Everton FC stadium project in Liverpool

Technology in Construction Webinar: Case Studies from ES Global and Laing O'Rourke

This article describes how two leading UK construction companies, ES Global and Laing O'Rourke, are using cutting-edge technologies on their projects to enhance efficiency, reduce costs, and meet project deadlines, as presented in a recent webinar.

Asset modeling

Xyicon: Asset Information Modeling for AEC

This review explores the unique value proposition of Xyicon in building a bridge between the AEC and non-AEC users who need to collaborate on the detailed interior design of a facility, either using 2D floor plans or a BIM model via a Revit add-in.

BIM Graphic

Making the Case for Mandatory BIM in Public Construction Projects

Carl Veillette, chief product officer for Newforma, discusses why it would be wise to consider BIM mandates for public construction projects, since BIM has proven to be one of the most impressive tools for improving efficiency and quality in construction.

Shared Coordinates in Revit Explained

Shared Coordinates in Revit Explained

This Tips/Tricks article by Nehama Shechter and Ilya Volokin describes the steps for correctly geolocating a Revit file project, first by using Revit native tools, and then by using the Set Coordinates tool in the Revit plug-in, Environment for Revit.

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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 describes the research that was conducted by a team at the Technical University of Denmark to study the impact of COVID-19 on the passenger flow in the Copenhagen Metro, using passenger flow data and station floorplan drawings as well as Bentley Legion software for simulation of pedestrian flow.