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CFD Simulation in the Built Environment

This article takes a look at the role CFD simulation is having on the industry now and in the future.

Simulation: Bridging The Gap between Architecture & Engineering

Alongside BIM, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) can play an integral role in all areas of building design providing accurate and time-efficient predictions of building performance relating to air flow, temperature, pressure, and other similar parameters.

Sustainable Building Design through CFD & BIM Integration

Recent years have seen an increase in the use of Building Information Modelling (BIM) software, a trend that has changed the working methods of the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) industry. BIM has played an ...

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.

What is a BIM Execution Plan (BEP) and when is it used?

A BIM Execution Plan, or BEP for short, is a valuable and necessary part of any new construction project. It is essential when working in any international collaborative project to ensure that everyone working on ...

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.

BIM for Green Building: Workflow and Modeling Tips

A blog on the rising demand for sustainable green buildings to reduce ecological impact and how BIM can make it easier for the construction industry.

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 ...

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Top 3 Issues Facing Architecture

Recently, we issued a survey asking architects, engineers, artists, and contractors to describe some of their pain points regarding collaborative construction processes today.