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cold roll-formed steel

Adding value to cold roll-formed steel for construction and manufacturing

voestalpine Metsec plc is the UK’s largest specialist in cold roll-formed steel, providing products for the construction and manufacturing industries
WorkMobile, project data, BAM Nuttall,

Capturing construction project data in Antarctica

Capturing project data on-the-go can bring real-time efficiency benefits to a project – but what do you do with the information when you’re in one of the most remote and hostile places on Earth?
digital transformation, BIM,

Construction project success: Only human!

In all the talk of technology and digital transformation, we must never forget that it’s people who ultimately determine a project’s success – or otherwise, says John Eynon.

Future of drones in landscape architecture

As drones take off in construction, Dr Paul Cureton of the ImaginationLancaster design lab at Lancaster University looks at the adoption of – and challenges facing – UAVs in the landscape sector.

Contractor management: A new 360-degree approach to improving site productivity

Irish company Initiafy offers an integrated digital platform that reduces the number of on-site hours.
European construction

Construction Blueprint: A sectoral alliance to develop a new European strategy...

European construction has a key role to play in tackling the economic, societal and environmental issues facing, but there are concerns that a shortage of the right people with the right skills will hold it back.

Is the AECO industry finally ready to embrace technology?

The architecture, engineering, construction and owner sector has been slow to adopt new technology – but there are signs that is changing.

Digitising airport construction

Raymond Millar from The McAvoy Group, looks at how offsite construction and latest digital technology can expand passenger boarding facilities.
3D mobile

How 3D tech is mapping the future of eco-home innovation

As planning and building teams seek to improve efficiencies and cut costs on projects, Sven Van Duffelen, from 3D mobile mapping and monitoring specialist...
66 Queen Square

Heritage and innovation combines to deliver unique new build

BIM played a key role in blending a Grade II listed Georgian townhouse with state-of-the-art office space at the award-winning 66 Queen Square.
Tower management system

Improving project visibility: Creating a tower management system

Drones, 3D modelling and GIS have combined to create a tower management system capable of sharing documentation and thousands of images with teams in different parts of the country.
Erskine House

Building with BIM: Erskine House, Belfast

BIM has played a key role in shaping GRAHAM Construction’s Erskine House project in Belfast from pre-construction to final fit-out and beyond, helping to build lasting relationships.
BIM4Housing, Housing sector,

Banging the drum for BIM: How BIM awareness is changing

Andrew Carpenter, chair of BIM4Housing, says that BIM is starting to change in the wake of the Hackitt Review and the rise of offsite construction – but we need a continuing drive to raise awareness of its benefits.
Digital by default

A digital path to safer buildings?

The government is set to consult on a “digital by default” standard for record-keeping relating to the design, construction and operation of buildings as part of its response to the post-Grenfell Hackitt Review.
Construction workers

Industry 4.0: Disaster or new beginning for construction workers?

Technology looks set to revolutionise construction, streamlining processes and improving quality, but is it ultimately a threat or opportunity for construction workers?
Construction and infrastructure, digital/reality capture, drones,

Drones in construction: Taking off or underused?

Drones are an invaluable digital/reality capture tool for the construction and infrastructure markets – but Ian Tansey of ProDroneWorx says the latest industry survey suggests they are not being used to their full potential.

Transformation through BIM: A story (so far)

Hawkins/Brown has embraced BIM not simply as a new type of software but as a way of fundamentally changing the way in which projects are designed and delivered.

The ISO 19650 series has finally arrived

Paul Shillcock, co-author of PAS 1192-2, discusses the development of the new standards and the benefits they offer.
BIM 2050 report, construction, digital themes,

Back to the future: Assessing the BIM 2050 report

In 2012, a group of 18 young construction professionals pondered the question, what will the construction industry look like in 2050? One of the authors, Stefan Mordue, takes a look at how far the sector has progressed towards their predictions.
BIM Today,

BIM Today March 2019

In this issue of BIM Today, we look at the role of BIM in the golden thread, ISO 19650, the BIM 2050 report, drone usage in the industry and much more!
Building Innovation Awards,

Building Innovation Awards to launch at Futurebuild

The Building Innovation Awards will celebrate the pioneering individuals, organisations and projects that are embracing emerging technologies and digital transformation to take UK construction to the next level.
BIM, construction,

Are BIM (and Contracts) just a means to an end?

The BIM world is awash with individuals that are passionate advocates of BIM and of the software and technologies that support the activities that are at the heart of BIM.
Wardian London, Bluebeam Revu,

Remaking London’s Skyline

Irish developer Ballymore Group is building two towers near London’s Canary Wharf featuring wraparound balconies that create a vertical sky garden.
BricsCAD, BIM,

Mies’ Need for Simplification vs. BricsCAD® BIM

Mies espoused the concept of “less is more” long before the days of Building Information Modelling. As a director of the Bauhaus School, Mies sought to establish an architectural style that could serve as a Modern alternative
BIM level 2, PAS 1192,

LR’s BIM Level 2 accreditation – the LR route to compliance

Lloyd’s Register offers a comprehensive process to assess an organisation’s readiness for BIM Level 2.
FARO solution, BIM process,

FARO’s scan to BIM solutions: The best of both worlds?

Here though, in an interview with FARO’s Oliver Buerkler (senior product manager, construction BIM) and Marc Zschieschang (product manager, Construction BIM), we look at the initial stages of a construction project – surveying an existing site and the process of what is known as ‘scan to BIM’.  

BIM Today March 2019