Digital infrastructure

  • 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.
    5 years 3 weeks 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.
    5 years 1 month 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.
    5 years 1 month 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.
    5 years 1 month 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.
    5 years 1 month 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.
    5 years 1 month 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.
    5 years 1 month 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.
    5 years 1 month 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.
    5 years 1 month 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.
    5 years 1 month ago