Case Studies

ImageDrawing inspiration from a pioneering 1980s video game, Scotland’s Strathclyde Fire and Rescue service is saving lives in high-risk buildings with its building plan system.

ImageFrom an internationally-celebrated sporting event, to a seat of learning and a long-term domestic build, design visualisation is proving vital in every stage of the build process.

Image3D printing technology enables New York-based international architecture firm to shave months off its model-building time.

ImageBAM Construction combines project management with 4D modelling software to visualise its virtual construction environment.

ImageMasterplan articulates vision for sustainable city centre where Arab tradition meets urban metropolis, writes Cathy Chatfield-Taylor.

ImageAn award-winning design in the heart of the Cotswolds integrates the best in entertainment, security and environmental control with a neutral carbon footprint.

ImageBuilding Information Modelling takes centre court in staging construction around championships.

ImageWatts Water Technologies transforms its digital prototyping data into Building Information Modelling (BIM) content.

ImageThe next evolution of BIM: Collaborative design across the board. By Viktor Varkonyi, Graphisoft CEO.

ImageAn architect featured on Channel 4

ImageBentley Systems

ImageWhen artist Antony Gormley contracted Had-Fab to fabricate his newest landmark sculpture, it was immediately obvious that the complexity of

ImageArchitectural landmark strives to be carbon neutral while housing varied constituencies.

ImagePaul Woddy takes a look at Autodesk Revit 2011 and finds a user-friendly release that is more intuitive than older versions.


ImageRenovating historical landmarks requires a careful balance between preserving the architectural elements that characterise the generation of the original build while updating items to support modern life.

ImageThe challenging structures of the stadiums at this summer's World Cup were brought to life with the help of Tekla software.

ImageParametric modelling facilitates form-first collaboration to construct curvilinear design.

ImageArchitects Freeland Rees Roberts worked with Excitech to create a skills development programme with updated drafting solutions.

ImageLondon architectural firm ttsp faced a major challenge when it needed to deploy CAD users on site. However, due to the lightweight architecture of MicroGDS, it was able to run fully functional CAD software on thin clients with the help of off the shelf Microsoft technology.