Case Studies

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.

Case Studies

“Future Testing” for Civil Engineering - SMEDI Case Study

Traditionally, engineering firms review the architect’s conceptual designs and independently develop their engineering drawings. This is a wasteful step, which duplicates work and can misinterpret the architect’s intent.

Opinion

Using BIM to close the performance gap

Over the last 12 months we’ve seen an encouraging shift in the understanding of BIM in the UK. The true value of BIM is becoming clearer, in that the ultimate outcome is not 3D CAD ...

Opinion

2014 – The year the construction industry did not discover PLM

A year ago, I was more optimistic about the construction industry adopting PLM practices. What I have learned this year, and based on feedback from others, were are not at the turning point yet