3D Modelling Enhances Urban Heat Island Assessment
Researchers from MIT and the UAE’s Masdar Institute are using new sensor technology to produce enhanced microclimate simulations for assessing strategies designed to mitigate urban heat...
Reality Modelling Buildings and Cities with Smartphones
Costly laser scanners could soon be replaced by the ubiquitous smartphone as the most effective means of performing reality modelling of building and construction sites.
Clients Should Mandate Better Outcomes Instead of BIM
Mandating building information modelling (BIM) in Australia now should only be done as part of a wider national strategy for the construction industry. Otherwise it will...
Sleeping Soundly: How to Get Hotel Acoustics Right
One of the most basic functions of a hotel is to ensure guests relax in relatively tranquil surroundings. Noise of the wrong kind can be a...
BIM Turning a New Leaf in the Construction Industry
Building Information Modeling (BIM) is a rapidly growing feature of today’s construction and architecture industries.