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Gaoligong Mountain Rail Tunnel under construction in August 2017.

Application of BIM strategy for China’s Dali to Ruili Railway project

Using Bentley software, the engineering team assigned to China’s 205-mile Dali-Ruili Railway utilized comprehensive BIM (Building Information Modeling) strategy for design work involving all disciplines.

Greenfield and Brownfield Substation projects reap benefits from BIM and Reality Modeling

In a greenfield project in Cambodia, PESTECH undertook a project for Diamond Power Limited for the conceptual design through commissioning of the 230-kilovolt Kratie and Kampong Cham Substation and Transmission System.

Virtual Reality, Fabrication and other capabilities come to Autodesk’s AEC Collection at no additional cost

Tools that extend Revit models for virtual reality, fabrication, computational design, and analysis support BIM processes from planning and design through preconstruction.

Steel and Stone: Autodesk Advance Steel helps structural steel company reduce schedule by 50%

Several years ago, Lawton Welding Co. Ltd., a miscellaneous metals and small structural steel company based in Topsfield, Massachusetts, took on a project detailing and fabricating the steelwork for an old stone church that was ...

Airports Have Gotten Insanely Complicated

Having to accommodate millions of travelers and thousands of flights, airports are among the most challenging structures to design.

Integrating GIS in BIM

The advancements in the field of information technologies have made tremendous developments in the construction industry.

How Outsourcing Building Information Modeling Cuts Overall Costs for Architectural and Engineering Projects

BIM in the architectural and engineering sector are well known for improving productivity, reducing waste and costs through program efficiencies, decreasing the need for rework through early clash detection, providing coordinated, accurate documents, tracking changes ...

BIM Requirements for LOD 400 and LOD 500

The level of Development characterizes the level of fulfillment of which model components or elements are produced. The LOD phrasing is gotten from the American Institute of Architects Document E203-2012, Building Information Modeling Protocol Exhibit.

Traditional marketing collateral, such as this model, may be increasingly replaced by VR technology for marketing purposes in the future. (Photo: Wendy Wong)

Developers turn to VR technology to market new properties

With virtual reality (VR) technology, one can walk into a new mall, home or office space that has not been built yet.

6 major construction companies adopt new BIM monitoring solution

Construction professionals understand that daily visualization of a jobsite helps minimize construction delays, prevent clashes between as-built and as-design, eliminate the need for rework, facilitate stakeholder communication and align schedules.