dual Xeon box to rendering, one can have optimised hardware for both processes

Image V-Ray, the powerful architectural ray trace renderer, is now available inside Revit, with push-button control so it can be used by non-experts

Image Tools focus on conceptual design, data acquisition and construction management

Image Vectorworks has just launched significant updates to its suite of BIM apps covering architecture, landscape, and structural as well as stage design and generic 3D modelling

New Open Design Alliance (ODA) toolkit will allow other BIM tools to read and write data in the Autodesk Revit 3D format

Image Expedition Z design competition calls for a product to help astronauts aboard the ISS to eat, sleep, work or play

Image Bentley gives Autodesk customers opportunity to ‘upgrade’ Autodesk Perpetual Licences in advance of July 31 deadline

Image Last year Autodesk demonstrated a VR capability that could deliver immersive experiences from accurate Revit models. This demonstration has now become a reality

Image Lenovo's unique 14-inch mobile workstation is a lightweight, multimode device that flips between laptop and tablet with ease

Image The 3D lidar scan is a game-changer for architectural practices, writes Jacob Down of Poynton Bradbury Wynter Cole Architects.

Image The Singapore Sports Hub is the world’s largest freespanning dome structure. Here’s how integrated architectural and structural design made this ambitious project a reality

Image At the point where HS2’s main line from London branches out to Birmingham and Leeds, Ineco used software from Bentley Systems to design and document the optimal track alignment

Image This Small Form Factor (SFF) workstation may be bulkier than many rivals, but its ability to host a high-end graphics card makes it stand out from the crowd

Image With a new emphasis on data management and a live link to Rhino+Grasshopper, ArchiCAD 20 is opening new doors for Graphisoft

Image Fresh thinking and a powerful partnership are shaping the company’s approach to open BIM and collaboration

Image Assemble Systems solution will help global independent construction companies improve design, preconstruction and construction processes

Image Hybrid cloud tool designed to visually document, coordinate, and verify BIM models and project specifications

Image Version 14 includes many improvements said to benefit construction companies investing in digital construction and BIM