3D Repo is a multi award winning open source BIM cloud. Instead of architects, consultants and contractors sharing massive proprietary files in a costly and time consuming manner, they can simply point their web browser to an encrypted online repository in order to examine all project stages virtually, even on mobile devices.
Over 40 different 3D file formats are decomposed and federated in our big data repository. In 2014, 3D Repo won the MongoDB World Innovation Award, the Breakthrough Information Technology Exchange Award and was shortlisted for the Royal Academy of Engineering Entrepreneurs Awards as well as the EPSRC UK ICT Research Pioneers Awards. This year, 3D Repo won the Cognicity Challenge by Canary Wharf Group.
ACCEPT is a research and innovation project, funded by the European Union. It is comprised of 11 organisations around Europe who are aiming to develop a suite of 3 Apps that will be useful to the construction industry.
The three Apps are intended to assist a reduction in the well-documented Performance Gap and improve overall quality and knowledge transfer in construction sites. There will be an App for use on Smart Glasses, another for use on tablets and a third for consultants desktop.
AEC Magazine (Architecture, Engineering and Construction) has been dedicated to Building Information Modelling (BIM) technology since 2002. No other global magazine and website has the same level of dedicated BIM technology features, software reviews and case studies. AECmag.com contains many original, in depth content originated by our respected team of editors, drawing on over 5o years of collective experience in CAD/BIM technology.
ALLPLAN is a leading European vendor of open solutions for BIM (Building Information Modeling). For more than 50 years, the company has supported the AECOM industry with a pioneering software portfolio and is playing a key role in promoting the digitalization of the building industry: innovative, geared to the requirements of customers – and with best quality “made in Germany”. The ALLPLAN solutions are being used in 20 languages and 41 countries by over 190,000 architects, engineers, facility managers and building contractors.
The University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre with Boeing helps manufacturers of any size to become more competitive by introducing advanced techniques, technologies and processes.
The Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre is part of the AMRC Group, a cluster of world-class centres for industry-focused research and development of technologies used in high-value manufacturing sectors.
The group has specialist expertise in machining, casting, welding, powder metallurgy, composites, designing for manufacturing, testing and training.
It has a global reputation for helping companies overcome manufacturing problems and has become a model for collaborative research involving universities, academics and industry, worldwide.
APC Solutions is recognised as a leading provider of high performance wireless communications solutions.
We specialise in all aspects of wireless and networking technologies including Wireless LAN and Outdoor Wi-fi, Private Networks – Point to Point and Point to Multi Point, Licensed microwave, high capacity microwave, broadband and Mesh technologies.
We offer high capacity, mission critical wireless communications – anywhere.
At APC, our qualified engineers design, supply, install and maintain innovative high performance wireless LAN, WAN & Wi-Fi networks for both large and small businesses across the UK and internationally.
Wireless communications are frequently becoming the solution of choice for businesses as they bring cost savings, reliability enhancement and open up new revenue generating opportunities.
ARES Corporation was founded in 1992 to provide top-quality technology solutions to our clients on time and within budget. Privately held, ARES has grown since 1992 from a start-up company of three to over 700 employees in numerous offices and project offices across the country and around the world. ARES focuses our resources on solving our clients most critical problems and issues, meeting both their target deadlines and budget constraints.
Over the years, our leaders have continued to expand our product lines and services to meet our customer’s ever-evolving need for better solutions to their complicated technical problems. Our expertise has grown to include the key fields of Engineering, Reliability and Mission Assurance, IT Architecture and Security, Project Management, and Security, all supported by our unique perspective on risk management. ARES has grown from focusing on providing radiological and toxicological waste retrieval and storage analysis, to performing quantitative risk assessments (PRAs) for the B2 Bomber, F-15 & F-16 fighter jets, Space Shuttle, International Space Station and for various programs within the Missile Defense Agency to being the prime contractor of the Program Integration and Control contract for the International Space Station. Along the way, we have developed key proprietary software tools that assist in managing these complex programs. Our broad range of capabilities continues to expand as ARES grows and becomes more and more recognized for our value-added expertise.
Arup is an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists, working across every aspect of today’s built environment. Together we help our clients solve their most complex challenges – turning exciting ideas into tangible reality as we strive to find a better way and shape a better world.
Engineering the world
Arup made its name in the twentieth century as the designer and engineer behind some of the world’s most ambitious structures. That creative strength and independence of mind continues to guide us. Today, Arup employs more than 13,000 people, in more than 35 countries – in a culture underpinned by Sir Ove Arup’s aims and values.
Asite was founded in 2001 with a vision to offer hosted applications and solutions designed for the construction and infrastructure industries enabling clients to build better, safer, and more cost-effective buildings and assets. Our founding Chairman, Sir John Egan, was appointed by John Prescott (Deputy Prime Minister) in 1998 to lead an industry task force, to advise on opportunities to improve the efficiency and quality of the UK construction industry’s service and products. Their report, Rethinking Construction, set the UK construction industry ambitious goals in terms of improving procurement, collaborative working, and transparency in the supply chain. Asite was founded to deliver the software and services platform to support the attainment of these goals.
The business achieved profitability in 2007 and has delivered consistent revenue growth and ongoing profitable trading in every quarter since. In 2007 Asite processed its one-billionth e-Procurement transaction for UK industry and has grown steadily year on year since. site are market leaders and educators in Collaborative BIM assisting property owners and the AEC supply chain to ensure their teams and projects achieve level 2 BIM by 2016 in Line with the UK government's Construction Strategy.
Asite helps people share information and build knowledge in a secure environment in the cloud. Every day, people all over the world use Asite to manage their projects and supply chains collaboratively to get the information they need – when and where they need it. Asite are set to change the face of Collaborative Software in the Cloud; with 360° clarity, drag & drop simplicity Adoddle users are no more than few clicks away from their data.
The international Association for Robots in Architecture is originally a spin off association of Vienna University of Technology. Its goal is to make industrial robots accessible for the creative industry, artists, designers and architects, by sharing ideas, research results and technological developments.
Founded in December 2010 by Sigrid Brell-Cokcan and Johannes Braumann, robots in architecture is an open platform for everybody interested in the creative use of and innovative fabrication with industrial robots.
