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Image Closer collaboration between Bentley and Trimble means translating design models into construction models has just got easier.

Image From generative design, reality capture and drones to new subscription models, Revit teamworking and BIM for construction.

Image Phil Marris, managing director of Jaga Heating Products UK, discusses the benefits of product manufacturers embracing BIM and the long-term impact on sustainability in building design.

Image Building BIM-ready models from point cloud requires considerable manual construction, a skill level developed by working with and understanding fully the nature of the data. Plowman Craven’s Peter Folwell explains.

Image BIM has improved information sharing on construction projects, but, as Newforma’s Tim Bates argues, there are still many areas where information fails to flow at all.

Image Will NBS’ newly-launched BIM Object Standard document help provide the confidence in downloadable content the AEC industry so desperately needs?

Image Iain Miskimmin outlines the challenges that continue to face construction companies’ mobile technology adoption and offers guidance on the best way to achieve true end-to-end asset visibility.

Image Michael McCullen from Asta Development explains why successful Building Information Modelling implementation needs project scheduling software and process transformation, backed up by a tailored BIM education programme

Image CSC’s BIM expert, Kevin Lea, discusses why many SMEs (Small Medium Enterprises) have been slower to adopt BIM than large structural consulting firms, and explores how they can immediately benefit from Structural BIM

Image The CyArk 500 Challenge aims to digitally capture 500 global heritage structures in 3D, with the help of partners Autodesk, Faro, Leica and others.

Image How can firms take the first steps towards applying big data methodologies in their AECO practices?

Image Without well-organised, comprehensive and connected content the opportunities available with BIM will not be achieved.

ImageWhy manufacturers have a huge part to play in Building Information Modelling.

ImageWith the transition from 2D to 3D, from dumb symbols to intelligent objects, content becomes even more important.

3D printing is causing a stir in industrial design and engineering circles, but how can it help AEC professionals who don’t want to take the technology in-house? AEC Magazine looks at how bureau services can model projects down to the finest detail.

ImageSmartGeometry provides an environment in which to experiment with the latest technologies, from computational design to laser scanning. This year delivered its usual eclectic mix of workshops and talks, ranging from the practical to the surreal.

ImageChoosing a Building Information Modelling (BIM) consultancy can be a daunting task. AEC magazine looks at the pros and cons of independent advice.

ImageIn October the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) held its second annual BIM conference. The mix of presentations, panel discussions and roundtables promoted some healthy debate into the future of Building Information Modelling for infrastructure.

ImageOundle Group Managing Director Joe Croser considers an online subscription that analyses and benchmarks AEC software-user skills to help companies develop competitive advantage

ImageClear communication throughout the build process is essential, whether a domestic or commercial contract.