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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...

Simply tree-like: Rooms a...

They are big, they are green, they are - an inspiration: trees. Some palaeoanthropologists assume that humans, ... read more...

Architecture from the tub...

If you literally look into the tube, you get nothing. But what is it like to look out of the tube? If it were up ... read more...

Bacteria-based solar cell...

Solar cells are a key technology in the energy revolution and in the fight against climate change. But they are ... read more...

A giant chimney against s...

In order to satisfy the hunger for energy of an up-and-coming industrial world powerhouse, China has for years ... read more...

Robotics in construction

For decades, robots have been producing large parts of our cars, computers, mobile phones and all sorts of other ... read more...

Christmas Architecture: H...

Ecologically sustainable construction is one of the most important trends of our time. Energy use is becoming an ... read more...

Digital Infrastructure – ...

Digital technology is becoming increasingly integrated into our ways of working, disrupting traditional methods of ... read more...

Why use BIM for Reinforce...

Building Information Modeling (BIM) is fast becoming the required method of design, instead of a new futuristic ... read more...

Building in the mountains...

An extreme climate and almost inaccessible terrain has always turned building in the mountains into a challenge ... read more...

Modern museum buildings w...

Being able to build a museum, at least once – that is the great dream of many architects and construction ... read more...

Invisible houses: How org...

Concrete high-rises which protrude from landscapes. Splendid buildings which force themselves into the spotlight: ... read more...

5 remarkable architectura...

The most amazing forms exist in nature and in technology, such as flowers, birds' nests or unknown flying objects. ... read more...

Architectural concrete lo...

Engineers at the Technical University of Berlin have developed a form of concrete which renders conventional ... read more...

Hospital construction of ...

Health sector buildings impose very specific demands on architects and structural engineers. On one hand, the ... read more...

From the Arctic to the Sa...

Whether North Pole, South Pole or deserts - most remote regions of the world have one thing in common: their ... read more...

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