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One model too many?

Posted by - March 30, 2007
A consistent, accurate, verifiable and uniform London model, accessible by all and managed by a single entity, has tremendous benefits for the whole industry - visualisation companies, architects and developers…
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Making light work: part I

Posted by - December 7, 2006
There are a whole host of approaches to lighting indoor spaces, which all have relative strengths and weaknesses. In the first part of a four-part comparison of these interior lighting…
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Making light work: part II

Posted by - January 30, 2007
Darren Brooker introduces the second installment of his four-part comparison of the interior lighting methods available within 3ds Max, taking us through Global Illumination with mental ray.
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Building Regulations, Part L

Posted by - December 7, 2006
Part L of the latest Building Regulations, which came into force in April 2006, is designed to cut carbon emissions by at least 20 per cent in dwellings and 27…
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BIM for structural design

Posted by - August 23, 2006
More than simply a collection of tools for representing designs and engineering parameters, BIM is a practical technology shift that directly benefits engineers
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It

Posted by - August 23, 2006
For those that have purchased AutoCAD Revit Building Series, the temptation is to continue to use AutoCAD for fabrication detailing, but CADline
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Revit Structure 3

Posted by - June 28, 2006
After much anticipation, Autodesk has finally launched its new Structural Design tool, Revit Structure, into the UK market. But what is the target market, why has it been introduced at…
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