New Construction Geldershuis in Arnhem

bim4all 3d designThe building offers accommodation to the province of Gelderland. They received the assignment to development this project from its need for modern and durable accommodation. The strength of the design is in using the valuable cultural historic aspects of the province house and the architectural translation thereof to the 21st century. The province wants durable, energy-saving and efficient accommodation. Read More

3D City Model - City of Adelaide

adelaide 3d cityThe City of Adelaide has created a digital 3D City Model that is helping visualise the City’s future, particularly in relation to growth scenarios and land use planning. As a dynamic and growing City, Adelaide’s skyline has changed dramatically over the last 10 years, and will continue to change. Provide a public consultation tool to assist in visualising transport, urban design and planning. Provide architects and building designers with 3D model data to assist in developing and refining their building proposals in a simulated real-world environment. Read More

Dassault Systèmes Acquires Majority Stake in Outscale

outscale 3dFounded in France in 2010, Outscale is an ISO/IEC 27001:2013 security certified company that provides enterprise-class cloud computing infrastructure services (IaaS) to customers through its ten data centers in Europe, North America and Asia. Outscale cloud solutions are certified according to the highest industry standards: Cisco CMSP Advanced, 100 percent Intel Cloud Technology and NetApp AltaVault. The company developed its own secure cloud operating system, TINA OS, which orchestrates and automates cloud resources including calculations, storage and networks, thus helping organizations to easily deploy, manage and increase the availability of their cloud platform, including in the most complex environments.

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Melbourne’s Future Buildings In 3D

melbourne 3d cityLord Mayor Robert Doyle AC today unveiled a new online 3D model which, for the first time, provides a visual representation of buildings that are existing, approved, under construction or under application in Melbourne. "It's like Google Earth, except some of the buildings don't exist yet. For the first time, we can see the level of building activity in Melbourne's CBD in context. This is the first time an Australian Council has undertaken this kind of modelling and made it public," the Lord Mayor said. "The data behind the model, from the City of Melbourne's Development Activity Monitor, reveals a large upswing in office construction in Melbourne as our reputation as a knowledge city and business hub continues to grow," the Lord Mayor said. "There was 90,000 m2 of floor office space completed from 1 January to 1 May 2017 compared with just 6000 m2 for the entirety of 2016. Read More

Airports Authority of India Selects Tata Elxsi as a Specialist Design Consultancy

tata.india.avAAI is entrusted with the responsibility of creating, upgrading, maintaining and managing civil aviation infrastructure on both ground and airspace for India. As a strategic design partner, Tata Elxsi will help AAI to provide a seamless passenger travel experience. Tata Elxsi will be primarily responsible to set the wayfinding and information design guidelines for all AAI airports coming up in the future. Tata Elxsi will also enable AAI to set a team and create a process to design and implement world-class, customer-centric information and wayfinding system. This will cover the entire passenger journey right from parking to boarding the plane, to making the spaces efficient and user-friendly. The design will be in line with the global standards and Tata Elxsi will set the guidelines/standards for all future airports. Read More

Airports Authority of India Selects Tata Elxsi as a Specialist Design Consultancy

airbus3dAAI, a mainstay in Civil Aviation sector in the country, is entrusted with the responsibility of creating, upgrading, maintaining and managing civil aviation infrastructure on both ground and airspace for India. As a strategic design partner, Tata Elxsi will help AAI to provide a seamless passenger travel experience. Tata Elxsi will be primarily responsible to set the wayfinding and information design guidelines for all AAI airports coming up in the future. Tata Elxsi will also enable AAI to set a team and create a process to design and implement world-class, customer-centric information and wayfinding system. This will cover the entire passenger journey right from parking to boarding the plane, to making the spaces efficient and user-friendly. The design will be in line with the global standards and Tata Elxsi will set the guidelines/standards for all future airports. Read More

