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10 Good Reasons for BIM

Increasingly, clients and governments are mandating the use of Building Information Modeling (BIM) on their ... read more...

Architecture in agricultu...

“Old McDonald had a farm (…) and on that farm there was …“ – remarkable architecture! Right, anyone who wants to ... read more...

The displacement of the n...

Until a few years ago, the lighting of cities was technically limited both in its design and in its extent. ... read more...

Successful project coordi...

“Ara Region Bern AG” is one of the largest wastewater treatment plants in Switzerland. Every year, around one ... read more...

A roof made of solar modu...

According to the EU Buildings Directive (EU Directive 2010/31/EU), the lowest energy standard will apply to all ... read more...

Crime Story in Dubai: The...

Pretty cheeky: In 2008, the city of Dubai and thyssenkrupp Elevator, supervised by the Union Internationale des ... read more...

Amaravati: Foster + Partn...

Since Andhra Pradesh was divided in 2014, the South Indian state needs a new capital, because the old one, ... read more...

Modern brick architecture...

Brick has been known and loved as a building material since the Middle Ages. Now the building material is showing ... read more...

Vegetables beat graphene ...

Every child learns that vegetables are part of a healthy diet. Who would have thought, however, that vegetable ... read more...

Japan’s new zero-energy h...

Anyone who is not yet familiar with contemporary Japanese architecture, especially that from Tokyo, will be ... read more...

OpenBIM as the Future Sta...

The requirements on planning and construction are constantly increasing. This necessitates designers to maintain a ... read more...

Advancements in Architect...

Design software for architects has never been more advanced. The powerful programs that are currently available ... read more...

Building on permafrost: M...

Building in high mountains is a challenge. The geological conditions are complicated. The time window for the ... read more...

Moving from 2D CAD to 3D ...

Creating drawings means creating lines, circles, hatches, and fills. Today, this is done on a computer using CAD ... read more...

Reinforced Concrete: Incr...

From buildings to bridges, tunnels to dams, reinforced concrete forms the basis of our built environment. Its high ... read more...

The Journey from CAD to B...

If you are considering making the switch from using CAD as a basic drawing tool to an advanced, 3D BIM ... read more...

5 Things to Consider When...

When it’s time to choose a new 3D modeling software program, it’s easy to become overwhelmed by the amount of ... read more...

BIM for Bridge Engineerin...

Bridge design is a unique discipline that fully deserves its iconic status. Using traditional materials to create ... read more...

Is 2D CAD Dead?

These days, everyone is talking about Building Information Modeling (BIM) and 3D models. Traditional 2D drawing ... read more...

BIM for Cost Estimating

The move from 2D drawing to 3D modeling has significant advantages for engineers in terms of precision and ... read more...

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