Image Software used in planning of airports, train stations and stadia, and better understanding user experience within other spaces

Image Greg Corke reports on 24 firms (and even more technologies) that caught his eye at the Autodesk University Expo

Image Firms pay a monthly fee per workstation while time is bought separately on a ‘pay as you go’ basis

Image BricsCAD BIM now connects to the BIMcollab platform to streamline issue resolution

Image We talk to Bentley Systems about the challenge of creating digital twins and the “black art” of wrangling project data

Image New software library represents space rather than just building fabric to aid analysis

Image Arnaud Girin, CFD application engineer at SimScale explores pedestrian wind comfort through the practical application of CFD technology on two real world projects

Image While AutoCAD still dominates the 2D market, Berlin-based Gräbert is looking to take DWG to new highs

Image In 2015, Autodesk released Project Fractal to investigate generative design in AEC. It has now evolved into Project Refinery

Image Peregrine software designed to find optimal designs in seconds, particularly during the conceptual phase

Image Users of real-time viz, VR and GPU rendering software can now get performance and portability from this beefed-up 15-inch mobile workstation

Image Momentum might be with cloud, but there’s a lot to be said for an internal management system completely under your control

Image February event will feature architect Oliver Heath; Radio 4 presenter Timandra Harkness; and American BIM expert Chris Tisdel

Image Greg Corke reports from Autodesk University where construction took centre stage as Autodesk re-invents itself as the end-to-end AEC company.

Image AMD has transformed Threadripper from a cost-effective multi-core CPU, to one with leading performance. Greg Corke reviews this impressive workstation for rendering

Image BOXX is one of the first to offer the new 16-core AMD Ryzen 9 3950X, delivering impressive performance for rendering with no compromise for CAD

Image Re-engineered cooling system brings Nvidia Quadro RTX 5000 to Dell’s mainstream 15-mobile workstation

Image With HP ZCentral, HP brings its RGS technology into its Z family and introduces new broking software for managing pools of workstations

Image The media is full of stories about AI - both its huge promise and its possible negative effects on all aspects of our society. But what impact will it have on the AEC professions?

Image Software now allows users to load Arkio creations directly into Revit and Enscape

Image The message from Class of Your Own, one of the industry’s key advocates of getting young people interested in construction, is now being heard loud and clear

Image When it comes to optimising construction, there’s still a huge mountain to climb. A new technology-agnostic joint venture from Bentley and Topcon is here to help

Image Stephen Holmes looks at how Killa Design used 3D printing to breakdown the intricacies of Dubai’s Museum of the Future

Image Unity also reveals big plans for the software with current roadmap and potential future developments

Image As momentum grows for offsite and modular construction, senior construction lawyer May Winfield explores the potential legal and contractual issues

Image New solution includes mixed reality hardhat and a new version of Trimble Connect, which handles larger models much better

Image The Radeon Pro W5700 marks a solid, if not standout debut for AMD’s new 7nm ‘Navi’ RDNA architecture, writes Greg Corke

Image We explore some of the emerging AEC focused software tools that are harnessing the power of Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Image Last year, we posed the question - is BricsCAD BIM a potential Revit killer? But how has the software progressed?


With Digital Twins, there's a real danger of it just being used to replace BIM. Bentley has a vision that might not clarify its use but certainly a technology backbone to support it.