The Abvent Group of France has announced that Twinmotion 2018 has won the Silver prize in the “Digital, BIM & New Technology” category in the 2017 BATIMAT Innovation Awards. The results were revealed at the Mondial du Bâtiment Awards Ceremony at Le Trianon (Paris, France) on Sept. 18. The ceremony gathered entrants, industry representatives, the media and the judges. Five videos on Twinmotion’s YouTube channel (www.youtube.com/user/twinmotion/featured) offer a look at the new features in Twinmotion 2018 that caught the judges’ eye.
16 September 2017 — Global design and BIM software developer Vectorworks, Inc. has announced the English-version release of its 2018 Vectorworks software. The release includes Vectorworks® Architect, Landmark, Spotlight, Designer and Fundamentals, as well as Vision. New this year is BraceworksTM, a structural load analysis add-on module targeted to designers and riggers working on temporary entertainment structures.
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Design Trends / Commercial Design
Masonry Anchors Live/Work/Play Environments
Buildings no longer have just one use, one purpose. Offices incorporate elements of the hospitality industry. They embrace elements of health and wellness. Find out how commercial design is being redefined.
by Jim Cook
AEC Professionals are constantly striving to improve speed, quality and safety on the projects they execute. One emerging technology impacting all three of these areas is 3D laser scanning.
Acronyms are ever-present in our daily lives. Readers of this magazine will be familiar with OSHA, EPA, and associations like ABAA, USGBC and AIA, to name only a few. Having just taken the helm as editor of Masonry Design and this being my first issue, I am thankful I already know what CMU, BIM-M and AEC mean.