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Does GCC Construction Understand What BIM Means?

Earlier this month, the Bahrain Society of Engineers (BSE) organised a seminar aimed at improving the knowledge of building information modelling (BIM) in the Kingdom.

How Gaming Technology Adds a 'Wow Factor' to BIM

Imagine donning a headset and taking a virtual stroll through a fully designed space, using a wand to make at-will changes to furnishings, windows and other elements, even peeling back finished walls to survey the ...

Skanska’s Albert Zulps tests a DAQRI at AU 2015.

Building the Future at Autodesk University: 4 Technology Takeaways

Skanska has been attending AU for more than ten years and each year we continue to see proof of how technology’s exponential growth is dramatically changing the way we collaborate, design, make and build. This ...

Automating Construction Progress Monitoring and Communication

In this post I will explore the potentials of augmented reality (AR) on mobile devices to enable the use of 4D simulation in order to support the automation of construction management.

BIM Modelling or BIM Technology

Building Information modeling is starting to become more important for modern building projects. Not just does it provide an electronic representation of a building task, it permits facilitates better levels of commitment and interoperability inside ...

Autodesk + Leica Geosystems

Two technology giants embark on a collaboration and educational outreach in reality capture and layout for the construction industry. Leica Geosystems’ Ken Mooyman explains.

More than half of Autodesk's construction industry software users are still reliant on AutoCAD-based tools. Image courtesy of Autodesk.

Despite Marketing Hype, CAD Users Adopt New Technologies Cautiously

CAD Manager Column: Find out which technologies are being adopted at a faster rate.

Rose Windows From the 16th Century to Shanghai Disneyland

"Relationship Shifts: The Future of Architecture as Seen Through Rose Windows From the 16th Century to Shanghai Disneyland"-Phil Bernstein

With new tools for modeling, are GIS and BIM converging?

Many speak of the impetus of building information modeling (BIM) as the application of geographic information systems (GIS) thinking to buildings. There are definitely parallels to the two approaches, with features and classifications cataloged and ...

And the Oscar for best architect goes to...

Ike Ijeh on how Academy Award-winning special effects software is being combined with BIM to give architects mind-bending simulation capacity.