Features

Image Many AEC firms struggle to fully understand the different options for VDI and whether to go cloud or on-premise. Adam Jull of IMSCAD Global explores the benefits and costs

Image A free application from the London Mayor’s office helps developers conform to planning rules and decide which rapid off-site construction technology best fits their design

Image The National Digital Twin is an ambitious project to bring new efficiencies to the UK’s infrastructure. Greg Corke reports on the Cambridge pilot project

Image The race for enterprise VR is heating up. Stephen Holmes gets hands-on with Varjo’s first headset and discovers an experience that goes far beyond anything he’s seen before

Image Smaller just got better with the Lenovo Thinkstation P330 family

Image AMD is developing smart ways to cut render times in its physically-based renderer, other than relying on the brute force of the GPU.

Image Following the success of Finnish firms like Tekla and Solibri we explore seven new BIM-centric technologies looking to make their mark on the international stage.

Image We report on the latest developments in ‘constructioneering’, a process that aims to solve the fragmented workflow between design and construction.

Image How Bentley Systems intends to play to its strengths in building design with focused, vertical design tools, cross disciplinary workflows and open data

Image We cut through the hype and explore what impact the distributed database technology could have on BIM, contracts and people

Image iModel, Bentley’s format for exchanging project information between design, construction and operations, has just gone open source to feed the Digital Twin

Image Autodesk’s refocus on construction has never been so clearly evident than at this year’s annual user event in Las Vegas.

Image NBS’s latest development aims to bring the specification process out from its silo to benefit global team collaboration and provide a single source of truth, writes Martyn Day