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Image As the construction industry experiments with offsite, modular and design for manufacture, could 3D printing play a key role?

Image Arnaud Girin, CFD application engineer at SimScale explores pedestrian wind comfort through the practical application of CFD technology on two real world projects

Image While AutoCAD still dominates the 2D market, Berlin-based Gräbert is looking to take DWG to new highs

Image We talk to Bentley Systems about the challenge of creating digital twins and the “black art” of wrangling project data

Image For team collaboration and design / review in VR, Autodesk BIM 360 is starting to emerge as a central hub, while the wireless Oculus Quest headset gains traction.

Image Greg Corke reports on 24 firms (and even more technologies) that caught his eye at the Autodesk University Expo

Image The message from Class of Your Own, one of the industry’s key advocates of getting young people interested in construction, is now being heard loud and clear

Image When it comes to optimising construction, there’s still a huge mountain to climb. A new technology-agnostic joint venture from Bentley and Topcon is here to help

Image Last year, we posed the question - is BricsCAD BIM a potential Revit killer? But how has the software progressed?

Image Jaimie Johnston, head of global systems at Bryden Wood explains why hoarding IP won’t save construction (and what we need to do instead)

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With Digital Twins, there's a real danger of it just being used to replace BIM. Bentley has a vision that might not clarify its use but certainly a technology backbone to support it.

Image Greg Corke caught up with Topcon VP Ian Stilgoe to learn how new technologies are helping change construction verification.

Image The media is full of stories about AI - both its huge promise and its possible negative effects on all aspects of our society. But what impact will it have on the AEC professions?