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Drones and BIM combine to spot trouble on big building projects

A University of Illinois team has developed a predictive analytics tool called “Flying Superintendent” to automate the monitoring of large construction projects. The system uses images and videos taken by flying drones and combines them …

Convert BIM into a non technical custom visualisation – how ? DON'T PANIC

So, you have an idea, have seen some technology and think that a bespoke visualisation app is what you need ? What’s next is shouting HELP at the internet to figure our what to do. …

Progman Releases MagiCAD 2016.4 and Launches New Software MagiCAD Supports & Hangers

Progman Oy has released a new version of the MEP design software MagiCAD for Revit and AutoCAD.

BIM and Geospatial Data: Ordnance Survey

How is ordnance survey approaching BIM? Is the industry making best use of this wealth of geospatial data as we move into the digital age of construction?

Autodesk AEC Excellence Awards 2016

The AEC Excellence Awards 2016 are now open for submissions!

The B1M releases a video highlighting the Top 3 BIM Projects in China

China is becoming one of the fastest new adopters of building information modelling (BIM). Here the B1M takes a look at three of the highest profile BIM projects to date, and explores what those examples …

The brave new world of BIM and big data

Building Information Modelling, or BIM, is transforming the business of designing and constructing buildings and major infrastructure, driving efficiency, reducing errors and risk, and dramatically improving collaboration between the various disciplines and stakeholders.

Advanced OpenBIM Application for MEP

Bespoke toolset finally delivers choice to Australian specialists in the Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing disciplines for the Building Services sector. First customer, Sagecon, already reaping benefits of DDS-CAD’s advanced functionality

Cutting-Edge and Laser-Sharp: Scanning RICS HQ

The appearance of tripods and high-tech surveying equipment peeking out from various corners of RICS HQ caught the attention of both staff and visitors over the last week or so. But just what was going …

Assa Abloy UK Specification Looks Ahead to 2016

After a successful inaugural year, ASSA ABLOY UK Specification looks ahead to 2016 and how it believes the construction industry will respond following a year of mixed fortunes.