Embodied Carbon

Embodied Carbon - Why it Matters to the Structural Engineer

Won’t a “good” structural design that is efficient and well-coordinated do its best at reducing carbon? This article by Michael Gustafson discusses this question and the topic of embodied carbon as it relates to structural engineering in more detail.

Allplan projects

Allplan 2023

Key updates in the new version include full BIM for Precast capabilities, expansion of 3D site planning, improved support for point clouds, live links to Solibri and Lumion, expanded steel connection design and automated reinforcement, and several enhancements to Allplan Bridge.

Graphisoft Building Together

Graphisoft Building Together 2022

An overview of some of the sessions presented at Graphisoft’s Building Together event by AEC firms around the world, including Enzyme in Hong Kong, Farkasvölgyi Architects in Brazil, Mostostal Warszawa in Poland, and TeCe Architects in Turkey, along with Powerhouse Company, Bond Bryan, and Pita.

Digital Twins graphic

Digital Advancement in AEC – from CAD to BIM, towards Digital Twins

This article highlights how the 3D information models developed for BIM can be evolved beyond the design and construction phases to extend their application in operational strategies through infrastructure digital twin adoption.

VendorHub News

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  • BIMcollab: 7 benefits of a 'connected' workflow when validating BIM models. >>
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  • Bentley Systems Launches iTwin Experience, iTwin Capture, and iTwin IoT to Extend iTwin Platform. >>
  • Ideate Software Team Exhibits and Presents at BIM World Munich 2022. >>
  • Using Enscape for Visual Exploration: Designing Virgin Galactic’s Spaceport America. >>
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  • Spaces: Sketching is the fastest way for architects to express and explore their ideas. >>
  • 4M CAD and BIM: Customer Success Stories. >>
  • Archicad Case Study: Granary Campus, Salt Lake City. >>
  • Fabcon Replaces Custom Software with Allplan to Serve Customers Better & Faster. >>
  • Microsol Resources Tech Resources: What is Autodesk Construction Cloud? >>
  • TonicDM Customer Case Study: RLPS Architects. >>
  • Layer is Helping Design Pros Save An Average of 6 Hours a Week with One Flexible Platform Linked to Revit.: Learn How. >>
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Selected Earlier Articles

Thornton Tomasetti

CORE Studio: AEC Technology Development at Thornton Tomasetti

This article explores the cutting-edge AEC technology applications developed by CORE Studio, a dedicated software development group at Thornton Tomasetti. The applications including Konstru, Swarm, Asterisk, Trace, and many more for design, analysis, collaboration and visualization.

Layer software

Layer: Capturing and Organizing Building Data

Layer is a new AEC application that was launched close to six months ago to address what seems to be an obvious need in the industry—organizing and integrating the vast amount of disparate data that is typically collected on site during the retrofit or construction of a building project.

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.

Social Distance Modelling

Social Distance Modelling for COVID

This article questions why we still don’t have a smart building design tool which does not require us to painstakingly model every detail in our buildings, but can automatically create much of it from a conceptual sketch using a rule-based expert system.