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Arithmetica harnesses online power of Sketchfab...
Arithmetica is making 3D model project collaboration easier by taking advantage of Sketchfab...

A trio of asta developments
Asta Development has officially released the second version of Asta Powerproject BIM...

ArchiCAD makes rhino connection
Graphisoft has announced a Rhino connection for ArchiCAD

New Knowledge Transfer Partnership...
A North-East architects firm is attracting international clients thanks to a joint research project...

BIM product data templates from icon
The Industrial & Commercial Energy Association (ICOM) has announced the completion of BIM Product...


BIM module version 1.1 released
Business Collaborator has released version 1.1 of their BIM Module


Exertis acquires computers unlimited
Exertis, distributors of IT, communication & home entertainment products, has acquired Computers Unlimited...


Greater point cloud integration for CAD software...
Arithmetica has significantly enhanced its Pointfuse automated point cloud processing software...


Vectorworks Student Design Scholarship
Nemetschek Vectorworks Inc and Computers Unlimited, the UK distributors of Vectorworks, are launching...
GreenSpec move to tackle 'Greenwash'
GreenSpec’s PASS Green Building Products label aims to help design professionals and the...
Talent spotting at the skills show
Is your business future-ready?


Acute3D is Bentley's latest acquisition
Bentley Systems has been on the acquisition trail again (see CAD User, Jan-Feb 2015,...

DEM reveals its GEMM
DEM Solutions has launched the Generic EDEM material model database (GEMM)
HDR | Rice Daubney scoops 5 Design Awards
HDR | Rice Daubney, a GRAPHISOFT client based in Sydney, Australia, has won five prestigious...
2015 Tekla UK awards open for entries
Celebrating its tenth year, the Tekla Awards are now open for entries - continuing to reward the...
Causeway solutions deliver control
Causeway's Tradex eTrading and MyRegister supplier accreditation hosted software solutions...
Show off your skills and expertise
The 2015 Bluebeam eXtreme Conference London Call for Presentations is now open...
New Revu for 2015 from Bluebeam
Bluebeam Software has released Bluebeam Revu 2015, which introduces new features to enable project teams...
A visionary advance in Virtual Reality
Virtalis is now shipping the first new version of its Visionary Render software since it was launched last year
Detailed components for SketchUp
With the release of SketchUp 2015, SketchUp has greatly expanded and improved its standard...

No need to waste time in the offfice
A new in-cab waste management system from Yotta is set to transform the delivery of refuse collection services
A cunning plan for building surveyors
3D Laser Mapping has launched a powerful solution that, the company says, will...

