An overview of some of the sessions presented at Graphisoft’s Building Together event by AEC firms around the world, including Enzyme in Hong Kong, Farkasvölgyi Architects in Brazil, Mostostal Warszawa in Poland, and TeCe Architects in Turkey, along with Powerhouse Company, Bond Bryan, and Pita.
This article highlights how the 3D information models developed for BIM can be evolved beyond the design and construction phases to extend their application in operational strategies through infrastructure digital twin adoption.
SimScale’s recent World Cities Day event highlighted the importance of simulation technology in the design of projects ranging from individual buildings to entire cities. It also included presentations from leading firms such as Thornton Tomasetti, KPF, Zaha Hadid Architects, and Atkins.
This review explores Trimble's collaboration platform for construction projects that is notable for the deep integrations it has with the large number of Trimble applications across all disciplines including Tekla Structures, Sysque, Stabicad, ProjectSight, Field Points, and Trimble Access.
This article explores the cutting-edge AEC technology applications developed by CORE Studio, a dedicated software development group at Thornton Tomasetti. The applications including Konstru, Swarm, Asterisk, Trace, and many more for design, analysis, collaboration and visualization.
Layer is a new AEC application that was launched close to six months ago to address what seems to be an obvious need in the industry—organizing and integrating the vast amount of disparate data that is typically collected on site during the retrofit or construction of a building project.
Fender Katsalidis describes the implementation of AEC technology on the “Merdeka 118” project, a 118-storey, mega-tall skyscraper under construction in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Upon completion, it will become the tallest building in Malaysia and Southeast Asia, and the second-tallest building in the world.
This article questions why we still don’t have a smart building design tool which does not require us to painstakingly model every detail in our buildings, but can automatically create much of it from a conceptual sketch using a rule-based expert system.