The death of architecture (and the rise of a new one)

The death of architecture (and the rise of a new one)

The discipline of mainstream architecture is at an all-time low. Generic repetitive design, low sustainability and low cost / time efficiency have become the new norm. Despite the digital transformation in the field, we have failed to leverage BIM tools for creating a...
12 tools for collaborative VR for architecture

12 tools for collaborative VR for architecture

From immersive modelling for conceptual design to design review, Greg Corke puts the spotlight on a dozen tools that allow AEC teams to collaborate effectively in the virtual world In the AEC space, VR has quickly evolved from a solo experience to one that can bring...
Campfire Mixed Reality (MR)

Campfire Mixed Reality (MR)

It takes guts to enter a market where so much has been invested, with little commercial success. Campfire is a US start-up that has developed an AR and VR headset to take on the likes of Microsoft’s Hololens Based in San Mateo, California, Campfire is a mixed reality...
Workstation buyer’s guide for CAD, BIM, viz and beyond

Workstation buyer’s guide for CAD, BIM, viz and beyond

In this workstation buyer’s guide Greg Corke goes back to basics with some general advice for those looking to match their machine to architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) workflows If you read AEC Magazine, the chances are that you already own a...
Workstations for CAD, BIM and viz: 2021

Workstations for CAD, BIM and viz: 2021

The latest workstations for CAD and BIM-centric workflows: 11th Gen Intel Core (up to 8 cores) and AMD Ryzen 5000 (up to 16 cores) to go beyond 3D design and into the realms of rendering, reality modelling and simulation. 11th Gen Intel Core workstations for CAD, BIM...
Scan 3XS GWP-ME A132R (AMD Ryzen 9 5000) review

Scan 3XS GWP-ME A132R (AMD Ryzen 9 5000) review

11th Gen Intel Core workstations might have have the edge in CAD and BIM-centric workflows, but this Ryzen 9 5000 beast from Scan wins hands down when it comes to rendering and extreme multi-tasking, writes Greg Corke Like many workstation manufac turers, it’s been a...