Vectorworks’ Brian Nicholson Among First SITES Accredited Group

vectorworks accredA huge congrats are in order to our Senior Landscape Product Specialist Brian Nicholson for passing the Sustainable SITES Initiative accredited professional exam. Nicholson is among the first group of SITES Accredited Professionals (APs) to pass the exam and receive the resulting designation.  Administered by Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI), the SITES AP exam uses the expertise of leading practitioners to assess a candidate’s competency in sustainable landscape design and development. The SITES AP exam was first announced at the October 2016 ASLA Annual Meeting in New Orleans. For the expert professionals who successfully pass the exam, this new designation allows them to exhibit their knowledge and commitment to the profession, promote the value of landscape architecture, and educate the public about how SITES can play a role in a more sustainable and healthy environment. Read More

CGG GeoSoftware Donates Reservoir Characterization Software Suites to China University of Petroleum

cgg provCGG GeoSoftware has donated its Jason, PowerLog and InsightEarth software suites, encompassing all aspects of seismic reservoir characterization, to the Geoscience and Technology Institute of China University of Petroleum (East China). The donation will enhance scientific research and expand students’ theoretical and practical knowledge of quantitative reservoir characterization and inversion techniques. By giving students the opportunity to explore the capabilities of our geoscience software, we are supporting the university in its aim to work closely with industry and the international community to give students an excellent technical grounding in preparation for their professional E&P careers." Read More

GeoWing Mapping, Inc. Form Partnership With SkyIMD And Hawk Aerial and

group photo byplane origThe combined capabilities of the partners extend the range of services, sensors, and platforms, and provide each partner with the ability to offer their clients a solution that starts with fast-acquisition, high-resolution aerial data capture through delivery of superior survey and map products. GeoWing brings over 50 years of combined experience in aerial mapping. Certified Photogrammetrists, Licensed Civil Engineer, Licensed Land Surveyor, and Geospatial Analysts use cutting-edge mapping technologies such as dense point-cloud generation and scan-to-mesh alongside traditional photogrammetric methods such as stereo data compilation to provide client-centric mapping solutions. Read more

Autodesk Names Andrew Anagnost President and CEO Industry Veteran to Lead Autodesk Through Next Phase of Growth

autodesk appt ceoAutodesk, Inc. announced that its board of directors has appointed Andrew Anagnost, current interim co-chief executive officer and chief marketing officer, as the company's new president and CEO, effective immediately. He will also join Autodesk's board of directors. "The board and I are delighted that Andrew will lead Autodesk into its next stage of growth," said Crawford W. Beveridge, chairman of the board of Autodesk. "Andrew has been instrumental in the development and execution of Autodesk's successful business model transition, and with his leadership, we are confident that our move to the cloud and subscription will continue to be successful." Read More

Quantum Spatial Acquires Aerial Photo Collection from Assets of Air Flight Services

gI 63893 Pearl HarborQuantum Spatial, Inc.(QSI) announced that it has acquired the complete collection of aerial photography assets from Air Flight Services. The collection, which contains more than 150,000 aerial photo images dating back to the 1940s, covers parts of Northern California and Hawaii. “The Air Flight Services collection is an important historical archive, providing insights into the changing landscape of the San Francisco Bay area, as well as rare images of the Hawaiian islands,” said David Ruiz, an imagery analyst and data archivist for QSI, who also serves as chairman of the Data Preservation and Archiving Committee for ASPRS - The Imaging & Geospatial Information Society.

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Precision Capture and QuestUAV Form Strategic Partnership For Fixed-Wing Sales and Training in USA

questuav prec capPrecision Capture and QuestUAV Form Strategic Partnership For Fixed-Wing Sales and Training in USA   QuestUAV are pleased to announce a premiere partnership with Precision Capture, Kentucky-based survey specialists who are now our Sales and Training Reseller for continental USA. Precision Capture have been successfully delivering innovative solutions in 2D and 3D data capture,  Read More

Renowned Acoustics Expert Raj Patel Recognized as Arup Fellow

arup apptmentArup is pleased to announce that Raj Patel, Principal; Americas Region Board Member; Global Leader of Acoustics, Audio-Visual, and Theatre Consulting has been named an Arup Fellow. A life-long, honorary title awarded to exceptional individuals in the firm, Arup Fellows are considered role models with world-class vision and initiative. Raj Patel discusses design in this Doggerel article. "Arup Fellows inspire and encourage innovative thinking at Arup and with our clients," said Andy Howard, Chairman of the Americas Region.

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