Digital infrastructure

  • Gaming meets BIM

    For the future of engineering tools, look no further than the video games in your front room. Mott MacDonald group practice leader for BIM Richard Sheenan reports.
    2 years 11 months ago
  • Tom van Vuren, Mott MacDonald

    Big data is not a replacement for behavioural models

    Behavioural models have been honed over the decades, but evangelists say big data visualisations will render them obsolete. In fact, the greatest opportunities lie in a marriage of the two, says Tom van Vuren.
    2 years 12 months ago
  • Map projection of a point cloud depicting reinforcement bars of beams at the second floor of the James Dyson Building at the University of Cambridgeby Dr Manuel Davila, CSIC.

    Digital infrastructure models: a necessary foundation for the next IT wave

    University of Cambridge Centre for Smart Infrastructure is working up inexpensive commercial DIM options. Laing O’Rourke lecturer of construction engineering Dr Ioannis Brilakis explains why.
    2 years 12 months ago
  • Clacton sea defence

    World’s first sea defence designed in BIM

    A coastal defence project in Clacton has pioneered the use of BIM in a new field, proving that the technology is worth pursuing in every area of infrastructure design.
    3 years 2 days ago
  • John Horgan,  AECOM

    Dot Everyone – especially engineers

    Digital development is at the root of everything engineers and construction professionals do now. We have to be at the heart of setting the future agenda and shaping the UK's role in the digital world, says AECOM’s John Horgan.
    3 years 4 days ago
  • Andy Grey, Mott MacDonald

    Satellite will help shape the future world of telecommunications

    Will satellites play apart in future network development or be sidelined by terrestrial cloud networks. Mott MacDonald’s Andy Grey stands up for satellites.
    3 years 1 week ago
  • Pop up Singapore hangar built in just eight hours

    Mott MacDonald modelled a prefabricated stressed steel arch solution in BIM to assure integrity and cut work at height.
    3 years 2 weeks ago
  • Westminster CiMO model - showing building and transport energy and emissions

    Evaluating energy use and emissions in the urban environment

    Want to know the impact of city development on air quality, carbon emissions and energy use? Cambridge Univerity’s new CiMO simulator can give you an answer, says Ruchi Choudhary.
    3 years 3 weeks ago
  • Laser beams and BIM

    How laser scanning and BIM has helped solve the logistics and structural issues of replacing two giant steel plant motors.
    3 years 3 weeks ago