Tag Archives: Design

BIM architecture: The vision thing

Despite being ostensibly termed a “design tool”, BIM is never normally associated with what a building looks like. BIM’s capabilities are usually aligned to more procedural quantities such as team co-ordination, facilities management, three-dimensional visualisation and data control, with architectural characteristics rarely considered to be directly determined by BIM. However, as BIM’s impact across architecture and construction grows, might this increasingly be the case? read full article

Sustain: Virtual Construction – it’s all about people!

Michael Beaven, Director, Engineering and Sustainability at Arup Associates, examines how virtual design and optimisation within architecture and engineering is helping to make the construction of our built environment more sustainable, less wasteful and produce more exciting outcomes for people… read full article