Robots in Architecture is engaged in applied research, soft- and hardware development, “robot pedagogics” – and in the question: how soon will robots revolutionize architecture?
We pursue the association’s goal by offering workshops and holding lectures at international conferences, schools, and universities, and by maintaining the Robots in Architecture homepage, which serves as a hub for all things robotic in architecture, art, and design.
In 2011, Robots in Architecture presented KUKA|prc, a plugin for Grasshopper that for the first time enables robot control from within architectural software. It is continuously updated with new features and freely available for Robots in Architecture members.
If you have any questions, please contact us at robots [at] robotsinarchitecture.org!
CONSTRUCTING WITH THE POWER OF DIGITAL
Autodesk applies the intelligence of BIM (Building Information Modeling) and digital technology to help address construction’s biggest challenges.
Our construction software does more than automate tasks. It connects information and people, helping to increase productivity and lay the digital groundwork to unlock new business opportunities.
At BAM we understand that a new building is a means to an end for our customers. It’s ultimately about their better business performance. We have unique capabilities in BIM and apply a whole lifecycle approach: linking design, construction and operations phases, so that the building works better for its users and is cost effective to manage and maintain. We operate throughout the UK and are part of Royal BAM Group, a worldwide construction services enterprise.
The Bartlett School of Architecture is internationally renowned for award-winning innovative research and teaching that is academically rigorous, critically informed, design-led and interdisciplinary.
BaseStone is a mobile and web application built for construction teams to access, capture and communicate information. Throughout the project, BaseStone digitises and streamlines processes for project delivery. The first of its kind, a digital delivery platform that the construction industry has long deserved.
Established in 2005, Benchmarq Ltd is an independent software and services company with offices in Billingshurst, near Horsham, West Sussex and Newark, Nottinghamshire. We serve local, regional and national customers in a wide range of industries including architecture, engineering, construction, manufacturing, local government and the utilities.
Our goal is to deliver the best in Building Information Modelling (BIM) and Computer Aided Design (CAD) solutions, comprising software, hardware, training, technical support and consultancy services.
Our ethos is based around the development of relationships with our customers. In doing so, you get to know and trust us, we get to know you and your requirements and can act not simply as a supplier but also as a reliable business partner to whom you can turn.
Bentley Systems is the world's leading software provider dedicated to sustaining infrastructure. Bentley offers comprehensive solutions for the collaborative design, construction and delivery of infrastructure projects of any scale or complexity. Bentley's BIM Level 2 advancements empower architects, engineers, and constructors to deliver better performing assets through its depth of information modelling and to manage better performing projects through its breadth of information mobility. With a proven, industrial strength track record, Bentley can help global teams work more collaboratively through the lifecycle of a project, maximizing ROI through improved infrastructure performance.
BIMobject® Corporation, acknowledged by investors with a Global Red Herring 100 award, and a public company on Nasdaq Stockholm First North: ticker BIM. BIMobject® is a game changer for the construction industry worldwide with its cloud based digital content management system for BIM objects.
BIMobject as a disruptive technology corporation is at the forefront of the digitalisation of building products and materials, enabling the information to be turned into know-how earlier in the BIM processes. The BIMobject Cloud is a digital platform, where BIM professionals can reach and download BIM files from brands, from both Europe and US. This will enable industrialisation of the construction industry and also have a huge impact on design, product selection, constructability, waste, energy, cost, quality and logistics.
Our unique solutions for Building Product Manufacturers provide development, hosting, maintenance, syndication and publication of the digital replicas of the manufacturers’ products – BIM objects. The marketing and pre-sales services associated with the BIMobject Cloud are channeled and integrated, through Apps, into CAD/BIM applications to create a business-to-business communication across the globe.
Manufacturers use BIMobject® to promote and deliver their products directly into BIM processes enabling their products to be selected and generate a real improvement in sales.
BIMsafe has been developed to identify and manage risks in the construction phase and to improve health & safety practice through innovative, industry leading technology.
Our mission is to make infrastructure construction more efficient by combining the technology and collaboration of different players in this industry. We are committed to integrating BIMTrack with different platforms and creating customized tools. The work efficiency is the main driver of our approach towards innovation. As a technology company for construction, our methods are agile and directly oriented towards deploying features that our customers needs.
Our ever evolving team of experts is dedicated to making your projects more efficient, more cost-effective and less complicated by using highly specialized, cutting-edge and customized technologies. We can help you plan better, control, communicate and model your projects.
Bluebeam makes smart, simple solutions for paperless workflows that leverage the PDF format. It all started in 2002 in Pasadena, CA with a solution to provide faster CAD to PDF creation technology that retained image quality for aerospace engineers. Now our award-winning PDF creation, annotation and editing solutions are used by the world's top architecture, engineering and construction firms, as well as government agencies, to streamline workflows, improve collaboration and increase efficiencies across the entire lifecycle of a project. With our growing team and global reseller network, Bluebeam helps technical professionals worldwide do what they do, better.
BSI is the business standards company that helps organizations all over the world make excellence a habit. For more than a century we have been challenging mediocrity and complacency to help embed excellence into the way people and products work. That means showing businesses how to improve performance, reduce risk and achieve sustainable growth. As a global leader in helping organizations improve, our clients range from high profile brands to small, local companies in 182 countries worldwide.
Buildup is a field construction application that delivers the capabilities on-site personnel need to do their jobs efficiently, while giving project managers and quality control teams visibility they need to execute projects effectively
The Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT) is the lead qualifying body for Architectural Technology and represents those practising and studying within the discipline. CIAT qualifies Chartered Architectural Technologists, MCIAT, and professionally qualified Architectural Technicians, TCIAT.
CITB is the industry training board and a partner in the Sector Skills Council for the construction industry in England, Scotland and Wales. It's our job to work with industry to encourage training, which helps build a safe, professional and fully qualified workforce.
