Technology

Image BIM content package for plumbing and drainage designed to remove uncertainty in pipe design

Image Plug-in from 3YOURMIND allows users to optimise Vectorworks files for 3D printing

Image Trimble will get cloud-based analysis tools that link into SketchUp for early stage building design optimisation

Image It may be presented as an entry-level workstation, but HP’s new ‘Skylake’ desktop offers plenty for even the most demanding 3D CAD users

Image Revamp for competition that celebrates innovation in 3D models for the construction industry

Image The WS-M151 may be bulkier than your average mobile workstation, but this incredible 15-inch laptop has performance to rival most desktops

Image Developer promises to enrich drawing solutions for AEC professionals with intuitive plug-ins for Revit

Image Eurocom Sky X9W features desktop Intel Core i7 6700K CPU, Quadro M5000M GPU and a 17.3-inch 4K display

Image BIM module now works more closely with cost estimation for ‘affordable’ 5D digital construction planning

Image With new technologies such as GDaaS from Cloudalize, engineers can work from anywhere, at any time, on any device

Image Frame targets users of design viz and simulation software with equivalent of ‘$15k’ workstation

Image New website gives designers, contractors, facilitators and BIM managers access BIM files for bricks, pavers and roof tiles

Image Free Windows, OS X and iOS apps allow CL3VER users to view interactive presentations without an internet connection

Image Production planning software designed to improve collaborative planning with partners and customers

Image New plug-in gives Revit users direct access to Trimble Connect, the collaboration platform based on GTeam by Gehry Technologies

Image Rendering technology integrated into Revit to support all stages of design process

Image Graphisoft’s ArchiCAD is catching up with rival’s advanced architectural computational design

Image IFC import /Alembic export capabilities and built in modelling tools provide standalone functionality

Image 2015 has been a big year for ‘browser CAD’ platform provider Frame, rolling out its first end-user service and getting valuable industry endorsements, not least from Autodesk

Image New features designed to provide new functionality and eliminate time consuming modelling tasks