Modern construction projects are more complex than ever, as the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry integrates state-of-the-art materials and technologies into designs to increase usability, maximise resource efficiencies and promote sustainability.

The virtual 3D cityscape aims to inspire design, save time and lead to faster decision making.

There is an innovative way to make air as fresh as possible within educational buildings, and thus achieve compliance with Government guidelines(*).

Major construction projects are becoming increasingly more complex, involve multiple task teams and span several years, making projects fraught with challenges. As individual task teams work in isolation from other members of the delivery team, the result is unsynchronised processes and procedures with no defined standards for quality control. As a result, issues are only identified as work commences on site, causing abortive work and wasted materials which all come at a cost to the project and the environment, says Paul Hargreaves, Group BIM Manager at TÜV SÜD.

Building services BIM design and validation is simplified with a new facility from Gilberts Blackpool.

The construction industry has often hesitated in the past when it comes to embracing digital technology, avoiding sporadic investment into emerging trends without solid evidence and proof of return. With less than 1% of revenues being spent on IT and digitalisation of operations, it’s an industry with a lot of catching up to do. With many digital technological innovations now proving their worth from conceptual design through to on-site physical construction, their adoption is becoming a catalyst for fundamental change in the way that construction projects are designed, developed and managed overall.

Knauf Insulation has launched its new Solutions Guide to make specifying the right insulation for every application quicker and easier than ever before.

Advanced, a global leader in the design, manufacture and supply of intelligent fire systems, have worked with NBS to produce a comprehensive range of certified BIM objects for their fire panels, now listed on the NBS National BIM Library.

Renowned bathroom solutions manufacturer, Armitage Shanks, is showcasing its innovative range of washroom ceramics and brassware for the commercial sector on stand E63 at this year’s London Build.

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