Integrity Software is joining the JDM Technology Group
Bentley acquires UK-based C3global
Bentley Systems has acquired C3global, a U.K.-based provider of web-based Amulet software for operational analytics
Takenaka adopts Graphisoft BIMx Docs
A large-scale purchase agreement has been finalized between Graphisoft and Takenaka Corporation, one of Japan's largest AE...
CityPlanner gets WebGL support
Agency9 has released WebGL publishing support for its web based planning tool CityPlanner
BIMcloud update extends workflow
Graphisoft has released an update to its recently released BIMcloud solution, offering integrated team messaging for mobile devices such as the iPhone/iPad
Cloud service closes performance gap
IES has launched its new Cloud service, ERGON, to enables users of its Virtual Environment (VE) technology to import, manage and interrogate real building profiles or schedules and use them in VE simulations
Support for NBS BIM task group tool
Seven professional bodies covering design, construction, operation and management in the built environment are supporting NBS, part of RIBA Enterprises, in its development of a free-to-use digital BIM tool for the BIM Task Group
Partnership unlocks new technologies
Newcastle and London-based urban designers, landscape architects and masterplanners, Colour, are finding new ways of implementing the latest technology in its work thanks to a partnership with Teesside University
3D laser mapping of earthquake sites
New Zealand based Solutions By Zeal has been using the ZEB1 hand held laser mapping system to survey buildings at risk from earthquakes or in need of restoration or redevelopment
An evening of stress-free design
The London College of Garden Design have announced a new series of courses for the New Year aimed at helping designers and landscapers achieve their New Year business resolutions and achieve stress free projects
GRAPHISOFT releases BIMx Docs for Android
GRAPHISOFT has released its award-winning BIM presentation app, BIMx Docs, for Android phones and tablets on the Google Play store.
New BIM Academy training course...
A new course which enables SMBs and architects practices to experience building information modelling (BIM) in a real-life...
Colortrac launching new large format scanner range...
Nottingham-based ArtSystems and their partner Colortrac will soon be launching a new range of wide format scanners into the UK market.
Stratasys to showcase 3D printing in September
Stratasys, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of 3D printers, and a number of their Idea Series resellers are to hold a series of 3D printing showcase events in September...
Sky’s the limit for new DEFRA deal
Aerial mapping companies Getmapping and Bluesky have been awarded a multi-million pound contract for the supply of geographic...
Nemetschek joins buildingSMART council
Nemetschek, together with Autodesk, Trimble and HOK, has joined buildingSMART International's start-up Strategic Advisory Council (SAC)...
Academy Class gets RIBA CPD approval
Academy Class is now approved by the Royal Institute of British Architects as part of the RIBA CPD Providers Network
Register for Year in Infrastructure 2014
Registration is now open for Bentley Systems' Year in Infrastructure 2014 Conference, which will be held on Nov. 4-6...
Robert Woodhead selects Union Square
Robert Woodhead Limited delivers public and private construction projects across a range of sectors, including conservation, refurbishment and repairs...
Leading CAE provider adds to UK team
CAE solutions provider EPLAN has made a new addition to its growing UK sales team...
MOJ chooses 4Projects for Level 2 BIM
The UK's Ministry of Justice (MOJ) has selected 4Projects' 4BIM model server to achieve Level 2 BIM across all their future development projects...
Gauging river levels via twitter streams
GaugeMap is Shoothill's take on the Environment Agency's River Levels On the Internet but in GaugeMap, over 2400 river...
Graphisoft ArchiCAD 18 introduces...
Graphisoft has announced ArchiCAD 18. The new release includes CineRender, a brand new render engine with high-end photorealistic rendering capabilities...
New Artlantis plug-in for Rhino 5 users
Abvent has made a new export plug-in from Rhinoceros 3D version 5 to Artlantis 5 available to download at www.artlantis.com...
COINS wins Queen's Award for enterprise
Construction Industry Solutions (COINS) has won the Queen's Award for Enterprise for International Trade in recognition of their substantial growth in overseas earnings ...
Rugged handhelds hit the road
The rugged handheld computers from manufacturer Juniper Systems will be on show for the first time at a UK event...
Ready for take-off at Terminal 2
Terminal 2, Heathrow Airport's new passenger terminal which opens to the public on 4 June, will feature one of Europe's...
Oasys to showcase engineering ideas
Nottingham-based ArtSystems is to begin trade distribution of an innovative 3D printer range from one of the world's leading 3D printer...
ArchiCAD 18 adds cinema 4D rendering
Graphisoft has announced ArchiCAD 18...


RedSky IT Grow in the Middle East
RedSky IT, the leading construction solution provider in the MENA region, has relocated to larger offices in Dubai...
Construction activity grows again
The latest Construction Trade Survey has found that construction activity rose again in the first quarter of the year...
Edgewise structure gets to the point
The newly released EdgeWise Structure from ClearEdge3D can quickly and accurately extract properly specified steel...
Putting the roar of the crowd to the test
Simulation specialists ESSS have used ANSYS Multiphysics to test wind and other factors...

Blade Stunner
SimpsonHaugh and Partners used Generative Design to shape their One Blackfriars tower....

Online Bookings
The Challenge for AECOM was to deliver a high quality hotel refit on time....

Got the World Twinmotion
Create visualisations and 3D immersion in real-time with Twinmotion 2015

Tables turned!
TNB Malaysia Recognises Excellence in Its Service Providers

The benefits of building twice
For a project as complex as HS2, with its political, environmental and public issues being of...

Going Underground
Dassault Systèmes' CAE and FEA is being used for the Bond Street Station Upgrade, demonstrating the amazing complexity...

BIM in the Field
Dutch company Van Wijnen uses BIM in the office and Autodesk BIM 360 Field onsite to gain a competitive advantage.

Searching for ET
The new Five hundred metre Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope (FAST), built using Bentley software, wowed attendees at Bentley's Infrastructure Conference. David Chadwick reports.

Progressive Assurance for Doha Metro
Qatar Rail partners with Comply Serve to deliver Progressive Assurance across one of the world's largest rail infrastructure programmes, the Qatar Long Distance GCC Network, Doha Metro & Lusail Light Rail Programmes

Real-time snagging
conjectMI provides an onsite snagging management tool that speeds up the identification, reporting and rectification of defects, enabling critical projects to be delivered with 200% savings on time and within budget

Hearts of Oak
The successful design of oak framed buildings relies just as much on the use of advanced...

