Case Studies

ImageMasterplan articulates vision for sustainable city centre where Arab tradition meets urban metropolis, writes Cathy Chatfield-Taylor.

ImageAn award-winning design in the heart of the Cotswolds integrates the best in entertainment, security and environmental control with a neutral carbon footprint.

ImageBuilding Information Modelling takes centre court in staging construction around championships.

ImageWatts Water Technologies transforms its digital prototyping data into Building Information Modelling (BIM) content.

ImageThe next evolution of BIM: Collaborative design across the board. By Viktor Varkonyi, Graphisoft CEO.

ImageAn architect featured on Channel 4

ImageBentley Systems

ImageWhen artist Antony Gormley contracted Had-Fab to fabricate his newest landmark sculpture, it was immediately obvious that the complexity of

ImageArchitectural landmark strives to be carbon neutral while housing varied constituencies.

ImagePaul Woddy takes a look at Autodesk Revit 2011 and finds a user-friendly release that is more intuitive than older versions.

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ImageRenovating historical landmarks requires a careful balance between preserving the architectural elements that characterise the generation of the original build while updating items to support modern life.

ImageThe challenging structures of the stadiums at this summer's World Cup were brought to life with the help of Tekla software.

ImageParametric modelling facilitates form-first collaboration to construct curvilinear design.

ImageArchitects Freeland Rees Roberts worked with Excitech to create a skills development programme with updated drafting solutions.

ImageLondon architectural firm ttsp faced a major challenge when it needed to deploy CAD users on site. However, due to the lightweight architecture of MicroGDS, it was able to run fully functional CAD software on thin clients with the help of off the shelf Microsoft technology.

ImageRebar and steel modelling software from Graitec and an accurate 3D model ensured key elements of the Saadiyat bridge project met tight deadlines without a hitch.

ImageFalls from height remain the most common cause of fatality for those working in the construction sector in the UK, while slips and trips remain one of the most common causes of major injury.

ImageWith a design process that is becoming increasingly 3D, tools are needed to capture existing structures and sites. Laser scanning and

ImageLaser scanning and point-cloud data will be widely used technologies in the coming years. Martyn Day visited Houston to attend the only dedicated conference to digitally capture the real world in points.