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LHC and Southwark Council expand Architect Design Services Framework

Procurement specialist LHC’s London and South East team have launched the updated and expanded Architect Design Service Framework, ADS1.1, in partnership with Southwark Council.
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Vectorworks nominated in Construction Computing awards

Global design and BIM software provider Vectorworks, Inc. earns three nominations for the 2021 Construction Computing awards, including ‘BIM Software of the Year’.
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Kevin Sulca’s Ventanilla House wins SterlingOSB Zero/RIBAJ competition

The RIBAJ/Norbord Europe, now part of West Fraser, competition is designed to encourage architects to push the creative boundaries when considering the use of SterlingOSB Zero.
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[VIDEO] Revit plugin for interior design – Blocks custom add-in

Block Revit was founded in 2019, and it is the world’s first subscription club focused on Revit families for interior design. Discover more here.
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RIBA publishes latest DfMA guidance

The RIBA has published new Design for Manufacture and Assembly (DfMA) guidance, acknowledging the proven potential of DfMA solutions to produce not only good outcomes but great architecture.
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Contenders revealed for 2021 RIBA Stirling Prize

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has unveiled the six buildings in the running for the 2021 RIBA Stirling Prize, awarded to the UK’s best new building.
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Vectorworks launches 2022 BIM and CAD product line

Design and BIM software provider Vectorworks, Inc. has released the 2022 version of its BIM and CAD product line.
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Search begins for Barbican Centre renewal design team

The City of London Corporation has launched its search for a design team to develop and deliver plans for a major renewal of the Barbican Centre.
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Architects urged to shape continuing professional development scheme

The Architects Registration Board (ARB) has launched a major public engagement exercise inviting architects to help shape the regulator’s approach to continuing professional development (CPD).
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Architects face project delays due to slow planning process

For several months, architects have been reporting concerns about the impact on projects caused by delays in the processing of planning applications.
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BDP unveils concept designs for two new Leeds hospitals

BDP has unveiled the latest concept designs for two new state-of-the-art hospitals for Leeds, inspired by the Yorkshire landscape.
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New safety and sustainability guidance for architectural institutions

The Architects Registration Board (ARB) has published new guidance for schools of architecture on fire and life safety design and environmental sustainability.
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Key considerations for designing future prison estates

Pick Everard, director of architecture, Tim Irons, explores the unique opportunities for design innovation, technology integration and future energy considerations for prison estates.
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What do CAD software users say about BricsCAD®?

BricsCAD® is Computer Aided Design software for people who build things. It’s the best choice for drafters, designers, architects, and engineers.
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Residential architecture & the pathway to BIM

This case study by Vectorworks looks at how A&Q Partnership utilised BIM workflows to deliver major urban regeneration projects.
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Structural engineers use Nemetschek solutions for complex structures

Structural engineering and steel detailing provider, Connected Structural Group is using AEC solutions Bluebeam, SDS2, and RISA to build casinos, airports, hospitals, campuses, and other facilities.
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Vectorworks names Leslie Majer Richard Diehl award winner

Continuing its support for emerging designers, Vectorworks has announced Leslie Majer as the Richard Diehl award winner for the fifth Vectorworks Design Scholarship.
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Modular Advantage: Modular Design edition

This special, expanded edition of the Modular Building Institute’s Modular Advantage magazine explores the people and ideas behind one of the most important aspects of modular construction: design.
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New proposals to recognise architects’ international qualifications

A new recognition system to acknowledge architecture qualifications from around the world will be implemented.
Gasworks New Town

Plans approved for £400m Manchester regeneration scheme

Plans for the £400m Gasworks New Town scheme that will create more than 1,200 homes have been approved by Manchester City Council.
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Graitec releases latest AEC document management software

Graitec has released its 2022 version of Opentree, a world-class document management software for architects, engineers and companies requiring compliant workflows.
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Graitec launches Advance PowerPack 2022

Graitec has released the Advance PowerPack 2022, a set of user-centric daily tools that enhances your productivity when using Autodesk solutions.

4D visualisation shapes bold addition to London skyline

Digital technology including 3D modelling and 4D visualisation has played a key role in the development of One Crown Place on the boundary of the City of London.
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Graitec releases latest version of structural analysis software

International AEC software developer Graitec has released Advance Design 2022, the structural analysis software enhanced with a host of new features.
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[VIDEO] The power of Revit automation for Blockwork

The power of Revit automation for Blockwork. How DiRoots helped Tecomat to optimise their workflows by about 90%.
BIM Today

BIM Today June 2021

Welcome to the June edition of BIM Today. In this issue, we look at everything from boosting digital skills in the construction workforce to the potential of digital twins in achieving net zero carbon, the future of drone technology in the UK and the role of 4D visualisation in improving health and safety.