Case Studies

ImageMetalwork company Littlehampton Welding creates unusual and complex structures with Tekla Structures Building Information Modelling software.

ImageBuilding blast standards reviewed for safety Finite-Element Analysis software could augment construction guidelines for steel structures.

ImageStruCad and StruM.I.S .NET combine to deliver the highest project in England and Wales – The Summit Building, Mount Snowdon, detailed and fabricated by EvadX.

ImageAutodesk’s Revit Structure is used to create a modern superstructure in the large-scale redevelopment of Pembury Hospital in Tunbridge Wells.

Already having a mature product in terms of its structural steel modelling capabilities, AceCad is pushing its steel fabrication solution forward by introducing more efficient ways of managing the process from drawing office to site, writes Greg Corke.

ImageBentley has just released the latest version of its flagship product, MicroStation, along with a comprehensive portfolio of applications for infrastructure.

ImageJames Pugh of DJD Architects tells how a contemporary interpretation of local influences creates a striking residential scheme for Bexhill-on-Sea.

ImageAmsterdam-based architectural firm 3D Blueprint is using Building Information Modelling to build better and at lower cost through effective co-operation.

ImageLondon design firm Squint/Opera has been tripping the light fantastic at New York

ImageWith the help of advanced analysis software, microclimate simulation studies are having an increased impact on the design process.

ImageHenning Larsen Architects in Denmark is pioneering the use of 3D printing to create detailed models at all stages of the design process.

ImageLondon-based Marks Barfield architects is using Gehry Technologies Digital Project (DP) technology to enhance tourist attractions in this iconic world city.

ImageReseller helps leading structural design firm develop best practice.

ImageAM System UK uses BIM to design Sony stores.

ImageGlasgow-based consultancy CRGP has re-invested in AutoCAD Architecture, writes Richard Mitchell, marketing executive, Excitech.

ImageMichael Baker Corporation has made of the most its people power through its Bentley ProjectWise team collaboration system.

ImageIntegrated Environmental Solutions (IES) has already developed and given away a free environmental analysis tool for Revit customers.

ImageCADS is a global developer of structural software with a major focus on RC detailing. Greg Corke caught up with Ian Chambers, International Sales and Marketing Director, CADS, to talk about the company

ImageSecuring the design contract for the National Swimming Centre for the Beijing 2008 Olympics was a task worthy of gold medal distinction.

ImageA look at the project, the challenges, the lessons learnt and the implications on future projects. By Bob Garrett, Excitech.