Game changing products for the built environment. A step change in knowledge and efficiency for a modern world. Clearbox is focused on delivering leading edge information management from modern BIM enabled projects, across the entire asset lifecycle. We are at the forefront of using innovative technology, designed to deliver the right information, at the right time, in the right format and to the right people. Our tools make appropriate use of cloud based solutions delivered through a mix of PC and mobile applications to meet and exceed your expectations 24/7. The team has extensive experience in the delivery of design and build projects, so we understand the challenges and pressures associated with delivering projects on time and within budget. Our products are easy to use, require minimal training and will save you and your business time and money. Clearbox solutions come from the industry, for the industry.
Cloudalize is the developer of the GPU Desktop as a Service Platform (GDaaS). The need for more effective collaboration among power users will increase significantly over the next few years. Hosted virtual workstation platforms provide the solution. As a next generation cloud computing company, we are ushering in a new era in cloud computing by enabling organizations to instantly provide powerful workspaces to anyone, anywhere and on any device.
Operating on the market for 18 years, coBuilder has gained a reputation as a construction data expert within the AECO industry. Right from the start, we have aimed to help our partners meet European, national, market driven, regulatory and environmental requirements by providing them with the right product data solutions. Through coBuilder's goBIM tool manufacturers can easily BIMify their data and share it in different languages and in common data formats such as Revit, Navisworks, ArchiCAD, IFC and COBie. Specifiers can then attribute the product characteristics that are required to the 3D model in e.g. Revit through coBuilder's plugins. With ProductXchange contractors can easily deliver the COBie output or an accurate as built model while making available the interoperable data that facility managers can use.
Converge is a fast-growing IoT start-up building the next generation of wireless sensors. We are helping some of the world’s largest and most important industries automate the collection, visualisation and analysis of mission-critical sensor data. Manual sensor monitoring is a systemic problem across the heavy industries - highly skilled engineers waste countless hours on site collecting and analysing data. We solve this using easy to use, low cost and massively scaleable wireless sensors. Our immediate focus has been to help civil engineers on construction sites better monitor concrete strength. Over the last two years, Converge has deployed thousands of sensors across the UK, helping hundreds of engineers do their job more efficiently. We are bringing data-driven decision making to the world’s largest engineering companies to ultimately improve the efficiency and safety of major infrastructure projects as well as making it possible to deliver the world’s most challenging projects.
Correvate Limited is a technology company spun out from UCL in 2017 who specialises in software for 3D technology. The focus of our software is to extract information from 3D data in an efficient and verified process to unlock it thus enabling better business decisions.
CSSP is committed to providing quality software applications and services to the construction and allied industries. Whatever the size and scope of your business, CSSP has innovative solutions to streamline your estimating and cost control procedures.
CREATING AN INNOVATIVE AND DIGITISED CONSTRUCTION SECTOR. Digitisation has delivered a step-change in productivity and performance across manufacturing industry over the last two decades. But in construction, a sector bigger than aerospace, automotive, and energy put together and where the technology is also applicable, productivity has flat-lined.
The BIM Task Group has been responsible for the delivery of the Government’s current BIM programme, known as BIM Level 2, has already achieved 20 per cent cost savings as part of the Government’s Construction Strategy for its construction procurement. The programme is on track to contribute significantly to Government’s overall saving of £1.2bn this year, increasing from £840m in 2013/14. The Construction Leadership Council has put BIM at the heart of its sector strategy Construction 2025, which commits to cut built asset costs by 33 per cent, and time and carbon by 50 per cent.
Level 2 BIM applies to the design and construction of individual assets through the sharing of traditional files and open data (COBie) to drive the use of technology and the sharing of high quality digital information. The Level 3 programme will build on this and will extent the Capex/Opex savings paradigm to a whole life process.
a method of designing and building interior spaces that defies convention, maximizes flexibility and minimizes impact on the environment
"you should look to DIRTT to meet and even exceed your interior construction needs"
synonyms: innovative, smart, trailblazing leader
progressive, innovative, unconventional, confident, focused, daring, revolutionary, inspiring, enterprising, unorthodox "let us take a DIRTT approach for our next project"
Doing It Right This Time means many things: using technology to manufacture precise, beautiful, bespoke prefab interiors; designing for the longevity and flexibility to outlast building lifecycles; saying yes and creating solutions no else thinks are possible; foregoing traditional norms. And this is all while living and breathing sustainability at every moment and at every level.
DIRTT is a leading technology-driven manufacturer of highly bespoke interiors. DIRTT combines its proprietary ICE® 3D design, visualization and manufacturing software with integrated in-house manufacturing of its innovative prefabricated interior construction solutions for commercial, healthcare, education, residential, hospitality (and more) spaces.
Elecosoft provides a range of software solutions delivering digital construction including project management, costing, timber engineering and CAD design. Our core application, Asta Powerproject is the preferred software of construction professionals throughout the world as it combines easy to use drag and drop functionality with powerful feature rich capability. It includes an integrated BIM module for 4D planning by combining a 3D model and project plan in one application, plus a free viewer for easy sharing throughout the build process. It can also combine with our costing tool, Bidcon, to deliver a full 5D BIM solution to drive greater collaboration and efficiency benefits. For more information about Elecosoft visit www.elecosoft.com.
Enterprise Ireland is the government organisation responsible for the development and growth of Irish enterprises in world markets. We work in partnership with Irish enterprises to help them start, grow, innovate and win export sales on global markets. In this way, we support sustainable economic growth, regional development and secure employment.
Excitech provides technology solutions and services for the construction sector, supporting the complete project life cycle from the manufacture of building products through to design and construction, building handover and maintenance. Our services include consultancy, training and support, and we offer a comprehensive range of IT, Document Management and Facilities Management solutions.
We pride ourselves on building close working partnerships with our customers based on mutual trust, going the extra mile and extensive sector knowledge. Our purpose is to enable our customers to take advantage of the role that technology can play in achieving their own business goals.
Established in 1985, we are the largest Autodesk Platinum Partner in the UK specialising in the construction sector, and have accreditations with leading technology vendors such as Microsoft, Dell, and HP.
Exon Tech Ltd have been in the modelling world for more than 15 years and has been developing engineering solutions throughout. We are an established tech company located in the UK, with a global Client Base. We specialise in intelligent as-built modelling from laser survey data “BIM Modelling” for all sectors including Architecture, Water, Power, Infrastructure, Oil and Gas.
