3D Rebar Detailing

Efficient Rebar Detailing with 3D Solutions

The benefits that 3D modeling and BIM offer reach much further than just faster detailing drawings. Modeling reinforcement in 3D can make the entire rebar detailing process much more streamlined and efficient, saving valuable time, money, and effort.


An Overview of buildingSMART Standards

This article looks at the different open standards for the AEC technology industry developed by buildingSMART including IFC (Industry Foundation Classes), BCF (BIM Collaboration Format), MVD (Model View Definition), IDM (Information Delivery Manual), and bsDD (buildingSMART Data Dictionary).


How Robotics Impacts Land Surveying

Robotics is still a relatively new addition to the ancient land surveying industry. This article by Jane Marsh, Editor-in-Chief of Environment.co, highlights the many benefits surveying robots bring to the industry, bringing it closer to a monumental shift. It could could look entirely different than it does today.

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.

VendorHub News

  • Legal disputes soar as COVID impacts the AEC industry’s priorities: Mail Manager research finds poor email management is compounding the pandemic’s effect on technology priorities. >>
  • Design Intuitively with the Brand-New Enscape 3.0 – Out Now!. >>
  • GRAPHISOFT Empowers Mission of 400 Forward as Official Software and Technology Partner. >>
  • The Wild Acquires Prospect by IrisVR, Expanding Opportunities for Team Collaboration in VR/AR. >>
  • Case Study: DCI Relies on Visicon for a Signature Project in Los Angeles. >>
  • Allplan: The Revolution That Is Changing BIM For Bridges. >>
  • Register for Artlantis 2021 webinar on March 3. >>
  • Register for Microsol Resources on March 4: Mastering Autodesk Software -- Why Personalized, On-Demand Learning is a Must-Have. >>
  • IES Announces Winners of VE User of the Year Competition. >>
  • Newforma acquires BIM One, adding more capabilities for architects, engineers, contractors, and owners. >>
  • Schedule Demo of TonicDM: Project File Management Software for Architects & Engineers. >>
  • Solibri Customer Insights: Case Bridge Hospital. >>
  • Ideate Software Ideate Software Celebrates Sixth Anniversary of Ideate Sticky for Revit. >>
  • BIMcollab offers local expertise in Luxembourg through BIM consultant Laurent HENIN. >>
  • According to Deltek, Biden Administration Will Focus on Balancing Policy Reversal With its Innovation Agenda. >>
  • 4M: Pioneer in BIM since the 90s. >>
  • TeamSystem Construction Project Management overview. >>
  • Bentley Systems Becomes Founding Member of Digital Twin Consortium. >>
  • ElumTools overview: A Fully-Integrated Lighting Calculation Tool for Autodesk® Revit®. >>
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From the Archives

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.