This article captures the latest updates on digitization in construction in the UK as well as some details of its new Golden Thread legislation, which were presented in a recent event of the thinkBIM organization, a chapter of the UK BIM Alliance.
This article captures the highlights of some of the AEC sessions at NVIDIA’s recent GTC conference, including those from AEC firms that are implementing its Omniverse real-time visualization and collaboration platform as well as from AEC technology vendors who have developed connectors for it.
This article provides an overview of Speckle and IFC.js, two open source software tools for the AEC industry that are available for free and can used by anyone developing BIM applications to jumpstart their development.
This article captures the highlights of Bentley’s YII 2021 event, which featured award-winning infrastructure projects using cutting-edge technology from all over the world, including the US, UK, Sweden, China, Singapore, Russia, Qatar, and India.
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 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.
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.
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.