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real-time visualisation

Why your firm needs real-time visualisation tools to stay competitive

Real-time visualisation is the future of architectural imagery. And the future is now. Using software plugins like Enscape, architects and BIM specialists are instantly and intuitively rendering realistic views of their projects, saving their firms time and money.
communication and collaboration

The golden age of communication and collaboration

Throughout the past couple years, the construction industry has made some major strides – arguably some of its biggest. The ways of the world, in a way, forced the industry to adapt quickly and adopt (to technology) even quicker.
manufacturing and construction

How tech can drive innovation in manufacturing and construction

Lorraine McMorrow, BIM and digital construction manager at the McAvoy Group, outlines how digital construction can be used to support the green agenda, deliver successful projects responsibly and transform the reputation of the industry to become a force for good.
new form builder

Funding bolsters Re-flow toolset with powerful new form builder

Re-Flow's powerful new form builder, which allows construction businesses to build simple forms within seconds, has received a significant funding boost to help bolster the future of Re-flow’s toolset.
BIM Today March 2022

BIM Today March 2022

Welcome to the BIM Today March 2022 edition. This edition examines the challenge of navigating the "perfect storm" of climate change, a building safety crisis and supply chain disruption through digitalisation and MMC.
real-time 3D

Using real-time 3D tools to build without bricks

With real-time 3D tools, you can create properties that are tailored to any tenant or buyer - all before a single shovel breaks ground.
BIM workshop

BIM workshop brings digital twins to the classroom

Mexico City high school students make their campus sustainable with digital technology learned from a new BIM workshop.
more efficient

Offsite may be the future of construction, but can it be...

Ian Risk, chief technology officer at the Centre for Modelling & Simulation, looks at how digital and model-based engineering provides a new approach to this optimisation challenge.
public purpose technology

The role of public purpose technology in levelling up

With the government setting out its ambitions for levelling up the UK, Bluebell Drummond of StateUp examines the role of public purpose technology in building and improving infrastructure.
hackathons

Hackathons: Helping construction harness data, the future of the sector

Hackathons can harness the full potential of data to bring forward groundbreaking ideas for the construction industry, says Gareth Parkes, head of data and analytics at Sir Robert McAlpine.
construction industry’s answer to climate change

Why data is the construction industry’s answer to climate change

Dr Graham Kelly, director of BIM Academy, discusses how taking control of data can help to shape smarter choices around building operation, energy use and construction products to create a more sustainable built environment.
more sustainable built environment

The countdown to a more sustainable built environment with Futurebuild 2022

Futurebuild, the event that’s championed a more sustainable built environment for the past 16 years, returns to the ExCeL London from 1-3 March 2022. The net zero pioneer has curated an event that will connect specifiers, decision makers and disruptors with over 300 leading brands who are developing technologies and services to transform the built environment.
a digital twin

Digital twin: Bridging the gap between vision and reality

What do clients really want from a digital twin? Igor Tsinman, co-founder and president of AMC Bridge, shares insights into the digital transformation of the AEC industry gained during a webinar organised by the company.
occupant wellbeing

Building with sustainability and occupant wellbeing in mind

How do we build better buildings with sustainability and occupant wellbeing in mind while saving on costs and resources?
Delivering Net Zero

Delivering Net Zero through Digital: The construction perspective

A new report from the All-Party Parliamentary Manufacturing Group is calling for policy, tax incentives and support to be better targeted in order to drive investment in greener manufacturing. Floriane Fidegnon, head of industry, technology and innovation at Policy Connect, looks at how this could impact on construction.
aerial mapping

Aerial mapping the way to greener homes

Aerial mapping reveals the potential of roof spaces to mitigate the effects of climate change.
digitalisation and Modern Methods of Construction

It’s time for construction to go digital

Facing a perfect storm of the climate emergency, a building safety crisis, rising costs and supply chain disruption, many are increasingly looking to digitalisation and modern methods of construction. However, Lanre Gbolade, project director of the COLAB Consortium, believes there are entrenched barriers that must be overcome before real progress can be made.
future cities and communities

Building future cities and communities: Converting digitalisation into value

Emilia Cardamone, programme manager for digital construction at BSI Group and a member of Women in BIM, discusses how we can move beyond a tech-only approach to build sustainable, resilient cities and communities of the future.
Digital Construction Report

Digital Construction Report: Industry is set to embrace technology

NBS’ annual Digital Construction Report found that construction technologies are set to be a game-changer within the next five years. David Bain, NBS research manager, takes a look at some of the report’s key findings and the technologies that are shaping the sector.
built environment sector

How digital technologies can contribute to the built environment’s drive to...

Digital technologies such as BIM and digital twins can play a key role in supporting the built environment sector's drive to net zero, say Shivani Soni and Daniel Giddins of Microdesk.
3D laser

3D laser scanning for 2D applications

How the liquid storage petrochemical industry is wising up to its growing potential using 3D laser scanning. By Matthew Davies, account manager, FARO Technologies.
digital environment

Las Vegas doubles down on digital transformation with Bluebeam Revu

With paper plans spread across three different offices, and each approval taking up to six weeks, the City of Las Vegas needed a new way to handle its 20,000 yearly permit requests. Enter Bluebeam Revu, which is transforming the digital environment.
offsite approaches

Volumetric manufactured buildings at the forefront of offsite approaches

Volumetric modular methods have a remarkable impact on reducing costs while increasing quality and safety measures in the construction arena.
visualisation tools

The growing importance of visualisation tools for construction

Visualisation tools are important for all stakeholders during the design and construction process – not just for architects and engineers but also for their clients and for investors.
OpenBIM

How OpenBIM contributes to the digital transformation of the AEC industry

The advantages of OpenBIM can be extended through open data formats allowing professionals to use their preferred software without constraint.
claridge’s hotel project

Kane recognised for innovative use of technology on Claridge’s Hotel project

Benedict Wallbank, BIM strategy and partnerships manager at Trimble Viewpoint looks at how Trimble Viewpoint’s Field View increased safety, efficiency and productivity during Claridge’s Hotel construction.

BIM Today March 2022