Features

Image It’s been nearly ten years since the cloud became the hot topic in the AEC sector. Martyn Day explores the current cloud developments at Autodesk and shares his thoughts on where things might be heading - for good and bad

Image ArchiCAD 22 had its world premiere at its Key Customer Conference in its home town of Budapest. Martyn Day reports

Image Held at Tobacco Dock, Autodesk University London brought together over 1,600 customers for two days of product updates, customer stories and hands-on training

Image Martyn Day saw the first products of the strategic partnership between Autodesk and GIS market leader Esri

Image A new web tool from glazing manufacturer Guardian Glass is helping architects better understand the aesthetic and functional possibilities of this beautiful material

Image Cloud-based platform to provide collaborative co-ordination on Wood Wharf project, a new district at London’s Canary Wharf

Image Matthew Jensen of architecture and interiors consultancy Fraiserline explores the challenges of applying BIM to cruise and ferry ship design, to serve the complex needs of architectural, interior, product and naval professionals

Image New design software is needed for an age in which modular buildings are built for off-site fabrication and then assembled on-site, according to Autodesk’s Jim Lynch

Image Current common data environments have a number of shortcomings, so what needs to happen for them to better support efficient information-sharing in our industry?

Image Virtual Reality (VR) may be a hot technology in the AEC space, but Augmented Reality (AR) looks set to be just as big

Image Verity compares point clouds against design & fabrication models. For this in-depth review, we put the powerful software tool through its paces on a live project in Cornwall

Image It’s been a tough battle, taking the best part of two decades, but the world’s IT giants have finally woken up to the world of cloud-based collaboration for construction.

Image A detailed look at how Newtecnic uses technology to optimise the design, manufacture and construction of complex facades on iconic projects