Keeping on track

Image Building Information Modelling (BIM) implementation based on Bentley products enables Sweco Infrastructure team to meet the challenges of designing in parallel with production

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ArchiCAD 18

Image Graphisoft is celebrating 30 years of ArchiCAD BIM in 2014. After launching its BIM Cloud offering earlier in the year, the Hungarian company has released version 18 of its flagship Building Information Modelling (BIM) platform

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Carreg a Gwydr

Image CSC’s Fastrak simplifies complex design for Azimuth Structural Engineering

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HP's next gen printing technology

Image Next generation printer technology from HP puts an end to a sliding single print head, meaning faster prints in full colour

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The #ukbimcrew is not a clique

Image It’s for everyone, says Su Butcher of social media consultancy, Just Practicing

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The challenges of integrating BIM

Image Edward Bingham of engineering services company, URS, and Tim Claremont from law firm Browne Jacobson explore some of the challenges, both legal and non-legal, posed by BIM Level 2 implementation.

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BIM in the cloud; industry view

Image To what extent are firms currently using BIM in the cloud and what does it mean for the AEC industry? AEC magazine asks two industry consultants.

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Urban frontiers

Image London-based architects Paul Davis + Partners selected Stratasys’ Dimension SST 1200es 3D printer when it moved from traditional handmade models to 3D prints.

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3D printing in the Capital

Image Starting out in 1969, Hobs Reprographics has grown into one of the biggest independent digital printing companies in Britain. Three years ago it started offering 3D printing services and now produces models for some of the biggest architectural practices in the capital.

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PageWide: the future of 3D printing?

Image Could HP's new PageWide inkjet 2D printing technology transfer to the 3D printing market, leading to game-changing speed, build-size and resolution capabilities?

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BIM in the cloud

Image While many firms wrestle with getting their BIM workgroup implementations working on desktops in an office, one company is aiming to revolutionise collaboration by moving the BIM data to the cloud.

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Autodesk 2015 AEC Products

Image Autodesk moves closer to becoming a services business and takes a leap from a 30-year-old upgrade cycle to a subscription only and rental model.

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A BIM industry temperature check

Image Excitech consultant Rob Clark was part of a committee that recently ran a workshop called BIM4Real to share and solve some of the problems real Building Information Modelling projects encounter. In this article he shares the findings and some personal thoughts.

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The future of Rhino

Image At the recent Shape To Fabrication conference Bob McNeel, CEO of Robert McNeel & Associates, was his usual straight-talking self when quizzed about the future of Rhino, including the Mac version, the cloud, parametrics and Grasshopper.

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Into the fold

Image Using robots to bend, shape and fold sheet metal is adding freedom to architectural façade designs. Stephen Holmes visits Robofold and becomes transfixed by robotic origami.

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Regenerating London King’s Cross

Image Architectural practice John McAslan + Partners relied on MicroStation to develop this iconic station redevelopment that melds a Grade 1 listed building with state-of-the-art design.

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Autodesk ReCap

Image Graphisoft has updated its flagship BIM modelling tool, ArchiCAD, with a host of ‘themed’ new features and enhancements. BIM lives in the details.

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Structural BIM

Image Will Norton, structural engineer at McElroy consulting engineers and project managers, explains how Structural BIM has revolutionised the way McElroy undertakes design projects.

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MassMotion

Image AEC catches up with the latest updates to Oasys’ MassMotion software, which provides crowd flow simulation for buildings, transport and public spaces.

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Mobile workstation buyer’s guide

Image From ultrabook to desktop replacement, there’s a mobile workstation for every architect and engineer. Greg Corke delves deep into the CAD-class laptop.

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