Technology

Image Allplan Bridge 2019-1 features 4D construction process planning and ‘effortless positioning’ of standardised and repetitive profiles

Image Powerproject XV features new UI, schedule checking and more realistic real-time project simulations

Image Paul Tallon, design and visualisation Manager at the 3M Buckley Innovation Centre (3M BIC) in Huddersfield, talks us through the process of building a virtual, to-scale version of the University of Huddersfield’s campus using ever-evolving 3D technology and drone data

Randall Newton reports from the recent Hackathon event in Seattle, which aims to get people from various AEC disciplines together to think about new technologies in new ways

Image Firm increases ‘flexibility, productivity and scalability’ using Workspot Cloud Workstations delivered through Microsoft Azure

Image Epic Games targets users of BIM software, especially Revit and ArchiCAD, with Unreal Engine-powered Twinmotion.

Image Laser scanning software reduces time spent processing point cloud data from days to hours

Image New module designed to help contractors manage budgets and supplier contracts, and streamline change order workflows

Image Speech-to-text comment tool and sketch annotation now available for VR-based design review tool

Image New Solibri product family offers tailored tools for different roles, from BIM manager to site manager

Image The latest release of the AEC-focused VR tool can instantly gather collaborators together in the same position

Image Insite VR integration allows users of the construction management platform to host group model review in VR

Image Greg Corke gets hands on with Dell’s new budget mobile workstation, which looks like a great machine for entry-level 3D CAD

Image With a high frequency 6-core Intel Xeon CPU and several GPU options, HP’s updated micro workstation is a great alternative to a standard CAD desktop, writes Greg Corke

Image Bentley Systems is developing new software that merges the engineering worlds of structural and geotechnical, from design all the way through to operations

Image By using BIM, it’s much easier to get people thinking about the maintainability of buildings, write Mike Ford and Dr Nick Bell

Image Hrvoje Cop of Polymachine shares details of four recent projects, focusing on composition, visual accuracy and the benefits of keeping everything in 3D

ImageFrom autonomous robots from Boston Dynamics to highly optimised digital fabrication and robotic construction, NXT BLD 2019 is shaping up to be our best event yet 

Image Cloud-based specification platform connects teams in Newcastle and Vancouver

Image New add-in beta feature allows Revit Users to collaborate on their models in VR and design inside an immersive 3D space