Building construction starts with design; and, here, AutoCAD, the popular 2D design and drafting solution from Autodesk, is being widely used. A step up from AutoCAD, building information modelling (BIM) design software operates in three dimensions, delivering a host of added advantages.
Trimble Solutions India, a subsidiary of US-based Trimble Inc, has launched its global Railway Solutions portfolio in India. The Trimble Railways portfolio is industry-leading and covers the end-to-end railways life cycle, from planning through construction, maintenance and operations to safety.
The continuing march of technology in the modern age has impacted the construction industry in many more ways than meets the eye. For an industry that has not seen significant technological change over the past couple of decades, the arrival of 'Constructible BIM' is no less than a revolution.
Trimble Solutions India recently announced that Kirby Building Systems will further invest in Tekla Structures as its preferred Building Information Modeling (BIM) software. Kirby is a pioneer and global leader in pre-engineered steel buildings (PEB) industry and the company will use Tekla Structures to deliver ‘constructible’ projects that are accurate and cost-effective.
Aconex has over 500 projects in India, covering construction and engineering firms, asset owners and property developers, etc, using its project (or enterprise) wide collaboration platform to manage information and processes through the project lifecycle¨ says Ashok Kumar, Regional Director, ASEAN & India, Aconex.
CWAB 2.0 (denoting the second decade) is here and how! The grand evening once again recognised and awarded India´s Top Architects and Builders, along with the introduction of a new category - Noteworthy Projects.
Do you feel the government is serious about seeing through the schemes it has envisioned? Do these schemes encourage you to explore new vistas of creativity in your business or profession? CW offers some insightful answers and interesting perspectives.