Exon Tech Ltd also specialises in software development for engineering projects from highly detailed terrain models to deformation analysis on structures or components. Our no invasive techniques like laser scanning and GPR means that we can provide certainty for critical engineering tasks. We pride ourselves in the standard of our work to any level of detail (LOD) including building MEP and buried services.
Our cutting edge software allows us to view and visualise the BIM models with intelligence in a VR environment. This fully intuitive way of interpreting data can just as easily be viewed on large screens or projectors for large audiences. Either way this can be great for training, employee orientation, and rescue and evacuation simulations. Having an as-built model in VR can also save cost when used for virtual site visits to take measurements, view-shed analysis or plan heavy lifts in tight spaces.
Our software allows engineers to fully simulate heavy lifts, planning trajectories, laydown areas, safety cordons, centre of gravity of the object being lifted and any residual load. This helps to give all parties involved clarity, including team briefings and approvals with management or the HSE.
FARO develops and markets computer aided coordinate measurement machines and 3D imaging devices as well as software.
Portable equipment permits high precision 3D measurements, imaging and comparisons of parts and compound structures within production and quality assurance processes.
The devices are used for inspecting components and assemblies, production planning, documenting large volume spaces or structures in 3D, architecture, surveying and construction, as well as for investigation and reconstruction of accident sites or crime scenes. FARO provides the compact and light FARO Laser Scanner Focus3D X Series offering the most efficient method for 3D image documentation and 3D modelling and the appropriate software SCENE. In only a few minutes, this 3D laser scanner produces dense point clouds containing millions of points that provide incredibly detailed 3D colour images of large scale geometries.
In addition, FARO offers a range of measurement arms such as the FARO Prime, Edge ScanArm, Laser ScanArm, FARO Gage, the latest FARO Laser Tracker Vantage for large volume measurement, and the CAD based measurement and reporting software CAM2 Measure 10. Worldwide, approximately 15,000 customers are operating more than 30,000 installations of FAROs systems. The Companys global headquarters is located in Lake Mary, Fla., its European head office in Stuttgart, Germany and its Asia/Pacific head office in Singapore. FARO has branches in Brazil, Mexico, Germany, United Kingdom, France, Spain, Italy, Poland, Netherlands, Turkey, India, China, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand, South Korea and Japan.
Flux is a data exchange and collaboration platform for designing the buildings and cities of tomorrow. Born out of Google X Labs in late 2012, Flux is now a fast growing AEC technology company based in the heart of San Francisco. The Flux platform includes web based tools to view, manipulate and exchange data directly between BIM models, spreadsheets and other common data sources. A unique approach of exchanging data and not files powers a rich ecosystem of extensible and customizable applications such as data dashboards and building configurators that empower building owners and designers to conduct what if scenarios in real time via the web.
Anyone who needs to understand the construction sequence should be interested in 4D modelling. While 4D modelling is closely related to the deliverables of planners and designers, all of the project team can gain value from 4D modelling. After all, no one wants to spend time understanding thousands of lines of Gantt data. Freeform undertake some of the most advanced 4D modelling in the industry. With a portfolio of over 150 projects, including Crossrail, Battersea Power Station and 22 Bishopsgate, we have a wealth of expertise in helping provide clarity for complex decision making. What makes Freeform different from other providers is not just our high quality visualisations, but our ability to engage with the project team. We do not treat 4D modelling as an output, but as an input and decision support tool. We use our 4D models in workshops to unlock project team experience to assess opportunities and reduce time and cost, improve quality and improve safety planning. Our collective experience is relatively diverse, from engineering, project management, design, software and gaming. We are currently developing an applied VR process and toolset to enhance 4D interaction and further support project teams planning process. We are now live on 5 projects using the HTC Vive.
Helping clients deliver projects on time and within budget
Fulcro is an innovative, creative engineering team. We offer a bespoke service that includes Building Information Modelling (BIM) and 3D/4D digital prototype and design detailing, also known as Virtual Design and Construction.
Working closely with our clients, we combine data and technology to provide detailed plans based on accurate timelines. In this way we are able to add value and efficiency to building and construction projects, and reduce risk.
Our team has a wealth of experience, having worked in the UK and abroad on award-winning green public buildings, multi-use developments, historical architecture and listed buildings. We have also collaborated on complex and time-critical projects, including the 2012 Olympic Stadium and the redevelopment of Birmingham New Street Station.
GeoSLAM is a global market leader in 3D geospatial technology solutions. Our unique “go-anywhere” technology is adaptable to all environments especially spaces that are indoor, underground or difficult to access, providing accurate 3D mapping without the need for GPS.
GeoSLAM was founded in 2012 as a joint venture between CSIRO (Australia’s National Science Agency and the inventors of Wi-Fi) and 3D Laser Mapping. Headquartered in the UK, GeoSLAM has an expanding network of distributors, with a presence in 38 countries across 6 continents.
We design and manufacture 3D geospatial technology solutions that deliver rapid results and save customers time and money. With our handheld, lightweight and easy to use scanners, customers can build a highly accurate 3D model of any environment within minutes. Our robust solutions are underpinned by award-winning software that captures and models complex 3D data up to 10 times faster – anywhere.
Designed for surveyors, engineers and geospatial professionals, and serving the surveying, engineering, mining, forestry, facilities and asset management sectors, our technology is now used globally by anyone interested in quickly and accurately creating a digital twin of their world. We aim to be the global market leader in autonomous 3D mapping technology.
geosphere4d is a technology led geospatial company specialising in the use of leading edge measurement and imaging technology. We deliver bespoke 3D and 4D geospatial and documentation solutions within a broad range of Architecture, Engineering and Construction market sectors for our private and public sector client base.
geosphere4d provide geospatial solutions within the following application areas:
• 3D data capture utilising laser scanners and imagery
• 3D modelling & BIM
• HDR Spherical image capture for ‘Visual Site Management’ databases
• Inspection and condition imagery using spherical photography and 360 degree video
• Structural Deformation Monitoring and analysis
• Engineering surveys
• Topographic and ‘As Built’ surveys
We operate UK and Europe wide and have built strategic alliances with likeminded professionals to ensure that we can continue to develop and innovate our service solutions and deliver geospatial solutions to our clients with clarity, focus and vision.
geosphere4d are an Achilles registered and verified supplier and all staff are security cleared to provide resources for the projects which are undertaken within the nuclear industry and at other secure sites.
