Image After years focusing exclusively on the volume 15-inch market, Lenovo returns with a well-built 17-inch mobile workstation for more demanding 3D users

Image A closer look at the role of engineering software in the design of two winning projects from the 2015 Institution of Structural Engineers Structural Awards

Image With updated versions of AEC tools now available, and more features coming in the Autumn for subscription customers, we take a look at what’s new from Autodesk.

Image From iPads with Autodesk BIM 360 to laser scanning and advanced fabrication BAM Group is embracing advanced technology.

Image In the race to improve the energy performance of buildings, here’s how Sefaira coached a team with limited experience in energy modelling and HVAC design at ASHRAE’s 2015 Lowdown Showdown competition.

Image New technologies are empowering architectural firms to improve quality, capabilities and process

Image Real time 3D visual collaboration tool consolidates applications and adds issue tracking for 2D PDFs

Image From laser scanners and drones to the cloud and ‘optioneering’ it has never been easier to capture exisiting site conditions and explore new designs

Image Human Condition Safety Labs VR platform helps workers learn correct ways to perform dangerous tasks

Image Technical products for detailed design & documentation are well developed, and yet conceptual design products remain in the shadows. But this is changing.

Image Three-day course designed to educate senior and middle management in fundamentals of Level 2 BIM

Image From laptop to desktop, virtual to cloud, Greg Corke gives a back to basics guide to choosing workstation hardware for 3D CAD

Image Surveying firm harnesses ArchiCAD’s built-in point cloud technology to produce detailed models

Image The combination of hardware-accelerated rendering, new methods of processing visualisations as 3D models, and the arrival of real-time rendering open the door to design realism in architectural workflow.

Image PDF editing, annotation and collaboration tool makes it debut on Mac OS X

Image Martyn Day evaluates the latest projects and technologies involved in deploying robots and 3D printing in construction

Image Free whitepaper offers guidance on how to smoothly transition data from Revit to IBM Maximo Asset Management environment

Image In the good old days, collaboration was a floppy disk with a DWG file on it. Things have come a long way since then and even though 3D models are larger and the formats less open, mobile technology and the cloud are bringing new ways to work

UK firm’s Virtual Project Office allows real time sharing of data and integration and delivery of BIM applications over Citrix

Image Formerly the preserve of specialists and engineers, software makers are bringing analysis tools to the conceptual phase of design as well as moving traditionally compute-intensive analysis to the cloud for faster results

Image The two companies plan to pool technology from their architectural design viz products: Artlantis and Twinmotion

Image Several hardware and software trends are converging to create incredible new design workflows

Image Global program celebrates advancements in infrastructure design, construction, and operations

Image Architects are taking advantage of readily available 3D CAD data and 3D printing architectural models with impressive results

Image New CEO Dr. Biplab Sarkar previews new technology at Vectorworks Design Summit in Chicago

Image Competition celebrates infrastructure, building and construction projects. Prizes include HP Z workstations and passes to Autodesk University

Image AHR becomes first architecture-led practice to be certified by BSI to deliver construction projects at BIM Level 2

Image New release designed to help users get more out of the ‘I’ in BIM

Image Commercial wall and floor tile supplier teams up with BIMobject to deliver data for 17 tile ranges

Image 3D CAD and design viz workstations can handle project peaks and troughs. Prices start at £89 per month