While CAD software is developed by firms all over the world, the main point of contact is with their local authorised dealerships. One of the largest UK AEC resellers, CADline has just launched a community portal for all Autodesk customers.
While AEC Magazine specialises in reviewing the best Building Information Modelling (BIM) systems available, we rarely get the chance to look at digital city solutions. This month Martyn Day looks at a really special UK-developed solution called CityCAD.
Point clouds and 3D laser scanners are in the news at the moment, with both Autodesk and Bentley now offering native access and manipulation of scanned data. Yet it is a small UK developer that is acknowledged as having the fastest point cloud technology.
Starting out as a forum to discuss computational and parametric approaches to design, SmartGeometry now touches all aspects of architecture and construction from concept all the way to fabrication. Greg reports from the recent event, held in Barcelona.