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Image Greg Corke talks to Epic Games Enterprise about the potential of Unreal Engine in AEC and its ambition to make the real time game engine an essential tool for the design process

Image 3D graphics specialist launches Quadro RTX GPUs, which promise to transform the role photorealistic visualisation plays in product development, writes Greg Corke

Image Martyn Day explores the current cloud developments at Autodesk and shares his thoughts on where things might be heading - for good and bad

Image Held at Tobacco Dock, Autodesk University London brought together over 1,600 customers for two days of product updates, customer stories and hands-on training

Image ArchiCAD 22 had its world premiere at its Key Customer Conference in its home town of Budapest. Martyn Day reports

Image Martyn Day saw the first products of the strategic partnership between Autodesk and GIS market leader Esri

Image A new web tool from glazing manufacturer Guardian Glass is helping architects better understand the aesthetic and functional possibilities of this beautiful material

Image Cloud-based platform to provide collaborative co-ordination on Wood Wharf project, a new district at London’s Canary Wharf

Image Matthew Jensen of architecture and interiors consultancy Fraiserline explores the challenges of applying BIM to cruise and ferry ship design, to serve the complex needs of architectural, interior, product and naval professionals

Image New design software is needed for an age in which modular buildings are built for off-site fabrication and then assembled on-site, according to Autodesk’s Jim Lynch

Image Current common data environments have a number of shortcomings, so what needs to happen for them to better support efficient information-sharing in our industry?

Image Virtual Reality (VR) may be a hot technology in the AEC space, but Augmented Reality (AR) looks set to be just as big

Image Verity compares point clouds against design & fabrication models. For this in-depth review, we put the powerful software tool through its paces on a live project in Cornwall

Image A detailed look at how Newtecnic uses technology to optimise the design, manufacture and construction of complex facades on iconic projects

Image It’s been a tough battle, taking the best part of two decades, but the world’s IT giants have finally woken up to the world of cloud-based collaboration for construction.

Image Part two of this event report explores Autodesk’s range of rapidly evolving cloud services and its vision for the future

Image Every year, BIM Show Live provides AEC professionals with a showcase of new ways of thinking and emerging technologies – and this year’s event promises to be no exception

Image At the first Autodesk University in Las Vegas under new CEO Andrew Anagnost, delegates got a taste of the company’s vision and focus for its current and next generation of products

Image A new AR research project from Bentley Systems is designed to help visualise and improve records of subsurface utility pipes

Image At the Year In Infrastructure event, held in Singapore in October, Bentley Systems CTO Keith Bentley unveiled the company’s most significant technology update in a decade

Image The maturing partnership between Bentley and Topcon that aims to streamline engineering and construction through a connected data environment in the cloud

Image Chinese drone developer DJI is spreading its wings into several enterprise industries, including infrastructure and construction

Image The latest developments in reality modelling at Bentley Systems, including streamable, scalable reality meshes and automatic mesh classification using deep learning

Image By harnessing the power of the cloud together with engineering accurate scalable meshes, Bentley is looking to make model complexity a non-issue

Image What would you design, construct or engineer for a new smart city in the Mars Valley, home to one million humans?

Image The construction industry may be behind on adopting artificial intelligence and machine learning, but their transformational potential in our sector should not be underestimated

Image Soluis Group revolutionises Radisson Red hotel design with Unreal Engine

ImageLeigh Jasper, CEO of Australian construction collaboration provider Aconex, talks cost management, BIM and digital transformation

AutoCAD’s popularity spawned a copycat DWG clone industry. Now the clone developers are aiming for verticalised BIM

Image Autodesk invited the press to the new headquarters of its AEC Division in Boston, for presentations, customer site visits and technology talks on everything BIM