Case Studies

ImageHosting multiple events simultaneously the Vancouver Convention Centre has uniquely complex delivery needs. But with the help of AutoTurn the transportation consultants on the flagship project were able to design the basement loading court with confidence.

ImageIn south west London the Traffic and Highways section of the London Borough of Merton is responsible for the design and implementation of traffic management schemes across 14.5 square miles of the capital.

ImageExcitech marketing director Bob Garrett looks at the results of a survey into the technologies and processes deployed in construction design, with some surprising results on employee training and development.

ImageSpanish construction company Sacyr used Bentley MicroStation to complete a new high-speed railway line between Madrid and Barcelona, which cuts travel time in half.

ImageA joint software solution from Vela Systems and Tekla Corporation tracks more than 3,200 precast concrete panels to improve supply chain visibility.

ImageFaced with a tight deadline and no in-house 3D modelling skills, Architecture & Design Services took a leap of faith by adopting a new product suite of MicroGDS and Piranesi. Learning the technology from scratch it delivered its artistic concepts in just two weeks.

ImageNew design concept balances environmental, economic, and social criteria for Wyevale Garden Centres

ImageA new state-of-the-art cleanroom environment at Southampton University is providing students and visitors with a glimpse into the normally hidden world of microscopic engineering.

ImageFrank Gehry

ImageA pilot of the pioneering IES SketchUp integration causes excitement about sustainable design at Broadway Malyan.

ImageUsing 3D printing technology from Z Corporation, a German architecture firm famous for building state-of-the-art Formula 1 race circuits can now create precision 3D colour models of new building concepts and proposed track layouts.

ImageBDSP Partnership uses a 3D model-based approach to create coherent, easily communicated building services designs for even the most complex buildings.

ImageMetalwork company Littlehampton Welding creates unusual and complex structures with Tekla Structures Building Information Modelling software.

ImageBuilding blast standards reviewed for safety Finite-Element Analysis software could augment construction guidelines for steel structures.

ImageStruCad and StruM.I.S .NET combine to deliver the highest project in England and Wales – The Summit Building, Mount Snowdon, detailed and fabricated by EvadX.

ImageAutodesk’s Revit Structure is used to create a modern superstructure in the large-scale redevelopment of Pembury Hospital in Tunbridge Wells.

Already having a mature product in terms of its structural steel modelling capabilities, AceCad is pushing its steel fabrication solution forward by introducing more efficient ways of managing the process from drawing office to site, writes Greg Corke.

ImageBentley has just released the latest version of its flagship product, MicroStation, along with a comprehensive portfolio of applications for infrastructure.

ImageJames Pugh of DJD Architects tells how a contemporary interpretation of local influences creates a striking residential scheme for Bexhill-on-Sea.

ImageAmsterdam-based architectural firm 3D Blueprint is using Building Information Modelling to build better and at lower cost through effective co-operation.