Our aim is to ensure the comprehensive and effective education and promotion of 3D data capture and its technologies to all our current and potential clients in a broad range of application areas and market sectors, providing precision and reliability in the 3D and 4D geospatial, modelling, visualisation, Asset Management and BIM marketplace.
With Google Cloud Platform, you can build, test, and deploy applications on Google's highly-scalable and reliable infrastructure for your web, mobile, and backend solutions.
GRAPHISOFT® ignited the BIM revolution in 1984 with ARCHICAD®, the industry first BIM software for architects. GRAPHISOFT continues to lead the industry with innovative solutions such as its revolutionary BIMcloud®, the world’s first real-time BIM collaboration environment; and BIMx®, the world’s leading mobile app for lightweight access to BIM for non-professionals.
GRAPHISOFT is part of the Nemetschek Group.
GroupBC has provided cloud based common data environments to its customers for nearly two decades. GroupBC has been at the heart of one of the most exciting transformations happening in the UK, supporting the industry in its migration away from electronic paper to coordinated, structured, digital information. A transformation which is known to most within the industry by its more common name BIM. GroupBC's SaaS software is used by many prestigious customers in the architecture, engineering, construction and asset management sectors, combining document, data and process management uniquely through the use of innovative semantic web technology to help its customers manage the collaborative process of building and using digital information models. The platform can be used by the entire supply chain, supporting decisions and information needs throughout the lifecycle of a project, from original inception through to operations and maintenance.
Hobs Studio is part of the Hobs Group. From its origins in Liverpool in 1969, Hobs Reprographics has become the biggest, most succesful independent digital printing company in Britain and Europe, with 330 staff in 29 centres. The Company's reputation i built on two key principles: excellent service and high quality people. Our investment in cutting edge technology ensures that you recieve the quickest, most efficient and high quality service. From small businesses to large corporations and across all industry sectors, we are proud that our diverse range of services are meeting your exact needs. As well as all kinds of printing, the Hobs services including 3D printing, scanning, document production, tendering support, collaboration tools, design services, hosting of outsourced print rooms and much more.
Our vision is to create technology that makes life better for everyone, everywhere every person, every organization, and every community around the globe. This motivates us inspires us to do what we do. To make what we make. To invent, and to reinvent. To engineer experiences that amaze. We wont stop pushing ahead, because you wont stop pushing ahead. Youre reinventing how you work. How you play. How you live. With our technology, youll reinvent your world. This is our calling. This is a new HP. Keep reinventing.
High Speed Two (HS2) Limited is the company responsible for developing and promoting the UKs new high speed rail network. It is funded by grant in aid from the government. HS2 Ltd is an executive non departmental public body, sponsored by the Department for Transport.
Immersive Sound & Vision. Igloo designs, develops and delivers immersive 360 projection technologies. Stepping inside one of our projection domes is like stepping inside a giant VR headset. And, because we accommodate anything from 5 500 people, its a shared experience. So its great for events, as well as collaborative teamwork, training and stakeholder engagement. We have worked with many of the worlds biggest brands. Our technologies have been covered by many of the worlds best respected media. And we have delivered more than 100 events and installations around the globe. We provide a complete range of VR tools, including media players, apps, control panels, interfaces, software cameras, projector rigs, 360 screens, projection domes and cylinders. So, with Igloo, you get a complete, all in one solution. You also benefit from the flexibility and compatibility of the Igloo technology we can work with practically any 3D modelling software, games engine, presentation tool, or image generator.
We are a modern and progressive company that provides professional services for the construction and management of building projects from concept to completion.
Whilst we offer individual services as 'out-source' solutions to supplement your in-house needs, our main goal is to combine our core strengths of Project Planning, Commercial and Project Management to deliver projects as a whole on a Construction Management basis.
We want to partner with clients who share our values and work on projects that foster innovation and collaboration to truly change how construction projects are procured and delivered.
Innovate UK works with people, companies and partner organisations to find and drive the science and technology innovations that will grow the UK economy delivering productivity, new jobs and exports keeping the UK globally competitive in the race for future prosperity.
Architectural Consultants for Residential, retail, commercial and education. Specialising in use of Autodesk Revit for 3d Rendered visualisations, and full working drawing packs. Photomontages, specialist specifications, planning and building regulation submission.
Kier Group plc is a leading property, residential, construction and services group that invests in, builds, maintains and renews the places where we work, live and play. Listed on the London Stock Exchange, we are a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index, and operate across a range of sectors including defence, education, health, housing, industrials, power, transport and utilities. With a head office at Tempsford Hall in Bedfordshire and a network of 88 UK offices (105 globally) Kier offers national coverage across all of its core activities.
Employing 24,000 people, with a turnover in excess of 4bn and an order book of 9bn, Kier has the financial strength and technical expertise to undertake some of the most significant construction, civil engineering and service contracts in the country. Regardless of sector or scope, Kier adopts and implements a standard and consistent method of managing and handling information across the entire business.
As our industry transitions to a digital way of working, Kier is using new technologies to drive efficiencies, and shares these with clients and supply chain partners. We believe that digital models provide the first stepping stone to a new, data centric approach to information management. This will allow us to extract, enhance and reuse information throughout a projects life cycle, from delivery through to operation. Through cloud based technology, all project stakeholders have the opportunity to tap into the relevant information and benefit from the data.
OREC brings innovative technology to market including the most advanced GNSS, mobile mapping, 3D laser scanners, UAS and total station solutions available to geospatial professionals.
Proven technology is backed up with KOREC expertise through our Trimble certified trainers, our efficient and knowledgeable technical support teamsand an in-house software development service delivered through our K-MATIC software company.
Many of our customers regard the after sales service and support they receive to be as vital as selecting the right hardware which is why we invest heavily in our Trimble commended workshop and service facilities along with the service technicians and support teams who work in them.
