Graphisoft unveiled the latest versions of its products at a live “Building Together” event held last week, including its flagship BIM application, Archicad; its cloud collaboration solution, BIMcloud; its mobile and web model viewing app, BIMx; and a new building services solution, DDS CAD, that it recently acquired.
This article captures the highlights of ALLPLAN’s annual event, including the latest developments in its parametric solutions for roads and bridges as well customer implementations of its products in several countries including Germany, Turkey, France, Portugal, China, Brazil, Croatia, and Romania.
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 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.