Case Studies

BIM Academy – Durham Cathedral

With the estates team at Durham Cathedral seeking to apply digital solutions to improve the curation and management of this 900-year-old World Heritage Site, here is Graham Key (BIM Academy) to tell us just how ...

2D to 3D BIM conversion and how to utilize BIM models for Vinata project

Vinata Tower includes 24-storey and 2 basements with 23.387 m2, the apartment building is the pilot to use comprehensive BIM. This is the first project Vinata apply BIM to realize the benefit of BIM and ...

Future Testing for Fabricators

With Future Testing, fabricators can leverage design automation to quickly create detailed, precise models using specialist tools to simplify complex design processes like sheet metal bending or pipe routing.

Figure 1. Contours of vertical displacement of the building structure due to dead load. Enhanced displacements are seen in the central region.

Simulation for Buildings

Modern architectural designs involve innovative shapes and new materials. The structural behavior of such structures needs to be predicted accurately in order to achieve and maintain structural safety, reliability and utility.

Figure 1. Bridge showing contours of tensile stress along the axis. The tensile stress gets generated due to live load from the train.

Simulation for Bridges

Starting with a Dassault Systemes’ CATIA® model, one can use physics apps on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform to create simulation models and perform analyses for events such as the movement of trains on bridge decks.

Easton Helsinki, Fully Integrated BIM Design

Lahdelma & Mahlamäki Architect's Easton Centre has been pushing the boundaries of integrating BIM into its workflow – it has been as much about process as it has about the final result.

Zaha Hadid Architects: The Danjiang Bridge

Zaha Hadid conclusion was that this project process with engineering data on the cloud resulted in a highly enhanced profit margin if compared to using a conventional process of a file-based approach.

BIM in the Abu Dhabi International Airport Midfield Terminal Building (Part 2)

The complexity of the Midfield Terminal Building project posed many challenges to the general contractor prior to and during construction. Mitigating these challenges, ensuring the quality of the finished product and meeting the stringent demands ...

Semple & McKillop save time and ease workflow with BIM strategy and MagiCAD for Revit software

Semple & McKillop MEP engineering consultancy has adopted MagiCAD to achieve a BIM project workflow.

BIM in the Abu Dhabi International Airport Midfield Terminal Building (Part 1)

The Midfield Terminal Building of the Abu Dhabi Airport (MTB-ADIA) is a $3 billion, 700,000 square-meter development, providing a terminal building with passenger and cargo facilities, duty-free shops and restaurants for a total capacity of ...