Digital infrastructure

  • Embracing automated and connected vehicles

    Why do we need self driving cars and connected vehicles? Atkins intelligent transport systems technical leader Jill Hayden explains.
    3 years 1 month ago
  • Guide dog puppies - new 3D soundscapes can help their work with the visually impaired

    3D soundscapes unlock cities for the visually impaired

    Businesses working with the Future Cities Catapult centre have trialled new technology that helps visually impaired people get around town.
    3 years 2 months ago
  • 3D metal work printing. Credits: ©Davidfotografie/Arup

    3D makeover for hyper-efficient metalwork

    All three pieces have the same structural ‘strength’ but a 75% weight reduction is possible with the latest design approach says Arup.
    3 years 2 months ago
  • Two clicks for a more efficient HS2

    Marrying big data with cloud computing on HS2 has enabled the client’s 30 partners to collect, access and edit vast amounts of information quickly, easily and in real time.
    3 years 2 months ago
  • New: Take a look at our new Digital Infrastructure Hub

    A new forum for sharing news, views and information about the technologies shaping our industry’s future is now available on Infrastructure Intelligence.
    3 years 2 months ago
  • Digital infrastructure – the future of engineering

    Can industry rise to the challenge of digital infrastructure asks Ian Galbraith? And Mark Enzer welcomes the launch the Infrastructure Intelligence/Mott MacDonald Digital Infrastructure Hub.
    3 years 2 months ago
  • 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.
    3 years 2 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.
    3 years 2 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.
    3 years 2 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 3 months ago