Image This highly customizable dual Xeon workstation can be tailored for any design viz workflow, from ray trace rendering to VR. By Greg Corke

Image Staff at the BIM training company reassess their conservative hardware approach following a trial of the HP Z240 SFF

Image We highlight three architectural VR projects from around the UK, complete with tips on how to make VR work for you.

Image In Amsterdam’s Eastern Docklands, a 3D printing project is underway, using bioplastics and concrete to bring to life a Dutch canal house with a difference

Image Norwegian researchers simulate how low-frequency sound waves travel within buildings to help alleviate annoying vibrations.

Image Level of definition (LOD) matters because, without a clear idea of how much information is needed at each stage of a project, BIM benefits are likely to be compromised.

Image After a slow lift-off, the Internet of Things is making its presence felt in almost every aspect of the AECO industry

Image When it comes to addressing gaps in the BIM chain, it’s time to take a look at construction verification as a way to add long-term project value

Image From drone-gathered site data to augmented reality (AR), advanced technologies are bringing new perspectives on real-world environments and works in progress

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Martyn Day reports on the latest developments in computational and generative design and examines how Autodesk is ramping up development

Image By dedicating a high GHz workstation to CAD and a dual Xeon box to rendering, one can have optimised hardware for both processes

Image V-Ray, the powerful architectural ray trace renderer, is now available inside Revit, with push-button control so it can be used by non-experts

Image Tools focus on conceptual design, data acquisition and construction management

Image Vectorworks has just launched significant updates to its suite of BIM apps covering architecture, landscape, and structural as well as stage design and generic 3D modelling

New Open Design Alliance (ODA) toolkit will allow other BIM tools to read and write data in the Autodesk Revit 3D format

Image Expedition Z design competition calls for a product to help astronauts aboard the ISS to eat, sleep, work or play

Image Bentley gives Autodesk customers opportunity to ‘upgrade’ Autodesk Perpetual Licences in advance of July 31 deadline

Image With the availability of affordable headsets like the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, VR is now within reach of AEC firms of all sizes

Image Last year Autodesk demonstrated a VR capability that could deliver immersive experiences from accurate Revit models. This demonstration has now become a reality

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