In short, we are a company committed to providing the best possible consultancy, technical support, training and after sales care for our customers drawing on 50 years of industry experience.
Revolutionising the world of measurement and survey for nearly 200 years, Leica Geosystems is the industry leader in measurement and information technologies. We create complete solutions for professionals across the planet. Known for innovative product and solution development, professionals in a diverse mix of industries, such as surveying and engineering, building and heavy construction, safety and security, and power and plant trust Leica Geosystems for all their geospatial needs. With precise and accurate instruments, sophisticated software, and trusted services, Leica Geosystems delivers value every day to those shaping the future of our world.
Leica Geosystems is part of Hexagon (Nasdaq Stockholm: HEXA B, hexagon.com), a leading global provider of information technology solutions that drive productivity and quality across geospatial and industrial landscapes
At the intersection of ultimate performance and usability, Lenovo Workstations are redefining what’s possible for innovators everywhere. Easier to customize, with superior reliability and the latest Intel® technology, our workstations deliver mission-critical applications and powerful graphics – for wherever your profession takes you.
Lobster Pictures creates tools that let you view and share your site from anywhere. Our Lobster Vision viewer displays HD and above imagery, day and night, from moments ago to the start of a project allowing you to share and compare your site at high resolution, wherever you are.
Print quality imagery for marketing, dispute resolution and internal communication can be downloaded instantly. HD time lapse is created automatically on demand, producing a useful and beautiful record of construction, at any time. Our patented camera system; the Lobster Pot, is the highest resolution monitored time lapse camera available in the world. With IP66 weather protection and certification from minus 20 degrees C to 65 degrees C it's been installed and managed in 19 countries on five continents since 2008. Every camera is remotely managed and maintained from our UK HQ, and service is fully guaranteed, worldwide, across any project. The Lobster Pot is 4G cellular and subterranean options are available.
We are the only company in our sector with ISO9001 2015 accreditation, which means that customer service is always at the heart of what we do. We work with clients such as Network Rail, Multiplex, BBC, Siemens, BAM, Conoco Philips and many more. We are actively seeking to learn more about how our clients use BIM and how we could integrate our innovative technology with your services with a full API, our services can be integrated easily.
myConsole is our Procurement Partner for 2017, bringing you the latest insights into how to digitally manage and improve the entire procurement cycle.
myConsole tools drive certainty, through improving leadership insights, win rates and lowering bid costs. Using cloud-based technology, marginal gains thinking and cognitive workflows, it is now possible to ensure efficiency at each stage of the procurement cycle. Digitalisation now allows for win rates of 1 in 2, through focusing efforts on bids most likely to succeed.
Join us for presentations, round-table conversations and seminars on how to use cognitive thinking to aid strategy development, as well as key speeches from ex-Accenture Partner Eric Sandor.
Easy to implement and quick to learn, Newforma software connects owners and architecture, engineering and construction firms worldwide to each other, to their project information, to their processes, and to remote team members, all for the purpose of more successful project delivery. Industry leading AECO firms are using the Newforma solution on one million projects worldwide to manage email, find information on their networks, share large files, process submittals, forecast revenues and much more. Its project information management (PIM) software for the way you work today.
Nomitech is a leading niche software company specializing in Cost Estimating solutions. Our founders are engineers with real life industry experience and we deliver practical, innovative, state of the art cost estimating software which is rapidly becoming the future standard for estimating.
Our Cost Estimating solution, CostOS is specifically designed for companies that want to increase their competitiveness by responding to modern estimating challenges more quickly, with less effort, more accuracy, less risk, and with an increased level of confidence.
We recognize that the cost estimating process is at the core of every project related company. CostOS is a mission critical system which allows you to value engineer and differentiate your solution whilst meeting your clients requirements. Helping you to win more work.
At Nomitech, we are passionate about success, and we measure our success by the success of our clients. We work closely with each of our customers to build mutual trust and ensure that they get the most from our capabilities and maximum value from their investment with us. Our client base is rapidly increasing by word of mouth as a result of our reputation. We have also gained the respect of large software organizations like Oracle, who recommend CostOS as their preferred partner solution for Construction, EPC and Oil & Gas clients, on a global scale.
We continually invest in new ideas, technologies and approaches to estimating, in order to address the challenges of the industries we serve. We believe that is how you become the best and stay the best!
O2 is the commercial brand of Telefónica UK and is a leading digital communications company. With over 25 million customers, 450,000 business customers, O2 runs 2G, 3G and 4G networks across the UK. O2’s committed to building long-term business partnerships and it is at the core of our customer strategy.
Founded in 1969, PERI has grown steadily to become one of the world's largest manufacturers of formwork and scaffolding, generating a revenue of some € 1.3 bn in 2015. Our name is taken from the Greek word ‘peri’ – meaning around or surrounding – to reflect our products and capability. Though our headquarters are in Weissenhorn, near Ulm, Germany, our reach is truly global. Today, we employ c7,700 people and operate through more more than 64 subsidiaries and over 120 logistics centres worldwide. Still owned by the founding family, we are proud of our heritage and independence, and remain committed to building long-term relationships with our customers.
Pix4D is the industry leader in professional drone mapping and photogrammetric software solutions. Based in Switzerland, with offices in Shanghai and San Francisco, the company’s end-to-end solutions empower individuals to instantly capture their own 3D maps of changing environments. Images taken by hand, drone, or plane are automatically converted into georeferenced 2D mosaics, 3D surface models, and point clouds.
With Pix4Dbim software, the company provides construction professionals with a compelling solution for earthwork and construction management, virtual inspection and BIM verification. Using flexible image processing options on either desktop or cloud, the solution allows to visualize and verify as-built data of a site for up-to-date measurements and continued analysis. Deliverables can be analyzed and shared via a cloud-based server, compared to CAD drawings and exported to BIM software for further analysis. Recently, Pix4D expanded its construction offering with the Crane Camera, an end-to-end solution that combines automated data capture with a crane-mounted camera system, automatic cloud processing, and online result analysis.
