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3D Modelling Enhances Urban Heat Island Assessment
Technology
Wednesday June 22 2016

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
Technology
Monday November 23 2015

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
Technology
Wednesday July 22 2015

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
Buildings
Thursday February 26 2015

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
Technology
Tuesday June 25 2013

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.

Rapid Prototyping – Bridging Technologies
Technology
Thursday June 20 2013

Rapid Prototyping – Bridging Technologies

The recent advent of desktop 3D printing machines has sparked a lot of press and consumer interest.