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Cottee Parker uses BIM software, Bluebeam Revu to mimic its paper-based workflow and cut the documentation process on its Queen’s Wharf Brisbane project.
Wessex Water and AECOM used Shared VR to improve teamwork and save costs, working on a £50m project to reconstruct the Durleigh Water Treatment Centre in the UK.
In the June edition of BIM Today, with the UK still in lockdown due to Covid-19, this issue takes a look forward to a future hopefully not too far away as we return to some kind of normal.
Ineffective communication, planning and collaboration often result in construction projects that are delivered late, over budget and to inadequate quality standards. To overcome these challenges, the construction industry must find ways of working that allow them to deliver safe, fit-for-purpose projects faster and with fewer resources.
The new Hospital Nova in Finland has used BIM models and VR to involve over 350 staff in the building design.
The Innovate UK-funded AEC Delta Mobility project is nearing completion of a new industry standard for data sharing.
John Eynon discusses the "Gen Covid-19" world in three acts – exeunt left with biting irony and cynicism… Snow, rain, hail, earthquake.
Ron Lang of the Construction Innovation Hub says the sector’s recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic must herald a permanent shift in construction’s approach to value.
You have data – here’s what to do with it, says Karthik Venkatasubramanian, vice-president of data and analytics at Oracle Construction & Engineering.
Mike Pettinella, EMEA director of Autodesk Construction Solutions, says embracing digital transformation can boost productivity right now, and benefit firms in the long term.
How can construction mitigate carbon emissions, address climate change and close the building performance gap? The answer could be to go digital, says Peter Barker, managing director of BIM Academy.
Following the official launch of the Centre for Digital Built Britain’s Digital Twin Hub, Samuel Chorlton, chair of the DT Hub, considers the competencies, skills and cultural changes integral to the successful adoption of digital twins.
Integrating weather data into smart building management systems can save energy, improve the indoor environment and reduce climate impact.
Today’s laser scanning equipment can provide a complete digital image of any structure – top to bottom; slabs to columns; before, during and after construction.
Building Information Modelling was at the heart of the construction of the 1,600-pupil Deanery School in Swindon, built as part of the government’s Transforming Construction Strategy.
Digital twins and advanced BIM processes helped 18 disciplines across five different countries to coordinate a new light rail extension in Bergen, Norway, while reducing costs and cutting construction errors by 25%.
Are we asking the right weather-related questions - and can we trust the answers? Shaun Pammenter MSc, meteorologist at MetSwift, takes a look.
As the pressure mounts on the construction industry to achieve zero-carbon buildings, Vincent Matthews, head of UK marketing at SFS, explores how the building envelope can help to reduce energy usage and enhance a building’s lifespan.
A new joint venture between the University of Leicester and Bluesky International will harness aerial photography and AI to develop new geospatial data products.