Technology

ImageCloud-based collaboration specialist 4Projects recently added ‘BIM’ support to its range of services. The new technology delivers a suite of BIM viewing, adata management tools

ImageCAD users should sit up and take notice. A Solid State Drive could be the most important workstation purchase you make this year, writes Greg Corke

ImageA well planned content management strategy is essential for BIM-ready organisations, writes Nick Harris from design technology supplier and consultancy CADline

ImageStill pondering the path to Building Information Modelling (BIM)? Or already on the path and need some advice? There’s a new BIM conference for Revit users in Holland.

ImageEvery year London plays host to Ecobuild, a show that proves that sustainable building design isn’t just lip service in the UK

ImageKevin Lea, BIM business development manager at CSC, shares his personal view on the pivotal role the structural engineer plays in the BIM process.

Image...or why your CAD manager should not be in charge of your BIM strategy...

ImageAutodesk’s annual BIM conference is one of the more intense sessions covering the adoption of Building Information Modelling in the UK. This year proved no exception.

ImageIn November 2012 Bentley Systems held its annual meeting for press and customers in Amsterdam to celebrate its Be Inspired gala awards. AEC Magazine attended to cover the latest technology developments.

ImageRob Charlton, CEO of space architecture, looks to the cloud and the process changes required for real time integration of the design team.

ImageTekla’s UK BIM Awards, an annual celebration of collaborative workflows and model based processes, honoured some impressive projects this year.

ImageInformation is at the heart of BIM and standardised, well-structured information will enable enormous efficiencies in the construction industry

ImageThinking about investing in Building Information Modelling (BIM)? Consider including a shared data standard, writes Nick Harris from UK technology service provider CADline.

ImageBuilding Information Modelling (BIM) is mainly focused on newbuild projects, but refurbishment and renovation requires a different approach. Using 3D Laser scanning, there is a growing interest in

ImageAs recent confirmed cyber attacks on the Middle East show that state-sponsored industrial espionage may no longer be the domain of spy films, AEC Magazine asks how secure is your CAD data?

ImageAutodesk is growing its cloud-services for the AEC industry and in its latest incarnation has additional collaboration capabilities for those in the infrastructure disciplines.

ImageBuilding Information Modelling systems create new challenges in sharing data between rival systems. The Industry Foundation Classes (IFC) specification provides some capability but even here compatibility can be poor. Finnish developer Datacubist has created a low-cost IFC BIM tool that is worth a trial.

ImageWith every CAD software developer talking up the cloud, we asked Autodesk’s Will Nicol to explain what advantages Building Information Modelling (BIM) in the cloud offers.

ImageUK technology service provider CADline is helping customers prepare for the move to Building Information Modelling (BIM).

ImageRobert Aish has been behind many innovative design software solutions including Bentley’s GenerativeComponents (GC). Now at Autodesk he will shortly deliver a new programming environment for AutoCAD to enable design computation.