Case Studies

Image Architectural practice John McAslan + Partners relied on MicroStation to develop this iconic station redevelopment that melds a Grade 1 listed building with state-of-the-art design.

Image Point clouds and terrain models helped support Network Rail’s Great Western Electrification Programme through collaborative design and live asset management.

Image BDS VirCon scooped the first prize for its work on Gehry Partners’ iconic Louis Vuitton Foundation for Creation, which will house the new Paris Museum of Contemporary Art.

Image To stay true to its design philosophy of creating distinctive architecture that emerges from the site’s conditions, Auer+Weber+Assoziierte GmbH used Vectorworks to help ensure this French mountain resort complements the landscape

ImageThirty-five experts from Unger Steel Group used Tekla’s BIM software to plan, produce and assemble the diamond trusses of the partially transparent roof of the Vienna Central Railway Station. Now when the trains arrive at the station, passengers see the first glimpse of the city through the roof.

ImageWith the development of Building Information Modelling (BIM) is there still a need for a lead consultant on a build?

ImageMultidisciplinary consultancy Stopford Projects uses 100-year-old drawings to help create an intelligent 3D model of structural inspection survey results.

ImageFrom planning the London 2012 Olympics site to the regeneration of a Tyneside toffee factory.

ImageChanges to a ceramic floor tiling plan creates a lighting challenge for Italian visualisation specialist Tiziano Fioriti.

ImageAn intern produces stunning visualistions that showcase Lyon Central Station.

ImageInternational design and engineering firm Arup on how better document sharing has led to greater communication.

ImageFrom a Finnish ski village that encourages its guests to ski directly from its pitched rooftop to the slopes, to a luxury villa complex in China, Design Viz goes international.

ImageAs Crossrail’s Tier 1 contractors prepare for major work, Bentley Systems has been brought on board as part of the supply chain to help the £15.9bn project transition into the construction phase.

ImageDigital measurements at Leibniz University with the faro focus3D laser scanner.

ImageZEEP architecten has invested in OpenBIM and integrated design processes. The result is better productivity, quality and customer satisfaction.

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

ImageA high-tech centre for research and development just outside of Moscow looks set to propel Russia forward in energy, IT, telecommunications, biomedicine and nuclear technologies.

ImageDrawing inspiration from a pioneering 1980s video game, Scotland’s Strathclyde Fire and Rescue service is saving lives in high-risk buildings with its building plan system.

ImageFrom an internationally-celebrated sporting event, to a seat of learning and a long-term domestic build, design visualisation is proving vital in every stage of the build process.

Image3D printing technology enables New York-based international architecture firm to shave months off its model-building time.