Tag: cad

Construction Processes, Construction Techniques, Design

Should Designers and Contractors Become Technology Companies?

December 5, 2019

Via: ENR

As technology disruption continues to accelerate in our industry, this is likely being discussed in boardrooms around the world. Design firms and construction companies absolutely should become technology companies, but becoming a tech company is much different than becoming a […]

Construction Techniques

The October issue of Construction Global is live!

October 7, 2019

Via: Construction Global

Our cover story this month highlights how Plaza Construction is “building tomorrow” by drivingsuccessful collaborations between client, architect and contractor. The award-winning Florida-based firm is utilising the latest BIM (Building Information Modelling) tools across a range of commercial, corporate, and […]

Construction Processes, Design

The art and science of drawing: Humanizing the design process with a bit of controlled mayhem

December 10, 2018

Via: BDCNetwork

Today’s architects are living in interesting times. Long gone are the days when we had to be experts in drafting by hand; computer-aided design (CAD) software and 3-D modeling tools can generate measured drawings and photorealistic renderings with a keystroke. […]

Construction Techniques

5 Things to Look For When Buying Construction 3D Modeling Software

May 22, 2018

Via: Construction Management – Capterra Blog

Ever wonder how some famous buildings might have turned out if their builders had some good 3D models during construction? Perhaps the Leaning Tower of Pisa wouldn’t lean. Maybe the Pyramids of Giza would have ample room for a gift […]

Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

What Is CAD Software, and Do Construction Managers Need It?

May 22, 2017

Via: Construction Management – Capterra Blog

If you’ve been doing building design the old-fashioned way, all that paper piling up, and the intense work that it takes to prepare it, may have you longing for a better way. As a construction manager looking for software, maybe […]