Building Studio
Building Studio uses Bentley software to deliver exceptional, large-scale projects with AECOsim...
Devon developed
Jonathan Reeves of JRA and Justin Watts of Peregrine Mears Architects Ltd. (PMA) explain how BIM was used to...
Material world
Art Systems, distributors of Stratasys Printers, have worked with Materialise to produce usable 3D models of building components...
A 15,000 piece glass jigsaw
The power of Digital Prototyping using Autodesk Inventor has enabled 4th Dimensional Façade Solutions to design and construct a 21st century masterpiece
The Happiness Quotient
MSPS used CFD to test the natural ventilation system at Birmingham's new multi-purpose library, looking at, amongst the usual factors...
Model looks
Looking at the very first sketches by Frank Gehry for Fondation Louis Vuitton, a new museum of contemporary art...
Chilling out at John Lewis
John Lewis was able to reduce energy usage at their new store in York by downsizing their Chiller - thanks to IES's Apache HVAC tool
The real cost of rebar
Celsa Steel Service used Tekla Structures to enhance its reinforcement production

Bending Glass
Robert Partington & Partners used GenerativeComponents and Bentley Architecture to prove to contractors that Park House..
World in motion
Oasys Software's MassMotion delivers 3D crowd simulation that’s scalable for projects of all sizes

Selling the Project
How SPG Solar uses TurboSite to connect the customer to the Installation
Reclaiming Pollokshaws
Water is the defining component of several Urban Infrastructure projects undertaken by AECOM and Collective Architecture..
The Complete Works
To really get to grips with the latest version of Vectorworks, David Chadwick decided to embark on a personal project from scratch...
Hitting a high note in 2014
The monthly Markit/CIPS survey of purchasing managers in the construction industry is consistently reporting increased confidence...
Predicting the future of design
Due for release in June, ArchiCAD 19 is taking a giant leap forward in BIM performance...
You’ve got mail managed
Mail Manager 6.1 from Oasys turns the traditional chore of email handling into...
The 5th dimension of 3D modelling
Asta Development brings Bidcon BIM to the UK, adding cost estimation to its popular Asta...
PDF Collaboration
The paperless workflow has taken another couple of giant steps forward with the Bluebeam
Shared Hypermodels
BIM project sharing becomes easier with a BIMx update that simplifies the licensing system
Free and Easy
David Chadwick describes the free-form concept creation, using Vectorworks’ amazing...
Ahead in the cloud
Conject tools support PIM (Project Information Management) and the AIM...
Go with the Flow
Oasys' pedestrian modelling software, MassMotion Flow, is now available for....
Top Priority
Priority1 from MCS becomes part of the Information Management Solutions line-up at Viewpoint,...
The sky’s the limit!
Vectorworks Cloud Services keeps drawings synchronised on and off-site
Try Me in 3D!
Take advantage of the ArtSystems offer to try out a 3D printer before you buy one!...
Bringing construction planning to life
Asta Powerproject BIM gives Project Managers the 4D planning tools they really need, says David Chadwick...
The view from the top
EIZO's FlexScan series of monitors are ideally suited to the increasing demands of CAD users...
Scan-Copy-Print
Wide format printers still figure extensively in the CAD and GIS markets. To this end, Epson has enhanced the capabilities of two printers...
The complete package
Vectorworks Architect 15 is a significant new iteration of the solution, with plenty of interesting new features, says David Chadwick
Smart Work
The latest large format scanners from Colortrac, the SmartLF SG range, provide enhanced performance and quality...
Wiring Up
EPLAN's Electric P8 offers engineers a software solution that automates the most time consuming...
BIM for Clients
Benedict Wallbank of Smart BIM Solutions explains why clients should be as interested...
NBS Plugin for Autodesk Revit
We take a look at the new NBS plugin for Revit and how it is helping users change the way...
When shutdown is not an option
Oasys MassMotion, the crowd simulation application that plots the movement of thousands...
Freedom of expression
Tekla Structures is rapidly becoming a comprehensive tool for the design and fabrication...
Groundbreaking Technology
Linking infrastructure models to earth movers allows road and rail contractors to save...
YellowJacket
Compliance, with its ever increasing levels of H&S and other regulations, is simplified...
Coping with COBie
The COBie Toolkit for Revit automatically generates COBie worksheets from a Revit data model...
Digging beneath the surface
Bentley Systems launches its Subsurface Utility Engineering application - SUE - to assist utilities...
The BIM Viewpoint
4Projects by Viewpoint has been accumulating information about the current penetration of BIM within the AEC industry...
Ahead in the Cloud
GRAPHISOFT's BIMcloud gets a head start in BIM collaboration via the cloud thanks to its tried and tested BIM Server utility...
4BIM
4Projects by Viewpoint adds 4BIM to its Cloud-based Enterprise Collaboration solutions, providing the prospect of real savings ...
The Art of 3D Printing
3D Printing enters the mainstream market with support from established CAD printer distributor ArtSystems...
BIM? It's Adoddle
Facilitating the way people talk together - that's the focus of Asite's Adoddle, a Corporate Collaboration solution...
The fine art of printing
Epson uses 'monozukuri' - the art and science of manufacturing - to produce its latest range of PrecisionCore Technology-based CAD...
Avoiding email overload
The Construction industry can prepare for BIM and preempt email overload problems with Mail Manager from Oasys...
BEM - Building Energy Modelling
3D Laser Mapping now offers Veesus' innovative visualisation software Arena 4D, which integrates multiple visualisation...
A Towering Landmark
Oasys GSA supports analysis of an even wider range of structures, with Nonlinear shell elements and an enhanced mesh generation...
Perfect Pour Planning
The focus of Tekla Structures 20 for Concrete Contractors moves on from the why and how of modelling accurate In-situ concrete pours...
Setting the Scene
Vectorworks Landmark provides planning tools to create an idyllic setting to place your iconic building designs in, writes David Chadwick
The Tools for the Job
Compliance Data Management is a complex subject, and requires a complete software solution to give Compliance Managers the right tools...
A Vectorworks takeaway
All the best parties end with a goody bag and the 2015 Vectorworks Design...

