Fabrication

Interviews

3D Perspectives from Dassault Systèmes To Create Next-Level Designs

“Our work is a constant search for innovation,” comments Kerenza Harris, leader of Advanced Technology at Morphosis, in a recent video interview with Dassault Systèmes.

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Analysis

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.

Opinion

Perfect Alignment: From 3D Design to the Final Bolt

Imagine the possibilities if you could design buildings that combine the artistry of stunning craftsmanship with the science of building.

BIM News

Trimble Announces Tekla 2017 Software for the Construction Industry

Trimble (TRMB) announced three new versions of its software for structural engineering, fabrication and construction teams: Tekla Structures 2017, Tekla Structural Designer 2017 and Tekla Tedds 2017.

Structural Steel Detailing of Fierra Foods
Opinion

Engineering Firms Should Leverage the Benefits for Outsourcing Shop Drawings

Since the inception of technical drafting, shop drawings are being passed on to respective developers for exchanging crucial for building construction. Shop drawings are still a medium to receive an accurate and precise data pertaining ...

BIM News

Why should you use TEKLA for Structural Steel Detailing

The devil is in detailing, especially when we talk about sturdy building structures. Steel detailing is crucial for strengthening building structures

Case Studies

200 George Street

Mirvac and FJMT Studio’s recent tower at 200 George Street heralds a new era in high rise building design, particularly in an Australian context. Employing a novel timber-and-glass façade system, the building seeks to better ...

Opinion

Leveraging “Design For Manufacturing” for More Sustainable Buildings

This blog is adapted from an AIA presentation by Patrick Mays on Technology and Practice presented in partnership with the UNC Charlotte College of Architecture in October 2016.

BIM News

IFC Workflow Promises Massive Benefits for Steel Fabricators

Steel Projects and Autodesk introduce first working implementation of the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) specified workflow for structural steel fabricators

Opinion

2D is Dead, Long Live 2D

3D, 4D, 5D, 6D. We have all heard a great deal about these in recent years, but what about 2D? "2D is dead" they proclaim and nobody is going to be using 2D any more... ...