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Siemens to Present New Products for Energy-Efficient Buildings

Zug, Switzerland, Dec. 17, 2014—At ISH, the leading international trade show for building, energy and air conditioning technology and renewable energy sources to take place in March 2015 in Frankfurt, Germany, Siemens will exhibit its current portfolio of…

Back to Future with Roman Architectural Concrete

December 17, 2014 - in Buildings, Corporate, Maintenance

No visit to Rome is complete without a visit to the Pantheon, Trajan’s Markets, the Colosseum, or the other spectacular examples of ancient Roman concrete…

Ghafari Deepens Commitment to Seamless Project Collaboration

Over the last decade, Ghafari has been dedicated to the continuous improvement of our project collaboration practices. With the reality that up to 40%…

3D Laser Mapping to Revolutionize Building Surveys

December 11, 2014 - in Buildings, Products, Sensors, Surveying/Mapping

Nottingham, UK, 11 December 2014—3D Laser Mapping has launched a powerful solution that will revolutionise the production of highly accurate building floor plans. Combining the easy to use ZEB1 hand held laser mapping system with intuitive point cloud processing…

Frost & Sullivan Honors Building Technologies with 2014 European Building Technologies Company of the Year Award

December 11, 2014 - in Buildings, Construction, Corporate

Consulting firm Frost & Sullivan has honored the Siemens Building Technologies Division with its 2014 European Building Technologies Company of the Year Award, recognizing that BT has gained a substantial market share with its solutions and services…

Tekla Announces 2014 Global BIM Award Winners

December 11, 2014 - in Buildings, Corporate, Design/Engineering

ATLANTA — December 11, 2014 —Tekla, a Trimble company and global provider of Building Information Modeling (BIM) software to the architectural, engineering and construction markets, has announced the winners of its 2014 Tekla Global BIM Awards. The winners…

UAS Inspects Largest Mosque in Turkey

Kassel, Germany / Adana, Turkey, 5. December, 2014 - The Turkish distributor of Leica Geosystems SISTEM A.S., the project management service provider NRJ Engineering and the German multicopter- manufacturer Aibotix inspected the famous Sabancı Merkez Mosque…

Demolition Planning as Part of Construction – Reuse and Recycling of Parts Improves the Eco-efficiency of Buildings

December 3, 2014 - in Buildings, Construction, Corporate

With good planning, it is possible to promote the reuse of construction and demolition waste and thereby both conserve the environment and save on material costs. In the future, it will be even more important to assess how buildings can reasonably be repaired…

Takenaka Adopts GRAPHISOFT BIMx for Mobile Access to BIM Projects

December 3, 2014 - in Buildings, Corporate, Modeling

TOKYO/BUDAPEST, Dec. 3, 2014—GRAPHISOFT, the leading Building Information Modeling (BIM) architectural software developer, announced today that a large-scale purchase agreement has been finalized between GRAPHISOFT and Takenaka Corporation.  The agreement…

Autodesk Amps Up BIM with Expanded Cloud-based Collaboration Services

December 3, 2014 - in Buildings, Design/Engineering, Products

Today at Autodesk University in Las Vegas, Autodesk unveiled new cloud-based collaboration services for the building industries. These new services continue to fulfill Autodesk’s drive to expand the benefits of BIM-based collaboration through the entire…