Opinion

3DX

BIM and the Manufacturer, a CIBSE Overview.

In the first of his two guest articles in this issue, we are proud to invite Carl Collins (Digital Engineering Consultant to CIBSE) to give a timely overview of the Manufacturing landscape in a BIM ...

3 Reasons on Why You Should Harp On Architectural Elevation Rendering

It does not matter how talented the designer is, as it is quite hard to get a client these days. Your architectural work might be brilliant, but there are other competitors with amazing ideas.

Why VR Will Become Part of Everyone’s Architectural 3D Workflow

3ds Max now includes a real-time engine to create virtual reality visualizations. Why the 3D and VR mashup?

Paving the Way for BIM Implementation and Management

Embracing the big picture around BIM can help organisations to produce and work with an evolving, digital representation of a project’s physical, functional, cost and planning characteristics.

Virtual Design in Architecture - The 5 Reasons You Need It

Virtual Reality (VR) is about to change architecture forever, meaning that every firm needs to decide how it’s going to respond to those changes. That may sound like hyperbole, but 3D imaging and the benefits ...

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... ...

Paul Wilkinson

Is BIM the Answer?

Too many people regard BIM as just 3D design, but BIM adds time (so-called 4D) and cost information (5D) to the equation. By incorporating cost information into information models, we start to improve visibility of ...

Selection of DCW Conference Speakers

Not Another BIM Event

Anyone who's heard of BIM will have read how the ‘Government’s BIM mandate has changed the industry’ more times than you can remember. Largely, it's safe to say, because it has – but what comes ...

How about 3D laser scanning and BIM, together?

In one of my previous projects, we have tried a little bit on merging laser scan into BIM process, it is clearly a trend of future construction world, though we did not generate some solid ...

Choosing the Right Data Capture Tool for BIM

This 3D image shows vertical measurements of the CUNY Applied Science Research Campus, where Bradford performed a 3D as-built measurement of all the recently constructed slab edges across six floors of the two new buildings. ...