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.

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 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 ...

Seven Steps to BIM Better

Architects who primarily use building information modeling software to produce drawing sets are missing out. Here’s how to get more from the technology.

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.

BIM will Become Mainstream for Smart Buildings

Building Information Modelling (BIM) is being described as a game-changing information and communications technology (ICT) and cultural process for the construction and smart buildings sector.

A rendering of a Peruvian condo Herrera designed in a competition. (Courtesy image)

How software is changing the architecture industry

Local architect Robert Herrera talks about how 3D modeling software is changing his industry — and what that might mean for the rest of us.

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Plugging the BIM gap

Gordon Moffat, technical manager at CMS, Scotland’s largest door, window and curtain walling manufacturer and installer, discusses the advantages to architects of ‘BIM ready’ contractors and how BIM can optimise building envelope performance.

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Temporary works: supply and demand

Mabey Hire has conducted extensive research of its client base to be able to provide them with the BIM content they need to deliver their projects. NCE reports

KOZ architectes and ARCHICAD

Christophe Ouhayoun and Nicolas Ziesel founded Koz Architects in 1999 with the goal of developing expressive and cheerful architecture, founded on discussion, experimentation and “creative democracy,” open to any situation that drives social and environmental ...