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Intellectual Property – it is not all yours, get used to it

When discussing BIM with those yet to take it up the topic of Intellectual Property invariably comes up. It is so important to them it comes across as a major reason they are not using BIM (although I suspect it is more of an excuse).For some reason BIM authors (architects, engineers, etc) think that because they create the initial BIM information … [Read More]


MFRMGR reveal plans to remodel offshore WWII torpedo base in Poland

MFRMGR has revealed designs to revitalise a former Polish observation tower in the Baltic Sea to create a base for water sports enthusiasts and researchers.The lookout station formerly operated as a watch tower for a German research facility responsible for the development of torpedoes during the Second World War, and is one of several derelict … [Read More]


Folded slabs of DS+R-designed columbia medical center take shape in NewYork

construction has topped out and cladding has begun on the diller scofidio+renfro-designed 'columbia medical + graduate education building' in new york city.Source: … [Read More]


Construction starts on Smith and Gill’s ice-inspired China skyscraper

Construction has started in Chengdu, China, on a 468-metre-high crystalline skyscraper by the architects behind the current and future tallest buildings in the world.The Greenland Tower Chengdu was designed by Adrian Smith and Gordon Gill – the former SOM architects responsible for both the Burj Khalifa and the forthcoming Kingdom Tower … [Read More]


Cement Shortage Delaying Construction Projects in Wisconsin

Competition for rail cars is one factor driving the cement shortage in Wisconsin.Source: … [Read More]

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