This review takes a detailed look at Skema, a new web-based conceptual design tool for architects that aims to “fast forward” the traditional design process to get to the BIM model by using neural network technology for automation.
The new version of Allplan is chock-full of new features and updates, making it one of the most comprehensive BIM applications for architecture, engineering, infrastructure, detailing, prefabrication and precast, and construction planning.
Newforma Konekt is a brand-new solution that has emerged from the acquisition of BIM Track, the popular web-based application for BIM coordination, by Newforma, developer of the first project information management application for AEC.
Join brings together contractors, owners, and design teams to facilitate decision-making throughout the lifecycle of an AEC project. It started as a preconstruction solution but has expanded to both the earlier and later phases of a project.
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 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.