Martyn Day

Martyn Day is AEC Magazine’s co-founder and consulting editor and has been writing about design and the business of CAD for close to 30 years. Everyone knows Martyn. He’s always the one asking the CAD software company CEOs the difficult questions. And the one carrying 17 different tech devices in his backpack.

Ecobuild

Posted by - March 18, 2013
Every year London plays host to Ecobuild, a show that proves that sustainable building design isn’t just lip service in the UK
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Autodesk BIM conference 2012

Posted by - February 15, 2013
Autodesk’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.
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Scan-to-BIM: a reality check

Posted by - July 20, 2012
Building 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
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Who is watching your CAD data?

Posted by - July 20, 2012
As 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…
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Autodesk BIM 360

Posted by - July 20, 2012
Autodesk is growing its cloud-services for the AEC industry and in its latest incarnation has additional collaboration capabilities for those in the infrastructure disciplines.
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Simplebim

Posted by - May 30, 2012
Building 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…
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DesignScript

Posted by - April 8, 2012
Robert 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…
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BIM: what your government wants

Posted by - January 28, 2012
The message is out: Building Information Modelling (BIM) will be mandated on all UK government building projects by 2016. AEC Magazine reports on what that means for the construction industry.
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Autodesk University 2011

Posted by - January 30, 2012
Late 2011, Las Vegas; time for the annual migration of Autodesk fans to attend the CAD industry’s biggest conference. AEC Magazine looks at how the company’s technology has raised the…
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The trouble with BIM

Posted by - October 1, 2011
With the UK Government now mandating the use of Building Information Modelling (BIM) on its future projects, the AEC industry is facing sweeping changes in long established processes and collaboration…
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