Optimum 3D Printing
You can make a rational choice and get up to £1,000 off a new Stratasys 3D desktop...

Glasgow goes Ultra Environmental
Glasgow City Council, with the help of IES, has embarked on a couple of environmental projects...

BIM Toolkit
Time for BIM users to go it alone - with the help, of course, of NBS and its new Digital Toolkit...

Total Immersion
Digital creativity experts, Soluis, have extended their virtual and augmented reality capabilities with two new acquisitions...
Breakdown at Work!
Bentley launches the first automated Work Packaging solution for the construction industry with its ProjectWise...
Cities - machines for living
Frederic Dot, Global Industry Development Director, Dassault Systèmes, looks at the effects of digitally modelling ...
Sign of the times
Signing off construction documents adds unnecessary time and opportunities for fraud in the construction industry...
Bridging the training gap
Does one size fit all when you need training? Who would tell you how to take Autodesk Inventor models into Revit? Graham Mansfield..
NEC3 Contract Manager
With Compliance and Collaboration becoming increasingly important in the construction industry, David Chadwick spoke to 4Projects...
Enter the G-Cloud
The supply of IT services to public bodies has taken some knocks in recent years, but the recent G-Cloud Framework..
COBie for All?
The Government's BIM Task Group is setting targets for the full implementation of COBie as the basis of sharing data between all parties..
BIM Implementation
By Bob Garrett, Marketing Director, Excitech Ltd


Arithmetica harnesses online power of Sketchfab...
Arithmetica is making 3D model project collaboration easier by taking advantage of Sketchfab...

ArtSystems tie up deal with the world leader...
Nottingham-based ArtSystems have just been appointed as the United Kingdom...

Fail to plan, plan to fail
Ben Wallbank, BIM Strategy Manager at 4Projects by Viewpoint,...

A winning wind mentality!
Simulation specialists ESSS have used ANSYS Multiphysics to test wind and other factors...

Blade Stunner
SimpsonHaugh and Partners used Generative Design to shape their One Blackfriars tower....

Jack of all trades
What a great time to be an architect

Online Bookings
The Challenge for AECOM was to deliver a high quality hotel refit on time....

Predicting the future of design
Due for release in June, ArchiCAD 19 is taking a giant leap forward in BIM performance...

You’ve got mail managed
Mail Manager 6.1 from Oasys turns the traditional chore of email handling into...

The 5th dimension of 3D modelling
Asta Development brings Bidcon BIM to the UK, adding cost estimation to its popular Asta...

A Vectorworks takeaway
All the best parties end with a goody bag and the 2015 Vectorworks Design...

Got the World Twinmotion
Create visualisations and 3D immersion in real-time with Twinmotion 2015

Talk to me!
ZWCAD, the .dwg compatible application, has introduced voice annotation as one...

A trio of asta developments
Asta Development has officially released the second version of Asta Powerproject BIM...

ArchiCAD makes rhino connection
Graphisoft has announced a Rhino connection for ArchiCAD

New Knowledge Transfer Partnership for Teeside...
A North-East architects firm is attracting international clients thanks to a joint research...

BIM product data templates from icon
The Industrial & Commercial Energy Association (ICOM) has announced the completion of BIM Product...

BIM module version 1.1 released
Business Collaborator has released version 1.1 of their BIM Module

Exertis acquires computers unlimited
Exertis, distributors of IT, communication & home entertainment products, has acquired Computers...

Greater point cloud integration for CAD software...
Arithmetica has significantly enhanced its Pointfuse automated point cloud processing software...

Vectorworks Student Design Scholarship
Nemetschek Vectorworks Inc and Computers Unlimited, the UK distributors of Vectorworks,
Optimum 3D Printing
You can make a rational choice and get up to £1,000 off a new Stratasys 3D desktop printer...

Tables turned!
TNB Malaysia Recognises Excellence in Its Service Providers

PDF Collaboration
The paperless workflow has taken another couple of giant steps forward with the Bluebeam...