Smart MEP Design for a Large-scale Residential Project using FineMEP

This article by Abdelwahab Krim, an MEP Project Manager, highlights the practical benefits of using BIM software for MEP design for achieving a high-quality result in the shortest possible time, using as reference a project he worked on Oran, Algeria.

Bentley YII 2022: Customer Projects

An overview of some of the projects presented, including DPR’s use of SNYCHRO for prefabricated construction scheduling, the 3D city model of Perry by Foth, Kokusai Kogyo’s work in Japan’s Project PLATEAU, and ACCONIA’s use of digital construction in Melbourne’s level crossing removal project.

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 Urban European Twins: The DUET Project

This article describes a promising initiative in the application of digital twin technology at the city level: the DUET project, which is focused on creating digital twins — i.e., virtual replicas — of cities in Europe to allow them to be better designed, operated, and managed.

More Features

SmartBRIDGE Hamburg: A Digital Twin in Action

AI in AEC Updates, 2022

CORE Studio: AEC Technology Development at Thornton Tomasetti

AEC Technology Development at Bryden Wood

BIM Software for Infrastructure

BIM for FM at UCSF

AI in AEC: An Introduction

BIM in Fire Safety at Coca-Cola HBC: FineFIRE Case Study

Rhino Inside Revit

LEGION and the Technology of Pedestrian Simulation

City Information Modeling

Getting into BIM in Kuwait: Implementation at KEO

Bluethink House Designer: Automating the Re-use of Design Knowledge

Academic Research in Architectural Computing

SITEOPS: Applying Optimization Technology to Site Design

Technology at Work at Gehry Partners: A Case Study

Use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) at Gilbane

Qatar Foundation Stadium for the 2022 FIFA World Cup: FineHVAC Case Study

Construction Progress Tracking with HoloBuilder

BIM in Canada: CanBIM Innovation Spotlight Awards

An Overview of buildingSMART Standards

Technology at Foster + Partners

AEC Technology: Hits and Misses

Automated Code Compliance Updates, 2018

Art, Technology, and Circumstance: Development of New Brutalism

BIM Use in New Aircraft Carrier Pier and Bulkhead Rehabilitation Design

BIM and Data Science

Extending BIM to Infrastructure

Graphisoft's New BIMcloud

Future City Competition

iPad Apps for AEC: Design and Visualization

Around the World with BIM

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.