CASE STUDY: UCLH NHS centre, Euston
It’s all in the detail for hospital build
Robots help Close the Gap Between Designing and Making
Aecom to develop BIM strategy for Baltic railway network project
Instant bridges: New system allows light, strong structures in three days
NewsBIG designs mixed-use Miami development on stilts
Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) has designed “Miami Produce”, a 125,000 sq m mixed-use project that will be based on stilts.
Eight separate buildings will contain facilities such as residential, office and retail space, a school, urban farming, restaurants and a hotel.
BIG commented: “A stack of linear buildings will float above the existing warehouses, generating a large urban courtyard at the centre while forming gateways that open to the surrounding context.
“On top of each building, programmed ‘roofscapes’ extend the public realm vertically and capture stunning views of downtown Miami and surrounding neighbourhoods.”
BIG is working on the project with local developer Robert Wennett.
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PeopleInterview: Louise Dawes, Kier Embedding BIM throughout the business
Kier Group’s BIM integration manager discusses her varied 13-year career, which included a spell as an assistant site manager, the challenges of embedding BIM across the business, and the creation of a new digital construction apprenticeship.
You have had a very varied career path and held various positions in coordination, project management, commercial and planning roles, even a spell on site as an assistant site manager in 2009 – does that experience help you in your current role?
Yes, it has given me a rounded knowledge of the various disciplines, roles and people within the business as well as the built environment, including individuals on site, in HR, internal IT, innovation and marketing and information security, which gives me a ...READ MORE
ManagementFive tips for manufacturers engaging with BIM
Gavin Summerson, senior certification manager at BSI, uses his experience of assessing organisations to explore some of the common questions manufacturers ask when engaging with BIM.
Manufacturers face a significant challenge in this new era of construction, specifically around the digitisation of their products and understanding what information should be provided about their products.
However, taking the first step toward modelling products for BIM can be daunting. Here are a few tips to help manufacturers through that process.
If design teams understand the data associated with a manufacturer’s products, they ...READ MORE
NewsAecom to develop BIM strategy for Baltic railway network project
Aecom has been selected to develop the detailed BIM strategy for the Rail Baltica project, one of the biggest transport projects in Europe, which will integrate the Baltic states into the curren
PeopleRobots help Close the Gap Between Designing and Making
Andrew Watts, CEO of international building engineer Newtecnic, discusses the construction industry’s move towards robotics and mass customisation that brings designers and makers together
ProjectsCASE STUDY: UCLH NHS centre, Euston It’s all in the detail for hospital build
The £67m (contract value) NHS centre for ear, nose, throat and dental services, on Huntley Street near Euston, will bring together services, plus other services, that are currently provide
TechnologyInstant bridges: New system allows light, strong structures in three days
The University of Maine in the US has unveiled a system for building highway bridges in just 72 hours using composite material girders and precast concrete deck panels. The lightweight, stackab
ManagementWhy operational responsibilities need to be ironed out early
Simon Lewis and Vicky McCombe from law firm Womble Bond Dickinson look at what the second edition of the CIC BIM Protocol means for facilities management. In our recent review of the second ed
EducationCPD: Aerial data capture
With the growing use of unmanned aerial vehicles in construction, managers can get the most from the technology by keeping up to date with the regulations that govern their use, says Roy Amos.