New Orleans Superdome

New Orleans Superdome: Project Profile

ZELUS describes the Phase One renovation of the New Orleans Superdome, for which it provided pre-construction services. The Superdome was originally built in the 1970s and has become one of the most iconic sports stadiums in the US. It remains the largest fixed-dome structure in the world.

Game change 2021

Game change 2021: How Service, Offsite, and New Technology Will Change Construction

With the number of construction projects dwindling as a result of the pandemic, many companies are reimagining their business models to secure their future. In this article, Kenny Ingram of IFS summarizes some key trends that he believes will color 2021 and beyond, including lifecycle management, offsite construction, and 5D BIM.


Solving 5 Challenges Faced by Engineering Firms as They Move Towards Digitalization

The challenges include aggressive project timelines to lower costs, managing design changes, multiple teams using siloed software solutions, working with unusual structural features, and reinforcing complex geometry. This article shows how engineering firms are overcoming these challenges with the strategic deployment of a BIM solution such as Allplan.

Merdeka 118

Merdeka 118: Project Profile

Fender Katsalidis describes the implementation of AEC technology on the “Merdeka 118” project, a 118-storey, mega-tall skyscraper under construction in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Upon completion, it will become the tallest building in Malaysia and Southeast Asia, and the second-tallest building in the world.

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  • Takenaka – BIMcollab partnership fuels Japanese BIM issue management and model validation. >>
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  • Newforma On-Demand Webinar: Maximise Software Usage and ROI. >>
  • TonicDM Training Videos: Understand how Tonic DM fits into your workflow and how to complete various project information management tasks using it. >>
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  • IES Case Study: Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh. >>
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  • Enscape: How Real-Time Rendering Can Help Small Architecture Firms Through COVID. >>
  • Solibri Customer Insights Webinar: Case Auckland Airport. >>
  • Deltek and CEO Mike Corkery Honored at the 2020 Northern Virginia Technology Council Tech 100 Awards Event. >>
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Extending BIM to Infrastructure

Extending BIM to Infrastructure

Now that BIM has conquered the building industry and is here to stay, this article explores the application of the same “information modeling” concept to infrastructure.

Sutter Medical Center Castro Valley

Sutter Medical Center Castro Valley: Case Study of an IPD Project

While IPD is still more of a goal than a reality for most of the AEC industry, there are a few ground-breaking projects that are already using this new collaboration and delivery method.

Eureka Tower

The Eureka Tower: A Case Study of Advanced BIM Implementation

Standing 92 stories tall with a total height of 300 meters (984 feet), the Eureka Tower located in Melbourne, Australia, is not only the tallest residential building in the world, it is also one of the largest projects to be designed using BIM.

Labor Productivity in Construction

Labor-Productivity Declines in the Construction Industry

Dr. Paul Teicholz, Professor (Research) Emeritus, of the Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Stanford University explores the gradual decline of field productivity in the construction industry and its main causes.