Using Paracosm’s handheld scanner to capture detailed MEP data.
Case Studies

3D Scanning for Better BIM: An MEP Firm's Search for an Alternative to Laser Scanning

We have found Paracosm’s handheld scanning solution marks, for us, the beginning of a successful bridge between the field and the office. The device is extremely portable, which allows us to capture spaces that would ...

Opinion

Are we BIM-ready for 2016?

In April 2016, the collaborative use of BIM Level 2 in all government procured buildings will become mandatory, with all asset information relating to a project becoming electronically shareable in a common environment.

BIM News

The brave new world of BIM and big data

Building Information Modelling, or BIM, is transforming the business of designing and constructing buildings and major infrastructure, driving efficiency, reducing errors and risk, and dramatically improving collaboration between the various disciplines and stakeholders.

Opinion

Remodeling Barely Scratches The Drywall of What VR Can Do For Your Home

You’re about to spend $37,000 on a custom kitchen. Do you want eco-conscious bamboo flooring or Corinthian tile? Stonebriar or garden sage paint for the walls? Will the long neck on that commercial sink fit ...

BIM Design software integrated with Real Time rendering - Edificius #25
Videos

BIM Design Software Integrated with Real Time Rendering - Edificius #25

Architectural BIM Design integrated with 3D real time rendering of a residential building inspired by the "HG House" project by Agraz Architects.

BIM News

Advanced OpenBIM Application for MEP

Bespoke toolset finally delivers choice to Australian specialists in the Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing disciplines for the Building Services sector. First customer, Sagecon, already reaping benefits of DDS-CAD’s advanced functionality

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Opinion

3D Technology + Construction: A High-Value Partnership

World-leading, innovative technology is being used successfully to make the aerospace and other manufacturing industries more responsive to demand, dynamic in development and increasingly efficient in delivery. I would argue that the construction industry is ...

3D Laserscanning to create RICS HQ BIM
BIM News

Cutting-Edge and Laser-Sharp: Scanning RICS HQ

The appearance of tripods and high-tech surveying equipment peeking out from various corners of RICS HQ caught the attention of both staff and visitors over the last week or so. But just what was going ...

Videos

BIM Design Software Integrated with Real Time Rendering

Architectural BIM Design integrated with 3D real time rendering of a residential building inspired by the "HG House" project by Agraz Architects.

BIM News

Assa Abloy UK Specification Looks Ahead to 2016

After a successful inaugural year, ASSA ABLOY UK Specification looks ahead to 2016 and how it believes the construction industry will respond following a year of mixed fortunes.