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2018 Issues
Mar-Apr- Featuring
Editor's Comment: With so much to write about concerning the management of information within the construction industry...
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What's the Diff?
3D Repo is helping to transform the way we handle information with its web based, real-time change detection solution, 3D Diff...
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Jan-Feb- Featuring
Editor's Comment: There will hardly be a company in the construction industry left untouched by the demise of Carillion...
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Allplan Bimplus
ALLPLAN's data focused BIM collaboration tool, Allplan Bimplus is the key to successful project delivery...
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2017 Issues
Nov-Dec - Featuring
Editor's Comment: The last decade in the construction industry has been dominated by BIM. Halfway through its implementation and careering towards the milestones...
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LEGO meets BIM
Bond Bryan Architects, early adopters of the principles of BIM and its application...
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Sept-Oct - Featuring
Editor's Comment: Hurricane Irma devastated whole countries in the Caribbean before finally expending its force on Florida
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Building confidence in cybersecurity
Steve Cooper at Aconex outlines the case for greater awareness of cybersecurity in construction
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July-August - Featuring
Editor's Comment: Information management looms large in this edition of the magazine and with good reason, as information is the most critical ingredient in BIM
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Shaping the future
Instead of leveraging the tools of the past, information modelling should be planning for the future and taking advantage of the latest trends in 3D, virtual reality modelling and the cloud
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May-June - Featuring
Editor's Comment: The CAD User seminar on COBie, held in May at the London Transport Museum in association with Vectorworks...
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Shaping the future
Instead of leveraging the tools of the past, information modelling should be planning for the future and taking advantage of the latest trends in 3D, virtual reality modelling and the cloud
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March-April - Featuring
Editor's Comment: Whilst we continue to question the role that COBie will play in the construction industry as our lives continue to be dominated by an intensive, information rich environment...
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Tekla 2017
Trimble has released the latest version of Tekla's structural engineering design and analysis suite of tools
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Jan-Feb- Featuring
Editor's Comment: As fascinating as it may seem to have the Americans complaining about the Russians interfering in the US presidential elections...
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COBie on trial
Are we delivering the right sort of COBie for the users of the data - the client?
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2016 Issues
Nov-Dec - Featuring
Editor's Comment: Virtual Reality features in several articles this issue, reflecting the maturing of the industry...
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Innovating in the Cloud
Bentley Systems and Topcon join forces to advance cloud services for 'constructioneering'...
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Sept-Oct - Featuring
Editor's Comment: Pandering to my basic 'nerdy' instincts, I couldn't resist including a case study in this issue on Bentley's AssetWise maintenance prioritisation...
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Opting into Building Ops
With Building Ops, Autodesk leverages the widespread use of smartphones to provide a total facilities maintenance management experience for owners...
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July-August/August - Featuring
Editor's Comment:The uncertainty over Brexit is already having predictable effects. The sharp fall in the value of Sterling increases the cost of imported items, but makes UK manufactured items more attractive....
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Beating the Brexit blues
The uncertainty over Brexit is already having predictable effects...
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May-June - Featuring
Editor's Comment: After all of the discussions about the demise of Excel as companies leverage the graphical and information rich tools we currently have available...
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Exit Excel?
Bentley's ProjectWise EADOC delivers construction management in the cloud and improves collaboration with real-time visibility into your capital...
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March-April - Featuring
Editor's Comment: I was going to do something entirely predictable and boring for this month's Comment, as it will be landing on your doorsteps right upon the BIM deadline...
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A Signal Improvement
Hatch Mott MacDonald Enhances Collaboration and Reduces Risk during Rail Signal Design using Bentley Promise's 3D Modelling Capabilities...
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Jan-Feb- Featuring
Editor's Comment: There is an emphasis in this issue on improving project efficiency, which is covered in a number of different ways across several articles...
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ConstructSim
Bentley's Advanced Work Packaging, a feature of ConstructSim, is the key to successful execution on complex projects...
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2015 Issues
Nov-Dec - Featuring
Editor's Comment: There was a time when the construction industry, and architects in particular, where castigated as not adopting new technology...
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The BIM factor
BIM was used extensively during the design of the new Waste Water Treatment Plant in Liverpool by Galliford Try Costain and Atkins...
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Sept-Oct - Featuring
Editor's Comment: I hereby lay claim to having been the first person to use the term Information Overload!...
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Scan to Go!
Colortrac's new portable scanner, the SmartLF Scan!, is being hailed as a revolutionary step in large format scanning...
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July-August - Featuring
Editor's Comment: We're a bit top heavy on structural engineering in this issue, but each of our four articles on the subject...
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Arcon Evo
Next-gen architectural visualisation software from Elecosoft...
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May-June - Featuring
Editor's Comment: We're a bit top heavy on structural engineering in this issue, but each of our four articles on the subject...
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Fail to plan, plan to fail
Ben Wallbank, BIM Strategy Manager at 4Projects by Viewpoint, highlights the importance of adequate planning for April 2016...
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March-April - Featuring
Editor's Comment: What a great time to be an architect...
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Optimum 3D Printing
You can make a rational choice and get up to £1,000 off a new Stratasys 3D desktop printer with ArtSystems’ new trade-in programme...
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Jan-Feb- Featuring
Editor's Comment: If you are a frequent traveller on the Underground and have to go through Bond Street you will have noted...
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The benefits of building twice
For a project as complex as HS2, with its political, environmental and public issues being of paramount importance, there is no alternative...
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