ThinkBIM Spring 2022 Webinar: UK’s AEC Technology Updates and the Golden Thread

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.

AEC at NVIDIA GTC 2022

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.

Speckle and IFC.js: Open Source Tools for BIM

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.

Bentley Year in Infrastructure 2021 Conference

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.

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Autodesk University 2019

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BIM Goes Mainstream: Graphisoft's New Virtual Construction Solutions

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NVIDIA GTC 2021: The Omniverse

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GRAPHISOFT 2019 Key Client Conference

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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.