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Building Studio Delivers Complex Large-Scale Projects

April 16, 2015 - in Feature, Featured

When Gerard Outram, CEO of Building Studio, founded his business in 2007, he did so with an eye to the future. “As a start-up business owner, I knew the 3D world was a wave of the future and Bentley offered a great platform to help Building Studio meet our…

The Beauty Beneath: Notable Water and Sewer Networks Recognized

April 10, 2015 - in Feature, Featured, Water

The Be Inspired Awards, awarded annually at Bentley Systems’ Year in Infrastructure Conference, are something like the Academy Awards of the infrastructure…

John McAslan + Partners Uses 3D Modeling to Facilitate Design of King’s Cross Station

April 1, 2015 - in Buildings, Feature, Featured

Built in 1852, King’s Cross railway station is one of the  main transportation hubs in London. As with the rest of the United Kingdom’s rail network…

Kindle Collaboration via LiDAR-Based 3-D Smart City Models

April 1, 2015 - in Feature, Featured, Surveying/Mapping

A smart city model allows many important stakeholders, including government officials, citizens and the private sector, to easily access critical infrastructure information. But most city departments, agencies and utilities have separate processes in place…

Overcoming Challenging Suspension Bridge Design and Engineering

March 17, 2015 - in Bridges, Feature, Featured

Long-span suspension bridges represent some of the most remarkable, yet most vulnerable, assets in road networks. Due to their important role in the transportation network, the design, construction, and subsequent monitoring and maintenance must be performed…

Robin Partington & Partners Leverages Bentley Software to Create Curvilinear Park House

March 5, 2015 - in Buildings, Feature, Featured

Fronting Oxford Street in London’s elegant Mayfair district, where high-end shops mingle with exclusive residences and commercial buildings, Park House was developed to deliver an entire city block of prime, mixed-use space without overpowering its neighbors.…

Autodesk’s REAL Event Covers Capture, Compute and Create

February 25, 2015 - in Event Coverage, Featured

Autodesk's REAL event kicked off today in San Francisco at the Fort Mason Conference Center, with a cross-section of reality capture technology, a wide array of applications and discussion of process change. Robert Shear, the man in charge of Autodesk's reality…

Denver’s Airport Expansion Pushing Toward BIM for Facility Management

February 21, 2015 - in Feature, Featured, Project management

Denver’s Hotel and Transit Center Program is an ambitious project that combines a commuter rail transit center and a 519-room Westin hotel to create a new gateway to the main terminal that incorporates sustainability goals. The building information modeling…

Driving Through the Pouring Rain: How to Plan, Prepare and Adapt America’s Transportation Networks for Climate Change

February 21, 2015 - in Feature, Featured

By Lisa Dickson, PG, and Indrani Ghosh, PhD On Sept. 24, 2014, President Obama told a landmark global-warming summit that the United States stands ready to make serious commitments to tackle climate change. Earlier in the week, U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob…

Sewage Pollution a Culprit in Indian River Lagoon

February 21, 2015 - in Feature, Featured, Water

Science points to proliferation of septic tanks in loss of seagrass and wildlife The Indian River Lagoon is a narrow channel of brackish water that extends nearly 160 miles down the spine of Florida’s Atlantic coast. Although not as well known to outsiders…