PlanGrid is the leader in field collaboration. It helps contractors, owners, designers, and architects collaborate easily from their mobile devices and desktop, managing blueprints, specs, photos, RFIs, and punch lists. PlanGrid’s cloud-based platform stores over 50 million digital blueprints, making it the largest digital blueprint repository in the world.
The company emerged from Y Combinator in 2012, and has secured over $62 million in funding from world-renowned organizations and individuals including Sequoia, Founders Fund, GV, 500 Startups, Box, Northgate, Spectrum 28, and Tenaya Capital.
Plowman Craven provides integrated measurement and consultancy services to the property and infrastructure markets, pioneering the use of technical innovation to deliver proven expertise and trusted results throughout the project lifecycle.
We are one of the largest measurement survey companies in the UK and our size brings significant benefit to clients as it allows us to respond quickly with highly skilled and technical personnel, no matter the size of the project or how challenging. Operating worldwide, we’re a multi-disciplinary consultant and our Property and Infrastructure teams provide a full range of measurement services across the project lifecycle. We continue to invest in highly skilled staff and advanced survey technology and our continual focus on innovation ensures we are always up to date with the latest demands from the industry.
Innovate and Improve - From deploying the first laser scanners in Europe to pioneering Building Information Modelling (BIM) and IPMS (International Property Measurement Standard), we have spent more than 50 years exceeding and raising industry standards.
Guide and Consult -We collaborate with clients at all stages of the project lifecycle to deliver the advice, services and solutions that enable their undertakings to be successful.
Reliability and Relationships - Founded on honesty and integrity, our reputation depends on the consistent delivery of quality service to customers who trust our expertise and professionalism.
Revizto brings a whole new level of intuitiveness that allows users to simplify the complexity of the AEC industry.
Using gaming technology and cloud solutions, Revizto brings together various BIM and CAD data to track all project issues in one centralized 3D environment. The Revizto platform is intuitive, easy-to-learn and adaptable to BIM workflows. With Revizto, BIM implementation is streamlined, allowing teams to speak a common language and share a single window into all project information.
RICS promotes and enforces the highest professional qualifications and standards in the valuation, management and development of land, real estate, construction and infrastructure. Our name promises the consistent delivery of standards - bringing confidence to the markets we serve.
We are set to disrupt one of the most complex industries in the world: the construction industry. It lags far behind in terms of digitalisation and we are working to fix this.
Sablono provides construction companies and project managers with the most modern software available. User-friendly and beautifully designed, our mobile app simplifies the most complex projects. Join us to build a simpler, more effective world.
At SCCS we pride ourselves on the quality and range of products and services we offer to our customers. We supply everything from the simplest of survey accessory such as nails or spray paint through to the full range of surveying equipment, robotic total stations and GPS. Civil engineering and construction projects present many challenges for which we can offer complete solutions for surveying, monitoring, scanning, and other geo referencing tasks.
With years of experience in providing a quality service to the civil engineering, surveying and construction industries we are committed to innovating the service we can provide to our customers by adding new innovative products, solutions and services to our customers. This commitment has led us to become the only company in the country to achieve UKAS accreditation for our EDM baseline.
Today with an ongoing investment in our hire fleet we are committed to finding solutions for all our customers using the most advanced technology and a support team which is among the most experienced in the UK.
Since 1996, Select Surveys has grown to become one of the most versatile and respected suppliers to the utility industry. The company is widely recognised as being at the forefront of contracting excellence in limiting or eliminating risk for the design and planning of new or replacement mains and services. Over the past 20 years Select Surveys has developed a highly flexible and multi-skilled national workforce, fully equipped with the latest buried service location and topographical surveying equipment. Now with a fleet of 30 modern company branded vehicles, we are able to mobilize extremely competent survey teams to any location in the UK, no matter what the client’s survey requirements are.
SOFiSTiK is Europe’s leading software developer for analysis, design and detailing of building and infrastructure projects worldwide. Today, employing more than 70 people, we are one of the leading software developers for Finite Element Software in the construction industry, as well as for integrated detailing software based on Autodesk AutoCAD and Revit. SOFiSTiK’s subsidiary and Authorized Training Center BiMOTiON provides training and consulting for all aspects of implementing BIM workflows.
In the construction industry, a single fault can cost millions. You can now find that fault and fix it. Solibri Model Checker (SMC) software finds potential faults before a single brick is laid. It performs advanced clash detection, deficiency detection, BIM and accessibility compliance, model comparisons and full information take off. It's the one stop shop for you who needs to stay on top of a building project. We work with architects, construction companies, building owners and facility managers. We offer greater quality control in the design, building and maintaining of spaces. By using SMC you can manage costs, delivery timings and maintenance work.
The Soluis Group is one of the UKs leading digital creativity organisations, incorporating several operating divisions, and offering a range of solutions delivering the very best in client presentation and stakeholder engagement. Our work is employed by an ever increasing client base across construction, design, infrastructure and energy sectors, and is delivered worldwide from studios in London & Glasgow. The groups core expertise offers industry leading skills in the visualisation of design, methodology and process using a variety of formats. These range from traditional CG imagery and animation, through advanced motion graphics and innovative interactive solutions. We also host a large in house software development team, creating new applications utilising the benchmark 3D content we produce. In recent years augmented reality, virtual reality and walk in dome technologies have also been major growth areas for the group, and we are recognised innovators in applying these platforms to BIM & digital construction.
Our ethos is rooted in the complementary characters of our founding architects. Ray Stride was a stickler for detail, buildability and process, whereas Gerry Treglown was a socially adept, intuitive, creative powerhouse.
Together they enshrined a culture of mutual respect and trust; a spirit that lives on in the practice today.
Our talented studios are free to pursue interests and express their creativity in an atmosphere of authentic trust, bound by professional excellence. They are committed to designing for everyday life, developing sustainable communities and creating spaces that people love to use.
We all have a say in the practice and a shared pride in achieving our common goal: satisfy our clients, delight our users & enrich our communities
Model X, Powerwall and other innovations
Tesla will be in attendance at Digital Construction Week to showcase the revolutionary Model X and the latest in battery storage technology.
