Features

Image New design software is needed for an age in which modular buildings are built for off-site fabrication and then assembled on-site, according to Autodesk’s Jim Lynch

Image Current common data environments have a number of shortcomings, so what needs to happen for them to better support efficient information-sharing in our industry?

Image Virtual Reality (VR) may be a hot technology in the AEC space, but Augmented Reality (AR) looks set to be just as big

Image Verity compares point clouds against design & fabrication models. For this in-depth review, we put the powerful software tool through its paces on a live project in Cornwall

Image It’s been a tough battle, taking the best part of two decades, but the world’s IT giants have finally woken up to the world of cloud-based collaboration for construction.

Image A detailed look at how Newtecnic uses technology to optimise the design, manufacture and construction of complex facades on iconic projects

Image Every year, BIM Show Live provides AEC professionals with a showcase of new ways of thinking and emerging technologies – and this year’s event promises to be no exception

Image Part two of this event report explores Autodesk’s range of rapidly evolving cloud services and its vision for the future

Image At the first Autodesk University in Las Vegas under new CEO Andrew Anagnost, delegates got a taste of the company’s vision and focus for its current and next generation of products

Image A new AR research project from Bentley Systems is designed to help visualise and improve records of subsurface utility pipes

Image At the Year In Infrastructure event, held in Singapore in October, Bentley Systems CTO Keith Bentley unveiled the company’s most significant technology update in a decade

Image The maturing partnership between Bentley and Topcon that aims to streamline engineering and construction through a connected data environment in the cloud

Image The latest developments in reality modelling at Bentley Systems, including streamable, scalable reality meshes and automatic mesh classification using deep learning