With Tesla Energy, Tesla has amplified its efforts to accelerate the move away from fossil fuels to a sustainable energy future with Tesla batteries, enabling homes, business, and utilities to store sustainable and renewable energy to manage power demand, provide backup power and increase grid resilience.
The B1M is the definitive video channel for construction with over 35,000 social media followers watching in 144 countries. Their content includes construction documentaries, inspiring talks and an award winning BIM video resource. They recently co hosted an event with YouTube at Google's London headquarters. The B1M release new videos every Wednesday.
The BIM Hub (TBH), www.thebimhub.com is a trusted environment for BIM professionals. The company has pioneered the first web based portal that brings BIM professionals together, encouraging the definition, adoption and understanding of BIM. TBH is the first social media platform tailored for the construction industry, that includes AECOM and related manufacturing. The BIM Hubs vision is to empower the worlds BIM community to better collect, connect and communicate real world data and help people better understand and engage with the places we live, work and play, and together build a more connected, livable and sustainable world. New features include the worlds first BIM Showcase, BIM related projects and tenders, recruitment, networking and forum areas and an expertly curated set of resources for all professionals. As we develop were introducing features that we hope every BIM professional can benefit from.
The IET is one of the world's largest engineering institutions with over 167,000 members in 150 countries. The IET is working to engineer a better world by inspiring, informing and influencing our members, engineers and technicians, and all those who are touched by, or touch, the work of engineers.
Tideway is the organisation delivering the Thames Tideway Tunnel, on behalf of its owners at Bazalgette Tunnel Ltd. Tideway employs more than 400 highly experienced professionals to deliver the 25 kilometre sewer tunnel needed to prevent an average 20 million tonnes each year of untreated sewage discharging into the tidal River Thames in London.
Tideway is independent of Thames Water, and its revenues are determined via a separate licence for Bazalgette Tunnel Ltd, from Ofwat. Bill payments for the tunnel will be collected via Thames Water. Thames Water will continue to provide water and wastewater services to its customers as it does now.
Topcon is the global positioning partner for construction and geo businesses in the UK and Ireland, offering precision technology that delivers increased efficiency across the workflow. With tailored support across a number of specialisms, including surveying, civil engineering, machine operation, Building Information Modelling and education, Topcon helps professionals to work smarter. From Japanese origins, Topcon first came to our shores in the 1980s and has since become a well established name in the construction and geospatial industries. With offices from Newbury to Dublin and a network of dealers reaching across the UK and Ireland, Topcon supplies a range of reliable, robust and easy to use equipment to meet the demands of construction and geo businesses. Topcon equipment is compatible with all site conditions and is easy to manage through real time, remote monitoring. With a five year warranty on all lasers, a total station management system that provides asset tracking and remote diagnostics and local support for all its customers, Topcon offers added security and dependable technology to avoid downtime on site.
Track Access Services have been operating in the UK since 2002, supplying a wide variety of services to the transportation sector. Our products and services are used extensively by organisations throughout the UK and Ireland and are designed to assist and support all stages of projects in a safe and cost effective manner. Current projects include Operational Surveys, Laser & Video Scanning, Point Cloud Feature Extraction, CAD Modelling, Rail Driver Training, Film & Media Production, Online Driver Training Delivery, 3D Track Models and Signal Sighting Simulations.
An industry alliance has been set up to respond to the challenges set by Government with BIM Level 2. It is time for industry to step up, and provide the necessary leadership to drive implementation of BIM Level 2 across the wider industry. There is an opportunity for the supply chain to respond. The purpose of this Alliance is to lead the industry wide drive for awareness, education and adoption of BIM Level 2 compliance and its universal benefits. Set to be officially launched in October of this year, the group has been branded the UK BIM Alliance and will provide a common and clear point of reference for built environment companies of all disciplines, with a view to enabling and supporting their BIM journeys.
Umbra is on a mission to make it possible to display any 3D content in real time on any piece of hardware. Umbra’s solutions are the backbone of a wide range of 3D applications that are used by millions of people every day.
Umbra was founded in 2006 and its headquarters are located on the very northern edge of Europe - Helsinki, Finland.
Translating 38 years of intense focus and collaboration with the construction industry, Viewpoint offers best of breed AEC software solutions and is the leader in the provision of BIM collaboration software.
Every major project relies on a complex network of architects, consultants, project managers, contractors, sub contractors and suppliers and we understand the collaborative challenges that represents. 4Projects by Viewpoint is an award winning secure online collaboration solution for the building and infrastructure sectors. This innovative software helps teams increase collaboration and project control at every stage of the construction lifecycle, whatever their role in a project. Drawings, documents, email and contracts need to be shared quickly among all stakeholders.
To support and grow a global community of Women in BIM and create an opportunity for a diverse construction industry.
To create a global online community of female BIM professionals.
We believe that as a group we have greater influence to support, empower and celebrate women in BIM related roles. We believe that together we have greater influence and provide an incentive for young women to enter the construction industry.
By supporting women’s career options and learning development opportunities we can retain a more diverse industry.
- To support and mentor each other.
- To network and create visibility in the BIM community and wider construction industry, and
- To encourage and empower Women in BIM.
Established in 2013 as a spin-off from the Brussels university VUB, Zensor quickly became acknowledged for its innovative technology to accurately detect corrosion activity on offshore wind turbine foundations. By combining the initial experiences with its profound material expertise and data analysis knowledge, Zensor has become a one-stop-shop for monitoring industry assets. Today, Zensor serves SME's and enterprises in verticals like renewables, civil infrastructure, oil & gas and pipelines. Through sensor-driven data collection and analysis, Zensor allows safe and cost-effective monitoring of your assets, providing real-time business intelligence.
With a strong network including universities, research institutes, certification bodies, industrial partners and application clusters, Zensor is determined to offer the best possible end solution for your asset monitoring.
Zutec, provides Construction Management Software and Solutions in a Common Data Environment (CDE), to clients in the engineering, construction, and facilities management industries. The company develops online solutions, which provide the user with a complete overview of all project information across all phases of the building process, through a single online platform. As each project is unique, Zutec delivers continuous consultations and support as part of the solution. Zutec are a global multi solution provider, with offices across Europe, Asia, Middle East, America and Australia.